Presentation Training for PR Professionals
Deliver your message persuasively
Feel confident and comfortable when presenting, get your key messages across to your audience and make every presentation more engaging and effective.
Being able to deliver effective presentations is an absolute must for PR executives, especially when presenting campaigns to colleagues and clients, or when pitching for new business. This interactive full-day course is aimed at executives who are new to making presentations or who want to improve their public speaking skills.
How will I benefit?
Working on a presentation you bring with you, you'll learn tricks and techniques to make you feel more comfortable and confident when presenting.
You'll learn how to construct a presentation so that it engages the audience from start to finish, how to use the three Vs (verbal, vocal and visual communication) to make your delivery more commanding, and how to deal with nerves. You'll get the opportunity to try new techniques in a safe environment and you'll receive lots of constructive feedback from the trainer and other delegates.
With a background that covers over 20 years in the PR industry married with extensive experience in the performing arts, your trainer can give you practical insights into presenting that you can't get anywhere else
What will I learn?
- The seven stages of presentation
- How to structure a presentation effectively
- How to make sure your message is clear and relevant
- Strengthen the message with non-verbal communication
- How to use visual aids to your best advantage
- The three Vs of communication - vocal, verbal and visual
- The importance of pause
- How to connect with the audience
Who should attend?
PR professionals new to making presentations or those wanting to improve their presentation skills.
What else do I need to know?
You'll need to bring with you a 5-10 minute presentation, ideally business related. You'll work on the content during the morning, and have the chance to fine-tune and enhance it. During the afternoon, you'll deliver your presentation to the group and receive feedback from the trainer and other delegates. Please note; this course is for those new to presenting. More experienced presenters might want to consider Advanced Presentation Skills for PR Professionals.
How Big Fish Training Works
Got a team to train? Most courses are delivered direct either in person or via live video for groups of 6 - 12 people. These sessions are tailored to your specific needs. You just need to tell us what they are! Get in touch now for a friendly chat about what you need to achieve.
Want a course just for you? We run special sessions throughout the year and have a growing number of online courses. If you can't find what you need on the site, get in touch now and we can help.
What delegates say about Presentation Training for PR Professionals:
Incredibly beneficial. Exactly what I needed. Friendly, approachable trainer. Excellent and valuable skills gained. This is the first time I've ever felt comfortable presenting, and today has helped me to reach this point.
I found the course to be a fantastic confidence builder. The environment was friendly and relaxed. We were able to take away clear, achievable objectives. I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere as it made me feel much less apprehensive about presenting. Overall, a fantastic course!
I loved having my own personal presentation that I had to complete twice. I felt there was a huge difference the second time round! Lorraine was incredibly knowledgeable and there was a perfect balance of our interaction and her explaining things! Thank you so much!
Incredibly useful - great tips, well explained and eye opening. The presenter, content and flow of the course was brilliant. The structure made sense and really encouraged us to improve our presentation skills.
I found the session extremely useful. Lorraine was so engaging and really encouraging, and I honestly feel like my presenting came on leaps and bounds. I enjoyed how much I learnt, and being in a group that was encouraging.
Lorraine was really engaging. The parts about the '3 vs' were very informing. Would definitely recommend it!
Dannie was absolutely incredible. We found the session so valuable and I think it has honestly upped our pitching game a significant amount.