Business Skills

Bringing Presentations Alive

Bringing Presentations Alive

Inspire your audience and make your key messages count! With our kitbag of techniques and tips, you’ll add power and impact to your presentations and learn how to open and close with style and panache.

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Communicating to Influence

Communicating to Influence

Communicating to Influence involves more than listening and questioning. It requires you to understand other people’s body language, build rapport and trust with others as well as communicating your message clearly. In today’s competitive and project-oriented work environment, strong business communication skills are essential for both individual and organisational success. This communicating to influence course strengthens the…

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Creating Presentation Support Materials

Creating Presentation Support Materials

Avoid the pitfalls of too many slides and too much text! Make sure you keep your audience engaged by using visual support materials effectively and create visuals that enhance your message. Interacting on a one-to-one basis is greatly reduced when presenting to groups and is virtually non-existent when presenting to large audiences. Also, when a…

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Decision Making: Options to Implementation

Decision Making: Options to Implementation

Evaluating options requires an analytic approach. This course will help you to develop useful and consistent criteria for your evaluation process. You will see how to systematically examine arguments for and against particular options and, how to help your team reach a consensus.

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Effective Email

Effective Email

A must for organisations wishing to reduce email overload and improve productivity. SAVE TIME AND MONEY WITH EMAIL PRODUCTIVITY TRAINING! This Effective Email course – from email experts Emailogic covers everything you need to know about how to transform your use of email. People who complete this course save an average of 31 minutes a day…

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Giving and Receiving Feedback

Giving and Receiving Feedback

Do you know what impact you have when delivering feedback? Learn how to frame feedback constructively and use it to develop individuals and improve performance, motivation and engagement with this Giving and Receiving Feedback course. This online performance management training course in giving and receiving feedback forms part of our Leadership & Management series and…

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Handling Questions

Handling Questions

Handling questions effectively is an excellent opportunity to ensure your presentation meets your audience’s needs. Learn how to encourage questions and explore how to prepare so you can respond effectively and with confidence. Presentations today are usually followed up with a question and answer session, or questions are encouraged throughout the event. To some, this…

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Influencing in Meetings

Influencing in Meetings

Meetings can be boring and pointless if not managed well. Effective management of meetings can be an opportunity for you and other participants to generate change that would take the organisation to the next level.

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Influencing Teams

Influencing Teams

Influencing in a group or a team is a multi-layered skill. To influence others effectively, you must take into account not one but many individual’s preferences and behavioral patterns as well as group dynamics.

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Influencing to Win/Win

Influencing to Win/Win

Influencing is not just a communication skill, it is a mindset! Successful influencers clarify their goals, focus their efforts on the right people and select the most appropriate influencing tactics. Whether a manager or a salesperson, influencing skills are necessary for anyone in business. This is because the ability to bring others to your way…

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Leading a Meeting

Leading a Meeting

Anyone can lead a meeting, but Leading a successful meeting requires more than luck! To achieve a productive and successful meetings, good preparation and planning is required. Learn how to control the flow of information in your meetings, manage your time effectively and activate full participation from attendees.

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Making Presentations Powerful

Making Presentations Powerful

Make your presentations more powerful by learning how to structure your ideas clearly, be aware of your audience and their needs, and use visuals that impact to enhance your presentations. Delegates are taught the skills required for creating influential and powerful presentations, including exploration into engaging and retaining your audience and how to build the bridge…

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Planning a Powerful Presentation

Planning a Powerful Presentation

Every successful and engaging presentation starts with effective presentation planning. Learn how to set clear objectives, analyse your audience so you see things from their viewpoint, plan for the location and develop contingency plans. Presentation planning is a necessary skill if you are looking to engage and retain your specific audience and to build the…

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Powerful Message and Structure

Powerful Message and Structure

Make your message crystal clear with this online course in creating a powerful message and managing the right structure for your presentations. Delegates are taught the skills required for creating compelling and influential presentations, including identifying and selecting key ideas to shape their message and using the rule of three to shape their presentation. This…

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Preparing to Lead a Meeting

Preparing to Lead a Meeting

Do people look forward to the meetings you lead or see them as a pleasant waste of time? Are you aware that there are processes and procedures required before you can lead a successful meeting? Learn how to create clear and smart goals to achieve your objectives.

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Rehearsing Presentations

Rehearsing Presentations

Create successful and effective presentations with this Rehearsing Presentations training course. Do you rehearse? How do you rehearse and how long for? Rehearsing helps you become fluent with your delivery, your movements and your vocal expression but should never be about ‘memorising’ words and movements, nor should you “wing-it”. Avoid failure with this online Rehearsing Presentations training…

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Solving Problems : Definition to Options

Solving Problems : Definition to Options

When solving problems at work, you are trying to define a problem while your mindset is in a ‘Detective’ mode looking for clues and motives. This course helps you analyse the current situation and identify the root causes of the problem. You will explore ways in which you and your team can generate solutions.

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Stage Presence

Stage Presence

Improve your presentation skills and your stage presence to build an effective bridge between your content and your audience. Many people feel terrified when they’re asked to speak publicly, but these fears can be managed and reduced with presentation skills training and by good preparation which will also lay the groundwork for making an effective presentation.…

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Thinking Creatively

Thinking Creatively

In a world where complexity, ambiguity and volatility are becoming the norm, thinking creatively and problem-solving skills are key competencies. Explore how you can channel your thinking into a creative output.

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Using Words and Voice Effectively

Using Words and Voice Effectively

Bring your message alive by using techniques such as anecdotes, analogies and quotes to personalise your delivery to your audience. Find out how to vary your tone, pitch, pace and pauses to build emotion into your presentation and keep your audience engaged. Delivering effective oral presentations involves what you say, how you say it and…

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