Professional Presentation Skills

The Professional Presentation Skills course at LEA English Centre is designed to increase and enhance the participants’ skills in the area of delivering presentations professionally, specifically in the areas of articulation/voicing and language proficiency. Sufficient and good content, they way a presenter positions himself or herself walk arm and arm with consistent, positive and professional attitudes will not only make a person professional presenter but also would be able to take the audience throughout the journey of the presentation. The aim of the course focuses on building the participants’ confidence using a variety of techniques dealing with presenting in the business world. This is achieved through the practice of the language skill areas such as voice, delivery, content, language, rhetorical techniques and question handling. The lessons are conducted to ensure participants who participate in this course fully equip themselves with effective techniques in delivering power impact presentations. They will be taught on the techniques used by effective public speakers and asked to apply these to their business situations. The sessions will give the participants a chance to participate and practice the skills involved, which promotes the effectiveness of their learning outcome. Not only would that, at LEA our course definitely shape you to always get ready to be a presenter, make use of the best method in presenting and getting your message across also capture audience interest.

Who should attend this course?

This course is for junior executives, personal assistants, sales and marketing people, etc. It is also useful for anyone who wants to improve and widen their presentation techniques and skills in the business working environment.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able to:
  • develop and be cultured as a dynamic and enthusiastic presenter
  • discuss key skills employed by effective presenters
  • practice pacing and using one’s voice to create impact
  • identify and organize key words and phrases crucial to effective delivery
  • have techniques suit one’s needs and apply
Course Structure and Content
Getting Started
  • Introduction to presentations
  • Stating your purpose
  • Effective openings
  • Signposting
Exploiting Visuals
  • Introducing visuals
  • Commenting on visuals
  • Change and development
  • Cause, effect and purpose
Using Your Voice
  • Articulation, stress and pacing
  • Intonation, emphasis and softening
Further Techniques
  • Rhetorical questions
  • Dramatic contrasts
  • Build ups
  • Knock downs
  • Simplification
  • Creating rapport
Key Language
  • Formality / Useful expressions
Handling Questions
  • Clarification / Dealing with questions
Preparing an Outline
  • Format of a presentation outline
Mock Presentation