Presentation Skills Training

19/10/17 09:30

PLEASE CONTACT JSHEIN@TAFORUM.ORG TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE

The room goes quiet. Everyone turns to face you.

It's time to present.

You're on and you need to make a great impression...

These days, the ability to present well has never been more important . Whether it's presenting to colleagues, giving an important speech at conference or a product demo to customers, your ability to influence and express yourself clearly is a make-or-break skill..

Unfortunately, many people struggle with public speaking. Some suffer from fear and nervousness whilst others don't know where to start or how to craft a compelling presentation. But with preparation and practice, you can master the art of making presentations and stand out from your colleagues.

In this unique half-day workshop, you will discover simple tips and techniques for delivering effective and persuasive presentations. You will learn how to planning and prepare and how to use proven frameworks that are guaranteed to impress. With lots of practical tips and exercises, in a relaxed, friendly environment, this course will support your as you develop career-enhancing presentation skills.

Course Content
• Accepting the challenge
• Planning and organising for both small and large groups
• Brainstorming for great ideas
• Doing your research and gathering content
• Structuring your presentation and picking a focus
• Creating your presentation
• Designing powerful visual aids
• Writing effective handouts
• How best to practice your presentation
• Developing your personal style
• Engaging with audiences and building rapport
• Dealing with stress, anxiety and nerves
• Improving through evaluations
• Becoming a better presenter

The Trainer:
Andrew Lloyd Gordon
Andrew Lloyd Gordon is a trainer, speaker and digital marketing consultant.

After studying for an MA at Warwick Business School, Andrew started his digital marketing career in 1997, when he helped launch and promote jobs.ac.uk.

After 4 years at jobs.ac.uk, Andrew eventually went onto become MD of the business after turning it into the leading jobs board for Higher Education in the UK and across the world. At the height of the dot com boom, Andrew was headhunted to help launch a number of high-profile start-ups.

Once the dust had settled after the dot com crash, Andrew began working with the complete range of public and private organisations to help transform them into digital organisations. For the last 20+ years Andrew has consulted on digital projects in the UK, USA, Ireland, Holland, Italy and Germany.

As a qualified and experienced trainer, Andrew has worked with clients such as the UK Cabinet Office, Bose, UCAS, Kings College London, Universal Music, the NHS and many others. He is also a trainer for Google’s flagship digital marketing training programme, ‘We Are Squared’. He also recently authored the digital marketing content for the ‘Advanced Digital Business Leaders’ (ADBL) programme.

Andrew regularly speaks at a wide range of conference and events in the UK and overseas. These have included the Commonwealth’s University Association conference in Trinidad, a European Union Science and Technology fair at MIT, Cambridge USA and a Google conference in Dublin, Ireland. He has also been invited to speak at prestigious conference in the UK such as Reed Business Information’s Digital Conference and as a panel member at the AutoTrader Digital Conference at the Ricoh Arena. Andrew is also a regular guest lecturer at several UK business schools such as Warwick, Aston, Lancaster and Nottingham.

Delegate Feedback
Previous course attendees have said:

“I attended the workshop ran by Andrew and have to say it was one of the best training sessions I have ever been to. Interesting and informative, Andrew had taken the time to really understand our company and the mix of presentation and interactive elements enabled me to both understand the theory and how it can be applied to my job.”

World First

“I attended this workshop where Andrew was the trainer. He was engaging, fun and knowledgeable and provided valuable information and practical insight. This was possibly one of the best courses I’ve ever done.”

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Key Benefits:
Attend this workshop and you will:
• Be more confident about presenting
• Improve your delivery
• Be able to deal with tricky questions
• Build better relationships with people
• Be more influential and persuasive
• Enjoy presenting more

Audience:
This workshop is suitable for those new to presenting and those who would like to brush-up on their skills. No prior knowledge is required. Suitable for those in supervisory and management positions from junior to mid-level seniority who have to:
• Deliver Key Note Speeches
• Make Presentations at conferences and events
• Present at Boardroom level
• Persuade and influence colleagues internally
• Give sales presentations
• Deliver information to clients

Course Material:
All delegates receive all of the slides, workbooks and other supporting material. Post-course support, via email and telephone can also be provided if required.

Timings:
09.30 – 17.00
Lunch and all refreshments included.

Date:
Thursday, 19th October

Venue:
i2 Offices
40 Gracechurch Street
London
EC3V 0BT

Cost:
£250 + VAT per person

To reserve your place please email jshein@taforum.org

Cancellations must be made in writing to jshein@taforum.org by 19th September. Refunds cannot be offered after this time.

i2 Offices - Gracechurch
EC3V 0BT

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