Explore the dos and don'ts of how to be heard in a professional environment
Need to give an important presentation at work?
On this course, you’ll explore techniques to organise your ideas, build a cohesive argument and identify the right tools to deliver your message.
Whether you’re delivering a presentation in an interview, meeting or with a customer, you’ll learn how to take complicated information and present it clearly to your audience.
You’ll learn to create effective slides to support your message and build the skills to improve your presenting and delivery style in what could be a high-stakes situation.
Featured in the UK government’s The Skills Toolkit collection.
What topics will you cover?
Storytelling in presentations
Creating stories and narratives
Creating slide decks to support presentations
Exploring mindfulness techniques for self management
Practising presentation delivery techniques
Applying presentation skills to your own presentation
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explore how storytelling techniques can be used to communicate an idea
- Apply the art and science of crafting content
- Develop a visually-led deck
- Explore mindfulness techniques to communicate with confidence
- Apply presenting and delivery techniques
- Reflect on the development of skills in the course
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for young people who have digital skills but would like to build confidence in using digital technology in the workplace.
This may include those studying for A-levels, those who have a degree, or those who want to improve their career prospects.
The course will also be useful for anyone in employment who wants to boost their digital skills or anyone returning to the workplace who’d like to gain confidence in how working practices have evolved.
University of Leeds are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get:
Get a taste of this course
Find out what this course is like by previewing some of the course steps before you join: