Increase skills and confidence to deliver the best presentations.

Summary
Ours is a ‘people’ business. The presentation is normally the key point of face-to-face contact with the client or stakeholder and therefore should provide an ideal opportunity to add value, make an impact & build relationships.

This highly practical, hands-on workshop enables participants to develop & refine their presentation delivery skills, providing a unique opportunity to practice in a ‘safe’ environment where only constructive feedback is allowed.

Attendance numbers will be strictly limited to give each participant the opportunity to ‘stand and deliver’ several times, as well as to review their recorded performance supported by tailored, one-to-one coaching and feedback from the course tutor. There will also be a very small amount of pre-course preparation.

Objectives
By the end of the workshop, participants will have analysed and improved their face-to-face communication style, increasing both their capability and confidence in delivering effective, engaging and memorable presentations and debriefs.

The main aims of the workshop are to help participants to:

  • Define and deliver the essence of an effective, client-focused presentation
  • Present research findings & insights that focus on the key client / stakeholder issues
  • Understand the importance of body language and voice to an effectively delivered presentation
  • Acquire techniques to overcome nerves & handle questions
  • Effectively deliver a presentation that they have not personally designed or prepared
  • Practice & experiment in a totally safe environment
  • Analyse personal strengths and development needs
  • Recognise and develop their own unique presentation delivery style, that builds on, and leverages, their own personality

Topics

  • Presentation Delivery – do’s and don’ts
  • Personal impact – Delivering the ‘wow’ factor
  • The Importance of Body & Voice
  • The Seven States of Tension
  • Preparing Yourself & Clarifying your Story
  • Getting up on Your Feet & ‘Standing & Delivering’
  • Seeing for Yourself – reviewing one’s recorded performance
  • Overcoming Nerves
  • Answering Questions

Who will benefit?
Anyone, regardless of seniority or expertise, who would like to improve their personal impact when delivering presentations. The workshop is suitable for both ‘beginners’ & the more experienced who are looking for an ‘MOT’ to sense-check and critique their current effectiveness.

Learning Method
Discussions; Tutor Lectures, Personal Presentations; Video Recording with 1-2-1 Coaching & Feedback; Group and Peer Exercises

Testimonials

“Really enjoyed it, definitely will take away a lot from the training.”

Xanthe Harding, ORC International

09 February 2017

“This should be obligatory training for any researcher!”

Andrew Wardlaw, MMR Research Worldwide

22 November 2016

“This course was really engaging, stimulating and I'm sure the difference already shows.”

Casper Swanston, Ink Research

13 June 2016

“Incredibly helpful!”

Sally Dixon, Macmillan Cancer Support

13 June 2016

“All you've ever needed to know about your own presentation style; honestly, warmly, and with actionable outtakes.”

Elizabeth Lane, BBC

26 February 2016

“Made me reconsider my whole presentation approach - for the better!”

Joshua Roche, Blueprint Partnership

26 February 2016

“It was a great course, very enlightening.”

Tom Cox, Cicero Consulting Ltd

26 February 2016

Venue

MRS
The Old Trading House, 15 Northburgh Street,London,EC1V 0JR

Daniel Wain runs Daniel Wain Consulting, specialising in creative & bespoke training, coaching and strategic learning & development (L&D) consultancy. Previously he was Worldwide Director of Learning & Development at Research International, responsible for designing and driving the company's L&D strategy across its global network. An experienced researcher and business developer, his clients have included Royal Mail, Audi, Boots, Virgin, Chanel, Next and BT. He is a Full Member of MRS, Equity, the Society of Authors and the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain, and a Chartered Fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and the Royal Society of Arts. He is also a published playwright, and award-winning conference speaker & actor.

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