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Presentation Skills

Programme aim

Communicating ideas effectively to your audience is the key to any successful presentation. This practical Presentation Skills course not only provides the tools and information to help you do this, but also allows you to put these new skills into practice. Another objective of this course is to help you cope with the inevitable nerves that accompany making a presentation.

Learning objectives

This programme will support you to:

  • prepare your presentations more effectively
  • build confidence and professionalism
  • manage nerves
  • engage your audience by mastering the art of presence (voice/body language)
  • connecting with your audience

This is an interactive workshop and you will have an opportunity to prepare and deliver a presentation and obtain structured feedback.

You are required to complete the following two elearning programmes, available on HSeLanD, before attending the programme:

  • Getting started with PowerPoint 2010
  • Adding images to presentations in PowerPoint 2010

If you are not already familiar with PowerPoint you are recommended to complete the following elearning programmes, available on HSeLanD, before attending the programme:

  • Using Multimedia and Animations in PowerPoint 2010
  • Visually Enhancing PowerPoint 2010 Presentations


This is a half day programme.

Targeted participants

The programme is open to any staff member who wishes to improve their skills in the area of presentations.

Programme requirements

This virtual programme is an interactive and participative programme. Participants will be engaging with each other and with the facilitator in discussion and in group work. You will need to be able to see and hear each other throughout the programme.

To facilitate the best learning experience for all participants, you should only sign up for a programme if you have a laptop or PC with a camera, audio and a reliable internet connection. Using a tablet or mobile phone is not recommended. These do not allow you to access all the functionality needed to participate in the programme.

CORU Continuous Professional Development

Upon completion of this programme, health and social care professionals registered with CORU can identify this programme as a suitable continuous professional development (CPD) activity for their role. CPD credits may then be allocated based on the new or enhanced learning associated with the activity.

View dates and book a place

How to book Leadership, Learning and Talent Management (LLTM) programmes on HSeLanD


Keith Halpin
Phone: 087 490 9543

Contact Leadership, Learning and Talent Management (LLTM)

Phone: 01 8817 038 or 01 881 7085

For HSeLanD technical or user assistance contact the support desk:

Phone:048 9064 0445