Presentation & Public Speaking Skills

Presentation & Public Speaking Skills

Learn the fundamentals for preparing and delivering a memorable presentation | taught by Sarah Cordiner (BA Hons Ed & PGCE Ed)

Course description

This course will most suit anyone who presents (or wishes to) as a Trainer, Facilitator, public speaker, or has to stand up to present in any way as part of their job such as delivering proposals and business presentations to customers.

You will be taken through the absolute essentials by Sarah Cordiner - postgraduate qualified educator with more than 10 years experience delivering training internationally across industry sectors, as well as a trained professional public speaker. Sarah presents on all kinds of stages for a living, delivering keynote presentations and workshops to conferences and business events internationally to stages of hundreds and even thousands of delegates. In short, you're in good hands!

In this starter course you will get:

Module 1: Structuring Your Presentation

  • Introduction to the module
  • The purpose of your presentation
  • Know your audience
  • Structuring your presentation
  • Define your key message
  • Keeping your message succinct

Module 2: Delivering Your Presentation

  • Delivering the start, middle and end
  • Hooking your audience
  • Backing yourself up to maintain credibility
  • Presentation do's and don'ts
  • Overcoming fear
  • Speaking tips

Module 3: How to Use The Stage and Body Language for a Memorable Presentation

  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it
  • Public speaking/Presenting Boo-Boo's
  • Stage Positioning
  • Using the stage to set the scene
  • Story narration warning
  • The stage 'power position'
  • Gestures - the good
  • Your eyes are their eyes
  • The big freeze - using pauses effectively
  • Transitioning effectively (from topic to topic/point to point)
  • The top 10 tips

Module 4: Deliver Group Training/Presentations: Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication Essentials

  • Why presenters need excellent communication skills
  • Types of communication
  • Barriers to communication
  • Gathering information
  • Being a better listener
  • Reflective/Active listening
  • Understanding body language
  • Benefits of mastering body language
  • The Presenters Body Language Checklist

BONUS: Module 5 - Deliver Group Training: Facilitation Questioning Techniques

  • Questioning techniques
  • Questions to avoid as a Trainer
  • The coaching method
  • From questions to answers

If you are interested in taking the advanced course "Mastering Profitable Public Speaking" - which also includes speakers kit templates, speaker bureau lists, guidelines on how to get booked and paid to speak professionally; marketing techniques, how to craft your keynote talks and speeches, how to make even more money as a professional speaker by having up-sells from stage and more, then please contact Sarah: for access.

Ready to get started with the fundamentals? Let's GO!

Sarah Cordiner (BA Hons Ed & PGCE Ed)
Sarah Cordiner (BA Hons Ed & PGCE Ed)

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Course Curriculum

Structuring Your Presentation
Basic Presentation Skills Introduction FREE PREVIEW
Purpose of the Presentation
Know Your Audience
The Structure
Your Key Message FREE PREVIEW
Cut, Chop, Reduce, Simplify
Presentation Fear & Confidence
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Delivering Your Presentation
The Delivery: The Start
The Delivery: The Hook
The Delivery: Prove It
The Delivery: The End
Presentation Do’s FREE PREVIEW
Presentation Don’ts
ACTIVITY: Speaking
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How To Use The ‘Stage’ & Body Language For A Memorable Speech or Presentation
Intro to the module
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Deliver Group Training/Presentations: Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication Essentials
Why Trainers Need Good Communication
Types of Communication
Clear Communication FREE PREVIEW
Barriers to Communication
The Top 10 Barriers to Communication
Gathering Information
Being a Better Listener
Reflective/Active Listening
Understanding Body Language
Benefits of Mastering Body Language FREE PREVIEW
The Trainer’s Body Language Checklist
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BONUS: Deliver Group Training: Facilitation Questioning Techniques
Questioning Techniques
Questions to Avoid as a Trainer
The Coaching Method for Deep Learning
From Questions to Answers: Listening
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