Presentation Skills: Speaking with Confidence
Build skills needed to confidently deliver professional presentations every time!
Presentation Skills, Public Speaking Training, Learn to do presentations, Lynn Morrissey

Presentation Skills: Speaking with Confidence

Build skills needed to confidently deliver professional presentations – every time!     

Presentation Skills teaches techniques that enable participants to prepare, plan and deliver professional presentations. The module provides a supportive environment with ample opportunity to practice speaking on a variety of subjects. Immediate feedback is provided by the facilitator, fellow participants and through videotape review of practice presentations.  Participants receive direction for improving speaking skills, increasing confidence and improving their comfort level when in front of an audience.

This is a module in the  Professional Communication Skills Program.


For Individuals
  • Understand how to prepare an effective presentation
  • Learn how to present with confidence in front of an audience
  • Benefit from practice and immediate  audience evaluation
  • Build professional image
  • Improve organizational effectiveness
  • Build your self-confidence: Know you can do it!
For Organizations
  • Build effective and confident organizational communicators
  • Introduce strategies to help build a positive organizational image
  • Encourage comprehensive and clear organizational presentations

Who Should Attend

Business professionals who are new to giving presentations or those wanting to improve their skills and increase confidence when presenting to an audience.


Build your business presentation skills through professional development in:

  • Designing the presentation to fit the audience
  • Planning and preparing an oral presentation
  • Effectively delivering information
  • Understanding the importance of verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Using techniques to handle questions 
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of presentations 
  • Increasing your confidence in public speaking and presentation delivery

Continuing Education Contact Hours: 14

Past Participant(s) Said

- Taught me that it's the material people are interested in, not me!!

- It will help me organize my presentations to deliver a more concise  focused message.

- It brought structure to my presentations!



Lynn Morrissey

Lynn Morrissey has over 20 years' experience as a facilitator, consultant, and educator.  She has taught academic courses in communications, organizational communications, and human resources, at the Faculty of Business Administration, Memorial University. She has received many awards for her contributions including the Dean’s Teaching Award, the Dean’s Service Award, the Dean’s Citizenship Award, the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching and most recently the Queen`s Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012).

Lynn has a long-standing relationship with the Gardiner Centre, instructing professional development seminars that focus mainly on workplace communications. Lynn's industry experience includes writing training and development strategies, developing training plans, leading performance development processes, conducting communications reviews, and facilitating strategy sessions.

In her 'spare time' Lynn is also Faculty Advisor for Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Memorial, an international student organization focusing on enhancing entrepreneurial skills and community development.  Under Lynn's mentorship, the SIFE Memorial team has consistently achieved top awards and accolades at both the national and international levels. In 2007 Lynn was awarded the John Dobson Faculty Advisor of the Year in Canada for her work with her SIFE team.

Scheduled Date(s)

October 13, 2016 - October 14, 2016


$790 +HST

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