Key information

  • Delivery

    Online, Self-study

  • Estimated study time

    15 hours

  • Length of access

    6 months

Present with confidence

For many of us, speaking in public is a nerve-wracking experience. However, it is a skill that can be learned and improved through knowledge and practice. This course will provide a framework that students and employees can build upon so that giving presentations will be more comfortable and even enjoyable.

What you'll learn

The ability to make an impact is no longer an optional skill for leaders. It's a must-have skill. The need to inform your team with clarity, encourage, and inspire action is an intrinsic skill in every leader’s world. Presenting with confidence and impact is a core skill and will benefit you both personally and professionally.

  • Why are you presenting and who is listening

  • It’s all in the planning and rehearsing.

  • Using stories and emotions to reach your audience.

  • Using your voice and body language

  • Technology and Visual Aids to enhance your presentation.

  • Keeping your audience interested.

How you'll learn

This course is fully online and self-paced, allowing you to study when it’s convenient for you. We expect this course to take a minimum of 15 hours to complete. Learning content includes comprehensive explanations, activities and short videos. There are no formal assignments required for this course, however all participants will receive a Certificate of Achievement.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Welcome

    • Welcome

  • 2

    Module 1 - Why are you presenting and who is listening?

    • Module 1

    • Getting Started

    • Types of Presentations

    • How will you start your presentation?

    • The Topic of your Presentation

    • Test your learning

  • 3

    Module 2 - It is all in the planning and rehearsing.

    • Module 2

    • The Planning Stage

    • Customising your Presentation

    • What does your audience expect from you?

    • How to present

    • Test your learning

  • 4

    Module 3 - Using stories and emotions to reach your audience.

    • Module 3

    • It's all in the telling - the emotional 'hook'

    • Learning from TED Talks

    • Which story to tell and how to tell it

    • Concluding your presentation

    • Test your learning

  • 5

    Module 4 - Using your voice and body language.

    • Module 4

    • Body Language

    • Pitch, Volume, Pace and Tone

    • Managing your nerves

    • Advice from the professionals

    • Test your learning

  • 6

    Module 5 - Technology and Visual Aids to enhance your Presentation.

    • Module 5

    • Electronic Presentation Slides

    • Guidelines for Presentations

    • Variety of Visual Aids

    • Test your learning

  • 7

    Module 6 - Keeping your audience interested.

    • Module 6

    • Final Preparations

    • Involving the Audience

    • Final words

    • Test your learning

  • 8


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