Whatever publishing team you work in, whether it be editorial, marketing, sales or design, you will need to speak in front of groups of people. You could be asked to contribute to a meeting or give a more formal presentation. Developing the confidence and learning the skills to make an impact will determine how successful you are at communicating your message effectively.
In this course you will have the opportunity to practise the skills and techniques required to communicate effectively in these situations and by the end of the session you will feel more confident about speaking to groups of people. You will learn what distinguishes a good presentation from a bad one.
Who will benefit from this course?
Publishing professionals and apprentices in the early stages of their career working in all areas of publishing.
Learn how to…
- Master the basic techniques of addressing groups of people
- Understand your audience and decide what they need to know
- Choose and organise the content of your presentation
- Deliver an effective presentation without relying on visual aids
- Ask yourself the five key questions before giving a presentation
- Introduction – what is a presentation and how confident are you in giving one?
- Technique (or “why maintaining eye contact really is vital”) – practising short presentations
- Myth busting and avoiding the big mistakes
- Analysing examples of good and not so good presentations
- Planning your content – what does your audience really need to know?
- Combining technique and content – more presentation practice
- Lessons learned
Course DirectorTerms & Conditions
- 28 February 2019
- 19 September 2019