Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated

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Delivering a brilliant, memorable and interactive presentation requires a number of skills including effective planning, choosing the right delivery method(s), developing outstanding customised content, professional facilitation, the efficient use of technology, effective communication skills and more.

The PD Training Accelerated Presentation Skills Training Course provides you with this in-depth knowledge and skill building in the planning, preparation and delivery of truly engaging presentations. You'll learn how to use specific tools and techniques for presentation creation and delivery which will enable you to conduct powerful presentations that engage your audience every time.

As part of this professional development training event, you will have an opportunity to develop and present to your peers and receive feedback from the group.

This practical and engaging training course is available now throughout Australia including Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Parramatta, Canberra and Perth.

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  • Learning Outcomes - Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated

    After completing this course participants will:

    • Learn to design effective & engaging presentations
    • Select the most suitable delivery method based on the audience, the environment & the message being delivered
    • Master powerful & effective verbal & non-verbal communication techniques
    • Gain insight into effective techniques for calming nerves
    • Learn to create fantastic flip charts to support the key messages
    • Learn the effective use of colours
    • Create compelling PowerPoint presentations
    • Use videos and audio to enhance the experience
    • Learn different tricks to add diversity & interest to engage the audience
    • Learn to pump it up a notch to deliver higher energy presentations
    Duration: 1 day course


    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated Reviews:

    "I found the training very enjoyable and relevant to my needs- didn't go in with any expectations in particular but there was a lot I have taken away with me and look forward to using the techniques and strategies in future training programmes. Thank you!"



    "The most Intresting part for me was the test of personalities , I wish we could go more in dept in there ,this can be very useful during your presentation, but then you have to go more in depth of material..."

    -Keune Haircosmetics


    "All components were relevant"

    "The trainer made the training informative, interesting and relevant. Thank you."

    "Jo was the perfect trainer for the course. He engaged everyone and kept everyone interested in the training."

    "Joe has been my trainer three times now since my time at Qudos and he is excellent! Always makes the effort to know our names and bond with us a group! His way of teaching is also informative and keeps us engaged! I hope this feedback is passed onto him."

    "The trainer Jo advised it was meant to be a 2 day course and he quite successfully turned it in to a 1 day course without missing the main information."

    -Qudos Mutual Ltd trading as Qudos Bank


    "The trainer was very experienced and wanted to help us address our organisational needs."

    -Rise Network Inc.


    "Cannot recommend Siobhan highly enough! I thoroughly enjoyed our training session and the way it was delivered. Siobhan sensed what our group required and tailored the session so that we would get the most out of it."

    "Very engaging and informative. Pace was maintained all through the day."

    Mitchell Shire Council


    "Excellent trainer and although it was a lot of content he made it manageable."

    "The interaction was really really good. Joe had us all at ease to feel that we could participate, make comments and ask questions. I thought that he fulfilled all the roles of the day ie. Presenter, Trainer and Facilitator. He adjusted the content to suit a room full of fairly experienced presenters."

    "Great trainer, relevant and responsive to the group needs."

    -Department of Education - Senior Pathways


    "Derrick was very personable and a wonderful presenter/trainer. I would be happy to take part ins ANY training that Derrick would be holding."

    -TAFE Queensland Library Network


    "Fantastic course, presenter was very informative and engaging.

    -Origin Organisational Capability - Upstream


    "Practical experience and on the spot feedback was useful."

    -WE Buchan

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  • Course Outline - Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated

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    To be a successful, professional presenter you need to be able to capture your audience and take them on the journey with you by using effective presentations, story-telling, interactive facilitation and of course engaging content. Good information, great ideas or the best of intentions only gets you half way there.


    Positioning yourself and your ideas in a consistently positive and professional manner enables you to make a professional impression; the first time and every time.  Raw information is logical, but being logical does not capture or hold anyone’s attention for too long. Persuasive presentations start with raw information, then opinions are added and enhanced with creative imagery and given personality by the presenter. The more of the mind you tickle, the more retention and motivation you reap.


    This Presentation Skills Training Program will teach you how to prepare effective presentations, and how to utilise the best method(s) for delivering your message while maintaining your audience's interest at all times.


    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 1
    Getting Started
    • Workshop Objectives
    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 2
    Presentation Preparation
    • Conducting Needs Analysis
    • Initial Outline Layout
    • Research, Write and Edit
    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 3
    Delivery Method Options
    • Types of Delivery Methods
    • More Advanced Methods
    • Basic Things to Keep in Mind
    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 4
    Communication Skills - Verbal
    • Active Listening Techniques
    • Questioning Techniques
    • Powerful Communicating Tips
    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 5
    Communication Skills - Non-Verbal
    • Body Language Explained
    • Your External Body language
    • Other's External Body Language
    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 6
    Overcoming Stage Fright
    • Pre-Event Planning
    • Mental Preparation
    • Physical Relaxation Techniques
    • Exuding Confidence to the Audience
    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 7
    Create Effective Flip Charts
    • Suggested Tools
    • Flip Chart Advantages
    • Effective Use of Colours
    • Always Have a 'Plan B'
    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 8
    Create Compelling Presentations with PowerPoint
    • Suggested Tools
    • PowerPoint Tips
    • Always Have a 'Plan B''
    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 9
    Creative Use of Whiteboards
    • Wall Mounted vs Electronic
    • Suggested Tools
    • Effective Use of Colours
    • Always Have a 'Plan B'
    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 10
    Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio
    • Suggested Tools
    • Video and Audio Tips
    • Always Have a 'Plan B'
    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 11
    Pumping it up a Notch
    • Making Them Laugh
    • Engaging with Questions
    • Promoting Audience Interaction
    • Managing Questions and Comments
    Presentation Skills 1-day Accelerated - Lesson 12
    Wrapping Up
    • Words from the Wise
    • Action Plans

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    In-House training benefits:

    • Flexible length - sessions as short as 1-hour
    • Cost effective - great group pricing
    • Greatest impact in the shortest time
    • Excellent Team Building Opportunity
    • Certificate of Completion (always available in the App)
    • Comprehensive courseware as books (& available in the App)

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    An outstanding trainer

    On average PDT trainers have 15 years industry experience 7 years training experience.

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    Focussed on you

    We always tailor activities and scenarios to be relevant to you.

    Refresher course

    Refresher Course $0

    In-House and Public Class participants are welcome to join a public class in the same topic for 12 months.

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    We all know the importance of reinforcement, so we'll come back within 90 days of the original course 1/2 price.

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    The confidence of booking with an acclaimed multi national training company.

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    Multi-modal Reinforcement

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