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Professional Presenting

This course is for people that are new to presenting and for experienced presenters who wish to enhance their skills. Whether they are making boardroom presentations delivering a sales pitch to an individual or speaking at a large conference this course is designed to enable the delegate to deliver a professional presentation with confidence.

Key subjects covered: 

  • Creating a successful structured presentation
  • Overcoming the fear of presenting
  • The importance of preparation
  • Building rapport with the audience
  • How to make a positive impact
  • Using visual aids effectively
  • Avoiding difficult moments
  • The use of image and body language
  • Getting the right message across

 

“It takes one hour of preparation for each minute of presentation time”

Wayne Burgraff

“A theme is a memory aid, it helps you through the presentation just as it also provides the thread of continuity for your audience”

Dave Carey

“There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave”

Dale Carnegie

“No one can remember more than three points”

Philip Crosby

“The audience only pays attention as long as you know where you are going”

Philip Crosby

“Ask yourself, ‘If I had only sixty seconds on the stage, what would I absolutely have to say to get my message across’”

Jeff Dewar

“No one ever complains about a speech being too short!”

Ira Hayes

“I use many props. The props act as cue cards reminding me of what to say next”

Tom Ogden

“They expect a professional presentation, so they expect to see a ‘professional’. Dress appropriately for the occasion, but don’t be one of the crowd”

Wess Roberts

"The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops, until you stand up to speak in public"

George Jessel

“The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all”

Mignon McLaughlin

“If you don't know what you want to achieve in your presentation your audience never will”

Harvey Diamond

“90% of how well the talk will go is determined before the speaker steps on the platform”

Somers White

“Grasp the subject, the words will follow”

Cato The Elder

"In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech”

Aristotle

“Good communications, written or oral, begins with an understanding of the audience. If you can get inside their heads, you can find a way to connect”

Debra Bennetts

"Great is the art of beginning, but greater the art is of ending"

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Your best teacher is your last mistake”

Ralph Nader

“Act as if it were impossible to fail”

Dorothea Brande

"All you need is something to say, and a burning desire to say it… it doesn't matter where your hands are"

Lou Holtz

“Be who you are, and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind”

Dr. Seuss

 
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