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A powerful presentation stays with an audience - motivating and commanding attention. Being able to present a powerful presentation that resonates with your audience or moves them to action is critical to career success. Learn how to design and confidently deliver powerful presentations in this highly interactive course, that caters to all skill levels.

Do you have a small team of people with similar professional development needs? We can run this course specifically for you.

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Course outline

  • What makes a presentation powerful
  • Presentation design: How to structure a dynamic presentation 
  • Defining the type of presentation that best suits your purpose 
  • Presentation delivery: Techniques to be a confident speaker/presenter 
  • How to know what your audience wants and needs
  • Engaging with and managing your audience
  • Being creative with visual aids

Learning outcomes

At completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Create and design powerful well-structured presentations 
  • Deliver a presentation with confidence and credibility
  • Use PowerPoint to engage and not distract your audience

Who should enrol

This course is suitable for anyone who would like to adopt practical strategies to improve their confidence and create a presentation that inspires, motivates and takes their audience on a journey.

What you will receive

  • Personal investment from a leading industry expert
  • Networking with other professionals
  • Full course notes and additional resources
  • A certificate of participation
  • Ability to upload course completion to your LinkedIn profile
  • Access to the CCE student portal during the course and the month following
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
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Learn how to improve your communication skills so that others want to hear what you have to say! Identify your workplace communication strengths and weaknesses, and create a personal strategy that takes your communication skills to the next level.

Effective communication positively impacts workplace relationships and outcomes. Avoiding the pitfalls of poor listening, unclear directions, assumptions, or unclear emails is critical in developing excellent workplace communication. 

This course provides techniques that can improve your communication skills:

  • across all levels of your organisation
  • with internal and external clients
  • in interviews and meetings
  • when presenting.

Do you have a small team of people with similar professional development needs? We can run this course specifically for you.

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Course outline

This course explores:

  • why is communication so challenging
  • your communication strengths and weaknesses
  • what is good listening and how to effectively listen
  • how to communicate so people want to listen to you
  • discover your workplace communication strategy
  • effective communication within the workplace
  • mindful communication via email
  • adjusting to different personality types or communicate to your audience
  • how to develop and deliver succinct communication – less is more
  • role of confidence and assertion
  • creating rapport, use of voice, body language and other visuals
  • your personal Communications Improvement Plan.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • identify elements of good communication
  • recognise internal communication strategy
  • develop workplace communication skills to a higher level
  • provide concise information
  • improve work relationships
  • develop a personal Communication Improvement Plan.

Who should enrol

Public, private and community sector leaders and staff wanting to improve their personal, team or organisational communication skills.

What you will receive

  • Personal investment from a leading industry expert
  • Networking with other professionals
  • Full course notes and additional resources
  • A certificate of participation
  • Ability to upload course completion to your LinkedIn profile
  • Access to the CCE student portal during the course and the month following
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

Fri 18 Sep 2020 - Fri 02 Oct 2020

09:00 - 12:30

1 Session
13 spots remaining.

This class will be delivered online.

Our Influence and persuasion skills course is specifically designed for leaders and aspiring leaders seeking to have a positive influence in their workplace. Communicating with clarity and precision gives you the power of influence and helps you achieve specific professional results.

Do you have a small team of people with similar professional development needs? We can run this course specifically for you.

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Course outline

Part 1: Key principles and skills development: 1.5 hours webinar

  • Influence and persuasion explained
  • The science and psychology behind effective influence and persuasion
  • Underlying skills and strategies: assertiveness; emotional intelligence; principled negotiation
  • The skills and strengths you bring to influence and persuasion
  • Tailoring your approach to different audiences for maximum effect; recognizing and adapting to communication preferences
  • Application to your workplace context

Part 2: Skills in practice: 1 hour webinar

  • Review of workplace activity
  • Case studies
  • Developing an action plan 

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Take a strategic approach to influencing and persuading
  • Confidently apply the skills of influence and persuasion in your professional communications
  • Use options for  tailoring your communications to meet the needs and preferences of your audience

Who should enrol

This course is for anyone who needs to:

  • communicate and influence stakeholders (with varying needs and agendas)
  • work in challenging environments (e.g. political, sensitive etc.)
  • manage and chair feedback meetings
  • facilitate high-level discussion to elicit an outcome (political arena)
  • work with conflicting priorities (matrix organisations etc.)
  • present benefit or business cases regularly
  • be a spokesperson for their organisation

What you will receive

  • Personal investment from a leading industry expert
  • Networking with other professionals
  • Full course notes and additional resources
  • A certificate of participation
  • Ability to upload course completion to your LinkedIn profile
  • Access to the CCE student portal during the course and the month following
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea