Advanced Report Writing and Presentation Skills

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Advanced Report Writing and Presentation Skills

How to Prepare and Present Clear, Concise, and Convincing Reports and Presentations

Advanced Report Writing and Presentation Skills

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03 - 07 Jun 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
18 - 22 Nov 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

This highly participative training course on Advanced Report Writing and Presentation Skills, will help the delegates achieve a high level of skill and understanding needed to prepare high quality presentations. That is, how to focus your objectives, your audience, and your main messages.

It also includes many advanced methods of “bringing their presentations to life” with confidence, authority, and a way to interact with the audience in a way that will both entice and captivate the audience.

The delegates will learn how to create a captivating presentation using the series of real-life presentations and understand the proper way of storytelling. The delegates will acquire the knowledge of several different software tools for creating presentations, and the ability to achieve advanced level of knowledge in the use of PowerPoint.

What are the Goals?

By the end of this Advanced Report Writing and Presentation Skills training course, participants will be able to:

  • Structure reports effectively using the “Pyramid Principle” storytelling methodology
  • Create impactful reports using professional business language and charts
  • Repurpose written reports for use as powerful presentations
  • Deliver presentations to influence key decision-makers
  • How to gain and retain confidence to present in front of the audience
  • Understanding the power of “connection” with the audience
  • Advanced design skills and techniques of PowerPoint and other presentation aids
  • Better communication skills through animation, simulation, and use of videos
  • Ability to create a captivating story for every presentation

Who is this Training Course for?

This Advanced Report Writing and Presentation Skills training course is designed to develop essential communication, writing and presentation skills. It is designed for experienced Managers, Directors, Senior Leaders, and Technical Professionals looking to acquire the essential techniques to prepare and present high-quality reports and presentations.

How will this Training Course be Presented?

The Advanced Report Writing and Presentation Skills training course will combine presentations with interactive practical exercises, supported by video materials, activities, and case studies. The seminars will use the most up-to-date presentation and interactive methods of work with the group's modernization, focusing on problem identification in the thematic area, and group work of the participants on finding solutions, or ways to solve the identified problems through the discussion of practical examples and tasks.

Organisational Impact

This Advanced Report Writing and Presentation Skills training course will focus on the development of successful communication skills that add value to the organisation in which they work. This will include:

  • Techniques for achieving successful technical reports and presentations
  • Empowering others with powerful communication skills
  • Better able to achieve report and presentation objectives
  • Leadership communication strategies to achieve company goals
  • Reduce time and effort in preparing reports and presentations

Personal Impact

Participants on the Advanced Report Writing and Presentation Skills will develop the personal skills to be an effective leader of a work group. This will include:

  • Strategies for achieving successful outcomes from technical report writing and presentations
  • Knowing how to best prepare and present information for improved results
  • The ability to motivate oneself and others through enhanced communication
  • Increased confidence and awareness when presenting
  • Development of personal communication and presentation skills

Daily Agenda

Day One: Reporting Scope and Structure
  • Key principles and definitions
  • Scoping a report based on your objectives
  • Organizing content to match audience
  • Developing a compelling storyboard using Pyramid Principle
    • Situation
    • Complication
    • Question
    • Answer (how, why, or what)
    • Key Lines
  • Achieving flow through effective transitioning
    • Deductive reasoning
    • Abductive arguments
  • Content, Substance and Getting You Message Clear
  • Planning for the perfect presentation
  • Seven step preparation model
  • Researching the audience and setting time related objectives
Day Two: Report writing and presentations editing and improving
  • Key principles of editing and making your writing clear, concise and convincing
  • Developing a 'lean & fit' writing style to your content
  • Tailoring our message to the reader’s needs
  • Is the reader clear as to WHY we are writing?
  • Clear and concise writing editing techniques
  • Active and passive voice (what is the difference and guidelines for use)
  • Traits of organized writing and presentation
  • Gathering and analyzing data
    • Empirical data
    • Anecdotal data
  • Finding the “So What?” and connecting with audience
  • Generating conclusions and creating a call to action
  • Presenting recommendations using Opportunity Charters
Day Three: Repurposing Reports for Presentations
  • Fundamentals of data visualization
  • Gene Zelazny’s Approach to visual aids
  • Determining message (Purpose, audience & key idea)
  • Design principles for creating high-impact slides in PowerPoint
  • How to structure your slide presentation - examples
  • Time-saving tips to create PowerPoint slides in a hurry
  • The use of templates, colour, shapes, and design tips
  • How to create notes, handouts and using as a presenter
  • Creating a ‘map’ for your audience
  • Planning sessions
Day Four: Presentation Skills
  • Key principles of professional presentations
  • Harnessing nerves in a creative way
  • Talk, Sound and Look Like a Professional
  • The importance of good eye contact in presenting
  • Body language and assertiveness
  • The differing skills for small or platform presentations
  • Step into another person’s shoes to appreciate their motivation
  • The importance of first and last impressions
  • Presentation contents
    • Opening with a bang – icebreakers and setting the tone
    • Guiding audience through report body with a clear structure
    • Using transitions
    • Ending memorably
  • Presentation style
    • Visual elements
    • Vocal elements
    • Verbal usage
  • Putting it all together for balanced presentations
    • The final presentations
    • The keys of effective presenting and technical report writing
    • Action planning
Day Five: Advanced Presentation Skills
  • Getting interaction and engagement
  • Handling questions and staying on track
  • Sources of images, artwork, and video
  • Embedding video, graphs, pictures, and other elements
  • Using transitions, animation and creative effective
  • How to make your own video presentations using PowerPoint
  • Venue considerations and why they are so important
  • Identifying comparison (Component, time-series, item, frequency & correlation)
  • Selecting chart type (Column, bar, pie, line & bubble)
  • Practice sessions

Certificate

  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

In Association With

GLOMACS Training

Our collaboration with GLOMACS aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

Koukash Consultancy

Our collaboration with Koukash Consultancy aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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