Effective Presentation SkillsCommunication - Spoken

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DurationTwo days
Course Dates29 Feb 2024 9:00am - 01 Mar 2024 5:00pm
20 Jun 2024 9:00am - 21 Jun 2024 5:00pm
02 Oct 2024 9:00am - 03 Oct 2024 5:00pm
02 Dec 2024 9:00am - 03 Dec 2024 5:00pm

Course Fee

Member $833.85
Non-Member $981.00
  • Members enjoy a 15% discount before GST
  • Group Discount (3 or more participants) - 10%
  • Course fees updated with 9% GST for 2024

Funding Available

    SDF Grant Amount: S$28.00
    Course Reference No: TGS-2020500021
    SkillsFuture Credit
    (Individual Singaporean aged 25 and above)
    Pre-approved SkillsFuture funding of S$500.00

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How can I present without feeling nervous? What should I do when my mind goes blank? What if my visual aids don't work? How can I improve my presentation skills? All these questions and more will be answered at this interesting, fun-filled and knowledge-rich workshop.

Be prepared to be videotaped as you learn tips and tricks to become a more dynamic and confident speaker and presenter!

Key Takeaways

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;

  • Highlight the important points of an effective presentation
  • Develop an effective presentation format for the individual
  • Highlight individual effective and non-effective presentation skills

Who Should Attend

Senior Executives and Managers who present to Boards of Directors and Key Decision Makers.

Programme Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Public Speaking

  • Understanding What Makes a Good Speaker and a Good Speech
  • Understanding Needs of Participants
  • Managing Nervousness

Module 2: The Mechanics of Speech

  • Using Your Voice Effectively
  • Building Vocal Power

Module 3: Knowing Your Audience

  • Understanding Different Audience Types
  • Managing Difficult Presentation Situations

Module 4: Effective Use of Body Language

  • Eye Contact
  • Posture
  • Gesture

Module 5: Individual Presentation and Written Evaluations

Module 6: Projecting Credibility

  • Initial, Derived and Final Credibility
  • Projecting a Confident Outlook and its Implication

Module 7: How to Put Your Point Across Effectively

  • Using Words to Paint Pictures
  • Using Analogies and Stories to Convince
  • Audio-Visual Aids
  • The Ten Visual Design ‘Commandments’
  • Presenting Ideas Visually

Module 8: Speaking off the Cuff

  • Using Various Structures for Impromptu Speaking


An interactive method will be used throughout the course comprising lectures, group discussions and hands-on exercises on the skills and attributes of making an effective and powerful presentation. Case studies will be used as well and these will be analysed in relation to style, content, language, effectiveness and logic.

There will be several individual presentation exercises which will be video-recorded for critique and self-assessment.

Programme Trainer

Lorraine Kwek has extensive experience in various capacities in the fields of marketing communications, including Advertising, Public Relations, Conference Management as well as Training. Her background training in Communication Studies at the University and her teaching diplomas in Speech and Drama and Public Speaking has given her a unique perspective on the importance of facilitation skills in group discussions as well as in a training context.

She has trained in the areas of communication and facilitation skills, selling skills and customer service, including effective speaking skills, dealing with difficult people, dealing with angry and dissatisfied customers, telephone techniques etc.

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Quick Information

How can I present without feeling nervous? What should I do when my mind goes blank? What if my visual aids don't work? How can I improve my presentation skills?

Contact Details

  +65 6842 6666