Improve Your Presentation Skills

Access expert advice and 1-1 coaching to improve your presentation skills. Learn how to project yourself with confidence and maintain the attention of your audience.

Outline of Activity

The ability to present with impact and confidence is a critical skill for students in both academic studies and in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

Students will have an opportunity to:

  • Create a structured, focused plan for a presentation
  • Project themselves with confidence and manage nerves and anxiety effectively
  • Engage an audience effectively
  • Develop engaging resources to assist presentations (e.g. PowerPoint)
  • Appreciate the importance and role of body language and personal projection in delivering effective presentations.

Assessment Details

Students will be required to complete:

  • Attendance at an initial webinar focusing on the key elements of effective presentation skills
  • Attendance at individual 1-1 coaching session (30-60 mins) with an Employability Advisor in preparation of a 5 minute pitch/presentation
  • Deliver a 5 minute pitch/presentation on a career related topic/area of your choice (presentation will be delivered to a small group of peers) and feedback provided.

Level of Commitment

Total of 20 hours
Attending a webinar
Participating in relevant coaching sessions
Presentation preparation
Pitch / presentation delivery
Reflective log (300 words)

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