Power Up Your Presentation & Writing Skills

Create the power-packed results you want. Speak with confidence and clarity. Write winning business documents.

The working world involves the constant use of verbal and written communication. Speaking and writing is really easy to do. The question is this – do your words make an impact on the listener?

Do they follow your words and do as you wish them to? Do you get the desired results? Also, do you walk away from presentations knowing that you have done your best? Do your written documents meet your set objectives in persuading the readers to do as you wish?

In the business world, impactful speaking and writing involves being aware of factors such purpose, the audience’s needs, and specific tools that will elicit the desired responses/information and much more. It goes beyond memorizing a few formulas. The subtle awareness of these areas allows users to carry themselves with confidence and always be successful in their interactions.

This is an activity-based programme that allows participants to experiment and improve their styles and expand on their tools.

Target audience

This programme is suitable for executives and managers.

General Objectives

By the end of the programme, participants should be able to:

Apply the basic communication process when writing or doing presentations.

Write using the basic rules of writing for business documents.

Create effective paragraphs and sentences.

Obtain and provide information/opinions using proper structure and language.

Set clear objectives for emails and achieve them.

Prepare and present an effective persuasive presentation.

Speak clearly using the appropriate stress and intonation.

Use some relevant words, phrases and business idioms effectively.

Programme Details
The programme is designed to be conducted over 2 days for a total of 16 hours.
This programme will be conducted online.

Think differently to alter direction.

The experience of learning to read and write for the first time is likely to remain vivid in your memory. The skill is ingrained and it stays. The primary objective of our training and workshop is to make your new knowledge and abilities as durable as the ones you've already accumulated.  They foster fresh ideas. They enable great feats. Individual behaviour and attitude contribute to your organization's success is what we prioritise.

Combining experiential, instructional, and discovery learning with current coaching technology promotes profound transformations in attitudes and behaviour that enable sustainable change in your business. These adjustments improve results.

Our programmes involve with 12 unique learning methodology as below:

Module Outline

Day 1

Module 1 Writing – A Powerful Communication Tool
  • Why and when should you write in the business world?
  • Audience analysis
    • What to look out for
    • Predicting how different readers will respond to messages
  • Understand your purpose in crafting messages
  • The effects of badly/carelessly written messages on organisations
Module 2 Pre-Writing Strategies for Success
  • 7 must-have steps leading to effective writing
  • The 4-point plan for messages requiring action
  • 7 Writing Cs for a professional finish
Module 3 Winning Over Attention Part 1
  • Differences between business writing and non-business writing
  • Using active sentences to maintain interest
    • Explanation of active and passive sentences for simple tenses, continuous tenses and the present perfect tense
  • Ways to organise points and elaborate on details
  • Creating compact paragraphs
    • Four types of paragraphs
    • Understanding effective paragraphs
  • The right way to use bullet points
  • Common grammatical errors
Module 4 Emails That Stand Out
  • Formats that allow for quick grasp of information
  • Tone and writing styles –formal vs informal
  • When to use and not use templates
  • Focusing on openings and closings
  • Ways to make suggestions, offer opinions and disagree diplomatically
  • Hands on writing session for different types of emails

Day 2

Module 5 Presentation – Addressing Fears and Setting Goals
  • Addressing fears
    • Identifying and addressing fears
    • Using NLP/creative visualization to overcome fears
    • Understanding traits of a good speaker
    • Identifying individual strengths and weaknesses
Module 6 Presentation - They See You Before They Hear You
  • Body language (making a good impression, positive and negative body language)
  • Eye contact, movements and gestures
  • Dress up or dress down?
Module 7 Presentation - Rules to Remember
  • Rule No.1 - Audience Analysis
  • Rule No.2 - Eliminate barriers to understanding (e.g., jargon)
  • Rule No.3 - Voice matters – clarity
  • Rule No.4 - Always vary voice for impact – stress and intonation
  • Rule No.5 – Pronouncing difficult words
  • Rule No.6 – Use compensation devices
  • Rule No.7 – Transitions are your friends
  • Rule No.8 – Avoid common Malaysian errors
Module 8 Presentation - Planning Your Message
  • Types and structures of presentations
  • Identifying purpose
  • Ways to organize messages (e.g., chronology)
  • Delivering impactful openings and memorable closings
  • The amount of information to put in
  • Supporting points (stories, quotations, etc.)
  • Choosing powerful words
  • To read or not to read from notes?
Module 9 Presentation - Persuasive Presentations
  • Identifying and predicting audience needs
  • Organising main points and elaborating
  • Handling difficult questions confidently
  • Dos and don’ts for Q & A
  • Appropriate use of slides, charts, etc.
  • Group presentation - persuasion

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