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PRESENTATION SKILLS TRAINING

COURSE OVERVIEW

“Most people would prefer to be lying in the casket than giving the eulogy.” – Michelle Ray.  Having the chance to present to others provides an incredible opportunity for you, and one that you need to make sure that you perform at your best for. Whether you are presenting to your team, your management, clients or other business professionals, you have the opportunity to both influence them and market your competence to them through a well prepared and delivered presentation. However, public speaking and presenting well doesn't come naturally to us all and a poorly delivered presentation is the last thing your career needs. Fortunately, creating and delivering great presentations is a skill that can be learnt. In order to assist business professionals in acquiring the skills to deliver powerful presentations, AstroTech is offering a training course on "Presentation Skills: Create and Deliver Dynamic Presentations".

 

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The course covers the following key topics:·

  • Structuring a presentation for maximum impact

    • Making a strong opening

    • Qualities of a good presenter

    • Presenting a positive image

    • Personal style assessment

    • Knowing your audience

    • Mechanisms to deal with stress and anxiety

    • Building self confidence

  • Planning & Preparing the presentation

    • Creating greater impact

    • Gathering information

    • Organising Content

    • Anticipating objections

    • Understand the importance of establishing objectives for each presentation

    • Create visual aids for maximum effect

  • Practicing the presentation

    • Body language skills

    • Projecting confidence and a positive image

    • Good & Bad Habits

    • Eliminating monotone & boredom

  • Creating effective visuals

    • Advantages and disadvantages

    • Audio visual techniques

    • Converting ideas to pictures

    • Choosing the right medium

  • Audience involvement

    • Building Group rapport

    • Engaging with the audience

    • Managing audience expectations

    • Prompting questions

    • Develop strategies for keeping the audiences attention

    • Effectively handle questions from the audience

    • Manage difficult people in the audience

    • Controlling Question & answer sessions

  • And Much More!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Directors & managers required to present to others

  • Sales managers, consultants and representatives

  • Public relations personnel

  • Instructors

  • Account representatives

  • Project managers and project leaders

  • Anyone else who can benefit from improved presentation skills

KEY BENEFITS

  • Learn how to captivates your audience’s attention

  • Learn how to keep your nerves under control

  • Understand how to effectively involve the audience

  • Learn how to maximise the benefits of visual aids

  • Network with other professionals with a similar interest

TAKE HOME TOOLS

  • Training Manual & CD
  • All delegates receive one month of telephonic support relating to course content

THE VENUE

  • The AstroTech Conference Centre in Parktown, Johannesburg is in a gracious mansion in one of the most historic and beautiful areas of Johannesburg. It is a high-end business focused conference centre with competitively priced packages, excellent facilities and top client service. Close to major highways, airport and Johannesburg city centre, this state-of-the-art venue offers elegance, discretion, security and convenience with safe parking.

GENERAL

Provision of the course by AstroTech includes:

  • Professional Presentation of the subject matter

  • All course material & tutorials

  • Suitable Training Venue

  • Lunch & refreshments
TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Should course expectations not be met for any reason, delegates are given the opportunity to leave before lunch on the 1st day and receive a full refund of the course fee.

Cancellations

A cancellation can only be confirmed if we are advised in writing at training@astrotech.co.za

For cancellations received more than one week prior to the course:

  • 0% cancellation fee will apply.

For cancellations received less than ONE WEEK prior to the course:

  • 50% cancellation fee will apply. 

For cancellations received within 24 hours of the course:

  • 100% cancellation fee will apply.

Substitutes are welcome at no additional charge at any time prior to the course.

Postponements

Requests to postpone course attendance must be received in writing at least three full working days prior to the course commencement. Should we not receive written confirmation within this period; the postponement will be subject to an additional fee of R 1,000 (excl VAT) per delegate.

All course postponements or programme exchanges need to be utilized within 6 months of the original course booking or the course fee will be forfeited.

Cancellations on postponements or exchanges are subject to the full course fee.


Absent Delegates

In the event that a delegate does not arrive for the course and no written cancellation has been received and confirmed, the full course fee will be payable.

Presenters

Should it be necessary, AstroTech reserves the right to substitute the presenter.

Communication

When a person registers on AstroTech’s website, is registered on an AstroTech course or sends an email to AstroTech, that person consents to receiving communications electronically or otherwise by AstroTech and/or its business partners.

Disclaimer

AstroTech wish to advise that they will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or harm, direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise and howsoever arising that may be caused to any person or property during the providing of any services by AstroTech to the client.


There is a 5% discount for registrations received two weeks prior to course commencement
Should the course not meet your expectations for any reason, you are given the opportunity to leave before lunch on the 1st day and receive a full refund of the course fee.

CANCELLATIONS

In the event of a booking cancellation less than one week before the scheduled course date, a cancellation fee of 50% will be levied. Cancellations made within 24 hours of the course will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee. Substitutes are welcome at no additional charge.

POSTPONEMENTS

All course postponements or programme exchanges need to be utilized within 6 months of the original course booking or the course fee will be forfeited. Cancellations on postponements or exchanges are subject to the full course fee.


PRESENTERS

Should it be necessary, AstroTech reserves the right to substitute the presenter.


DISCLAIMER

AstroTech wish to advise that they will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or harm, direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise and howsoever arising that may be caused to any person or property during the providing of any services by AstroTech to the client.

Registration Confirmation must be sent prior to the start of the scheduled course.

If the course is not held for any reason, AstroTech's liability is limited to the refund of the full course fee. Details of delegates attending will be requested at time of course confirmation. Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the start of a training course.