Aim & Objectives
Whilst your knowledge and skills are of course important, it is personal impact that can have the biggest influence on our success at work. The ability to speak and present confidently will improve the impact you have on others. You will both be more confident and appear more confident.
This workshop is relevant for anyone involved in speaking to groups or in public, either informally or using a presentation or speech. Increasingly, job roles require strong presentation skills and presentations are becoming a widely used part of the job interview process.
This very practical and interactive event addresses how to improve your confidence and delivery when speaking and presenting in any context. It provides an opportunity to practise in a safe environment and receive constructive feedback.
Who should attend?
Anyone who wants to demonstrate more confidence and have more impact and influence in any work situation. It is suitable for people for any business sector and at any level in the organisation. Whilst not primarily aimed at sales people, it could help those wanting to give sales pitches with more confidence and impact. Whilst not primarily about interviews, it will help those looking to improve their ability to give an effective presentation at an interview.
Benefits of attending the course
You will be more confident of your ability to make a strong impression in many work situations. In particular you will be able to:
Tony is an expert on management, policy, regulation and strategy issues and has used this expertise working as a training consultant since he left the UK Civil Service in 2010. His government leadership roles included Head of Strategy and Communications for the Joint Trade Policy Unit (a combined Department for International Development / Department for Business team) and Deputy Director of the internal training team at the Department for Business.
Since Tony became a freelance training consultant he has trained people in policy making best practice and better regulation across the UK and overseas (including Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Guernsey, Ireland, Kenya, Malta and South Africa). His in-depth training has enabled many organisations to improve their policies and strategies. Tony also facilitates training on leadership and management e.g. he delivers training on coaching skills for managers in the UK and has provided it for people in Dubai. Other subjects that Tony covers include confidence and impact, economics, feedback skills, handling difficult people, speechwriting, strategic management, time management and unlocking potential. Tony has a Masters degree in organisation development and holds qualifications in coaching (Certificate in Executive Coaching), training (CIPD Certificate in Training Practice), project management (PRINCE 2 Foundation and Practitioner) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming.
09.30 Introductions, General Approach and Structure of the Day
09.45 Impact and Confidence
11.15 Coffee Break
11.30 Voice and Impact
12.00 Presenting Effectively
13.45 Preparation for Presentation Exercise
14.15 Exercise: Presentation Delivery
15.00 Coffee Break
15.15 Exercise: Presentation Delivery CTD
16.15 Review of the Day
16.45 Close of Course