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Presentation Skills

Duration:  1 day |Book this course
Cost: $450.00 + GST

Course Description

This seminar will make participants better speakers in four ways. They will polish their public speaking and media presentation skills, how to craft better speeches and better handle meetings for which they are responsible. Lastly, they will greatly enhance their performance abilities with both the public and the media. Much of your success in making presentations has to do with knowing what to do and when to do it. This public speaking and presentation skills seminar will teach you specific techniques that ANYONE can use to create and deliver interesting, clear and persuasive presentations

Prerequisites

Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of Microsoft® PowerPoint or equivalent

Who Should Take This Course
Anyone who must address meetings, make presentations, conduct training sessions and who needs to build skills and confidence in this vital area of business.

Course Objectives

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will have learned how to:

  1. Overcome the anxiety and fear of speaking to groups of all sizes.
  2. Make themselves believable and credible in front of any audience.
  3. Create impressive and understandable visual aids.
  4. Spice up boring, dry or technical material. Properly use audio-visual equipment.
  5. Set-up the presentation room for maximum effectiveness.
  6. Keep interest during the entire session.
  7. Use simple techniques to deal with negative or hostile audiences.
  8. Say and do the right thing when something goes wrong.

Course Outline

Course Outline

WHAT MAKES A GREAT PRESENTATION?

CONTENT, DESIGN AND DELIVERY

  • The Process
  • The Situation
  • Purpose
  • People
  • Point
  • Place

PREPARING YOUR CONTENT

BEFORE YOU START YOUR RESEARCH

STARTING YOUR RESEARCH

  • Managing your Information
  • Keep your audience in mind

CONVERTING YOUR RESEARCH INTO AN OUTLINE

  • Determine the Outline Style

CONVERTING THE CONTENT INTO A SLIDE PRESENTATION

  • Use one concept per slide
  • Use key words and phrases
  • Stay within the 8 x 8 rule
  • Make your bullet points Consistent in Structure
  • Capitalize Properly

SLIDES

  • Determine the number of slides
  • Create Proper Titles
  • Agenda and Recap Slides
  • Adding Questions to Your Presentation
  • Using Graphics
  • Making Data into Charts and Tables
  • Adding graphics to Emphasize Bullets

THE THREE KEYS TO SETTING UP A GREAT SLIDE PRESENTATION

  • Layout
  • Consistency
  • Color

The presentation Environment and Logistics

  • Date and Time
  • Room Environment
  • Equipment

Presenter's Guide to Facilitation

  • Start Right
  • Keep Participants Engaged in your Presentation
  • Ways to Deal with Difficulties
  • How to handle tough situations

Getting Ready and Delivering your Presentation

  • Butterflies
  • Setting Up
  • First Impressions
  • Delivery
  • Presentation Technicalities

Handling Questions and Other Delivery Issues

  • Question Time
  • Dealing with disasters
  • Timing is everything
  • Close... and open... and close

 

Time Management

Duration: 1 day | Book this course
Cost: $450.00 + GST

Course Description

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to maximise their time use in order to achieve more, and how to relate big picture objectives to every day tasks in a practical manner. Participants discover the importance of a balanced lifestyle and how to create and maximise work and personal time.

Who Should Take This Course
Persons who have identified a need to achieve more without compromising the quality of the output or encroaching on recreational time.

Course Objectives

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will have learned how to:

  1. Set priorities that link individual and organisation goals.
  2. Develop an understanding of the effects of disorganisation.
  3. Develop effective techniques for dealing with time wasters and interruptions.
  4. Understand the importance of balance.
  5. Understand how to delegate effectively.
  6. Set up and use effective time management systems suitable to individual needs.
  7. Awareness of effects of staff meeting strategies.
  8. Understand the role of fluctuating energy levels

Course Outline

Course Outline

Taming Time

  • Knowing your Time Management Style
  • How you relate to Time
  • Your environment

Prioritising Your Time

  • Deciding What Your Priorities Should Be - And Why
  • Begin with Your Job Description
  • Open the Time Window
  • What Have You Learned?

Analysing, Planning, and Scheduling Your Time

Procrastination: The Thief of Time

  • What is Behind Procrastination?
  • Why Do you Procrastinate?
  • What are you Procrastinating about?

How to Delegate Effectively

  • To Whom can you Delegate?
  • What can you Delegate?
  • Why is hard to Delegate?

Learning to Say No

  • What to Say No to
  • How to say No

The Art of Anticipating

Power Tools for Time Management

  • The Basic Hardware
  • Soft Tools

Planning and Scheduling Strategy

  • Monthly Planning and Scheduling
  • Weekly Planning and Scheduling
  • Daily Planning and Scheduling

 

PRINCE2® Foundation with Practitioner

Duration:  5 days |  Book this course 
Cost: $3,600.00 + GST

Course Description

PRINCE2 is a process-based approach for project management, providing an easily tailored and scalable method for the management of all types of projects, across industries, both locally and internationally.This is an interactive five day course with a mixture of presentations, group practical activities, case studies and practice exams based on our top quality course materials developed with the Lead Author of the PRINCE2 manual.

 

Prerequisites

Prerequisites
Delegates should have an understanding of project management but knowledge of PRINCE2 is not required.

Additional Information

Additional Information
On successful completion of this course you will be a PRINCE2 registered practitioner - a 5-year certification that is globally recognised and increasingly in demand.

Industry Association Recognition

Project Management Institute (PMI)®

  • Contact Hours: 35 hours
  • Professional Development Units (PDUs): 35 PDUs

We also offer an exam guarantee, which is similar to insurance in that if you don't pass your exam first time you can resit at no fee.

The price per delegate for exam guarantees is:

  • Foundation exam $95.00 ex GST (to re-sit is $400.00 ex GST)
  • Practitioner exam $95.00 ex GST (to re-sit is $650.00 ex GST)

Next Steps

Next Steps

  • Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation with Practitioner
  • Project, Programme and Portfolio Office (P3O®) training

We can assist you with PRINCE2 implementation by:

  • Arranging for a consultant to advise on how best to implement PRINCE2 in your organisation using implementation road maps
  • Reviewing programme or project office operations
  • Providing programme management training for your executives.

PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited

PMI® is a registered trade mark of Project Management Institute Inc.

Course Objectives

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will have learned how to:

  • Introduction to project management and PRINCE2
  • Principles, themes and processes
  • Business Case What is a business case, development path, contents
  • Organisation Roles, each role in turn.
  • Quality Key terms, quality planning, control and assurance
  • Plans Planning procedure, plan types: exception, project and stage
  • Risk Risk management policy, risk management procedure
  • Change Configuration management & issue and change control procedure
  • Progress Tolerances, lessons, raising exceptions
  • Foundation exam review
  • Processes and the application of the themes: Starting up a Project, Directing a Project, Initiating  a Project, Controlling a Stage, Managing Product Delivery, Managing a Stage Boundary, Closing a Project
  • Foundation exam: 60 minutes, 75 multi choice questions, 35 marks to pass, closed book (no reference material allowed).
  • Case study analysis: Two case studies supplied by the examination board will be used to demonstrate the application of PRINCE2
  • Practitioner exam review
  • Practitioner exam 2½ hours, 9 questions, 108 marks, 59 to pass, open book, PRINCE2® manual allowed to be referenced.

Course Outline

Course Outline

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