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Delivering Presentations with Confidence

Courtney Associates (Global)
Course summary
1 day
295 GBP excl. VAT
Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 22/11/2019 09:30 - Birmingham
Course Dates
22/11/2019 09:30 
295 GBP
04/12/2019 09:00 
295 GBP
295 GBP

Delivering Presentations with Confidence

Presentation Skills Course

Delivering Presentations with Confidence - 1-day Scheduled Course

Having to present to an audience or to engage in public speaking activities can be a daunting and nerve wracking experience.  The fear of presenting can often get in the way of what it is you want to talk about and the key messages you wish to get across to your audience.

This 1 day Delivering Presentations with Confidence course aims to give delegates a variety of skills, knowledge, tools, techniques and "tricks of the trade" to enable you to manage and overcome your nerves and to teach you how to create an impact when presenting to any size of group, large or small.

The 1-day programme is highly participative and covers all the key aspects of presentations as visual vehicles to use in a range of situations including "official" presentations to groups of colleagues or clients, as well as meetings, interviews, networking events and social situations. The course provides a comprehensive overview, beginning with the planning and preparation stage and then moving on to delivery and ways of engaging, managing and inspiring an audience.

The day ends with the opportunity for delegates to put what they have learned into practice by delivering a short presentation in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Delivering Presentations with Confidence course is suitable for anyone who needs to present to an audience of any description, in any environment. 

It will benefit newcomers and more experienced presenters alike.

One-to-One Tuition
Please note that places are restricted to a maximum of 6 delegates for this course in order to ensure all delegates receive sufficient one to one personal coaching and tuition throughout the duration of the programme. There will be an opportunity for each delegate to deliver a short presentation, putting into practice the skills acquired during the day and receiving feedback and pointers for future improvement.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Training Course Content

This course covers the following topics:

Introduction To Presenting

  • The importance of presenting effectively
  • Diffusing the mystique of presenting

Planning and Preparing (Introduction)

  • The fundamentals of planning and preparing presentations
  • Structuring presentations
  • Setting robust aims and objectives
  • Addressing fears, nerves and anxieties
  • Considering your audience’s needs
  • Anticipating “sticky” situations
  • Picking the perfect venue
  • Anticipating audience behaviours
  • The “image” and “etiquette” of the presenter.

Delivering Presentations

  • Creating lasting impressions
  • Maximising your use of words, tone of voice and non verbal communication to create an impact
  • Managing audience interaction
  • Grabbing and holding your audience’s attention
  • Managing difficult audiences and difficult individuals
  • Getting your audience to participate
  • Using visual aids to enhance your presentation
  • Handling difficult questions
  • Establishing and maintaining your credibility


The cost of this course costs £285 + VAT per delegate.

The course cost includes:

  • lunch and refreshments throughout the day
  • delegate pack containing workbooks, copies of course slides & contact details for post-course tutor support
  • Certificate of Attendance

In-house training

This course can also be delivered as an in-house programme, which can save your company both time and money.
The training can be delivered exactly as shown in the course outline, or customised to include company- or industry-specific case studies and terminology. Alternatively, Courtney Associates can develop an entirely bespoke programme to meet your organisational needs, delivered anywhere in the UK at no additional cost.

Government Funding


Course Trainer

Tom Courtney is a highly skilled and experienced Training & Development Specialist who has operated across all Industry Sectors over the last 27 years, delivering a comprehensive range of Training & Development interventions to a whole variety of clients throughout the UK and internationally. He has trained in excess of 30,000 professional people throughout his career and has inspired them to maximise their potential in their particular field. He has extensive skills, knowledge and experience related to improving individual, team and organisational performance and takes pride in establishing and sustaining enduring client relationships. 

Tom has owned his own Consultancy Business for the last 9 years and has held Directorships and Non Executive Roles in a range of private and public sector organisations over the years. A trained Behavioural Analyst, his career has taken him throughout Europe, Asia, the USA, the Middle and Far East and he has appeared a number of times on TV as a guest presenter on Training and Development matters.

Delivering Presentations with Confidence

"The following statements outline some of the concerns delegates have expressed on my Presentation Skills courses over the years:

  • "I’d rather have root canal treatment than stand in front of our annual conference."
  • "As soon as I get up there my mind goes blank."
  • "I’m terrified something will go wrong."
  • "I just know I’ll make a fool of myself when I stand up."

I thrive on the opportunity of working with my delegates to help them overcome their Presentation Skills concerns and anxieties.  Drawing on 25+ years of personal and professional global experience of working with a range of audiences, I help delegates to practically address and overcome their fear of speaking to groups, as well as giving them a range of tools, techniques and "tricks of the trade" to make their presentations engaging, powerful and stimulating. Delegates leave the course with a new found confidence which enables them to deliver with impact and in doing so, grab and hold the attention of their audience". - Tom Courtney

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Provider: Courtney Associates (Global)

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Courtney Associates is a leading Management Development & Training Consultancy that has specialised in providing training solutions to both businesses and individual learners for the past 30 years. We offer a full range of Public Courses that are delivered in...

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Reviews by course attendees

Vicky Green
“Dave, the trainer, was amazing. He managed to build my confidence and he gave me all the tools necessary to do a great presentation. So much better than I expected, thank you!”
Pav Bagri
Excellent days training, great techniques to control my nerves. Would recommend this course to others as overall it was excellent.
Sam Wilkinson
Excellent! Knowledge was excellent and Dave, the trainer, engaged with our individual issues , top man! Great techniques were taught. Would recommend as the course overall was excellent.
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