Public Speaking Workshop

PRESENTATION TRAINING AND PUBLIC SPEAKING

Overview

Presentation Training and Public Speaking is a stimulating two-day presentation training course led by an inspirational public speaking coach. The course consists of fun and practical workshops on key topics including voice, posture and movement. You will build presence, confidence and authority through practical vocal projection and body language exercises. You will benefit from video feedback and personal coaching in a relaxed, supportive and positive atmosphere. You will develop new-found confidence in public speaking and the ability to captivate an audience.

Modules

This course covers the following modules:

  • Voice and body language: awareness and exercises
  • Framing and structuring a presentation
  • Designing visuals to support a presentation
  • Refining, finalizing and rehearsing a presentation

Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to practice your new skills by giving brief presentations of your own. These will be recorded and replayed for individual performance coaching.

Who should attend?

This is a universal course designed for learners at different levels and in a range of roles. Learning is pitched at a core level, designed to help you analyse core concepts and execute universal skills.

This course is recommended for anyone who could perform better at public speaking.

Learning outcomes

After this course you will be able to:

  • Speak in public with confidence and authority
  • Deliver more effective and convincing presentations
  • Overcome nerves and fear of public speaking
  • Project your voice to its fullest potential
  • Optimise your body language
  • Increase your awareness of how others see and hear you
  • Engage the attention and respect of your audience

Course outline

Benchmark presentation

On a familiar topic, with PowerPoint visuals, filmed and replayed for individual performance coaching.

Voice and body language: awareness and exercises

This module consists of a series of practical exercises on posture, presence, movement and stance. The purpose is to generate self- awareness and physical confidence and prepare physically for later presentations

Framing and structuring a presentation

This module consists of a series of practical exercises linked to constructing their presentations, delivering effective messages, dealing with Q&As including difficult questions, using non-technical language for non-specialists, etc.

Second presentation

Without PowerPoint visuals, filmed and replayed for individual performance coaching.

Designing visuals to support a presentation

This module covers how to design PowerPoint slides and other visual materials to enhance rather than distract from a speaker’s delivery.

Third presentation

With PowerPoint visuals, filmed and replayed for individual performance coaching.

Refining, finalising and rehearsing a presentation

This module comprises workshops and individual coaching to adjust visuals and fine-tune personal delivery through practice and rehearsal.

Fourth and final presentation

With PowerPoint visuals, filmed and replayed for individual performance coaching.

What you will learn in Wibena Institute presentation skills training

On an WIL presentation skills course, you will learn to see and hear yourself as others do:

Voice

  • Understand the mechanics and physiology of breathing and vocalisation
  • Project your voice more powerfully for greater authority
  • Improve your vocal tone, pace, clarity, quality and enunciation
  • Prepare your voice for public speaking with practical drills and warm-up exercises

Body

  • Master your own body language through self-awareness
  • Build physical presence and confidence
  • Signal authority through your stance and posture
  • Use movement and gesture effectively to make your point

Content

  • Prepare a presentation by selecting effective messages, topics and themes
  • Analyse the audience and occasion to develop targeted positioning
  • Power up your language and rhetoric to win attention, interest and memory
  • Explain complex ideas so that everyone will understand, care and respond

Structure

  • Organise what you have to say with a clear and coherent structure
  • Make your information easier to absorb using narrative, framing and focus techniques
  • Open and close your presentation with a memorable introduction and conclusion
  • Illustrate your ideas effectively with visual aids such as PowerPoint

Engagement

  • Connect with your audience through meaningful interaction
  • Involve, reference and consult your audience to link them to you and your topic
  • Break the ice at the beginning, call to action at the end
  • Handle difficult questions professionally

Execution

  • Speak in public with new-found confidence and presence
  • Deliver much more influential, memorable and convincing presentations and speeches
  • Overcome the effects of nervousness, stress and fear of public speaking

Practicalities: speaking notes, slides, timing, microphones, autocues, webcasting, etc.

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