Persuasive Presentation Skills

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Introduction to Persuasive Presentation Skills

In most of our professional lives in Dubai we have to at some time deliver a presentation, whether it is to a large conference or a small team. Confident presentation skills are an absolute must in today’s business environment and could help you build an even more successful and rewarding career.

A well-delivered presentation can make a powerful impact on your audience and ensure you deliver the message you want them to hear.

In today’s business environment making effective presentations is not only an advantage it is a requirement for success in your chosen profession. However few people present properly or even adequately and some even fear speaking in public more than dying!

This highly interactive training course will teach you proven step by step methods in order to make extremely powerful presentations each and every time.

This course shows you how to build up your confidence, marshal your material in a logical order, achieve rapport with your audience and have them under your control, command their attention and keep their interest.

You will appreciate the language and material that motivates people. You will become better at thinking on your feet and speaking from notes, and more skilled at interpreting non-verbal signals from an audience.

On successful completion of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Be more fluent in the delivery of presentation material.
  • Fine tune their speaking confidence and step up their enthusiasm.
  • Respond more sensitively and accurately to audience reactions.
  • Design, produce and use highly effective visual aids.
  • Deal with complex data and information.
  • Maximize the use of PowerPoint to enhance presentations.

Overview

  • How to prepare, structure and rehearse a presentation with minimum time and effort.
  • How to structure what you say to ensure maximum persuasive impact.
  • How to enhance what you say with effective visual support
  • How to use your voice-pace and pause, more effectively.
  • How to encourage feedback from your audience to ensure that your points are accepted.
  • How to recognise and project non-verbal signals!
  • How to perform in a team presentation
  • The use and abuse of visual aids
  • Designing structure, content and logic of the effective persuasive process.
  • How to organise thoughts, key words and arguments and use mind-mapping techniques to translate these into heightened conversational speech and word pictures.
  • How to express benefits with power and commitment.
  • Getting audience commitment in a controlled manner. Dealing with questions and audience interruptions.

Training Method

This course is a busy workshop designed to help you develop and improve the style and content of your business presentations.

You will have the opportunity to present individually and as part of a team and will see your presentations improve with each performance.

You will look, speak and feel in control, which will enhance both your personal success and that of your organization.

Participants

The course will have a maximum of 14 people who will be selected based on the type of business they are in and their job role to ensure a thorough mix of industries, ideas and experience.

Who should attend?

Everyone who has to present in public will benefit from this course. Especially if you have to speak at meetings and conferences; put up a case to the board; communicate company policy; pitch to prospective customers and carry out business development responsibility.

Instructor

Course Leader: Steve Halligan

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Steve Halligan

Steve has been active in all aspects of sales, negotiation and account management for over 25 years and is the Managing Director of a highly respected UK employee motivation consultancy.
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Bexta Tierney

In most of our professional lives in Dubai we have to at some time deliver a presentation, whether it is to a large conference or a small team. Confident presentation skills are an absolute must in today’s business environment and could help you build an even more successful and rewarding career.
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