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    Even the most professional and accomplished marketers can feel nervous and uncomfortable when asked to make a presentation. This course builds confidence from the first moment to the last, improving delegates’ mindsets as well as skill sets. We also study the psychology of persuasion, learn how to structure material powerfully and discover how to engage with an audience.

    Who should attend?

    For anyone with limited experience of making presentations who wants to become more confident and improve their speaking skills. Ideal for junior to middle managers, either agency or in-house, who want to maximise their impact and increase their influence.

    Learning outcomes

    • Discover how to access your most positive mindset and overcome the fear of public speaking
    • Identify your audience and what they care about
    • Discover the ‘cycle of persuasion’ and the five secrets of great content
    • Learn how to structure what you are saying for maximum effect
    • An authoritative voice: improve your tone, pace, volume and emphasis
    • Develop more confident body language, so that your eyes, face and hands match your message
    • How to channel nervous energy
    • How to handle questions


    “Really enjoyed it and has really helped me think about how and when I present.”

    Michelle Harwood Customer Care Manager The Midcounties Co-operative

    “Great stuff, very challenging and exactly what I needed.”

    David Hewitt HSEQ Advisor Network Plus

    Course Dates

    Start Date Duration Location
    02 May 2024 1d Virtual
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    04 Jul 2024 1d Virtual
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    11 Sep 2024 1d Virtual
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    30 Oct 2024 1d Virtual
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    05 Dec 2024 1d Virtual
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    Course Director

    David Hare

    David is a published author, executive coach and trainer with clients across the UK, Europe and the USA. He created his own consultancy after a ten-year career in marketing, most recently as global PR director for €4.5bn multinational TNT Express – where he once ‘crashed and burned’ while speaking at a board meeting and then decided to improve his presentation skills! His portfolio of corporate communications work includes DPD, Holland & Barrett, Veolia, Marston’s, GE, ABB and Barclays. David started his career as an academic, teaching at St. Andrews University, the Sorbonne and the OU. David published his first personal development book, The Buddha in Me, the Buddha in You – a handbook for happiness in 2016.

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