Effective presentations are a mixture of a variety of elements. You have to know what your audience wants. You need to prepare good, interesting, engaging content. You must be confident in presenting the material, you have to know how to manage your environment successfully, and you need to make sure that your message has maximum impact.
In this workshop you will learn how to balance these four elements so that you will present with energy and confidence.
Presentation skills and public speaking skills are very useful in many aspects of work and life. Effective presentations and public speaking skills are important in business, sales and selling, training, teaching, lecturing and generally entertaining an audience. Developing the confidence and capability to give good presentations, and to stand up in front of an audience and speak well, are also extremely helpful competencies for self-development too.
Who Should Attend
- This course is aimed towards people who deal with their internal and external clients during the day to day job.
- Who present their company and themselves and winning the audience is their objective.
- People from Finance, Marketing , Operations , management and generic departments are welcome to participate and enhance their presentation style.
- Professionalize your presentation style for maximum impact
- Learn to speak as clearly as you think. Don’t show nerves, show controlled enthusiasm
- Be more confident, better prepared and much more effective in your presentations.
- Convince, motivate and influence your audience, leading to successful results
- Understand the four type of audience and how to engage them effectively
- Types of Business Presentations
- Features of Effective Presentations
- Seating Styles
Understanding your audience
- Prior Knowledge & Audience Types
- Winning the audience & leading them
- Attention Span Of An Audience
Preparing Presentation Content
- The Core Statement
- Formal Opening To A Presentation
- Impact Openers & Opening Techniques
- Middles (Main Bodies) Of Presentations
- Ending of a Presentation
- Gathering Information
- Jokes & Mantras
- Mnemonics in Presentations
- Narratives & Using Numbers
- The 5Ps of Persuasion
- Persuasive Words & Phrasing
- Planting A Fact
The Delivery Challenge
- Body Language: Stance, Controlled Hands, Eye Warmth, Gestures, Hand Positions
- Appearance in Presentations & Breathing
- Commentating & Confidence
- The Conviction Graph
- The Creative Pause
Sensory Impact & Pace of Delivery
- Cue Cards & Enthusiasm
- Voice: Resonance, Pitch, Enunciation, Emphasis Of Words, Articulation, Inflection, Speaking Pace, Volume, Tone
- Overcoming Nerves and Fear in Making a Presentation
- First Impressions
- Show, Don’t Just Tell
- The Wall Push
Controlling the environment
- A Commanding Walk
- Handling Difficult Audiences
- Handling Difficult Questions
- Using Pauses
- Losing Rapport
- Under Starters Orders
B.Com (Hons) from UNISA, MBA
Originally born and brought up in South Africa Lynette Hatley has over 25 years’ experience in training, leadership development and management consulting. She has a B.Com and B.Com (Hons) from the University of South Africa (UNISA), and an MBA (General Management) from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits Business School) in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her undergraduate qualification is in Accounting and Business Economics, and her Honours in Marketing.
Applying experiential training techniques and providing highly interactive innovative and inspirational workshops Lynette is a highly rated facilitator for training assignments, including business coaching, personality discovery and empowerment, performance improvement and motivation, assertive communication, confidence building and public speaking, train the trainer, transformational leadership, creative thinking, finance for non-finance managers and other wide range of programmes in management.
Lynette has delivered training to Panasonic, Baker Huges, Adidas, Canon, Barclay’s Bank, DEWA, TNT Express, TECOM, GAC, Aramex, Hoerbinger, Gekko, Almarai (Saudi Arabia), Majid Al Futtaim, LUKOIL, First Gulf Bank, First Select, Niffan, Women’s College (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia), Ramada Hotel, CBI Bank and others.