ILM Accredited - Presentation Skills

This instructor-led-training will ensure your next presentation is influential, engaging and successful.

Course Overview

  • Course Details         

  • Instructor Led Training
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Workshop size: 25 participants
  • Delivery: Classroom or Online
  • ILM Course Code: E41E-07  

Course Objectives

  • Develop clear and easy to understand presentation materials
  • Demonstrate confidence and good communication skills
  • Convince and engage an audience
  • Respond to audience questions
  • Design and deliver effective PowerPoint slides
  • Manage nerves to improve impact

Training Techniques 

  • Experiential learning
  • Case studies
  • Group learning and discussion
  • Individual challenges
  • Collaborative and competitive tasks
  • Training videos
  • Role plays and simulations


Here is what we will cover in
this course

What Makes a Good Presentation

-Examples of good and bad presentations
-Criteria and role models

Developing the Slide Deck 

-Templates and backgrounds
-Style guidelines
-Using animations, transitions and smart art
-The use of PowerPoint in presentations

The Presentation

-Purpose statements 
-High impact introductions
-Ethos, pathos and logos
-Creating interest and engagement
-Sequencing, linking and signposting 
-Effective, powerful endings

Question and Answer Sessions 

-Predicting and anticipating questions
-How to answer a question
-What to do if you don’t know the answer

Using Your Voice

-Using the voice effectively maintain interest
-Acquire the skills of ‘speaking’ rather than ‘reading’ 
-Speaking techniques
-Rhetorical devices


ILM Assured

The ILM organisation is based in the United Kingdom, guarantees the quality of training through a rigorous auditing and supervisory process.  Through certifying our courses with ILM, you are assured of investing in world-class education and skill development.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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