Many people fear the prospect of making a presentation in front of a group. However, being able to persuade others by means of a presentation is one of the skills business people need to develop. This course concentrates on practically developing an individual's ability to make effective business presentations.
To equip individuals with the skills needed to make clear, logical and well-organised presentations.
Defining the aims and selecting the material.
Researching the audience.
Language, tone and timing.
Organising the order of the presentation.
The persuasive process.
Handling questions, interruptions and interacting with the audience.
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING OUTCOMES – ALIGNED TO SPECIFIC OUTCOMES
At the conclusion of this course, learners will be able to:
Make more effective and dynamic presentations.
Use PowerPoint to reinforce presentation critical points.
Plan and organise ideas into a logical and well-structured presentation.
Give a presentation with confidence and skill.
Choose presentation media, which matches audience needs.
Plan presentations around the needs of the audience.
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA AND METHODOLOGY
Stimulating and informal, specific outcomes are achieved through full participation of all learners. Individual exercises and groups discussions develop interactive skills. CCTV is used throughout. All learners will be assessed by means of several in-class presentations. Feedback will be from the group as well as the Assessor/Facilitator. A Portfolio of Evidence measures and maps individual progress and improvement criteria.
Learners are expected to give a work place presentation after course completion.
Presentation topic and audience is chosen by the learner. This presentation must be filmed and will act as work place evidence in support of the learner’s PoE.