Business presentations can serve a multitude of purposes, such as driving the audience to: buy your product/service; support your new business idea; invest in a new venture; join your team; etc. And in today’s competitive business world, the ability to make powerful presentations that are engaging and achieve the intended outcome has never been more important.
In this course, you will learn and practise all aspects of business presentation skills to launch you on your path to presentation excellence!
On Day One, after fully understanding the powerful potential for presentations, we focus on the techniques needed to fully inhabit the space in front of an audience in a powerful way to hold the room – exploring the use of voice, body language, movements, etc.
On Day Two, after discovering how to create content with a clear structure, a narrative thread, and proper transitions between the stages, you will learn how to supplement your stage presence and content with excellent visual aids, and how to avoid the pitfalls of using PowerPoint.
On Day Three, we add the final element: the four steps in the technique of persuasion in a presentation, to get the audience to do what you need them to do. We round the course off by exploring a number of essential practice areas, including dealing with curveballs and handling your interaction with the audience. Finally, you will present your final presentation and receive your roadmap for your future presentation skills career.
Who Should Attend
This course is perfectly calibrated to professionals at all levels in a business environment, who wish to make an impact in presentations – whether presenting internally, to customers, to funders and investors, to the media, or other stakeholders. Managers and senior managers, function leaders, sales and marketing professionals, and those with media duties, will greatly benefit from attending this course.
Benefits of Attending
- Understand what world-class presenting consists of
- Understand the unique characteristics and opportunities of a presentation
- Practise and develop their physical presentation techniques
- Learn and practise how to use PowerPoint to maximum effect
- Learn and practise the key techniques of persuasion in presentations
John is a Human Development consultant, ATD Master Trainer, executive and performance coach, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, teacher, researcher, writer and organisational development specialist.
His experience is built on having consulted, trained, and coached over 220 companies in 16 industries on three continents. John has spent over 17 years extensively researching human behaviour within organisations in the areas of Cultural Engineering, Leadership, Communication, Sales, Service and Body Language. His passion to help accelerate human performance and enhance culture has made him a leader in the training, coaching and speaking industry.
John received multiple awards and certificates of recognition for excellence in performance from breaking national sales records three years in a row, to training, coaching and developing over 35,000 individuals in Europe and the MENA region alone.
Being blessed with a multi-cultural background, John’s sensitivity to the beliefs, values, behaviour, psycholinguistics and the nuances of the many countries and types of companies he has trained have allowed him to master communication and the ability to inspire people into permanent change. His approach to performance excellence and training are unique and intense. Having been rated as a top speaker and trainer by multiple multinationals around the world, John’s track record of measurable results makes him a power house to your organisation.
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