The Knowledge Academy

Essential Business Presentation Skills | Essential Business Presentation Training

The Knowledge Academy
In Cardiff

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Location Cardiff (Wales)
Duration 1 Day
Start Different dates available
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  • Cardiff (Wales)
  • Duration:
    1 Day
  • Start:
    Different dates available

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Castle Street, CF10 1SZ, Cardiff, Wales
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Starts Different dates available
Castle Street, CF10 1SZ, Cardiff, Wales
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What you'll learn on the course

Business Presentation
Body Language
Presentation Skills
Business Presentation Skills
Communication Skills
Communication Training
Verbal Communication
Confidence Training
Skills and Training
Communication Skills
Skills and Training
Skills and Training
Communication Skills

Course programme

The Knowledge Academy Essential Business Presentation Skills 1 day course covers the following topics:


This Essential Business Presentation Skills Course is a 1-day course.

Presentation Skills are vital in a working environment, as it is important for communicating to an audience of various sizes in confidence.

Presentation Skills are primarily considered in relation to business, sales, teaching and training to name a few.


  • There are no pre-requisites required for this course and it is open to anyone.

Who Should Attend?

  • This Effective Business Presentation Skills course is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their speaking skills by presenting with confidence.
  • It is recommended for Project Managers, Account Managers, Senior Executives, Sales Staff and Business Professionals but is generally considered a necessary business skill – it is useful for all areas of business operations.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  • Develop skills by communicating with different audiences
  • Recognise the key skills for presenting effectively
  • Use visual aids for best results and keep the audience interested in your presentation
  • Learn to use eye contact, gestures and body language for maximum influence
  • Recognise the skills of an excellent presenter

What Will You Learn?

  • Delivering your message with confidence
  • Organising your ideas for presentations
  • How to effectively use visual aid skills
  • Understand how to Design your Presentation
  • Interact with your Audience
  • Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills
  • Become aware of your body language skills

Course Structure

During this 1-day course, participants will learn the most effective ways to present to different businesses professionally and successfully.

Course Outline

This course will cover the following topics:

Preparation and Planning

  • Recognise the Importance of Preparation
  • Understand the Purposes of Essential Business Presentation Skills
  • Examine and Recognise the Audience
  • Understand How to Time Schedule the Presentation
  • Use Visual Aids in your Presentations
  • Focus on your Audience

Generating the Program

  • Accomplish a ‘Needs’ Analysis
  • Writing, Researching and Editing the Program


  • Defining a Message
  • Creating the Action
  • Build a Presentation Storyboard
  • Create Pictures and Graphs
  • Using Animation

Choose a Delivery Method

  • Basic Principles
  • Progressive Principles
  • Study Basic Standards
  • Deal with Nervousness and Pressure
  • Use Different Presentation Styles

Interact with Your Audience

  • Deal with Interruptions and Distractions
  • Listening to Your Audience

Overview of Communication Skills

  • Emerging Effective Communication Skills
  • Methods of Communication
  • Communication Models
  • Barriers to Communication
  • Confidence without Aggression
  • Authentic Communication
  • Non-Verbal Communication
  • Kinds of Non-Verbal Communication
  • Non-Verbal Communication Obstacle
  • Body Language

Verbal Communication

  • Listening and Hearing
  • Ask Questions
  • Communicate with Power

Create PowerPoint Presentations

  • Techniques of Presentations
  • Tools Required

Audience with the Whiteboard

  • Establish an Automatic Whiteboard
  • Tools Required for Whiteboard
  • Using Colours

Manage Perception

  • Use of Eye Contact and Gestures
  • Voice Volume, Pitch and Posture

Pumping It Up a Notch

  • Ask Questions
  • Encourage Your Audience
  • Dealing with Questions


  • Recognise the Role of Persuasion in Presentations
  • Methods of Persuasion
  • Effective Standards of Persuasion​

Benefits of This Course

  • Build a Strong Relationship with Your Audience
  • Feel Comfortable Presenting in Front of a Large Audience Without Feeling Nervous
  • Boost Your Confidence Whilst Presenting
  • Generating Positive Responses from the Audience
  • Understand the Framework for Structuring a Presentation

Additional information

  • Learn to engage your audience with powerful presentations
  • Gain advanced skills that can be applied in the organisation
  • Small class sizes for optimum delegate-trainer interaction
  • Courses delivered by world class training instructors
  • Book Online or Call 01344 203999 to speak to a training advisor today

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