You’ve probably been giving presentations all your life. They often start children early in primary school, having them get up in front of the class to present something small. Then, perhaps you presented a research paper or an academic study.
In adult life, presentations are no less ubiquitous. Sometimes they can be less formal, but, depending on the type of work that you are in, the odds could be high that you would have to present something.
No matter what stage of life you’re in, you’re likely to be asked to present in front of people, and this can be an intimidating prospect for many of us.
This course outlines the steps that you can take to make you feel comfortable and confident giving a presentation.
Firstly, we go through what makes a good presentation, so that you know what to aim for.
Next, we go over how to properly prepare for a presentation. We learn some do’s and don’ts, talk about engaging your audience and give some tips on how you can practise public speaking.
This course is sure to help you be more confident speaking in front of people. One of the reasons why giving a presentation can be scary is that people don’t know the steps to take for it to go right. Well, you have come to the right place to find out.
You Will Learn:
- The components of a good presentation
- How to prepare for a presentation
- What to avoid when giving a presentation
- How to present effectively to your audience
- How to have presence and engage your audience
Benefits of Taking This Course:
- Gain confidence speaking in front of people
- Gain the knowledge needed, to give an effective presentation
- Bring the confidence and presence you want to your next presentation
- Learn communication skills that you can use during presentations and elsewhere
Who can take the Presentation Skills Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Presentation Skills Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.