PDL High Impact Presentation Skills

Course Code: PRSK2PD


2 Day(s)

Course Type

Public or Private

Max Delegates


Delivery Style


Master the art of delivering high impact, successful and memorable presentations (for the right reasons).

Through experiential learning, gain the skills to deliver amazing presentations but also the confidence and desire to do so!  You will learn how to prepare powerful and persuasive presentations that will deliver the maximum impact. You will analyse video presentations from some of the world's best presenters and learn some of their "secrets.  You will present yourself and receive feedback from the tutor and peers.

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Who is this course for

Anyone who is required to present to an audience including directors, managers, team leaders and sales people.

Purpose of the course

Presentation skills are imperative for any working professional who carries an aspiration to grow in the corporate world. But most presentations are dull! However they needn’t be. We strongly believe that anyone can deliver an amazing presentation if they follow a few simple rules. This course is designed to show you those rules and let you practise them in a safe environment.

You will learn how to

  • Prepare effectively for a presentation

  • Structure a presentation for maximum impact

  • Overcome nerves and deliver confidently

  • Understand your own strengths and areas to develop

  • Deliver a presentation that will engage your audience

  • Use visual aids, such as PowerPoint to enhance your presentation

  • Deal with questions from the audience

  • Overcome nerves

  • Understand the power of ThirdBrain training


You are asked to bring a short presentation with you for working on during the class, which you will then be asked to present. Full details will be emailed to you prior to the course of what is required.

Benefits for you as an individual

Presentations are a part of all our daily work lives, however most of them are a complete waste of time. They are dull, irrelevant and uninspiring. The course will teach you how to deliver presentations that will elevate you head and shoulders above your peers and ensure that you achieve your aims next time you present.

Benefits for your organisation

Poor presentations are a waste of time and money for an organisation. A poor presentation may fail to convince of a great idea and an opportunity will pass. It may lead to a missed sale or fail to motivate a team. By learning to craft and deliver powerful and effective presentations, your organisation will reap greater benefits from new ideas, product launches, conferences, meetings and sales pitches.

Preparation Steps & Practice

  • Defining your objective
  • Understanding your audience
  • Preparing to answer questions
  • Rehearsing

How to Structure a Persuasive Presentation

  • Opening
  • The Rule of three
  • Closing
  • Monroe’s Motivational Sequence

Designing a slideshow to enhance your presentation and avoiding “death by PowerPoint”

  • When to use PowerPoint
  • Use of pictures
  • Use of text
  • The Rules

The Secrets of the Great Presenters

  • Analysis of great presentations

How to use body language and your voice to deliver great presentations

  • Voice tone, pitch, pace and how to avoid monotony
  • Body language to avoid and adopt

How to deal with Questions

  • Preparation
  • Dealing with difficult questions

Overcoming Nerves

  • Techniques for overcoming nerves
  • Using nerves to enhance your presentations

Presentation Practice

  • Presentation Observation
  • Presentation Feedback


You are asked to bring a short presentation with you for working on during the class, which you will then be asked to present. Full details will be emailed to you prior to the course of what is required.

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