Confident Presentation Skills [a Cambridge Network Course]

Confident Presentation Skills Training

In person or online, speaking in front of a group can be hard. You need tools to create concise, engaging material and then deliver it in a way that looks confident, grabs your audience's attention and keeps it until the very end.

Dates Monday, November 22, 2021 to Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - Download as vCalendar
Event Times: 09:30 to 12:00
Venue Online
Contact Name Sara Baxter
Website Event website

Event details:

By the end of the training course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Show confidence and control their nerves
  • Write rich, concise material with a story
  • Engage the audience and keep their attention
  • Communicate authentically
  • Use visuals effectively
  • Adapt to the unexpected

Each attendee brings a 4-minute presentation on any subject they like, in the form of simple notes (and visuals if they wish). They deliver this twice, building it into a thing of utter beauty: powerful, persuasive and easy to deliver. Each attendee should also have their preferred note-taking medium.


Session 1:

  • Introduction: format and objectives for the day
  • Writing: techniques for creating and editing concise material with a story
  • Visuals: how to use slides for maximum effect without relying on them
  • Everyone writes the first draft of their piece
  • Everyone delivers their piece and receives feedback

Session 2:

  • Delivery: techniques to handle your nerves and keep your cool
  • Delivery: how to make a great first impression and engage your audience
  • Everyone edits their material to a shorter duration
  • Everyone delivers their piece again and receives feedback
  • Conclusion - key points learnt from the day are discussed and reinforced


Duration: 2 x 2.5 hours over 2 days Credits: 2.5
Times: 9.30am - 12.00pm Member Cost: £375.00 + VAT
Max. Delegates: 4 Non-member Cost: £563.00 + VAT


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By reducing stress and fear, I make giving talks enjoyable.

Using my experience as an introvert, stand-up comic and video games designer, I deliver short, fun but effective training to create successful, confident speakers. I work with both companies and individuals.

All my training is currently online. I can use Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Google Hangouts or Skype.