Presentation Skills Workshop

An introduction to public speaking. Improve your presentation skills with quick and easy to implement techniques.
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2014 English

Course Description

Welcome to Athenasia Academy Presentation Skills Workshop.

Athenasia Academy has more than 20,000 students worldwide on various platform including Udemy and we always get between 4 and 5 stars rating for our courses.

This course will help you to improve your presentation skills in a really short time. It's 100% video based and we are using a lot of videos from different talks to illustrate each of the principles we are explaining.

The course covers all the fundamentals of public speaking. We look at:

  • Structure: How to structure your talk with a proper Opening, Corpus (body) and Closing, how to handle Q&A, How to create your visuals, story telling,...
  • Verbal communication: Verbal aspect of public speaking you should consider when you are presenting such as: Voice, Tone, Words, Speed, Intonation...
  • Non Verbal communication: Non Verbal aspect of public speaking you should consider when you are presenting such as: Posture, Gesture, Facial Expression...
  • Congruence and feel: How to communicate the same message on different communication channels

Don't wait any longer and join us in this fast track course to develop your public speaking skills.

What are the requirements?

  • No specific requirement
  • This course will be more enjoyable and useful if you have an opportunity to give presentation from time to time
  • Basic knowledges of Powerpoint or Keynotes
  • Prior experience in delivering presentation if preffered

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Develop presentation skills
  • Structure presentation for maximal impact
  • Improve verbal communication
  • Improve non-verbal communication
  • Use engaging content in presentation setting such as: Visuals, analogiesm stories...
  • Inspire and influence

Who is the target audience?

  • People that have to deliver presentation
  • Managers
  • Entrepreneurs that want to pitch an idea
  • Teachers, trainers, instructors, Educators
  • Management trainees or students

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.



The purpose of this video is to introduce the course content and delivery mode

Section 1: Structure

The objectives of this lecture are:

  • Show the importance of good opening
  • How to create good openings

The objective of this lecture is to show how to structure your message and arguments


The objective of this lecture is to show to present difficult concept and how to use analogies


The objective of this lecture is to show the importance of good closing and learn how to wrap up a presentation.


The objective of this lecture is to get some tips and trick to handle Q&A's in a professional manner.

Quizz on Structure
5 questions
Section 2: Communication models and tools for presenting

The objective of this lecture is to introduce communication model and understand the tricky role of language in presentation.


The objective of this lecture is to explore the nonverbal communication applied to presenting.


The objective of this lecture is to understand the role of verbal communication in presentation and learn how to improve verbal expression.


The objective of this lecture is to understand the concept of congruence and remind us to be congruent in every communication channels we use to communicate our message.


The objective of this lecture is to introduce techniques to influence and inspire others and how to incorporate those into a talk.


The objective of this lecture is to wrap up what we learned in this workshop

Quizz Communication models and tools
5 questions

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Instructor Biography

Timmermans Laurent, Management Consultant

Laurent Timmermans

Laurent is the founder and Managing Director of ATHENASIA working with Business planning, Performance Management and Management Training.

He is university lecturer in Hong Kong for management, entrepreneurship and organisation behavior courses.

Graduated from the University of Louvain la Neuve (Belgium) in which he earned a Master of Management (Major Marketing) and a Master in Work Sciences (Organization behavior).

Originally working with youth leadership development, he progressively moved to business consulting world. 

He started his career as Director of Talent Management in Hong Kong for a multinational youth organization.

Back in Belgium, he worked as Economic Sciences teacher and created a company through which he delivered career development programs to major players in telecommunication and Oil Industry.

After a year in Belgium, he finally returned to Hong Kong and worked as Performance Consultant with Dale Carnegie Training Hong Kong.

Before founding ATHENASIA CONSULTING, Laurent was working for a Hong Kong company as Organizational Behavior Consultant on team development and soft skills trainings. The main client he was working with was the metro of Hong Kong (MTR) for which he worked on partnering to support its extension.

On the mean time, he has been working part time as Business Planning and operations Consultant with SME's in Hong Kong both online and face-to-face. He helped his clients to develop comprehensive business plans to structure business idea, plan for growth or simply to raise fund. Due to the success of this activity he decided to incorporate and live from his passion.

He has now more than 35,000 Students on different e-learning platforms, he animates a 1200+ entrepreneurs group in Hong Kong for which he organises workshops and events.

Originally born in Belgium, Laurent has been living (studying or working) in Brazil, Spain, and Hong Kong.

Languages and international exposure

Due to his international experience he is Fluent in French, Portuguese, Spanish and English.

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