Speak with confidence to engage and persuade a variety of audiences. This interactive course will increase your self-confidence and influence your clients and colleagues.

Presentation skills are a powerful tool for client engagement, connecting with colleagues and winning work. Confidence is necessary for influencing and persuading your audience internally as well as outside your organisation.

In this course, participants will explore techniques to deliver effective presentations in team meetings, client briefs and seminars. Through discussion and practical exercises, course participants will consider how to connect with their audience and create a clear call to action.

You Will Learn:

  • Identify your purpose and explore ways to analysis your audience
  • Explore ways to analyse your audience
  • Deliver your presentation to a variety of audiences
  • Explore ways to improve confidence and stay calm and focused
  • Create a clear structure to ensure your message is clear
  • Influence and persuade with a clear ‘call to action’ for results
  • Identify interesting ways to start and conclude your speech
  • Practice speaking with a variety of pitch, pace, pause to engage the audience
  • Explore body language techniques used by the world’s best speakers
  • List ways to support your message with visuals and slides

This Course Is For

This course is useful for all business professionals and managers wishing to improve their presentation and communication skills for a variety of audiences. The course will focus on learning how to speak with purpose and influence your audience. It is relevant for all professionals who want to improve their presentation skills.

Presenter Information

As director of KiwiBoss, employment lawyer Julia Shallcrass develops leaders to improve their communication and management skills. Julia has coached senior leaders in public speaking and facilitated workshops on presentation skills for professionals throughout New Zealand. She is a practical and engaging presenter with expertise in training professionals to create high-performing workplaces. Julia is an employment columnist for the NZ Herald.