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What you will learn
  • Perform a needs analysis and prepare an outline
  • Select presentation delivery methods
  • Practice verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Knock down nervousness
  • Develop and use flip charts with color

  • Create targeted PowerPoint presentations
  • Utilize white boarding for reinforcement
  • Describe how video and audio enhance a presentation and list criteria for determining what types to use
  • Enrich the learning experience with humor, questions, and discussion

Study Presentation Skills Online Course and Create and Deliver Compelling Presentations

Captivate your audience's attention and give intriguing presentations. Our Presentation Course is intended for anybody who gives presentations, such as a trainer, meeting facilitator, speaker, or seminar discussion leader. Our training will help you become a successful and skilled presenter by teaching you all of the abilities required when giving information to others, regardless of the role you are adopting.

This presentation course will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to prepare and host effective and professional presentations. It will cover everything from drafting your initial requirements analysis to running the presentation. It guarantees that your message reaches your intended audience, whether you're proposing an idea, making a sale, or sharing expertise with your team.

Industry specialists have thoroughly crafted training programs and approved them by top professionals to ensure you get the most up-to-date experience. You may be confident that you will receive the most significant education available by enrolling in this course.

On completion of this course, which you can access online with any device, you receive your certification which is industry recognised. All certifications can be verified via the website, giving prospective employers complete peace of mind when confirming your credentials. For more information on our popular Presentation Online Courses, you can visit us here at Courses For Success!

How will the Presentation Skills Online Course be delivered?

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

  1. Easy to follow and understand

  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required

  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course

  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone

  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time

  6. Certificate of Completion

Overview of the Course

Courses for Success offers an online presentation skills course that will help you develop your analysis and presentation skills, refine business writing abilities, improve your public speaking skills, and more. 

This beneficial course contains modules on many topics pertinent to the business world including finance and accounting, diversity and inclusion, human resource management, market research, mental health, network security, supply chain management, web development and more.

This training course also covers communication skills to enhance delivery methods such as Microsoft PowerPoint or prezi presentations., virtual presentations using digital marketing tools such as Zoom or Skype calls. 

Additionally the course covers how to design engaging presentations with graphics like graphs or computer generated images. As part of the learning experience we have also included opportunities to practice in a safe environment as well as tips and tricks from experienced experts. 

This comprehensive program provides multiple learning paths on leadership courses ranging from conflict and risk management to developing project manager capabilities, whether you work in a human resource role, data science or network security. 

Along with improving interpersonal skills this leadership courses combined with effective presenter courses can help you become a successful public speaker and make an unforgettable impact through powerful presentations. 

Through our online or in-person distance learning sessions you can fine-tune your soft skills while learning English at any level. It is our mission to deliver effective presentation techniques so you can confidently develop meaningful relationships that move your career forward!

Presentation Skills Online Course - Requirements

The Presentation Online Courses is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and only takes 8 hours of study to complete.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

      Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources

      Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)

      Be a self-directed learner

      Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension

  2. Approximately 8 hours of study is needed to complete the course

  3. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Presentation Online Courses

  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device

  5. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace

  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Presentation Skills Online Course Outline

Getting Started

This course benefits various people who often present, and this course will help the student become more efficient and proficient with the various skills needed to relay information to others.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

      Perform a needs analysis and prepare an outline

      Select presentation delivery methods

      Practice verbal and non-verbal communication skills

      Knockdown nervousness

      Develop and use flip charts with colour

      Create targeted PowerPoint presentations

      Utilize white boarding for reinforcement

      Describe how video and audio enhance a presentation and list criteria for determining what types to use

      Enrich the learning experience with humour, questions, and discussion

Creating the Program

Performing a Needs Analysis enables the person to understand the audience and provide answers to some basic questions.

Topics to be discussed include:

      Performing a Needs Analysis

      This measures the skills an employee has and what they need.

      Writing the Basic Outline

  1. Handling a Call

  2. Documenting Call Resolution

      Researching, Writing, and Editing

  1. Researching

  2. Writing

  3. Editing

Choosing Your Delivery Methods

Topics to be discussed include:

      Role Play

      It is essential to cover the basic delivery methods and have a good foundation and grasp on the basic methods.

      Basic Methods

  1. Lecture

  2. Discussion

  3. Small-Group learning experiences

  4. Dyads (Groups of 2)

  5. Triads (Groups of 3)

      Case Study

      Advanced Methods

  1. Several tips for managing a role-play exercise

  2. Three phases to a problem-solving exercise

      Basic Criteria to Consider

  1. Four-step process

Verbal Communication Skills

Communication skills are essential for an excellent presentation.

Topics to be discussed include:

      Listening and Hearing: They Aren’t the Same Thing

      Hearing is defined as the act of perceiving sound by the ear while listening is consciously choosing to do.

      Asking Questions

      There are three types of questions that are useful in a presentation; open questions, clarifying questions, and closed questions.

  1. Examples of open questions

  2. Clarifying Questions

  3. Closed Questions

  4. Phrasing

  5. Directing Questions Appropriately

      Communicating with Power

  1. Command

  2. More Tips

Non-Verbal Communication Skills

It is vital to understand one's body language and other physical queues when presenting material in front of an audience. Non-verbal skills are also as necessary as verbal skills.

Topics to be discussed include:

      Body Language

      Body language is a form of non-verbal communication that involves the usage of gestures, postures, and physiologic signs that acts as cues towards other people.


      The Signals You Send to Others

      Signals are movements that are used in order to communicate needs, desires, and feelings.

      It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It

  1. Tone of Voice

Overcoming Nervousness

It is normal to feel nervous when giving a presentation since public speaking is considered one of the top ten lists of fears.

Topics to be discussed include:

      Preparing Mentally

      Visualization is defined as the forming of mental visual images, and it is found to be an excellent way to prepare one's mind before a presentation.

  1. Several Types of Visualization

  2. Receptive Visualization

  3. Programmed Visualization

  4. Guided Visualization

  5. Process for Effective Visualization

      Physical Relaxation Techniques

  1. Exercises that Assists in Relaxing

  2. Breathing Exercises

  3. Meditation

  4. Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

  5. Visualization

      Appearing Confident in Front of the Crowd

Creating Fantastic Flip Charts

Flip charts are found to enhance a person's learning process. They represent a simple, low-cost learning aid and adds versatility to a presentation.

Topics to be discussed include:

      Required Tools

      The Advantages of Pre-Writing

  1. Good reasons to pre-write your flip chart content

  2. Tips

      Using Colors Appropriately

      Creating a Plan B

Creating Compelling PowerPoint Presentations

Microsoft PowerPoint is an often tool that is being used for creating visual screens for a presentation.

Topics to be discussed include:

      Benefits of Using PowerPoint

      Required Tools

      Tips and Tricks

      Overall Appearance

      Fonts and Color



      Creating a Plan B

Wow ‘Em with the Whiteboard

The usage of whiteboard helps in promoting interactivity during a presentation.

Topics to be discussed include:

      Traditional and Electronic Whiteboards

      Using Colors Appropriately

      Creating a Plan B

Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio

Audio and video are considered an attractive option for a presentation because it enables learners with more dimensions by which to receive information.

Topics to be discussed include:


  1. Three Main Ways to Obtain Video Material

  2. Required Tools

      Required Tools

      Tips and Tricks

  1. Purchased Off-The-Shelf Video

  2. Personally created video

  3. Professional produced a video a production company.

      Creating a Plan B

Pumping it Up a Notch

After being comfortable from the previous topics discussed, a person can then add little touches and produce much value during their presentation.

Topics to be discussed include:

      Make Them Laugh a Little

      Humour is a common way to liven up a presentation.

      Ask Them a Question

      Encouraging Discussion

      Discussion during a presentation will be structured to fit with the learning exercises.

      Dealing with Questions

      If there is enough time during the presentation, then the presenter may conduct a general question-and-answer.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate.

This Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

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Units of Study

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Creating the Program

  • Performing a needs analysis
  • Writing the basic outline
  • Researching, writing, and editing

Module Three - Choosing your Delivery Methods

  • Basic methods
  • Advanced methods
  • Basic criteria to consider

Module Four - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing: They aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with power

Module Five - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body language
  • Gestures
  • The signals you send to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Six - Overcoming Nervousness

  • Preparing mentally
  • Physical relaxation techniques
  • Appearing confident in front of the crowd

Module Seven - Creating Fantastic Flip Charts

  • Required tools
  • The advantages of pre-writing
  • Using colors appropriately
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Eight - Creating Compelling PowerPoint Presentations

  • Required tools
  • Tips and tracks
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Nine - Wow 'Em with the Whiteboard

  • Traditional and electronic whiteboards
  • Using colors appropriately
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Ten - Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio

  • Required Tools
  • Tips and tricks
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Eleven - Pumping it Up a Notch

  • Make them laugh a little
  • Ask them a question
  • Encouraging discussion
  • Dealing with questions

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up


Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


Microsoft Windows XP, or laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader


Entry requirements:

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education:

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Device requirements:

Students will need access to a computer/any device and the internet.


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study this course, this course is open to anyone who would like to take
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6.  What if English is not my first language?

course is provided in English, however, due to the digital nature of
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7.  Is this course online or conducted in person?

All our courses are accessible online on any device. You may complete them at your own pace and at your own time.

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Online learning is easy, if not easier than a traditional academic situation.
By studying an online course, the usual boundaries caused by location and time constraints are eliminated, meaning you are free to study where and when you want at your own pace.

Of course, you will need to be able to self-manage your time and be organized, but with our help, you’ll soon find yourself settling into a comfortable rhythm of study.

11.  What computer skills do I need for my course?

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Please also check the course summary, as a small selection of courses have limited access.

13.  How long will my course take?

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All the required material for your course is included in the online system, you do not need to buy anything else.

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16.  Is there an assessment or exam?

you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test online at the
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will receive a Certificate of Completion that is applicable worldwide,
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