Presenting and Public Speaking - 1 day

Southwark Employees Price: £100 Associates Price: £150


Who is it for?

Anyone who has to present to an audience or speak in public.

What does it cover?


  • Meeting the needs of your audience
  • Overcoming the barriers to successful group speaking
  • Aims and objectives - focusing on the key issues
  • Preparing your content and delivery notes
  • Practising your delivery and timing

The Audience

  • Understanding the audience, its needs and expectations
  • Handling questions and objections non-defensively
  • Maintaining your credibility
  • Holding the audience’s attention
  • Voice and Image
  • Breathing and voice projection
  • Boost your vocal energy
  • Make any nerves work for you
  • Body language that inspires
  • Language that works
  • Repetition, pausing and summaries
  • Using words which are natural and unforced. Avoiding business speak
  • Positive and dynamic language

Building Confidence

  • Confidence and its effect on your audience
  • Control your nerves and build confidence
  • Relaxation techniques to ease anxiety

Delivery Skills

  • Ice-breakers and mood makers
  • An evaluation of your body language and image
  • Positive language and appropriate gestures
  • Sounding enthusiastic and professional when projecting your voice
  • Connect and interact with your audience
  • Top techniques for influence and credibility
  • Use effective and appropriate visual aids

Personal Development Plan

  • You will be asked to create a list of actions that you can take forward as a result of the training, and will be expected to take responsibility for following up on these.

What are the course outcomes?

By the end of the training session, you will be able to:

  • Speak to groups with greater confidence and professionalism
  • Develop techniques to deal with nerves and challenging individuals and/or groups
  • Focus attention on the key issues whilst gaining audience acceptance of your message
  • Use the correct visuals to keep interest and enhance your message
  • Use silence and pauses for maximum impact
  • Interact with your audience, taking questions and feedback

Book dates available for this course

15 Feb 09:30 Training Room G01a, Ground Floor, 160 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2QH 0 Spaces Left 05 Jul 09:30 Training Room G01a, Ground Floor, 160 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2QH 5 Spaces Left

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