Increase your confidence in delivering high-quality client presentations.


In a ‘people’ business, presentations are a key point of face-to-face contact. They provide an ideal opportunity to make an impact and build relationships with clients and stakeholders.

In this practical workshop, participants will develop and refine presentation skills, practising in an environment where only constructive feedback is allowed. You will analyse and improve your face-to-face communication style, and increase your skills and confidence in delivering effective and engaging presentations and debriefs.

Each delegate will have the opportunity to ‘stand and deliver’ several times, as well as reviewing recorded presentations, with the support of one-to-one coaching and feedback from the course tutor. There is a small amount of pre-course preparation.

Learning outcomes
  • Define the essence of an effective, client-focused presentation
  • Present research findings and insights that focus on clients’ and stakeholders’ issues
  • Understand the importance of body language and voice in an effective presentation
  • Prepare yourself, clarify your story and deliver the ‘wow’ factor
  • Acquire techniques to overcome nerves and handle questions – including the Seven States of Tension
  • Deliver a presentation you have not personally prepared
  • Analyse personal strengths and development needs
  • Recognise and develop your own presentation style that builds on and leverages your personality
Who would 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 and more experienced professionals who want to review and critique their current effectiveness.

“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

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