Improving Your Presentation Skills

Opportunities to present information are everywhere in our professional and personal lives, but for many of us, having to speak in public is a significant challenge and a source of anxiety. The reality is that if we want to achieve professional and personal growth, we often need to speak to groups, large or small.

This program is designed to help participants make highly effective presentations, and become credible and effective public speakers through practice and immediate, personalized feedback. You will leave the workshop with a ‘toolbox’ of tips, techniques and strategies to deliver well-structured, dynamic, and convincing presentations, whatever the occasion.

  • Topics
  • Audience
  • Instructor
  • Audience analysis for effective presentations

  • Organizing a dynamic presentation

  • Establishing your credibility

  • Using visual aids to enhance your presentation

  • Getting and maintaining audience attention

  • Dealing with nervousness

  • Using non-verbal communication to reinforce your message

  • Responding to questions with confidence

  • Anyone who feels uncomfortable or avoids speaking in front of groups
  • Those who wish to strengthen their presentation skills, control their nervousness, or learn to use visual aids more effectively

Nathan Lockhart, M.A., CEC, is a learning professional and certified executive coach with more than 20 years of experience. He has provided one-on-one coaching to executives on a range of topics related to leadership and communications. He has also delivered more than 500 workshops to organizations in the private and non-governmental sectors and to more than 60 federal departments, including all three central agencies. A former employee of Health Canada and the Privy Council Office, Nathan’s knowledge spans a number of important disciplines including public policy development, negotiation, issues management and strategic communications. He is a dynamic public speaker with a strong understanding of workplace challenges and demands facing today's professionals. 

“It was an excellent workshop! I've learned a lot of skills that I will take back with me to my workplace.”

Online Distance Learning 

Certain sessions of this course are now offered online via live video conferencing. Online session are indicated in parenthesis in the box below.

Register today by selecting an online session.


Select a session

Improving Your Presentation Skills (Online session)
March 21, 22, 23, 24, 2022
13:00 - 16:00
Improving Your Presentation Skills (Online session)
June 20, 21, 22, 23, 2022
9:00 - 12:00

Group Training

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