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Presentation Skills

Presentation Skills

@ Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce 40 George Street EDINBURGH Midlothian EH2 2LE

19th February, 2020 09:30-16:30 Training 195.00-295.00
Whether you are an experienced speaker, needing to brush up on your delivery or you have had little or no experience of presenting, this course will give you the confidence to design and deliver an effective presentation. The prime focus is on delivery and speaking skills and the design and use of visual aids.

The course will cover the key tools and techniques for making outstanding presentations, covering what you say, how you say it, and key aspects of body language. It will also cover key techniques for controlling nerves.

Who should attend?

This Course is For You If…

- You want to feel more confident about speaking in public
- You are an owner/manager with a great product/service, but find it difficult to make presentations in a sales environment, or a general business environment
- You find yourself tongue-tied when speaking in public
- You avoid opportunities to present your products or services, leading to missed sales and/or missed opportunities to communicate with your team, your bosses, or your customers
- You watch confident, skilled presenters and wish you could present like they do
Learning outcomes:
- How to plan and practice for presentations effectively
- How to start and finish presentations
- What to say and how to say it
- How to introduce and use humour
- How to plan for questions and how to handle questions effectively
- How to handle nerves
Course Director:
Bryan Leslie is an experienced Leadership and Sales Development Trainer, Coach and Consultant. Bryan designs and delivers training courses for the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, is an accredited coach and trainer, and qualified in DISC personality and PIAV personal motivator profiling.

His main areas of expertise are:

- Building confidence to take the action that is needed to grow and develop your business
- Growing leadership and management skills throughout organisations
- Facilitating behavioural change through high impact training
- Project and programme management
- Developing high performance teams

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