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Presentation skills

Our one-day workshop shows managers how to plan and deliver a presentation effectively and confidently

Essential skills for all managers

Taking practical steps to improve your approach to presentations can mean more effective outcomes – so it’s worth investing in. 

So how can you improve your presentation skills? From information gathering and planning a structure through to tips on how to deliver your message effectively and handle questions, The Oxford Group approach to presentations will boost your confidence and help handle any nerves.


Course features

Presentation skills is a one-day, ready-to-run presentation skills training course.

Our practical step-by-step approach to effective presentations covers all aspects of presenting in a business context. This workshop builds both individual preparation and confidence as well as introducing tools, techniques and tips to make the most of your presenting opportunities.

We measure the impact of the course through post-course evaluation, giving you confidence about the return on your investment. The relationships and learning community built between participants during the course fosters peer support, engagement and on-going personal development.

What to expect

We cover:

  • Core presentation skills planning model
  • Determining the objective
  • Gathering relevant information
  • Editing material
  • Planning a structure
  • Boosting your confidence, avoiding and managing nerves
  • Handling questions effectively
  • Generating interest and having an impact
  • Tips for using MS PowerPoint and visual aids
  • The power of rehearsal
  • How to ensure your presentation has impact and is memorable

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand how to plan an engaging presentation, deciding on the content and format to use
  • Deliver engaging presentations which convey information effectively and confidently manage an audience
  • Build their confidence in their presentation skills that they can do it 
  • Practice their influencing skills when delivering, managing the audience, and creating buy-in
A lady presenting to her team, smiling

Course details

Course delivery:

Presentation skills is a one-day workshop for up to 16 participants that is led by one of our consultants in a location of your choice. The day will generally run from 9am to 5pm, with individual topics taking between 30 minutes to one hour. 

Who should attend?

Anyone that wants to improve their presentation skills in a business context and build confidence so they’re ready to excel in their next presentation.


The price for this course is £1,850. Please do speak to us about pricing in other currencies.

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