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Personal Impact and Effectiveness Courses

Advanced Presentation Skills Courses

Course Overview

Skills training to develop the confidence and capability to deliver powerful presentations and to speak articulately, intelligently and with real passion, whilst holding the audience’s attention, is an art.

Our Advanced Presentation Skills training programme focuses on the art of presentation, rather than the mechanics, as well as communication skills. It is for those who have some presentation skills experience but now want to polish and enhance their style and learn to present with real impact. You will learn techniques to cope with difficult audiences, be able to project your personality in a positive and powerful way using vocal tone and body language and develop strategies and techniques to deliver presentations to a variety of audiences, each with different needs and profiles.

Please note, this course can be delivered as virtual instructor led training (VILT), face to face, or it can be delivered with a blend of both formats. We will customise the content and duration in line with your learning and development requirements.

Typical learning outcomes

  • Deliver presentations that will capture, engage and hold an audience’s attention
  • Ensure personality is used to maximum effect
  • Convey messages in a way that it is accepted and understood by the audience
  • Develop a highly confident approach to engage and inspire
  • Gain the confidence to answer any questions or challenging statements during a presentation

Course format options

  • In House Course
  • Prices available on request
  • Virtual

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What Are Advanced Presentation Skills?

    Advanced presentation skills, part of the Personal Impact and Effectiveness range offered by GBS Corporate Training, encompass the mastery and application of various techniques and strategies to elevate an individual’s capacity in delivering presentations that are both compelling and impactful. Unlike basic presentation skills that concentrate on more of the fundamentals, advanced presentation skills delves deeper into the art of engaging an audience, delivering persuasive messages, and crafting an unforgettable experience. These skills are meticulously developed through the comprehensive training provided in the course, empowering participants to communicate with confidence, captivate their listeners, and leave a lasting impression.

  • How Can I Improve My Presentation Skills?

    To improve your presentation skills, consider the following tips:

    • Engage in comprehensive training
    • Embrace effective storytelling
    • Utilise visual aids
    • Master nonverbal communication
    • Adapt the presentation to suit your audience
    • Develop persuasive techniques
    • Refine vocal variety and speaking techniques
    • Handle questions and feedback gracefully
    • Cultivate confidence and presence
    • Practice and seek continuous improvement

    By participating in our Advanced Presentation Skills programme, you’ll gain the necessary knowledge, tools, and support to communicate with impact, engage your audience, and deliver memorable presentations.

  • What Will I Learn on an Advanced Presentation Skills Training Programme?

    By participating in advanced presentation skills training with GBS Corporate Training, you will gain valuable knowledge and skills in the following areas:

    • Acquire a deeper understanding of audience needs and the ability to tailor your presentations to meet those needs effectively
    • Gain alternative structures and techniques that enhance audience engagement and maintain their interest throughout your presentation
    • Develop your narrative skills and storytelling abilities to create compelling and impactful presentations
    • Be able to prepare and deliver a TED-style talk, utilising techniques that captivate and inspire your audience
    • Harness the power of language and movement to establish a commanding presence, enabling you to confidently own the room during your presentations
    • Master the art of managing media interviews, ensuring that you effectively convey your message and handle challenging questions
    • Gain insights on becoming a confident conference speaker and an expert on panel discussions, allowing you to make a significant impact in professional settings

    Through our advanced presentation skills training, you will acquire the expertise and techniques necessary to deliver influential presentations, engage your audience, and establish yourself as a compelling and confident speaker.

  • Who Can Benefit From our Advanced Presentation Skills Training?

    At GBS Corporate Training, our advanced presentation training is designed to benefit a wide range of professionals seeking to enhance their presentation skills. We have successfully trained individuals in various roles, including:

    • Directors and senior managers: empowers directors and senior managers to effectively communicate their vision, strategies, and ideas to their teams, stakeholders, and clients
    • Sales and fundraising staff: provides sales and fundraising professionals with the tools and techniques to deliver persuasive presentations that engage clients, secure partnerships, and drive revenue growth
    • Local government employees: equips local government employees with advanced presentation skills to effectively communicate policies, initiatives, and community projects, fostering engagement and collaboration with constituents
    • Managers, department heads, team leaders, and supervisors: helps managers and leaders at all levels to inspire their teams, facilitate effective communication, and deliver impactful presentations that drive organisational success
    • Technical and academic team members: supports technical and academic professionals in delivering complex information in a clear and engaging manner, enhancing their ability to share knowledge, educate others, and present their research findings effectively

    Regardless of your industry or role, our advanced presentation skills training can benefit individuals who seek to elevate their communication skills, engage their audience, and deliver presentations that leave a lasting impact.