Advanced Presentation Skills

Advanced Presentation Skills

  • Country: United Arab Emirates

  • City: Abu Dhabi

START DATE: 25 Sep 2022

END DATE: 29 Sep 2022





Advanced Presentation Skills


Why You Should Attend This Course:

This advanced five-days course will build your current skills in the techniques of making an influential, convincing and successful presentation. Discover how to:

  • Turn a 30 minute presentation to 10 minutes on the go
  • Deliver ‘less is more’
  • Add compelling evidence with metaphors
  • Apply the law of increasing returns

 Note: Participants are required to bring laptop/tablet for hands on exercises.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Plan and prepare clear and concise content that appeals to the audience
  • Deliver the presentation with passion, confidence and conviction, even if it is for the 100th time
  • Move from being a conceptual presenter to a concrete presenter
  • Call for action and confirm the next steps
  • Enjoy making presentations

Course Outline:

Module One: Creating the Context and Establishing Course Objectives

  • Course content
  • Participant needs and course objectives
  • Presentation Benchmark

Methodology: Each participant will present 5 minutes of the prepared presentation. This is to help the facilitator identify the gaps in content and delivery.

Module Two: Content
Based on the gaps demonstrated in the benchmark and the needs of the participants, the following topics can be addressed:

  • Review of Diamond Plan
  • Clarity of the Key Message
  • Organisation of the content
  • Incorporation of FAB statements (Features, Advantages and Benefits)
  • Storytelling and metaphorical speaking for optimal engagement

Methodology: Discussion, individual practise and application

Module Three: Passionate Delivery
Based on the gaps and the needs of the participants, the following topics can be addressed:

  • Visual components of body language, posture, gestures and facial expressions
  • Vocal components of voice that include tone, volume, pitch, speed, emphasis and enunciation
  • The alignment of the 3 V’s and the ability to move with the dynamics of the audience

Methodology: Discussion and exercises to practise the techniques

Module Four: Role-Play Review
We will review the morning benchmark of each group where each participant will be able to review the performance using the checklist that will focus on:

  • Content
  • Delivery

Methodology: Review and feedback with the Persuasive Presentation Checklist

Module Five: The Use of Presentation Aids (Appendix)
We will review how to successfully use various presentation aids including:

  • PowerPoint
  • Developing your own successful presentation style
  • The realisation that presentation aids do not replace the role of the presenter

Methodology: Group discussion

Module Six: Individual Presentations
Participants will be given time to fine-tune the full presentation, add and adjust according to the ‘coaching’ feedback.

  • 7 – 10 minute prepared presentation, with slides
  • Q & A from the audience
  • Immediate feedback and review using the prepared checklist
  • Reflection and action plan to learning journal

Methodology: Individual Presentation with verbal and written feedback

Module Seven: Handling Questions
This will be a practise session where participants will write a list of tough questions/objections and practise the following bridging techniques:

  • Acknowledge
  • Ask
  • Adapt
  • Maintaining verbal, visual and vocal composure

Methodology: Group Practise and feedback

Module Eight: Conclusion and Evaluation