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Course Overview

One of the most avoided tasks in the corporate world is preparing and delivering a presentation, as many people avoid it until deemed  very critical and necessary and for some it’s a second nature. In this highly engaging workshop we push people outside their comfort zones so that they are more comfortable with themselves to speak in front of all types of audiences including executive teams and committees and equip them with the necessary tools and best practices to overcome any mental blocks in order to excel in this essential skill.

Course Methdology

A highly engaging experience, which includes,  delivery and speaking on the spot under different circumstances, with immediate group feedback and coaching from the consultant.   Learners are encouraged to get video recorded through their smart phones for better learning and development.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
  • Have a realistic understanding of their personal delivery style and charisma.
  • Understand the checkpoints of design-preparation-delivery of Impactful presentations.
  • Practice difficult scenarios and learn to manage different audiences.
  • Use different pre-speaking relaxation and preparation techniques.
  • Better utilize the visual aids including technology and software tips and shortcuts.
  • Learn how to survive challenging executive presentations.

Target Audience

This course is designed to anyone within the organizational hierarchy who has a continuous responsibility of preparing and delivering presentations and for those who need to hone their public speaking skills and start delivering presentation.

Target Competencies

  • Comfort Around Higher Management. 
  • Informing.
  • Interpersonal Savvy.
  • Integrity & Trust. 
  • Listening.
  • Presentation Skills.
  • Understanding Others. 

Course Outline

Introduction

  • Introductory personal speeches 
  • The importance of communication in the knowledge ere
  • The Changing face of public speaking and presenting 
  • The of value of delivering and impactful message across your organization  
  • Understanding your potential 
  • Designing the Experience 

Defining the Main Purpose and Outcomes, Starting From the End

  • The difference between; speeches, team briefings, executive presentations 
  • Gathering facts and figures, sourcing the information
  • Analyzing the topic history and Researching participants’ backgrounds 
  • Identifying the what, how, why, what if and what else!
  • Developing a holistic view through mind-maps and storyboarding
  • Following the corporate branding vs. your own personal touch
  • Balancing the length of the presentation of speech with the slide deck

Preparing for the Delivery

  • Designing and following your stage checklist 
  • Practicing delivery without a slide deck
  • Overcoming the fear of speaking and failure 
  • Vocal & relaxation techniques 
  • Familiarizing yourself with the room 
  • Welcoming attendees 

While on Stage

  • Importance of starting on time 
  • Pacing yourself  with your first 5 sentences 
  • How to control the audience and build rapport 
  • Using your hook statement or question
  • Encouraging your audience to think and elaborate 
  • Mastering power words and avoiding jargons 
  • Balancing talking and listening 
  • How to answer difficult questions 
  • Keeping your composure during objections or audience conflicts 
  • To move or not to move in the room?
  • Using your body language as a visual aid in emphasizing messages 
  • Finishing Strong 

Survival Kit

  • Executive meetings 
  • Decision maker decides to leave the meeting
  • Unknown people join in 
  • 2 or more people start arguing 
  • Some people get disengaged and distracted
  • Laptop and projector stops working 
  • You forget what you want to say!
  • How to use the flipcharts and whiteboards effectively 
  • PPT tips and shortcuts for smoother delivery and transition
  • To print or not to print the slide deck?
  • Your image and dress code 
  • Handling unfamiliar situations 
Location & Dates
Call us at +971 4 430 8394