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Communication and Presentation Skills Course


No matter how good and important a message is, if it is not delivered in an interesting and effective way, chances are it won’t be heard. Strong communication and presentation skills can advance a career. Poor communication skills can ground a rising star.

In this course, participants will learn how to conquer the podium and deliver presentations that yield results. Powerful presentation skills increase the ability to educate and influence audiences. Ideas, products, and concepts must be presented concisely and compellingly.


3 days.


This training course is perfect for:

  • Those who want to improve their communication, delivery style and the impact of their presentations.
  • Those new to making presentations as well as advanced presentation techniques, public speaking training and coaching.
  • For those making presentations within a sales context, we will adapt the course to meet your specific needs and assign you one of our sales training consultants.


Upon completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of a powerful presentation.
  • Apply the process for preparing a powerful presentation.
  • Utilize techniques to add variety, interest, and emphasis.
  • Manage nervousness.
  • Discuss the power of visual, verbal, and vocal skills.
  • Encourage audience participation.
  • Manage difficult questions and audience members.


This course will explore:

  • The Presenter
  • Preparation
  • Visual Aids
  • Delivery

MODULE 1: Effective Communication

  • The importance of self-awareness
  • Preparation for a positive first impression
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • The conventional process model
  • Communication purposes
  • Business communication
  • Effective emails, memos

MODULE 2: Understanding our audience

  • The power of deep listening
  • Key communication skills
  • Non -verbal communication
  • Presenting Reports and research
  • Communication in meetings

MODULE 3: Presentation skills

  • Your look, posture, gesture, eye contact
  • Using tonal Variety
  • Speaking with energy
  • Presenting your visuals
  • Non-verbal Communication
  • Non-verbal communication also impacts on a presentation:
  • Tone of voice
  • The look on the presenters face
  • Posture
  • Distance
  • Eye contact
  • Gestures

From the presenter’s perspective body language must not be seen as contrary to the overall message.

        Using the Voice

The voice carries messages that are not defined by the words used. This is called paralanguage:

  • Vocal quality
  • Volume
  • Pitch
  • Rate of speech
  • Enunciation / accent
  • Pauses

        Using the Voice

Most people will respond to a voice that is:

  • Interesting
  • Friendly
  • Pleasant
  • Natural

        The Face

Facial expressions are an integral part of any presentation as it communicates:

  • Emotion
  • Attitude
  • Feelings

As a presenter, you need to make sure that your face does not detract from your message.

MODULE 4: Delivering your presentation

  • Central message
  • Brainstorming
  • Using a mind map
  • Designing your presentation using power point
  • Practicing and delivering your presentation
  • Feedback and evaluation of your presentation


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The will be held at The IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 20th July 2020.

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Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.


This scheduled course can also be tailored to your organisation.To find out how our tailor-made training can help your organisation, call our team on

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Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 3 Days
Event Date 27-07-2020
Event End Date 29-07-2020
Cut off date 20-07-2020
Individual Price(rwanda franc) R₣ 375,992
Individual Price (International) EUR 414
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 469
Location Kigali,Rwanda
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