Presentation Skills

Sales & Marketing


Many studies have found that public speaking is the number one fear amongst most people, outranking flying, snakes, insects, and even death. Ironically, it is also one of the skills that can make or break a person"s career. Your participants will be provided a strong set of skills that will complement their current presentation skill set.

The Presentation Skills workshop will give participants some presentation skills that will make speaking in public less terrifying and more enjoyable. This workshop includes topics that participants can look forward to including: creating a compelling program, using various types of visual aids, and engaging the audience.

Presentation Skills Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Creating the Program
Performing a Needs Analysis
Writing the Basic Outline
Researching, Writing, and Editing

Module Three: Choosing Your Delivery Methods
Basic Methods
Advanced Methods
Basic Criteria to Consider

Module Four: Verbal Communication Skills
Listening and Hearing: They Aren’t the Same Thing
Asking Questions
Communicating with Power

Module Five: Non-Verbal Communication Skills
Body Language
It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It

Module Six: Overcoming Nervousness
Preparing Mentally
Physical Relaxation Techniques

Module Seven: Creating Fantastic Flip Charts
Required Tools
The Advantages of Pre-Writing
Using Colors Appropriately
Creating a Plan B

Module Eight: Creating Compelling PowerPoint Presentations
Required Tools
Tips and Tricks
Creating a Plan B

Module Nine: Wow ‘Em with the Whiteboard
Traditional and Electronic Whiteboards
Required Tools
Using Colors Appropriately
Creating a Plan B

Module Ten: Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio
Required Tools
Tips and Tricks
Creating a Plan B

Module Eleven: Pumping it Up a Notch
Make Them Laugh a Little
Encouraging Discussion
Dealing with Questions

  • Video Tutorials
  • Presentation Skills
  • 1.Getting-Started-Presentation-Skills
  • Pre-Assignment- Presentation Skills
  • Presentation Skills Quick Overview
  • 2.Creating-the-Program-Presentation-Skills
  • Module 2
  • Module 2 Q&A Review
  • Presentation Skills - 5 Ways to measure Your Effectiveness _ Efficiency
  • 3.Choosing-Your-Delivery-Methods-Pres.Skills
  • Module 3
  • Module 3 Q&A Review
  • 4.Verbal-Communication-Skills-Pres.Skills
  • Module 54
  • Module 4 Q&A Review
  • 5.Non-Verbal-Communication-Skills-Pres.Skills
  • Module 5
  • Module 5 Q&A Review
  • 6.Overcoming-Nervousness-Pres.Skills
  • Module 6
  • Module 6 Q&A Review
  • Presentation Skills - 10 Tips to Calm Your Fear before a Presentaion
  • 7.Creating-Fantastic-Flicp-Charts-Pres.Skills
  • Module 7
  • Module 7 Q&A Review
  • 8.Creating-Compelling-PPT-Pres.Pres.Skills
  • Module 8
  • Module 8 Q&A Review
  • 9.Wow-Them-with-Whiteboard-pres.skills
  • Module 9
  • Module 9 Q&A Review
  • 10.Vibrant-Videos-and-Amazing-Audio-pres.skills
  • Module 10
  • Module 10 Q&A Review
  • 11.Pumping-it-Up-a-Notch-pres.skills
  • Module 11
  • Module 11 Q&A Review
  • Exercises & Activities
  • 01-Paint a Picture
  • 02-Capitalizing on Case Studies
  • 03-Why Question It
  • 04-Never Give In
  • 05-The Hands Have It
  • 06-Sending Signals
  • 07-Vibrant Voice Tones
  • 08-Simple Visualization Techniques
  • 09-Breathing Exercises
  • 10-Re-Imagine a PowerPoint Slide
  • 11-Bill_s Media Challenge
  • 12-Funny Firsts
  • 13-Car Wash
  • 14-Ten Tips for Facilitating Discussion
  • 15-Liven Up a Lecture
  • Closing
  • Recommended Reading - Presentation Skills
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever