Presenting Your Work with Impact Course - University of Leeds

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Program Description

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Discover how to present information at work clearly and concisely, and learn techniques to improve your presentation skills.

This course is part of the Collaboration, Communication and Remote Working programme, which will enable you to learn how to work and communicate efficiently in the modern workplace.

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.

Syllabus

Week 1
Creating your presentation

  • Welcome
  • Presenting is storytelling
  • Crafting your content to communicate your ideas
  • Making a slide deck for your presentation
  • Summary

Week 2
Delivering your presentation

  • Welcome to Week 2
  • Mindfulness for managing yourself
  • Presentation delivery techniques
  • Developing your presentation skills
  • Summary

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.

  • Available now

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 has evolved.

Who will you learn with?

Jennifer Rosen

Hi! I'm a Lead Educator for a few of the Future Learn courses. I'm a communications specialist and filmmaker. I'm also a certified integrative health coach and yoga teacher.

Who developed the course?

University of Leeds

As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.

Institute of Coding

The Institute of Coding is a family of learners, businesses and educators creating a new way to develop the digital skills needed at work and beyond.

What's included?

The University of Leeds is 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:

  • Unlimited access to this course.
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes.
  • Tests to validate your learning.
  • A PDF certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible.
Last updated Oct 2020

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