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Presentation Skills

Start Date: August 26, 2015 | Duration : 2 days | Price : 4500 AED

Context to this workshop

  • Preparation and delivery of group presentations tends to focus on the presenters agenda and needs and not that of the audience
  • ‘PowerPoint’ heavy presentations relay too much on data and a lack of key messages that connect and influence Group presentations are mostly an information sharing exercise and not a means to positively influence the audience
  • The use of electronic presentation aids has complicated and hinders the ability to present affectively and to get the message across
  • There is an overt focus on physical preparation of presentations at the cost to personal preparation which can create information overload
  • Stakeholders have limited time and attention so effective presentations are key in the business environment
Presentation Skills training, Dubai, UAE

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Improve personal productivity through streamlined preparation
  • Gain confidence in making group presentations
  • Enable participants to ‘get the message across’
  • Understand the differing needs and the audience and how to meet the needs of different behaviour preferences
  • Understand how ones own behaviour preferences influences preparation and affects message delivery
  • Improve the level of influence on the audience to achieve presentation objectives
Presentation Skills training, Dubai, UAE

Who will benefit from attending?

  • Associates who make presentations to groups – internal presentations or customer presentations
  • Associates who wish to sharpen group presentation skills
  • Associates who make regular presentations to provide information to stakeholders
  • Associates who need to influence decisions taken by others based on presentations made
Presentation Skills training, Dubai, UAE

Common mistakes and pitfalls of group presentations

  • The power of preparation
  • 5 myths of communication

The power of preparation

  • Choose the message
  • Choose the presentation media
  • Know your audience

Communication

  • Communication skills for group presentations
  • Communication barriers
  • Factors that influence recipients
  • Influencing the audience

Group presentation techniques

  • Ten key principles and techniques

Presentations in action

  • Practice and facilitated filmed presentations

The eight-minute presentation challenge

  • Each participant issued with a subject and are given eight minutes to prepare and make a presentation
Presentation Skills training, Dubai, UAE

Business benefits

  • Improved use of time; people impart information more succinctly and enable improved decision making and taking action.
  • Improved effectiveness; less time taken on presentation preparation but with the ability to get the message across
  • More confident associates in the eyes of external stakeholders Development of work-based assignments to integrate skills and knowledge into daily routines to drive application and retention

Personal benefits

  • More confidence to make group presentations
  • Ability to manage group dynamics and involve audience
  • Getting to ‘yes’ quicker
  • More effective time management
  • Personal learning plan to support application and consolidation of key learnings on-the-job
Presentation Skills training, Dubai, UAE
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