Presenting Skills for Business


Giving a presentation can be daunting. The aim of this course is to provide business professionals with the skills and techniques to deliver presentations to clients and colleagues with confidence.

Venue details:  
Virtual Classroom, ,
Start date & time:  
05 November 2020 09:30
End date & time:  
05 November 2020 17:00
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Training ticket cost:  
9.00 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Eric Fitzpatrick


Product type:  
CPD course
Leadership and personal effectiveness

This course will be delivered over via Zoom on Thursday 5 November 2020 from 09.30am to 5.00pm. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the course is due to take place.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for accounting and other business professionals who must give presentations, are nervous about doing so and want to learn the skills and techniques to do so with increased confidence.

Course overview

This course will follow the Virtual Classroom format and will encompass a full day's worth of learning. The online interactive live sessions will utilise the functionality of our online learning platform and will be an engaging collaborative manner of learning.

  • Managing nervousness as a presenter and building confidence
  • Avoiding rambling and going off script
  • Opening your presentation with impact
  • Structuring a presentation to make it easy to follow and understand
  • Keeping your audience engaged throughout your presentation
  • Making dry information interesting to your audience
  • Closing your presentation - the importance of closing well
  • How to avoid giving a data dump
  • Keeping your presentation within the allocated time
  • Rules for using visual aids

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Design an effective presentation
  • Open and close your presentation with increased impact
  • Deliver a presentation with increased confidence
  • Avoid rambling and going off script
  • Deliver a presentation that is engaging and relevant
  • Recognise the pitfalls that hinder the effectiveness of your presentation
  • Deliver a presentation that is easy to follow and understand

Speaker bio

Eric is the owner of ARK Speaking and Training, an International Speaker, Corporate Storytelling Expert, Sales Presentations Expert, Executive Speaker Coach, and Corporate Trainer who works with entrepreneurs, SMEs and large organisations to help make how they communicate, clear, concise and compelling. He is the creator of T.R.U.E. Presentations, a tool that helped one organisation win a contract worth €1 million, he is the author of Persuade on Purpose and an ex-international soccer player.