Confidence Courses

 

Presentation Skills - 1 Day Course


About The Course

This training course will ensure that you and your team develop the skills to become confident presenters. We’ll show you how to create an interactive presentation that immediately engages the audience. You will develop an acute awareness of how your presentational style can reflect and support your content.


Key Benefits

  • Developing an authentic approach to every presentation
  • Using your voice and your body language effectively for maximum impact
  • How to structure your presentation to suit the needs of the audience
  • Learn how to prepare and structure your presentation
  • How to handle difficult questions or people with confidence

Course Outline

  • What makes a great presenter?
  • Techniques to manage and control nerves
  • How to structure memorable communication
  • Understanding your audience
  • Develop persuasive skills and get more support for ideas
  • Tips to maximise the effectiveness of your presentations
  • Flip chart pros/cons
  • Manage audience interaction and discussions
  • How to measure learning in the room
  • Making the presentation interactive, engaging and memorable
  • How to use story telling techniques to create impact
  • Applying what has been learnt to organisation/business specific scenarios

''The course really helped me structured my presentations and has given me the confidence to stop worrying about the weekly presentations I have to give.''

Kevin. Manager POD 




Public Speaking - 1 Day Course


About The Course

Delivering your message confidently, and in an engaging manner will create a lasting impact on your listener. You will move away from the ‘performance’ of public speaking and find your authentic voice. When this happens, you will reach a level of trust with your listener as they will recognise a self-confident, connected and alert public speaker.


Key Benefits

  • How to focus nervous energy on positive outcomes
  • Challenging the nagging thoughts that hijack you
  • How to vocally clarify the difference between facts and opinions
  • Developing strategies to debate and discuss with confidence
  • How to use posture, breathing and vocal tips for confident expression

Course Outline

  • Identify and define your existing communication style
  • Moving away from the presenting style and finding your authentic voice
  • Develop awareness of your verbal and non verbal language
  • Chose the appropriate communication style for the occasion and the listener
  • Techniques to manage and control nerves
  • Controlling audience perception through communication style
  • How to maintain your audience’s attention and react to the audience
  • Avoid gimmicks: when to use presentation aids to support your message
  • Techniques to deal with challenging and negative listeners
  • The power of composure: how to stay calm in arguments
  • Create influence: empathy, connection and building productive relationships
  • Applying what has been learnt
  • Organisation/business specific scenarios
  • How Public speaking skills can be used in the workplace

"It was great to have a bespoke training session for our company. Lots of supportive and constructive feedback and great takeaways''

Andrew. Manger. CPB Estate Agents




Communication Skills - 1 Day Course


About The Course

Great communicators are able to use body language, effective listening skills, non-verbal techniques and the right selection of words to create an impact. In this course you will learn how to develop and enhance these vital skills. You will be introduced to a wide array of communication examples, allowing you to select appropriate techniques to suit your individual style. This will strengthen your message and significantly affect how you influence others.


Key Benefits

  • Identify your communication style and learn how to develop this
  • Develop effective listening skills in order to engage and inspire
  • Increased understanding of how to influence
  • Learn when to use and not use emotive language
  • Enhanced relationships through effective communication

Course Outline

  • What are the skills of an effective communicator
  • How to structure ideas simply, succinctly and persuasively
  • Explore various models for clear communication
  • Feynman Technique : How to simplify complex information
  • How to manage communication barriers
  • When to use facts and when to use emotion
  • Control information overload. Incremental learning
  • Asking different types of questions and developing active listening skills
  • Know the difference between encouragers and discouragers
  • Get to the point and be remembered handle objections positively
  • 92% Rule : body language/voice control/non-verbal communication
  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Find your authentic voice
  • Applying what has been learnt to organisation/business specific scenarios

''I have to explain a lot of technical information in my job so it I found the course helpful as it gave me strategies to communicate more effectively''

Ben. Contracts Manager A2Z Builders