Presentation Skills: Speaking with Confidence *IN PERSON*
Build skills needed to confidently deliver professional presentations - every time!
The Presentation Skills course provides participants with the techniques needed to prepare, plan and deliver professional presentations. The course 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 review of recorded practice presentations. Participants receive individual direction for improving speaking skills, increasing their confidence and comfort level when in front of an audience.
Key Learning Outcomes
- 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!
This is a module in the Professional Communication Skills Program.
What Our Clients Say
"Lynn was challenging in her expectations of us, which ultimately was highly effective".
"This was the most positive and personal confidence builder course I have ever been involved with. I totally enjoyed this training and would enjoy to come back again."
"The information presented in this seminar can actually be used in my day job. Very practical!"
"The value of training provided more confidence to be more competent." - Winter 2023 Participant
"Excellent course! Pushed me outside my comfort zone, and I have a lot of valuable information and practices to use moving forward." - Winter 2023 Participant
Course Endorsements and Partnerships
This course qualifies as credits toward the International Association of Business Communicators' (IABC) professional certifications.
When applying to sit for either the exam for Communications Management Professional (CMP)® or Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP)® or to apply for recertification, Gardiner Centre courses can be an integral part of your application package.
To learn more about this global standard certification, visit: gcccouncil.org. To inquire about sitting for a certification exam, contact the local IABC NL chapter at email@example.com, or visit: iabcnl.com.
This course is accredited by the CPSA Institute as providing 14 hours of professional designation units (PDUs) toward the maintenance of any CPSA designation. Learn more about the CPSA Institute professional designations here.
Continuing Education Contact Hours: 14
Lynn Morrissey has over 25 years' of experience as a facilitator, consultant, and educator. She has taught academic courses in communications, organizational behaviour, and human resources at the Faculty of Business Administration, Memorial University, in St. John's, NL. 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 the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Lynn has a long-standing relationship with Gardiner Centre, instructing professional development seminars that focus on various fields of workplace culture and communications, and facilitation skills. Lynn consults in organizational effectiveness and human resource management and works regularly with organizations on a variety of strategic initiatives. Her experience includes leading performance review processes, writing harassment prevention strategies, conducting workplace culture reviews, facilitating strategy sessions, and executive coaching.