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Personal communication skills, Workplace communication skills, Executive communication skills

Presentation training and public speaking (2 days)



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ISOC London
13 Grosvenor Place | Floor 3

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  • Two days of practical public speaking exercises and presentation coaching to improve voice, posture, language and confidence

    Course outline

    Communicating with impact: master public speaking with confidence and style

    This course is a stimulating and practical day in the company of an inspiring presentation skills coach.

    You will build presence, confidence and authority through practical voice projection exercises and body language workshops. You will develop new-found confidence in public speaking and the ability to captivate an audience.

    Who should attend

    This is a universal course designed for learners at different levels and in a range of roles. Learning is pitched at a core level, designed to help you analyse core concepts and execute universal skills.

    This course is recommended for anyone who could perform better at public speaking.


    This course covers the following modules:

    • Voice and body language
    • Presentation coaching
    • The topics covered by each module are detailed below

    About this course

    What to expect

    Expect an active and confidence-building day of coaching and fun workshops with an inspiring presentation coach.

    You will not have to sit through long lectures or presentations – this course uses active learning to help you internalise the topic and apply it in the real world.

    Training format

    Pinnacle presentation courses are fun! People learn best when they are enjoying themselves, and our training centres are always full of smiles and laughter. Expect a challenging, stimulating and memorable course.

    Within each module, best practice and key concepts are covered off in a concise briefing, followed by stimulating learning activities like workshops, discussions, case studies and role-play exercises.


    Looking for more? You can also take this course as part of a multi-day programme:

    Learning outcomes

    After this course you will gain confidence and impact in public speaking. You will be able to:

    • Speak in public with greater confidence and authority
    • Give much more effective and convincing presentations
    • Overcome nerves and fear of public speaking
    • Project your voice and use body language to make public presentations more influential and memorable
    • Increase your awareness of how others see and hear you
    • Engage the attention and respect of your audience

    Voice and body language

    This module is a series of 100% practical, hands-on exercises designed to unlock your confidence and creativity for public speaking.

    • Seeing ourselves as others see us: posture, breathing and voice
    • Tone and quality of voice
    • Practical vocal warm-up exercises
    • How to overcome stress and nerves
    • Hearing ourselves as others hear us: a dynamic journey into the world of speech
    • Framing the presentation: opening and closing techniques

    Presentation coaching

    In this module you will practice delivering short presentations on your own topic and benefit from expert coaching and feedback.

    Course format


    This course is heavy on reality and light on theory. Your trainer will introduce the concepts clearly, then focus on real-world skills that connect the big picture to your job. Courses are updated regularly and trainers are active in the industry so your knowledge will be fresh and relevant.


    Training consists of concise briefings on best practice, backed up by interactive learning activities like workshops, role-plays, case study analysis, coaching, brainstorms and structured group discussions. You will not sit passively through long lectures.


    This course is interesting, intellectually stimulating and delivered in a relaxed and professional style.


    All ISOC trainers are hands-on communication professionals with at least 15 years of experience. We don’t employ academic teachers – we insist on good-humoured enthusiasts who will inspire your creativity.


    This course is delivered in an executive boardroom format, not classroom-style, and in a small group no larger than eight people. You will get personal attention for the issues that matter to you. It’s also a great chance to network and share experience.

    Quality assurance

    About ISOC

    We have headquarters in London and a training centre in Dubai. We train communicators at all levels, from press officers to prime ministers. ISOC is owned and managed by Pinnacle International, the world’s largest specialist communications and PR training company. As well as public courses, we provide private and customised programmes including media interview training, presentation training, and multi-year multi-competency postgraduate programmes.

    Accredited by Edexcel

    Edexcel is the world’s largest provider of accredited qualifications and one of the UK’s largest examination boards. It is owned by Pearson, the world’s largest education company. Edexcel awards two million qualifications every year around the world and has 5,500 education partners in 110 countries.

    ISOC is an accredited Edexcel Centre (#90817). Edexcel has audited ISOC’s systems for the design, delivery and management of training and inspects us regularly to assure quality control of all aspects of training and assessment.

    The British Accreditation Council

    ISOC is also accredited by the British Accreditation Council, a UK Government-mandated training standards body. The BAC conducts annual quality assurance inspections and audits.

User reviews 17 users commented so far Add your review

Obaid Alketbi says:
This course was really informative and the trainer (Matt Burgess) did an exceptional job!
Obaid rated the course
Sean Armstrong says:
The practicality of this course and the trainer's (Matt Burgess) affable nature, is what I liked best.
Sean rated the course
Carmen says:
Trainer Bexta Tierney even covered tonality and nerves, I am grateful for that.
Carmen rated the course
Victoria says:
5 out of 5! Very engaging, interesting and practical. Thank you.
Victoria rated the course
Oliver says:
Paul Chequer was brilliant - welcoming, clear, supportive, and positive. I got a lot out of this course to take forward.
Oliver rated the course
M. Flach says:
I thoroughly valued the course and thought it an excellent investment for our training dollar! Here's what I liked:
- identifying the natural challenges impeding a good presentation
- realising that all of these could be overcome
- being personally tutored in the tools to resolve these limitations
M. rated the course
Rob Vlazlovski says:
5 out of 5 for overall satisfaction - I loved the subject matter and the trainer's (Paul Chequer) expertise, enthusiasm and genuine quest to assist all attendees.
Rob rated the course
Rafiq says:
What I liked most about the course was the skills you learn - these may at first seem quite basic, but they're really important!
Rafiq rated the course
Hani Jaber says:
The course was really useful and I suggest it for everyone. I would like to thank Corrina Cross, the trainer so much for the great opportunity.
Hani rated the course
Salem Shehhi says:
The course overall was fun, helpful and gave me good confidence. Trainer Corrina Cross brought out the best performance of each member.
Salem rated the course
Krishnan Nambiar says:
It exceeded my expectation by a mile, I would highly recommend the trainer (Bexta Tierney)
Krishnan rated the course
Mirela Enasel says:
The trainer (David Stringer) had great experience, he was very engaging.
Mirela rated the course
B Stringer says:
The coaching style (David Stringer) was so helpful and great personal feedback.
B rated the course
Mohamed Awais says:
I had a great time and learned a lot during the 2 day sessions. Lucy Mackintosh our trainer, was great.
Mohamed rated the course
Anonymous says:
As a beginner I found the course to be quite knowledgeable.
Anonymous rated the course
Kevin Brown says:
The trainer (Paul Chequer) brought a unique perspective to the course. I learnt a lot of practical tips, tricks and small details that I feel will have a positive impact.
Kevin rated the course
Romain Boruszewski says:
I loved the practical element and the enthusiasm of the trainer (Paul Chequer).
Romain rated the course
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