The ability to effectively communicate with colleagues and speak with confidence is an invaluable tool. Join one of the leading presenting and communications trainers on this interactive training course to help you develop your presentation and verbal speaking skills.

  • Learn the best way to prepare a talk in order to maximise your creativity
  • Learning to collect ideas for future talks, saving time and energy
  • Researching the presentation’s key points
  • Producing a work presentation from scratch (including a very easy technique for planning when time is short)
  • Looking at your style & content in relation to your intended audience
  • Job or promotion interview presentation preparation
  • Preparation prior to a key work meeting
  • Do’s and don’ts from a pro
  • Using your voice better
  • Basic body language tips when speaking
  • What to do with your hands when speaking
  • Using the “stage” or meeting room to your advantage
  • How to sell yourself and your ideas in a work meeting with great impact and clarity
  • Understanding what pre-speaking anxiety really is
  • Calming nerves and building self-confidence through better thought patterns
  • Developing bespoke, practical and down to earth pre-speaking routines
  • Plan and prepare presentations better
  • Understand the pitfalls of poorly prepared and delivered presentations
  • Learn to avoid ‘death-by-powerpoint’
  • Produce a more professional presentation
  • Deliver and speak upfront at work with greater personal confidence
  • Learn to speak at a job interview with greater clarity
  • Understand how to deal with anxiety better, prior to speaking
  • Draw up a personal action plan of skills to be practised further


“The session was innovative and inspiring. It has given me the ‘green light’ to review my speaking and presentation style with a view to communicate, inform and entertain my audiences better.”Royal Borough of Greenwich

“Lee Jackson was a brilliant trainer – I learned so much and it was a really enjoyable day, also great for team building. Thanks so much for the positive experience.”Forestry Commission

“Lee made the science of presenting well look like an art that anyone can achieve – I aspire to do so!” – Isle of Man Financial Services Authority

“If you want to become the best speaker you can be – this is the event for you!” – Oxfordshire Country Council

TRAINER: Lee Jackson

Lee Jackson is an award-winning professional speaker with over 25 years’ experience speaking in challenging situations including prisons, secure units, corporate/public sector conferences and schools. In 2017 Lee was the national President of the Professional Speaking Association and in 2019 was awarded the Professional Speaking Award of Excellence, the highest award in the speaking industry given to only 26 people in the UK & Ireland.

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 0947 344

  • Registration
  • Introductions and Setting the Scene for the day
    • Learning Names
    • Gauging Speaking Experience and Anxiety Levels
  • Up Front Exercises Explaining Confidence and that Great Speakers are Authentic and Comfortable in Their Own Skin’
  • The Problem with Bad PowerPoint/Slides
    • A fun way to show the world’s worst slides and how they make speaking worse
  • Break
  • Preparation of Speaking Material
    • Idea Gathering
    • ‘Sifting’ Content
    • The ‘Post-it Note Technique’ to Plan a Good Work Talk Without I.T.
  • Delivery
    • The Do’s and Do Nots of Using the Room
    • Their Voice
    • Minimisation of Their Bad Habits like “Erms” and Odd Gestures When Speaking
  • Advanced Options Continued
    • 8 Design Principles
    • Exercises on Accuracy Perception & improving Data Viz
    • Data Viz Ethics principles
  • Lunch 
  • Continuation of the Speaking Delivery Advice
  • Anxiety
    • How to Speak With More Impact and Be Less Nervous Whenever We Have To Speak,
    • a Mix of Practical Advice and Basic Psychology/Brain Science
  • Break
  • Delegates Interactive Training Exercise
  • Feedback and Future Plans For Growth
  • Questions and Answers Session
  • Trainer’s Summary and Close

    *Programme subject to change

  • Public Sector Rate: £495.00+VAT
  • Private Sector Rate: £595.00+VAT
  • Voluntary Sector Rate: £445.00+VAT