Advanced Presentation Skills
This one-day course equips delegates to represent themselves or their organisation successfully in all business presentations, conferences, speaking engagements or top level meetings. Delegates will learn the techniques to confidently project their message and image, delivering a powerful and convincing performance.
Conference presentations and speaking engagements are a valuable opportunity to boost your profile or build new business, yet communicating successfully is a skill which requires professional training, comprehensive practise and feedback. In attending this course delegates will learn how to:
- Influence and persuade colleagues and clients at meetings
- Brief colleagues effectively
- Communicate effectively through a presentation
- Deliver successful conference performances
- Influence and persuade an audience.
The course will cover the following areas in delivering 'the art of communicating':
- Your performance
- Posture, body language, language
- Content, delivery, structure
- Controlling your audience
- Visual aids
- Making it memorable!
This course would benefit anyone who may have to handle meetings with clients or staff, those who may need to make presentations or lead seminars and anyone who might have to represent themselves or their company at a major presentation, conference or speaking engagement.
James Filleul has a degree in English literature and a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism, James joined the BBC as a news trainee. Within three years he had become the senior journalist and overall news editor (the youngest in the BBC) in Jersey, before moving to become a producer/presenter with BBC TV.
In 2002 James left the BBC to set up the Channel Islands’ first PR & Media Training agency, Direct Input (DI). Since that time DI has become a successful communications agency with a reputation for providing insightful advice to clients in a variety of sectors. He also holds a Diploma in Public Relations, with a distinction in the use of Twitter for PR work.
James is also the founding editor of Bailiwick Publishing, which produces a daily digital newspaper for Jersey, Bailiwick Express, and a monthly business magazine called Connect.