Presentation Skills: Speaking with Confidence

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***This course is accredited by IABC***

Presentation Skills

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
  • Build professional image
  • Design the presentation to fit the audience
  • Understand the importance of verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Learn new techniques to handle post-presentation questions 
  • Learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of presentations 
  • Benefit from practice and immediate feedback

Continuing Education Contact Hours: 14

This is a module in the  Professional Communication Skills Program.


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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: To inquire about sitting for a certification exam, contact the local IABC NL chapter at, or visit:

Past Participants Said

“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!"  


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.

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