Presentation Skills

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Presentation Skills Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Presentation Skills

  • Fundamentals of Presenting
  • Become an Effective Speaker
  • Your Field of Communication
  • Most Common Mistakes
  • How to Present with Confidence?
  • Planning and Structuring a Presentation
  • Transitions
  • Organising Presentation Material to Suit Your Audience

Module 2: Using Relevant Presentation Methods

  • Presentation Styles
  • Preparing for the Occasion
  • Preparing for Your Audience
  • Using What, Why, and How to Write Your Presentation

Module 3: Bringing Your Presentation to Life

  • How to Make a Good Impression from the Start?
  • Getting Your Point Across
  • Authentic Communication
  • Delivery
  • Finding Your Own Voice

Module 4: Activity

  • Using Visual Aids
  • How to Prepare and Present Data?
  • How and When to Engage with the Audience?
  • Reading Audience Reactions
  • Grabbing the Attention of Your Audience
  • Asking Questions
  • Inspire and Motivate
  • Body Language
  • Eye Contact
  • Using Emotional Intelligence
  • Successfully Closing a Presentation
  • Receiving Feedback

Module 5: Dealing with Unforeseen Circumstances

  • Improvising and Thinking on Your Feet
  • Room Layouts
  • Beating Last Minute Nerves
  • Staying Calm When There are Delays in Starting or Technology Failures
  • Dealing with Difficult Audiences
  • Dealing with Questions

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Who should attend this Presentation Skills Training Course?

The Presentation Skills Course is ideally suited for individuals across various professional backgrounds who wish to enhance their ability to deliver impactful and engaging presentations. This course can benefit a wide range of professionals, including: 

  • Executives and Managers
  • Sales and Marketing Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • Public Relations Professionals
  • Public Speakers
  • Educators
  • Entrepreneurs

Prerequisites of the Presentation Skills Training

There are no formal prerequisites for this Presentation Skills Course.

Presentation Skills Training Course Overview

The ability to convey ideas, information, and goals effectively is paramount for professional success. A skilled presenter can captivate an audience, persuade stakeholders, and propel careers forward. In today's competitive landscape, mastering Presentation Skills is key to achieving professional growth and influence. The Presentation Skills Course offered by The Knowledge Academy is designed to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills needed to deliver impactful presentations, enhance confidence, and engage audiences effectively. The course is tailored for professionals, educators, and anyone keen on refining their presentation abilities, empowering them to excel in their respective roles.

This intensive 1-day training equips delegates with a robust toolkit for crafting compelling presentations. Delegates explore proven techniques to structure content logically, enhance delivery style, and handle Q&A sessions adeptly. Through engaging training sessions and real-time feedback, delegates gain invaluable insights into non-verbal communication, audience engagement, and overcoming presentation anxiety.

Course Objectives

  • To master the art of structuring presentations for maximum impact
  • To develop effective verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • To create visually engaging and informative slides
  • To learn techniques for managing nervousness and stage fright
  • To gain strategies for handling questions and discussions
  • To enhance audience engagement and participation
  • To understand the psychology of persuasion in presentations
  • To practice and receive constructive feedback on presentation delivery

After completing the Presentation Skills Course, delegates will possess a powerful skill set to excel in their professional roles. They will have the confidence to deliver compelling presentations that captivate and persuade audiences. Whether pitching ideas, leading meetings, or delivering training sessions, delegates will stand out as effective communicators.

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What’s included in this Presentation Skills Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • Presentation Skills Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Presenting with Impact Course Outline

 Module 1: Presentation Skills

  • Introduction
  • Importance of Presentation Skills
  • How to Improve Presentation Skills?
  • Preparing for a Presentation
  • Organising the Material
  • Writing Presentation
  • Deciding the Presentation Method
  • Managing Presentation Notes
  • Working with Visual Aids
  • Presenting Data
  • Managing the Event
  • Coping with Presentation Nerves
  • Dealing with Questions
  • How to Build Presentations Like a Consultant?
  • Self-Presentation in Presentations

Module 2: Effective Presentation Planning

  • Characteristics of Effective Presentation
  • Preparation
  • Choosing Main Points and Supporting Information
  • Establishing Linking Statements
  • Developing an Opening and Conclusion
  • Review Your Presentation
  • Ways to Give Effective Presentations

Module 3: Storyboard to Build Compelling Presentations

  • Narratives
  • Mechanisms
  • Taglines
  • Dot-Dash Story Line
  • Elements of Design
  • Take a Step Back and Look at the Big Picture
  • Arranging Your Ideas

Module 4: Methods of Delivering Presentation

  • Manuscript Style
  • Memorised Style
  • Impromptu Style
  • Extemporaneous Style
  • Tips for Delivering a Good Presentation

Module 5: Audience Analysis

  • What is Audience Analysis?
  • Why Conduct an Audience Analysis?
  • Types of Audience Analysis
  • Audience Analysis Factors
  • Conducting Audience Analysis
  • Using Your Audience Analysis

Module 6: RACI Matrix

  • Introduction
  • RACI Triangle
  • When to Use a RACI Matrix?
  • Advantages
  • Create RACI Matrix
  • RACI Matrix Best Practice
  • Advanced RACI

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Who should attend this Presenting with Impact Training Course?

This Presenting with Impact Training Course is designed to help improve the presentation skills of professionals, enabling them to communicate ideas effectively and captivate their audience.  Presentation Skills Training Courses like this can benefit a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Sales Executives
  • Marketing Managers
  • Corporate Trainers
  • Public Speakers
  • Team Leaders
  • Business Consultants
  • Project Managers

Prerequisites of the Presenting with Impact Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for the Presenting with Impact Training Course.

Presenting with Impact Training Course Overview

Presenting with impact in a professional setting is paramount for successful communication and influence. It goes beyond delivering information—it's about leaving a lasting impression that resonates with the audience. An impactful presentation grabs the audiences’ attention, conveys messages persuasively, and ultimately drives the desired outcomes, be it closing a deal, inspiring a team, or gaining stakeholder support.

Proficiency in this Presentation Skills Training Course offered by The Knowledge Academy equips delegates to the art of effective communication and presentation skills. The ability to convey ideas convincingly is crucial. Whether you are an executive, a salesperson, or a student, mastering this skill is essential for career advancement and personal growth.

The Knowledge Academy’s intensive 1-day Presentation Skills Course equips delegates with practical techniques to captivate audiences, deliver memorable presentations, and communicate with confidence. Delegates will learn to craft compelling messages, use visual aids effectively, manage nerves, and handle questions adeptly. Delegates will develop a strong stage presence and the ability to adapt to diverse audiences through interactive exercises and expert guidance, ensuring their messages leave a lasting impact.

Course Objectives

  • To master the art of persuasive storytelling
  • To create visually engaging presentations
  • To develop techniques to overcome public speaking anxiety
  • To enhance audience engagement and interaction
  • To gain skills to handle challenging questions gracefully
  • To build a strong, confident stage presence
  • To adapt presentations for different contexts and audiences
  • To deliver compelling messages with impact

After completing this Presentation Skills Course, delegates will be well-prepared to excel in their professional and academic pursuits. They will have the tools to deliver presentations that resonate with impact, fostering stronger connections with their audience and driving success in their respective fields.

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What’s included in this Presenting with Impact Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Presenting with Impact Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Business Writing Course Outline

 Module 1: Introduction to Effective Communication

  • Definitions of Effective Communication
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
  • Aids and Barriers of Effective Communication
  • Why is Effective Communication Important?

Module 2: Effective Communication Writing Essentials

  • Who is Your Audience?
  • Engaging Your Audience
  • 7 C’s of Effective Communication
  • Dealing with Common Errors
  • Apostrophes
  • Why are Apostrophes Important?
  • Quotation Marks, Commas, Semicolons, and Colons
  • Hyphens
  • Dashes
  • Standard Salutations/Greetings and Complimentary Closes
  • Planning, Reviewing, and Sending Written Information

Module 3: Report Writing

  • What is a Report?
  • Effective Report Writing
  • Structure of a Report

Module 4: Key Skills for Effective Communication

  • Reading Skills
  • Applying Reading Skills
  • Effective Reading Skills
  • Effective Listening Skills
  • Positivity and Assertiveness
  • What Does It Mean to Be Assertive?
  • Persuasive Communication and Persuasion
  • What is Influencing?

Module 5: Making Your Pitch

  • What are You Presenting?
  • Key Benefits of Spoken Communication
  • Drawbacks of Spoken Communication
  • Elements of a Professional Presentation
  • Common Public Speaking Fears
  • Common Myths
  • Tips for Public Speaking
  • 5 P’s
  • Visual Aids
  • Presentation Essentials
  • Tips for Timings (and Nerves)

Module 6: 7 C’s of Effective Communication

  • Completeness
  • Conciseness
  • Consideration
  • Clarity
  • Concreteness
  • Courtesy
  • Correctness

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Who should attend this Business Writing Course?

The Business Writing Course is designed for a wide range of professionals who aim to enhance their written communication abilities within a corporate context. This Business Writing Training can be beneficial to a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Corporate Professionals
  • Managers and Supervisors
  • Sales and Marketing Teams
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Project Managers
  • Technical Professionals
  • Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Prerequisites of the Business Writing Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Business Writing Training Course.

Business Writing Course Overview

The Business Writing Course, presented by The Knowledge Academy, addresses the critical need for clear and persuasive writing in professional settings. In an era where information overload is the standard, mastering Business Writing is essential for conveying ideas, building relationships, and achieving professional success.

From marketing executives crafting persuasive content to managers communicating strategic plans, the ability to convey ideas clearly and concisely is a crucial skill. Business professionals, entrepreneurs, marketing and sales teams, and anyone seeking to enhance their written communication skills should aim to master this subject.

The 1-day Business Writing Course by The Knowledge Academy equips delegates with practical skills to transform their writing. Through interactive sessions and real-world examples, delegates will learn to structure compelling messages, eliminate jargon, and adapt their tone for diverse audiences. This Business Writing Training empowers delegates to write with confidence, impact, and precision, ultimately enhancing their ability to influence and persuade in the business context.

Course Objectives

  • To develop clear and concise Business Writing Skills
  • To craft persuasive and engaging messages
  • To adapt to the writing styles required for different business needs
  • To eliminate common grammar and punctuation errors
  • To create effective reports, emails, and proposals
  • To improve communication with clients and colleagues
  • To enhance professional credibility through writing
  • To implement practical strategies for time-efficient writing

After completing the Business Writing Course, delegates will emerge with a heightened proficiency in written communication. Armed with useful techniques and newfound confidence, they will be well-prepared to tackle various writing challenges.

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What’s included in this Business Writing Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • Business Writing Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Data Analysis Skills Course Outline

 Module 1: Introduction 

  • Data Analysis and Synthesis
  • What are Statistics?
  • Statistics Within the Business

Module 2: Defining the Problem or Opportunity 

  • Defining the Problem – What Tools to Use?
  • PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act)

Module 3: Evidence/Fact Driven Analysis 

  • Step Data Collection Process
  • List of Criteria for Good Measure
  • Gauge R&R
  • Measurement System Resolution
  • Chunking
    • Data
    • Principles
    • Data and Visual Management (Visual Factory)
  • Cognitive Bias
  • Introducing Inductive and Deductive Approaches to Validate Data
  • Developing and Testing Hypotheses

Module 4: Introduction to Hypotheses Testing

  • Hypotheses Testing
  • Null and Alternate Hypothesis
  • P-Value
  • How can the P-Value help?
  • Using Control Groups as a Baseline
  • What is Skewed Data?
  • Using Sigma to Identify If the Process is in Control
  • Control Charts
  • JQT Zones and Assignable Cause Tests
  • Normal Distribution and Normal (Bell) Curve
  • Standard Deviation (σ)
  • Normal Distributed Bell-Shaped Curve
  • Data Classification
  • Dependent Vs Independent
  • Classes of Data Variable
  • Discrete Variables
  • Binary and Variables
  • Why is the Class of Data Important?
  • Hints and Tips
  • Steps to Work with Survey Data
  • Steps to Follow when Working with Survey Data
  • Working with Decision Variables
  • Internal and External Constraint
  • Constraints and Process Capability 
  • CP Process Capability 
  • Cpk
  • Reliability of Predictions
  • Identifying Variables that You Can Control
  • Optimise Your Data Worksheet

Module 5: Calculating Probability Using a Statistical Package 

  • Probability Defined
  • Variation Terminology
  • Averages
  • Distribution Curves
  • Sensitivity Analysis

Module 6: Scatter Diagrams and Regression 

  • Scatter Diagrams
  • Regression
  • Forecasting
  • A Scatter Diagram is the First Step Towards Regression Analysis
  • Correlation Coefficient

Module 7: Identifying the Root Cause 

  • 5 Whys
  • Cause and Effect Diagram to Investigate the Root Causes of Repeat Calls 
  • Fishbone
  • Reverse Fishbone Diagram
  • Decision and Probability Trees
  • Earned Value Management
  • Monte Carlo Simulation
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Perform Sensitivity Analysis Through Random Parameter Variation
  • Heuristics
  • Using Graphics to Present Data

Module 8: Charts 

  • Histograms
  • Pareto Charts
  • Tornado Charts
  • Using Graphics to Present Data

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Who should attend this Data Analysis Skills Course?

The Data Analysis Skills Training Course is ideally suited for individuals who are looking to enhance their proficiency in handling and interpreting data to make informed decisions and gain valuable insights. This Presentation Skills Course can be beneficial to a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Data Analysts
  • Business Analysts
  • Data Scientists
  • Market Researchers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Marketing Analysts
  • Operations Analysts

Prerequisites of the Data Analysis Skills Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Data Analysis Skills Training Course.

Data Analysis Skills Course Overview

The Data Analysis Skills Course offered by The Knowledge Academy is designed to equip delegates with essential tools and techniques to harness the power of data effectively. Whether you are in business, healthcare, finance, or any industry, understanding Data Analysis is pivotal for enhancing productivity, improving processes, and gaining a competitive edge.

Proficiency in this Presentation Skills Training Course is a vital skill set sought after by professionals across various domains. Business Analysts, Data Scientists, Marketers, and even Managers benefit from understanding Data Analysis. In an era where data is abundant, the ability to uncover actionable insights from datasets empowers professionals to make informed decisions, optimise strategies, and drive organisational success.

The Knowledge Academy’s intensive 1-day Presentation Skills Course offers delegates a fast-track journey to becoming proficient in Data Analysis. Delegates will learn to gather, clean, and visualise data, perform statistical analyses, and interpret results effectively.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of data analysis and its applications
  • To learn about data collection and pre-processing techniques
  • To gain expertise in data visualisation for effective communication
  • To explore statistical analysis methods for data-driven decision-making
  • To apply Data Analysis techniques to real-world scenarios
  • To interpret and communicate results effectively
  • To build a foundation for advanced Data Analysis and Machine Learning

After completing this Presentation Skills Training Course, delegates will have a solid foundation in Data Analysis techniques, enabling them to make data-driven decisions confidently. They will be better equipped to extract valuable insights from datasets, enhance their problem-solving abilities, and contribute significantly to their organisations' success.

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What’s included in this Data Analysis Skills Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • Data Analysis Skills Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Blended Learning Essentials Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Blended Learning

  • Definition of Blended Learning
  • Benefits and Advantages of Blended Learning
  • Key Terminology and Models
  • Blended Learning Continuum

Module 2: Blended Learning Pedagogy

  • Principles of Effective Blended Learning Design
  • Aligning Learning Objectives with Blended Learning
  • Cognitive Theories and Blended Learning
  • Constructivist and Connectivist Approaches
  • Assessing Learning Styles in a Blended Environment

Module 3: Online Learning Tools and Technologies

  • Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Synchronous Vs Asynchronous Learning
  • Utilising Video Conferencing and Webinar Platforms
  • Integrating Learning Apps and Digital Resources
  • Gamification and Interactive Content

Module 4: Designing Blended Learning Courses

  • Needs Assessment for Blended Learning
  • Creating a Blended Learning Blueprint
  • Sequencing Online and In-Person Components
  • Designing Engaging Learning Activities
  • Incorporating Formative and Summative Assessment

Module 5: Blended Learning Content Development

  • Developing Multimedia Content
  • Adapting Existing Materials for Online Use
  • Copyright and Fair Use in Digital Learning
  • Accessibility and Inclusivity Considerations
  • Quality Assurance and Review Processes

Module 6: Facilitating Blended Learning Experiences

  • Instructor Roles in Blended Learning
  • Online Facilitation Best Practices
  • Managing Online Discussions and Collaboration
  • Providing Timely Feedback
  • Addressing Technical Issues and Support

Module 7: Blended Learning Assessment and Evaluation

  • Assessment Strategies for Blended Courses
  • Measuring Learning Outcomes in Online and In-Person Settings
  • Analysing Data for Continuous Improvement
  • Addressing Cheating and Academic Integrity
  • Feedback and Grading

Module 8: Blended Learning Implementation and Scaling

  • Planning for Blended Learning Success
  • Scaling Blended Learning Programmes
  • Overcoming Common Implementation Challenges
  • Professional Development for Educators

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Who should attend this Blended Learning Essentials Course?

A Blended Learning Essentials Training Course focuses on equipping individuals with the skills and knowledge required to effectively lead, facilitate, and manage innovation within organisations. This Presentation Skills Training Course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Instructional Designers
  • E-learning Developers
  • Distance Learning Coordinators
  • Technology Integration Specialists
  • Educational Administrators
  • Corporate Trainers
  • Human Resource Professionals

Prerequisites of the Blended Learning Essentials Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Blended Learning Essentials Course.

 

Blended Learning Essentials Course Overview

Blended Learning is a widely accepted method of education that combines traditional classroom methods with online digital media. It makes learning more accessible and engaging by incorporating appropriate images, audio, and video, which can add variety and impact. To ensure a positive learning experience for their students, they hire professionals with a good understanding of Blended Learning.

Proficiency in this Presentation Skills Training - Blended Learning - is crucial because it optimises the effectiveness of education and training courses, ensuring engagement and knowledge retention. Educators seeking to enhance their teaching methodologies, corporate trainers aiming to boost employee development, and learning designers striving for innovative solutions should all aim to master this subject. The course provides the expertise needed to excel in their respective fields.

This intensive 1-day Presentation Skills Training offered by The Knowledge Academy empowers delegates with practical skills and knowledge to implement blended learning strategies effectively. Delegates will learn to design and deliver engaging blended learning experiences, leveraging both traditional and digital tools.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the principles of Blended Learning
  • To explore the best practices in designing Blended Learning experiences
  • To master the integration of technology in education and training
  • To develop skills to evaluate the effectiveness of Blended Learning
  • To create engaging content for both online and offline learning
  • To adapt Blended Learning to various educational and corporate contexts
  • To foster learner engagement and motivation in a blended environment

After completing this Presentation Skills Training Course, delegates will become proficient Blended Learning Practitioners ready to revolutionise their teaching, training, or corporate learning sessions. They will be equipped to create engaging and effective learning experiences that leverage the best of both worlds, traditional and digital methods.

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What’s included in this Blended Learning Essentials Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Blended Learning Essentials Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Presentation Skills FAQs

Presentation Skills Training refers to courses that help people get better at giving presentations. It teaches them how to speak confidently, design effective slides, and engage their audience.
Presentation Skills Training Courses offer benefits like improved communication, increased confidence in public speaking, and the ability to engage in and deliver effective presentations, which can boost your professional development.
This Presentation Skills Course is a 1-day training course during which delegates participate in intensive learning sessions that cover various course topics.
There are no formal prerequisites required for this Presentation Skills Course. However, a basic knowledge of technology and familiarity with presentation software would be beneficial for the delegates.
Presentation Skills Training is important because it teaches people how to communicate effectively, boost confidence, and engage their audience, which is valuable in both personal and professional contexts.
Yes, The Knowledge Academy offers 24/7 support for all our courses, including the Presentation Skills Courses. Feel free to contact our customer support team with any queries.
These Presentation Skills Training Courses come with training sessions from experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack, and a certificate upon completion of the course.
Yes. The Knowledge Academy offers flexible learning options for pursuing Presentation Skills Courses, which include self-paced training and online instructor-led training, alongside on-site training and classroom courses. Choose the learning mode that fits you best and start your educational journey today!
Yes, we do offer corporate training for all our courses, including Presentation Skills Courses. We provide courses tailored to your organizational requirements.
With a Presentation Skills certificate, individuals can pursue roles such as Corporate Trainers, Public Speakers, and Sales Representatives, showcasing their ability to effectively communicate and engage audiences. Attend The Knowledge Academy’s Presentation Skills Courses and expand your career opportunities.
Please see our Presentation Skills courses available in the United Kingdom
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Presentation Skills.
The price for Presentation Skills certification in the United Kingdom starts from £995.

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