Key Points
  • Increase your confidence to deliver an effective presentation
  • Draft a presentation with a clear objectives and your audience in mind
  • Use confident body language and rhetorical devices to enhance presentations
  • Edit a presentation for greater focus and impact
  • Practice your skills and receive supportive feedback
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The Preparing and Delivering Confident Presentations online training focuses on developing your skills to achieve successful presentations, increasing your personal impact and influence. Spotlighting two key areas to reinforce your skills: effective preparation and confident and engaging delivery.

Learn how to get your message across, achieving the outcomes you want remotely or in person. Prepare for different situations including job interviews and workplace presentations. This interactive workshop will provide you with tips and techniques to take your presentations to the next level. You will have the opportunity to practice your skills by delivering a short presentation to receive supportive feedback.

Course Leader:
Tony Cash is an expert on policy, strategy and risk management best practice. He is a former civil servant and his roles included Head of Strategy and Communications for the Joint Trade Policy Unit and Deputy Director, Department for Business internal training team. He has trained people in policy making best practice, better regulation, risk management, and personal effectiveness across the UK and overseas.

Participants are recommended to bring some material as a starting point for assembling their draft presentation during the event.


09:45 - 10:00
Introduction to Day


10:00 - 11:15
Writing and Preparing Presentations

  • Creating a clear aim and structuring accordingly
  • How much material/content to include? Identifying the big picture and detail
  • Ethos, pathos, logos
  • Rhetorical devices from speeches that you can use in presentations
  • Adapting to the audience and "selling the idea"

11:15 - 11:30
Morning Break


11:30 - 13:00
Presenting Effectively

  • The two factors you need to balance
  • Using the voice to improve impact: pace, pauses and volume
  • Confident body language
  • Understanding what persuades people to engage and involve the audience effectively 
  • The fundamentals of effective delivery
  • The case for and against using supporting PowerPoint

13:00 - 13:45


13:45 - 14:15
Preparation for Presentation Exercise


14:15 - 15:00
Exercise: Presentation Delivery

  • Short presentation to group
  • Constructive feedback from trainer and participants

15:00 - 15:15
Afternoon Break


15:15 - 16:00
Exercise: Presentation Delivery (Continued)

  • Short presentation to group
  • Constructive feedback from trainer and participants

16:00 - 16:25
Review of the Day

  • Summary and concluding points

16:25 - 16:30
Close of Course




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