presentation skills online learning

Presentation Skills – Online Learning

Whether it’s presenting new information to your team, or conducting a more formal presentation to win business or get a job, being able to present well is a vital skill. Learners will:

  • Plan, create and deliver presentations in a more structured way
  • Create presentations that have greater visual impact
  • Be able to deliver presentations with greater confidence
  • Become more effective and persuasive communicators
  • Be more able to influence their audience’s behaviour
  • Deliver presentations that are more memorable and effective
  • Be better able to win those big clients

Course Introduction

No one likes boring presentations. And a bad presentation can actually damage your career. But that’s the bad news. The good news is if you become a great presenter, doors will open for you. Good presentation skills help you better lead teams. They help you win sales pitches or get that big promotion. A good presentation can secure vital investment for your business.

If you want to be successful in business, it’s highly likely you’ll have to present to an audience. This e-learning course will make sure learners approach this difficult task in a structured, logical and effective way.

Course Content

Module 1 – Introduction to presentation skills
  • What are presentation skills and why are they important?
  • Are you making these presentation mistakes?
  • What 4 key things should you consider when planning your presentation?
Module 2 – Audience, message, objective
  • What’s the one thing you should consider before everything else?
  • Use the AUDIENCE mnemonic to remember key questions to be asked
  • Learn the 4 core types of business presentation
  • Understand the importance of objectives when planning a presentation
Module 3 – Preparing the content
  • Why should you give your presentation a headline, not a title?
  • Use the ABC method to structure your presentation
  • Take these 3 steps to creating content
  • Why writing down rubbish ideas may help you discover good ones
  • Learn how to logically structure your ideas
  • Discover the importance of using signposts
Module 4 – How will you present your content?
  • Describe three different presentation formats you can use
  • Understand why visual aids should not be the focus of the presentation
  • Discover tips for using presentation slides and flipcharts effectively
  • Learn ways to keep an audience engaged
Module 5 – Delivering your presentation
  • Learn the 5 communication skills that make your presentation stand out
  • Discover tips for overcoming nerves
  • Learn how to use F.E.A.R. to overcome fear​
Module 6 – Business presentations
  • What are the 4 key elements of a successful presentation?
  • How to use the ‘elevator pitch’ to spark interest
  • Understand the power of storytelling
  • Learn the persuasive powers of AIDA
  • Learn why building trust is essential if you want to be seen as credible


Module 7 – Using presentation software
  • Get practical tips for using PowerPoint
  • How to use images in your presentation
  • Learn about the dangers of copyright infringement
  • Discover the benefits of using shapes, SmartArt and charts
  • Learn how to maintain a consistent design to improve your presentation
Module 8 – Presentation from start to finish
  • This brings together all your course learning
  • Get a step-by-step walkthrough in the planning and delivery of a presentation​
Module 9 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners​


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Your employees will receive personalised and dated certificates upon successful completion of our CPD certified e-learning courses. All courses have relevant accreditations.


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