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Presentation Skills for Leaders

20% of people would rather visit the dentist than sit through a presentation.


Training overview

Presentations can be a key opportunity for a leader to demonstrate credibility and build influence.

On this course participants will:

  • Examine the advantages and limitations of different methods of presenting
  • Develop understanding of the need for knowledge of audience and their expectations
  • Explore the need for a contingency plan
  • Develop awareness and practise physical attributes (voice projection, stance, eye contact, body language)
  • Analyse issues relating to clarity in language
  • Explore techniques to ensure timeframes are adhered to
  • Use templates to assist with planning a presentation
  • Explore creative ways of engaging the audience
  • Examine strategies for dealing with a range of audience questions
  • Look at ways of gaining and acting upon feedback


By the end of the course participants will:

  • Understand the principles relating to effective delivery of presentations, so that audience expectations are met
  • Be better able to employ a wider range of engaging presentation strategies
  • Be able to implement effective feedback systems


Who will benefit from this training?

New and existing leaders at all levels (executive, senior, middle and aspiring).


Training format

This training can be delivered face-to-face or live online via Zoom. A variety of training resources will be used to engage and challenge participants.

Duration: 3 hours (can be 2 x 1.5 hours if live online)



Please contact us for further information as to how we can deliver training at your school.