Presentation Skills

Stand up and deliver! Build confidence, overcome those nerves and deliver engaging successful presentations every time.


  • Deliver brilliant presentations and combat those nerves.
  • Follow our clear template taking you through how to plan, structure and deliver your presentation.
  • Be inspired and learn how to bring it to life while avoiding ‘death by PowerPoint’.
  • Develop your confidence and personal style.
  • Practical, no fluff, just everything you need to be a brilliant speaker.

Course content

Professional presentations

  • Why you need to be able to present with confidence
  • Different types of presentations you'll encounter

Designing and preparing your presentation

  • Professional and personal objectives
  • Determining your key message
  • How to plan and structure your presentation
  • How to confidently open a presentation
  • Practice Opening and closing a presentation
  • How to round off and close your presentation
  • Practice activity so you can have a go yourself

Bringing it to life

  • How to use slides effectively
  • Using props and other visual aids

Getting ready to present

  • How to prepare before you go 'on stage'
  • Warm-up activities and exercises
  • How to deal with nerves and anxiety

Being a brilliant presenter

  • Delivering your presentation
  • Working with an audience
  • Examples and feedback of people practicing presentations
  • Pro tips and advice


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  • Approx 2 hour running time
  • 13 on-demand videos
  • 1 online quiz
  • 1 online practice conversation
  • Supplementary Course Resources
  • Also accessible on mobile and TV

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Course Description

Presenting is an essential business skill, so take some time to learn, practice and get it right with our course. You’ll be able to stand up and deliver well written, engaging and ultimately successful presentations. This course will show you how to set and meet objectives for your presentation, plan, write and structure your presentation and how to bring it to life.

Gain the confidence to lift your presentation skills and personal style and master those nerves! Whether you have never presented before or you’re just looking to sharpen your communication skills, with Skilful you’ll be set to be a confident and creative presenter.

What People are saying

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Wendi Cochrane

About the tutor

Steve is a multi-award winning business speaker (named ‘National Speaker of the Year 2015’ by the UK Professional Speaking Association) who motivates and inspires managers at all levels to think differently about, and improve, how they communicate.

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