Confident Communication

Who is this 1 day course aimed at?

Anyone who needs to communicate/present in confidence, including technical people and introverts


By the end of the session delegates will have:

  • the confidence to speak in their own character
  • the ability to write great content
  • techniques for engaging their audience

This course is based around interaction and feedback. Each delegate brings a 10 minute presentation on any subject they like, to be delivered in the afternoon. This course is restricted to a maximum of 6 people.

Session Schedule


Who I am, what we’re going to do

Session objectives

Let’s Get Started

Write and deliver a short pitch

First feedback from me


Your persona

How to improve quickly

Level 1 – Groundwork

Creating great material

Powerpoint – a dangerous tool

Level 2 – Delivery

The science of nerves versus confidence      

Engaging the audience effectively

Level 3 – Advanced Techniques

How to appear witty and brilliant     

Handling tricky audience members

Level 4 – Let’s See What You’ve Got

Edit and rehearse the presentations

The presentations are delivered

Wrap It Up

What was learnt – the key elements

Next steps

Feedback and advice via email is available post course.

Maximum number: 8 delegates

Course duration: 1 day

This course is delivered by Jon Torrens

About Jon Torrens

Jon’s worked as a designer (and experienced the joy of deadlines) at games companies including Sony and Electronic Arts, and now he helps people communicate with confidence. He also worked as a professional stand-up comic for a few years, so he knows how to engage and motivate. 

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Learning Collaboration
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4 Jul 2017 Eagle Labs, 7-8 Clifton Court, Cherry Hinton Road, CB1 7BN Please log in and then make your booking. Book course