Presentation Skills Essentials Workshop

Overview – Making an impact when presenting is the key to engaging an audience and developing a rapport, which will stimulate positive outcomes. Participants will learn how to ‘present’ information in a way that engages the audience and motivates them to listen. This programme will focus on gaining professional presentation techniques, including a full appreciation of both verbal and non-verbal communication. Participants will design, develop and deliver a presentation and will in turn give and receive constructive feedback to cement the learning experience.

Participants will understand the way in which to present themselves to create a positive impact. This workshop will show participants how to use professional communication skills to deliver a message confidently
and develop a presentation style which reflects their personality and combines this with the highest level of professionalism.

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Pro Presentation Skills Workshop

Overview – This programme builds upon foundational techniques and focuses on refining participants’ abilities to captivate and persuade audiences through dynamic storytelling, advanced visual aids, and expertly managed Q&A sessions, enabling them to excel in high-stakes presentations and leadership roles.

Participants will gain the expertise needed to engage, inspire, and leave a lasting impact on their audience while mastering the art of conveying complex information with clarity and confidence.

This high impact presentation skills programme has three phases:

1. On-Demand Workshop: Participant learn how to develop an effective presentation which includes how to identify the main message and structure and create an effective presentation.
2. Individual Work: Participants prepare and practice a presentation of their choice in their own time.
3. Live Workshop Session: Participants practice and deliver their presentations and receive feedback from their peers and a professional critique from the Facilitator of their own presentation.

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Elevate Your Impact: Mastering Presentation and Pitching Excellence.

Pitching and Attracting Clients or Investors Workshop

Overview – ‘An Elevator Pitch is a concise, carefully planned and well-practiced description about your business that your target market will understand and remember in the time it would take to go up an elevator.’

This workshop focuses on providing participants with the tools and techniques on how to convey a value oriented, compelling, and memorable message that encourages the listener to act. Pitching to Clients or Investors Training is a comprehensive and highly specialized programme tailored for individuals, startups, and businesses seeking to excel in the art of presenting their proposals, products, or business ventures to prospective clients or investors.

This training covers a spectrum of critical elements, including crafting a compelling narrative, creating impactful pitch decks, mastering the art of persuasive storytelling, and addressing questions and objections with confidence. Participants will learn to tailor their pitches to the specific needs and interests of their target audience, whether it’s potential clients who need to understand the value of a product or service, or investors who require a clear and attractive business proposition.

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Why should I choose Optimum Limited training?

Optimum Limited provides a wide range of business development, consultancy and training, accredited and non-accredited to companies across all industry sectors, whilst also offering client-specific and scheduled training programmes. 

Since its establishment in 1990, Optimum has demonstrated a clear correlation between people development and the bottom line. This ethos has helped Optimum in establishing a portfolio of highly reputable clients in the private sector, state and local agencies, universities and professional bodies,nationally and internationally. As a preferred choice provider and partner to many of Ireland’s leading businesses, we have learned that the key to our success is putting their success first. Our focus is on building lasting partnerships that offer positive outcomes and an engaging and rewarding learning experience. 

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Who should apply for this course?

Presentation skills and pitching training is highly valuable for professionals across all industries who want to enhance their ability to communicate ideas persuasively and confidently, from sales representatives looking to close deals to entrepreneurs seeking investment, and even individuals aiming to excel in job interviews or networking events. Whether you’re an aspiring startup founder, a corporate executive, or someone looking to improve their ability to engage and influence others through presentations, this training equips you with the essential skills and strategies to make a lasting impact in your professional endeavors.

What study options are available for this course?

Many of our courses are now available in a variety of classroom formats. All formats cover the same course content.

Live Virtual Online Classroom

Live lectures are delivered using Zoom ( or MS Teams if requested. During these sessions, your tutors will use interactive learning elements to ensure an engaging learning experience. When appropriate, students will be encouraged to activate their video and microphones so that they can ask questions and enhance peer to peer learning

Online courses can be accessed from any computer or laptop with an internet connection.

In-Person and Onsite Classroom

Optimum Limited can provide in-company onsite training if requested. If there is not a classroom available, Optimum can provide a training room in the HQ Office in Dublin.

Optimum can also provide training in hotels conference rooms or room hires if requested.

On Demand

On Demand courses enable you to complete your course on your own time. Optimum have an e-learning platform called MyOptimum which includes a library of online on demand training programmes. This learning platform comprises of  pre-recorded videos and interactive powerpoints followed by activities designed to put the new information and concepts into practice through exercises, quizzes, forum participation and other activities.

How will this course benefit me?

Participating in presentation skills and pitching training will benefit learners by empowering them with the expertise to craft compelling narratives, deliver impactful presentations, and effectively engage and persuade their target audience, leading to increased success in securing clients, investors, or career opportunities.

What are my payment and funding options?

Payment Options:

Payments can be made by EFT, PayPal or Stripe. If you need to pay by other forms of payment, please enquire with us and we can let you know if this is possible.

Funding Options:

Due to our experience and reputation, Optimum are part of many panels that provide funding opportunities to businesses in different sectors. Funding can range from 10% – 35% subsidy. Contact the Optimum Team for further information.

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How do I apply?

If you have any queries and require further information, we would be happy to chat to you. Contact us directly at or talk to our team at (01) 672 8628

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