A General Checklist for Making Presentations

Our presentation courses are planned to significantly improve presentation skills to allow delegates of all levels to be able to make powerful presentations.  The presentation seminars that we provide are packed full of presentation tips and techniques that demonstrate strategies which will show delegates how to reduce nerves in presentations and to allow them to present confidently when presenting to clients or colleagues. Our presentation skills workshops are designed not just to show delegates how to make a simple presentation: they are designed to show delegates how to create a successful presentation also maximising the applications of PowerPoint to make great presentationsPresentation training will allow delegates to build on their presenting skills; make better presentations; enjoy making presentations and teach delegates how to present successfully.  Delegates who have taken our Presentation Courses have expressed how much they enjoyed the variety in our presentation skills training and now feel confident to present in any situation.

A General Checklist for Making Presentations


What sort of audience do you expect?

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  • Type…………………


  • of the meeting itself
  • of rehearsals
  • of preliminary discussions


  • When information notes must be ready
  • By when handouts are required
  • Visual aid details for preparation

Practical arrangements:

  • Room(s) booked
  • Laptop and computer projector
  • Slide Projector
  • Overhead Projector
  • Different screens
  • Flip charts
  • Paper for Flip Charts
  • Pens for flip charts
  • Pens for Overhead Projector
  • Blackboard/white board
  • Chalks/Felt pens

Have you asked what other speakers require?

  • Room layout agreed
  • Chairs, tables in place
  • Notepads, pencils, ball points, water, glasses, programme of the day, handouts, notes
  • Equipment: microphones and loud speakers tape recorder
  • Video equipment, camera, TV monitor play back recorder (VCR) is this compatible? cables long enough?
  • Lighting adequate? Controllable, by whom? Can the room be darkened?
  • Ventilation, air conditioning working? Noisy? Comfortable?
  • Coffee breaks, lunches, accommodation for delegates/for speakers

Excellent presentation skills give you a platform to demonstrate your sales skills, leadership qualities, communication skills, influencing abilities and promotion potential. Our objective over the two days is to teach you the skills and techniques that will give you both the confidence and competence to enjoy making presentations in all situations. We will be giving action points to sharpen your image; reduce nerves; allow you to appear both confident and competent and increase your credibility in the eyes of colleagues and clients.

PowerPoint presentation skills, Advanced Presentation skills and Presentation skills are three of the courses trained by Total Success Training, a training consultancy specialising in communication training and management skills in London and throughout the UK. Other related courses include sales presentation skills, training the trainer, assertiveness skills, selling skills, negotiation skills and communication skills for managers. Click here if you need more information regarding presentation skills course information or contact Total Success who will be delighted to talk to you via e-mail.