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Presentation Skills Course

AssistKD’s Presentation Skills course provides delegates with practical guidance for developing and delivering effective presentations.

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    Course Details:

    Duration: 2 days

    Price: Please call 01844 211665 for pricing

    Next available course:

    For course dates and more information please call 01844 211665

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wishes to extend and enhance their presentation skills and deliver key messages with confidence to any audience.

About the course

The AssistKD Presentation Skills course provides instruction on key techniques and good practice required to develop and deliver successful presentations. Delegates have the opportunity to practise applying the techniques and improve their presentation skills during the course.

How is the course structured?

The course lasts two days and the structure of each day is as follows:


Presentation development

  • Delegate presentations and critique 
  • Characteristics of effective presentations
  • Presentation structure
  • PowerPoint features

Presentation delivery

  • Visualisation techniques
  • Communication and barriers to communication
  • Body language
  • Closing presentations
  • Q&A sessions
Course manual

A printed copy of the course manual is sent to each delegate’s home address prior to the start of the course. In addition, a link providing access to an electronic copy of the course manual is sent to each delegate.  

Full course outline

Presentation Skills Course (a two-day course)

Course Content

Presentation Planning

  • Characteristics of effective presentations
  • Structuring a presentation
  • Creating and critiquing content 
  • Using images and media
  • Using support aids 

Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Creating impactful slides
  • Using transition, animation and background features
  • Using shapes, pictures, icons and SmartArt

Presentation Delivery

  • The role of the presenter 
  • Delivery approach 
  • Body language 
  • Communication 
  • Voice of the presenter
  • Active listening 
  • Closing the presentation
  • Dealing with questions

Presenters for this course

David Baskerville
David Baskerville