Presentation Skills

Course/Workshop Title: Presentation Skills
Course/Workshop Description: This course provides a systematic approach to outstanding and impressive presentations. Participants will receive skills training needed to learn and develop excellent presentation skills and style to become highly effective in their professional and personal communications.
Course/Workshop Duration: 25 hours (5 hrs/day)
Course/Workshop Objectives:
  • Defining presentations.
  • Learning how to overcome fear from public speaking.
  • Learning proper presentation components.
  • Use of visual aids and body language.
  • Effective presentation delivery and leadership.
Course/Workshop Importance: The course is very important for professional leaders, managers, engineers, salespersons and others as it gives them the basic skills training needed to learn and develop excellent presentation skills and style to become highly effective in their professional and personal communications.
Lecture Strategy: Lecture materials will be presented using Microsoft PowerPoint. When possible a cooperative, participant-centered learning and discussion approach will be utilized to enable a high level of participant involvement.
Course Content: Introduction Presentation Skills, Overcoming Fear from Public Speaking, Presentation Components, Details of Contents, Structure, Packaging and Human Element, Effective and Ineffective Presentations, Assuring Successful Impact on Audience.
Course Notes: Course lecture notes will be provided by the instructors to the participants.
Course Content Distribution:

Day One:

  • Introduction
  • Defining Presentations
  • Overcoming Fear from Public Speaking
  • Presentation Components
  • Presentation Contents

Day Two:

  • Principles For Effective Contents
  • Presentation Structure
  • Opening, Body and Closing

Day Three:

  • Presentation Packaging
  • Place, Learning Aids, Visual Aids
  • Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentation

Day Four:

  • Presentation Human Element
  • Words and Tone and Body Language
  • 10 Steps to Improve Your Body Language

Day Five:

  • Presenter Skills and Personality
  • Effective versus Ineffective Presentations
  • Examples
  • Conclusion
Fees: SAR 4,000
Instructor: Prof. Ali J. Chamka