Increase your skills and confidence to deliver the best 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, plus increase your skills and confidence in delivering effective and engaging presentations and debriefs.

Attendance numbers are limited to give each person the opportunity to ‘stand and deliver’ several times, as well as to review 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 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 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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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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