Presenting with Confidence

Learn how to hook your audience and stakeholders, keep them engaged and leave a lasting impression.

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Course overview

Online

English

17 online lessons

Digital certificate

5 practice exercises

2 hours of learning

Course outcomes

Confidently present both online and in-person

Create content that resonates with your audience

Aid decision making by being strategic with your slide design

Reduce nervousness by using a step-by-step preparation method

Hook, engage, and keep your audience excited throughout your delivery

Develop easy to craft stories for everyday meetings

Avoid the most common mistakes speakers make when interacting with the audience

Master your self-esteem and boost your confidence by creating rituals

Have you ever wondered how some people can just command the room and influence their audience virtually or in person? If so, this is the course for you!

This course will teach you techniques you need to present with confidence whether you’re dealing with audiences, stakeholders, or colleagues. Covering necessary concepts that you’ll need to present with confidence whether you’re in charge of your next virtual meeting, facilitating a hybrid session, or making an impact in person.

These are some of the topics that we will cover:

  • Working with the virtual audience to co-create the talk
  • Structuring your presentation to make it easy for decision-makers
  • Visualize data for audience retention
  • Increase production speed with templates and step by step guidance
  • Avoid common pitfalls that make audiences feel bored

I am very much looking forward to teaching you these exciting techniques that I’ve accumulated over 10 years of coaching and mentoring leaders.

Build your confidence

This course combines online learning with practice exercises for a unique learning approach. At certain points throughout this course, you'll be prompted to practice what you've learned in the exercises.

Learn online courses

Learn online, anytime

Complete a series of videos, quizzes, and case studies at your own pace - available to access at any time.

Practice in exercises

Practice with exercises

Build your skills and confidence by putting them to the test with computer-generated audiences.

Improve with feedback

Improve with feedback

Receive instant feedback on your performance to help identify your strengths and weaknesses.

Course content


  • Introduction to the course, how it’s set up, and tips on how to make the most of your time.
  • Course workbook
  • Welcome
  • Overcoming the fear
  • Winning is done before you appear in front of your audience, so in this section, we focus on how to prepare your content to win your audience.
  • Identifying the outcome
  • Tailoring the content
  • Varying the structure
  • Communicating efficiently
  • In this section, we focus on crafting stories, presenting slides, and working with data. These make it easier for your audience to understand the context, easily follow along and memorize your content.
  • Developing a story
  • Presenting with slides
  • Storytelling with data
  • In this section, we discuss how to reduce nervousness by following a step-by-step method for practicing your delivery.
  • Preparing for effective delivery
  • Engaging the audience
  • Leading with the body
  • In this section, we look at how to facilitate a discussion, think on your feet, structure your response, and tackle Q&A.
  • Facilitating a discussion
  • Responding off the cuff
  • In this must-have section, we discuss what’s required to build self-esteem and have unshakeable confidence.
  • Creating unshakeable confidence

Your instructor

Gagan Singh

Gagan Singh

Gagan Singh is a leadership, business, and public speaker coach and works with start-up entrepreneurs to scale their ventures. As part of SmartPublicSpeaker, he has built a YouTube channel making people feel more productive and confident in their personal and professional lives.

He has spent 10 years delivering and coaching public speaking as part of London Athenians, including as the President and as a District Officer for Toastmasters International. Gagan has worked with C-suite executives, business owners, and high potential leaders. He holds an advanced leadership qualification from Toastmasters and has won various national competitions.

Practice exercises and useful tools

Throughout the course, you'll be prompted to practice your skills and techniques in these exercises.

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