prospen.co.za

ProspenAfrica | Training and Consulting Services Provider

Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

5 Day Training

Dates: 15 – 19 July | 16 – 20 September 2024
Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa
Platform: Available In-Class / Online

Price: Available on request

Course Introduction

This immersive 5-day course on “Public Speaking and Presentation Skills” equips you with the ability to engage and inspire your audience. With a comprehensive curriculum, this program not only addresses the foundational fears of public speaking but also hones your skills to deliver presentations similar to seasoned TED speakers. Through a mix of theoretical knowledge and practical exercises, including role-play, you will learn how to structure your communication effectively and leave a lasting impact on your audience.

Course Objectives

Participants will gain a robust set of skills that will transform them into adept public speakers. Expect to:

  • Navigate through the nuances of public speaking anxiety with proven strategies.

  • Craft and tailor presentations that resonate with diverse audiences.

  • Utilize innovative techniques to understand and captivate your audience.

  • Enhance your physical communication through dynamic body language and vocal exercises.

  • Construct and deliver a presentation with a compelling narrative that engages listeners.

  • Implement powerful closing techniques that drive your message home and prompt action.

Who should attend?

This Public Speaking and Presentation Skills course is designed for a broad range of professionals, including:

  • Executives across the spectrum of management.

  • Business and corporate professionals.

  • Sales and business development experts.

  • Roles that involve large audience engagement.

  • Individuals seeking to elevate their formal presentation skills.

  • Anyone aiming to make a powerful impact with their public speaking.

Training methodology

Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Training Outline

Mastering the Art of Public Speaking

  • Identifying and Understanding Common Fears of Public Speaking

  • Strategies to Overcome Fear: Humour, Vulnerability, and Preparation

  • Techniques for Impromptu Speaking

  • Leveraging Professional Speaking Skills to Build Confidence

Preparation for Impactful Presentations

  • In-depth Research Techniques: Topic, Audience, and Venue Analysis

  • Tailoring Presentations: Audience Size, Expertise, Duration, and Format Variations

  • Mastery of Visual and Audio Presentation Tools

  • Appropriate Dressing Tips for Various Occasions

  • Comprehensive Presentation Practice Methods

  • Techniques for Managing Pre-Presentation Nerves

  • Crafting Effective Presentation Slides and Materials

Excellence in Presentation Delivery

  • Core Principles of Effective Presentation

  • Engaging Start Strategies: The Art of Opening Hooks

  • Audience-Centric Approach: What Benefits Them?

  • Development of Compelling and Relevant Content

  • Seamless Transition Techniques

  • Skilful Use of Rhetorical Devices

  • Audience Engagement Tactics:

  • Commanding Audience Attention

  • Utilizing Psychological Influences in Presentations

  • Cultivating a Unique Presenting Style

Body Language and Its Impact in Public Speaking

  • Advanced Vocal Techniques for Public Speaking

  • Effective Utilization of Hand Gestures

  • Expressive Facial Communication Strategies

  • Purposeful Movement and Stage Presence

  • Leveraging Proximity for Enhanced Audience Connection

Voice and Intonation Dynamics

  • Understanding Personality through Voice Analysis

  • Voice Characteristics: Strength, Timbre, Pitch, Tempo, and Diction

  • Optimizing Voice Setting: Enhancing Strength and Timbre

  • Practical Exercises for Voice Modulation and Diction Improvement

Structuring a Presentation for Maximum Effect

  • Ensuring Logical Flow and Progression

  • Techniques for Memorable Presentation Content

  • Simplifying Complex Topics for General Audiences

  • Integrating Various Adult Learning Styles for Enhanced Comprehension

  • Creating a Unified and Holistic Presentation Experience

Powerful Conclusions in Presentations

  • Strategies for High-Impact Closings

  • Effective Summarization Techniques in Conclusions

  • Connecting the Conclusion Back to the Opening Hook

  • Specific Tips for Concluding Sales Presentations

  • Handling Audience Queries Post-Presentation

Navigating Challenges in Public Speaking

  • Strategies for Handling Diverse and Difficult Audiences

  • Managing Last-Minute Technological Issues

  • Recovery Techniques When Losing Track or Content

  • Strategies for Extending Content When Necessary

  • Coping with Tight Deadlines and Limited Preparation Time

    Enquire Now

    Related Courses

    Advanced Business Communications Skills
    Dates: 10 - 14 Jun | 12 - 16 Aug | 14 - 18 Oct 2024

    Advanced Business Communications Skills

    5 Day Training

    View More
    Dates: 10 - 12 Jul | 25 - 27 Sep 2024

    Advanced Business Report Writing

    110023, NQF Level 4, 6 Credits

    View More
    Advanced Customer Service Management
    Dates: 24 - 28 Jun | 12 - 16 Aug 2024

    Advanced Customer Service Management

    5 Day Training

    View More
    Advanced Emotional Intelligence and Personal Mastery Training
    Dates: 31 Jul - 02 Aug 2024

    Advanced Emotional Intelligence and Personal Mastery Training

    View More

    Open chat
    Need Help? Chat with Us
    Scan the code
    Powered by Prospen Africa
    Welcome to Prospen Africa!
    Check out our 15% Off sale when you purchase QCTO Training Material