Friday, December 30, 2011

Business Presentation Skills Course & Training

Business Presentation Skills Course & Training


Good presentation skills are within everyone's reach. For many people, if not most, presenting can be a daunting and unpleasant experience. It needn't be so, and here we'll give you some simple tips to help you hone more effective presentation skills.

Presentations are an effective way to communicate to large numbers of people at the same time. However, it is not just about communicating information, but more importantly, to have advanced presentation skills you should be able to create interest and excitement in your subject and trust and enthusiasm in you.

Course On Offer

This is a 2-day intensive programme for working adults, including executives and managers who require improving their business presentation skills.

The course is run by Azmi Shahrin our principal trainer. Read more about him.


Image gallery of courses conducted by Azmi Shahrin can be seen here.

Course Objective

In this programme, participants will first of all acquire basic presentation skills required for delivering business presentations. Next, participants will learn to use PowerPoint effectively, which is an essential skill in today’s corporate environment. Finally, participants will learn to deliver an impactful business presentation with the powerpoint as a visual aid. At the end of the programme, participants will be able to deliver professional and effective business presentations with the powerpoint confidently, persuasively and stylishly.

Course Methodology

This programme employs adult learning techniques which include active learning strategies to facilitate understanding and retention. Participants will spend 80% of the time in individual or group activities which allow them to learn, develop and practise presentation skills. A workbook is used to facilitate the programme and additional notes will be handed out where necessary. The number of participants is limited to 15 to ensure personal attention for each participant.


Course Syllabus

Module 1
Introduction to Business Presentations – the importance of effective presentation skills, a glimpse of great presentations

Module 2
Self-assessment – where am I now and where do I want to be?

Module 3
Overcoming Nervousness & Avoiding Speech Crutches - first presentation project

Module 4
Elements of Dynamic Delivery – hand gestures, stance, facial expression, eye contact, and vocal projection and variation.

Module 5
Speech Organization – introduction, body & conclusion, logic & sequencing

Module 6
Using PowerPoint Effectively – crafting effective slides and delivering persuasively

Module 7
Presenting A Proposal –  statement of problem, selling the solution, features vs benefits, call to action
Demonstrating a Product – analyzing customer expectations, Selecting critical product features for customer, Simplifying processes

Module 8
Further Steps – self-assessment again, comparison with earlier results, what to do next to become even better

Course Timetable


1st Day

2nd Day

9.00-10.30 a.m.

Introduction to Business Presentations (M1)
Self-assessment (M2)
Overcoming Nervousness & Avoiding Speech Crutches (M3)

Using PowerPoint Effectively (M6)
Individual Practice

10.30-10.45 a.m.

Tea Break

10.45 a.m.-
12.30 p.m.

Elements of Dynamic Delivery I (M4)
Individual Practice

Presenting A Proposal / Demostrating a Product (M7)
Individual Practice

12.30-1.30 p.m.


1.30-3.30 p.m.

Elements of Dynamic Delivery II (M4)
Individual Practice

The High Impact Presentation – final presentation, apply all skills I

3.30-3.45 p.m.

Tea Break

3.45-5.00 p.m.

Speech Organization (M5)
Individual Practice

The High Impact Presentation – final presentation, apply all skills II
Further Steps (M10)

Course Requisites
Participants need to bring their own notebook computer and thumbdrive on the final day.
Note: Participants are assumed to be familiar with the PowerPoint software. This course does not teach participants how to operate the software.
We are also able to tailor the programme to the specific needs of your organization. Please contact our training consultant for an appointment.

Talk to us about this course

We will be happy to discuss suitability of this training programme to your organisation. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require further information or clarification.

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