Being An Effective Presenter

Learn a step by step approach to creating and delivering effective presentations every time
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (1,765 ratings)
32,568 students
Being An Effective Presenter
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (1,765 ratings)
32,568 students
By the end of this course you will:
Have more confidence
Know how to create effective presentations quickly
You will know how to practice effectively
You will know how to have greater impact

Requirements

  • Access to a computer or mobile device with a good internet connection
  • Self awareness of what you do well and where you struggle when it comes to ceating and delivering presentations
  • A willingness to take what you learn and put it into practice
  • A genuine desire to improve as a presenter
Description

Being able to present is a core skill for any professional. Some just appear to be naturals. But many struggle.


The reality is that with the right help and support you can be creating and delivering great presentations every time, no matter how difficult or complex the information you have to deliver.


If you are a professional in a functional role in an organisation and have to present information to small or large groups and you want to get better at presenting this course is for you.

The course is for you if you want to:

  • Overcome the common barriers or mindsets that get in the way of presenting
  • Know how to create great presentations quickly and easily
  • Know how to practice your presentation effectively
  • Learn techniques to help you manage nerves when presenting
  • Deliver an effective presentation every time
  • Be better at dealing with questions that are raised as a result of your presentation.

The course is divided into 24 lectures. Most of these are short lectures of around 2 minutes duration. Supplementary materials such as checklists and text are included.

Completion of this course will take in the region of 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on the amount of time you take to complete the activities associated with each lecture.

10 reasons why you would want to take this course:

Reason #1: You have to deliver presentations but have little or no past training on how to do it.

Reason #2: You know your subject content well but lack confidence in communicating it to others.

Reason #3: You have too much content and struggle to determine what to include and what to leave out of your presentation.

Reason #4: You think you are no good at presenting and so tend to avoid it if you can.

Reason #5: You want a structure for creating a presentation that you can use over and over again

Reason #6: You want to make an impact when presenting

Reason #7: You want to achieve your intended outcome when it comes to presenting

Reason #8: You want to positively influence when presenting

Reason #9: You want to get even better at presenting

Reason #10: You want to be successful in your career

Who this course is for:
  • Accountants
  • Other professionals
  • Individuals who have to present to small and larger groups
  • Those who want a clear structure for creating and delivering presentations so that they are less nervous and more confident
Course content
8 sections • 25 lectures • 58m total length
  • Introduction and Course Overview
    02:37
  • Introduction
    00:20
  • Barrier 1: You
    02:10
  • Barrier 2: PowerPoint
    01:45
  • Barrier 3: Planning and Preparation
    02:36
  • Introduction
    00:05
  • Success Foundation 1: Start With The End In Mind
    02:21
  • Success Foundation 2: Research Your Audience
    02:09
  • Success Foundation 3: Coming Up With A Long List of Content
    05:59
  • Success Foundation 4: Shortlist Content
    02:31
  • Success Foundation 5: Testing
    01:58
  • Success Foundation 6: Audio and Video Practice
    03:46
  • Success Foundation 7: Practice In Front Of Others
    02:37
  • Introduction
    00:18
  • Dealing With Nerves
    01:47
  • Avoid Getting Tongue Tied Exercise Your Voice Muscles
    02:23
  • Exercise Your Voice Muscles
    01:48
  • Introduction
    00:20
  • The Opening
    02:18
  • During The Presentation
    02:37
  • Closing Your Presentation
    01:58
  • The 3 Golden Rules Of Question Handling
    02:36
  • Course Quiz
    10 questions
  • What's Next
    00:44
  • Your Feedback
    00:23
  • Bonus Lecture: Duncan 10 minute presentation
    10:35

Instructor
Managing Director at Goals and Achievements
Duncan Brodie
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 1,765 Reviews
  • 32,566 Students
  • 1 Course

Duncan is Managing Director of Goals and Achievements and helps accountants and professionals to be more successful in their careers

He is an accountant and consultant by profession. Prior to setting up the company spent 25 years working in major organisations including the NHS, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young as well as a major UK high street retail bank.  He is a former Finance Director 

Duncan specialises in helping accountants and professionals land their next job and be better presenters, business partners and leaders.

Since 2006, he has helped over 7,000 accountants and professionals to be more successful in their career. 

He is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, a Certified Professional Coach and a Team Coach Facilitator.