Boost Your Presentation Skills

Want to be more effective in developing your staff’s skills? Excellent presentation skills are the keys that open the lock to career advancement, staff retention and your effectiveness as a manager.

Developing social intelligence within your company is an investment that will not only grow your business, but grow your people as well. One way to do this effectively is to transform your training, presentation and sales force to become more confident when speaking in front of people.

We don’t just offer basic speaker training. Our goal is to equip your sales staff, managers, speakers, and trainers with the tools they need to improve the general image of your company—inside and out.

How You Will Benefit

Does the thought of presenting in public make you panic? Would you like to be more dynamic and confident in your company presentation? Our interactive, small-group workshops are designed to help you become an outstanding presenter. In this one-day or two-day public speaking and presentation skills workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Deliver compelling presentations that sell the presenter, as well as his or her message

  • Expand your personal presence and enhance your professionalism

  • Increase your ability to influence and sell ideas & recommendations

  • Reduce your preparation time in creating presentations, which leads to increased productivity

  • Deliver presentation with authority, credibility and confidence

  • Learn how to adapt to different audiences, environments and unforeseen situations

Who this course is for

Public speaking skills aren’t just for those who speak in front of audiences. Who else in your company will benefit from this important training?

  • Executives who must speak to various audiences at events, shareholder meetings and company gatherings

  • Beginner sales staff who lack confidence when speaking to clients

  • Sales representatives and managers who speak with important prospective clients

  • Emerging leaders who are being called upon to speak at meetings on a regular basis

  • Sales professionals who are called upon to meet and present to new and existing client accounts

  • Technical and scientific professionals who must present complex or highly technical data to a non-technical audience

  • Managers who must communicate policy, procedures and other corporate communication to employees

  • Marketing professionals who deliver corporate messages and communicate branding & image (both inside and outside the company)

  • Trainers and educators who must equip employees with the skills needed to succeed in the workplace

  • Human resource managers who lead orientation sessions to groups of new employees, or those who communicate new benefits and programs to existing employees

  • Project managers who lead and guide kick-off meetings, or provide status reports to internal and external clients

Course Content

Key components of our training are:
  • Overcome Stage Fright: Teach your presenters to feel at ease in front of a room full of people

  • Awaken your Unique Message: Help your presenters find and express their unique message

  • Bring Clarity to your Content: Public speaking classes teach presenters how to refine their message for a greater impact

  • Applause Presentation Planner©: Develop presentations in half the time with our simple method

  • Storytelling: Use stories to grab attention and make presentations memorable

  • Vocal Power: Speak with a vocal tone that projects and resonates with the audience during a business presentation or training session

  • Silence: Hold an audience’s attention and build suspense through the power of silence

  • Presence: Radiate a strong presence that connects with people and draws them in

  • Emotional Connection: Establish a genuine connection with an audience

  • Body Language: Integrate powerful body language to engage your audience

  • Visual Aids: Visual principles that ensure effective PowerPoint® & Keynote® slides

  • Difficult Audience Members: Manage difficult audience members with grace and skill

  • Applause Meter©: Coach your presenters using the Applause Meter©

Meet Your Instructor

Irvine Nugent, Ph.D. • Behavioral Analysis Expert

Irvine possesses fifteen-plus years in senior leadership roles in various organizations. Dr. Nugent is an approved Paul Ekman International Trainer and offers a wide range of workshops in the areas of emotional intelligence, nonverbal communication, executive presence and lie detection which are based on the practical application of scientific research.