Class Length: 2 Days
Prerequisites: None
Effective Presentation Skills Essentials is available in the following formats: Full-Day Face-to-Face Training Workshop, Multi-Day Face-to-Face Training Workshop, Multi-Session Webinar, Virtual Instructor-led Training

TrainSmart’s effective presentation skills workshop is a fun, interactive and engaging workshop that is designed to provide you with the skills and techniques to design, develop and deliver more dynamic and effective presentations. Enhance your current presentation style, reduce the anxiety that often accompanies talking in front of a group and delivers a presentation that gets results!

The secret to becoming a better presenter? Practice! We provide plenty of practice opportunity that culminates in a 10-minute session on Day 2 that will be recorded for your own review and self-critique. Coaching and feedback from our experienced facilitator and the rest of the participants is a valuable element of learning in this session.

The Problem

  • Fear of speaking in front of a group
  • Lack of preparation and practice
  • Ineffective communication skills
  • A scattered flow of content
  • Poor visuals
  • Unclear message
  • Not understanding audience needs
  • Trying to present “like someone else” – not developing your own style effectively

The TrainSMART Solution

  • Learn how to reduce the stress and fear of presenting
  • Learn how to plan the structure of your presentation
  • Learn how to identify and capture clear objectives
  • Learn how to use proper visual rules to complement and clarify your message
  • Learn how to identify and capture clear objectives
  • Learn how to communicate to different audience needs
  • Learn how to create a dynamic opening

Presentation Skills Course Outline

  • Introduction to Presentations: Why present? Your role? The presentation process
  • Research: Collect information and know your subject matter, Understand Audience Needs
  • Planning: Create a purpose statement, get creative, organize the topics
  • Develop the Presentation: Create the presentation flow with the presentation development form, Begin with a Bang, State the Purpose, Create a Script, Develop Transitions, Close with Conviction
  • Develop Materials: Handouts, Reference Materials, Visuals Rules
  • Presenter Skills: V3 communication (vocal, visual, verbal), prepare for challenges, engage your audience, be yourself
  • Practice: How and what to rehearse, Steps to Reduce Fear
  • Present: Practicing Skills

Target Audience

TrainSMART’s Effective Presentation Skills Face-to-Face Training Sales & Marketing Teams, Managers, Human Resources and anyone who is responsible for presenting information to others to gain support, reach a decision, provide data or sell an idea

Course Delivery Options

Effective Presentation Skills Essentials is available in the following formats:

  • Full-Day Face-to-Face Training Workshop
  • Multi-Day Face-to-Face Training Workshop
  • Multi-Session Webinar
  • Virtual Instructor-led Training

What Past Participants Are Saying…

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“James B. did a great job facilitating the Effective Presentation Skills Workshop. I find public speaking challenging and James made our group feel comfortable as well as shared tips/tricks on how to feel confident speaking in front of large groups. I would highly recommend this workshop and James as a trainer. Thank you, TrainSMART!”

V.P. Learning and Development
Global Pharmaceutical Company
Greater Chicago Area


“The instructor was excellent, in fact, one of the best that I had experienced. TrainSMART’s Effective presentation skills course is well-structured, presented in an excellent fashion for both the written and facilitation.”

Sr. Marketing Specialist
Underwriters Laboratories
Greater Chicago Area


“James did an excellent job facilitating the “PresentationSMART: Effective Presentation Skills Essentials” workshop. This is a topic where everyone comes in feeling uncomfortable about having to do a presentation in front of the group. James was able to breakdown those fears with humor and tips that helped everyone to feel safe and at ease with each other. I would highly recommend this workshop as long as James is the trainer.”

North America Sales Manager
Underwriters Laboratories
Greater St. Louis Area

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The TrainSMART Solution

Trust TrainSMART to design, develop and facilitate your soft skills training needs.  When you partner with us, you gain several advantages, including:

Fully customized content and delivery We customize our training systems to fit your team, department, and/or your entire organization.individual's needs.

Fully customized content and delivery

We customize our training systems to fit your team, department, and/or your entire organization individual’s needs.

Flexible scheduling We deliver single session or multiple sessions to meet your timeframes, work schedules, and employee needs/expectations.

Flexible scheduling

We deliver a single session or multiple sessions to meet your timeframes, work schedules, and employee needs/expectations.

Reduced overall costs On-site is typically less expensive than sending employees off-site. In addition, on-site allows us to develop common languages and terms that reduce communication issues when your employees are back on the job.

Reduced overall costs

On-site training is typically less expensive than sending employees off-site. In addition, on-site allows us to develop common languages and terms that reduce communication issues when your employees are back on the job.

Immediate on-the-job application Employees can immediately apply what they have learned.

Immediate on-the-job application

Employees can immediately apply what they have learned.

Confidentiality is not compromised What happens on-site, stays on-site.

Confidentiality is not compromised

What happens on-site, stays on-site.

Building cohorts teams We can build cohorts teams that result in more productive, more efficient relationships.

Building cohorts teams

We can build cohorts teams that result in more productive, more efficient relationships.

Cutting-edge technology We stay on top of all the latest technological developments in the industry, always bringing the most efficient and cost-effective methods into your organization.

Cutting-edge technology

We stay on top of all the latest technological developments in the industry, always bringing the most efficient and cost-effective methods into your organization.

Industry-leading experience Our best-in-the-industry facilitators bring years of extensive experience and expertise into your company.

Industry-leading experience

Our best-in-the-industry facilitators bring years of extensive experience and expertise to your company.

Presentation Skills
2020 Public Workshop Dates

Los Angeles, CA

May 14 & 15
September 24 & 25
October 22 & 23
December 3 & 4

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Austin, TX

September 17 & 18
October 15 & 16

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Minneapolis, MN

August 20 & 21
October 22 & 23

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Chicago, IL

July 16 & 17
August 20 & 21
October 15 & 16

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Orlando, FL

September 28 & 29
November 5 & 6
December 17 & 18

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On-Site Presentation Skills Group Pricing Options

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Up to 12 Participants$3200$4200$7500$8400Call For Pricing
Up to 18 Participants$3600$4400$8000$8900Call For Pricing
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Up to 30 Participants$4400$5400$9500$10400Call For Pricing
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Need Presentation Skills Training?

Ready to discuss your on-site effective presentation skills training needs? Schedule a 30-minute call, so we can learn more about each other and determine if we are a good fit. This is a no-obligation consultation. We look forward to hearing from you. Call us at 800-807-8030 ext. 1 or fill out the form below.

Improve Your Presentation Skills Today With TrainSMART!