Presentations for Professionals


Dates: Im-company only

Venue: Benvenuto Conference Centre, 1 Pitsani Rd, Kelland, Randburg, Johannesburg. Map

Times: 08:30 – 16:00

Fee: R 8,625.00 per delegate including VAT. The fee includes course notes, lunches and refreshments

Contact: Tel: +27 (0)87 135 2507 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the Course

Today, professionals are making presentations on a daily basis in management meetings, to teams or at conferences. They may be disseminating information or obtaining feedback and validation. To be confident, it is essential to have the knowledge and techniques to presenting professionally. This workshop covers these techniques and is suitable for both the novice speaker as well as the seasoned professional. 

The outcomes will be:

  • The techniques to prepare presentations quickly
  • The ability to influence persuade and win 
  • A confident voice and style of delivery 
  • A work-related presentation ready for delivery 

Who Should Attend

  • Executives
  • Leaders 
  • Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Consultant 
  • Business Professionals 

Course Content

Day 1 - Skills and Techniques

1. Set a clear and specific goal for your presentation 
2. Analyse your audience to determine their needs
3. Generate ideas that will shape the content
4. Plan a presentation that your audience will listen to 
5. Reinforce your presentation with support material 
6. Create powerful visuals that speak to the audience 
7. Practice delivering an impressive presentation 
8. Use techniques to deal with nervous tension 
9. Communicate with facial expression and movement 
10. Build trust and credibility


Day 2 - Practical Workshop

1. Designing PowerPoint® visuals for impact
2. Assessment of your presentation
3. Coaching and development of presentation 
4. Video viewing of your progress during the course

To ensure personal attention, courses are limited to eight people


Course Presenter

The course is presented by Cathy Myers who holds an LTCL in Speech Training from Trinity College, London.

During the last several years she has successfully helped many hundreds of business and professional people to have more self-confidence and improve their communication capabilities at work. In addition to lecturing and conducting courses and workshops she consults in the area of business communication.