Presentation Skills


This course aims to provide the fundamentals of storytelling. It will probe participants to find their story, tell their story and make something happen more effectively and in a more engaging manner. It provides tools to teach you how to write an engaging persuasive speech, get the point across, sell your product or services, to influence inspire people to achieve better results or just a PowerPoint purgatory and want a way out.

Upon completion of the 2-days seminar, you will be able to:


·         Develop an emotional connection with your client or audience

·         Activate the imagination of your listener, thereby engaging their attention

·         Learn quick and easy tips to build dynamic presentations

·         Develop your own style while using the 9 Steps of Story Structure

·         Gain emotional impact by using all 4 types of language

·         Brand yourself and your story with a “Phrase That Pays”

·         Release your personal power by creating “The Wave”

·         Slow down and feel the emotion of the moment

·         Learn Dynamic actions / action/ comedy skills

·         Inspire and motivate employees and to create buy-in for new objectives and projects

·         Use stories in business to make a point

·         Inspire and motivate employees

·         Create buy-in for new objectives and projects

·         Convey a new direction or vision

Target Group

The course is intended for CEOs, Leaders and emerging leaders, team leaders, senior managers, managers, sales and marketing executives, communication and public relations executives, customer service executives, business professionals, entrepreneurs, trainers, consultants, and anyone who makes speeches and presentations.

Training Methodology

For each of the topic covered, the participants are first taught the basic concepts of storytelling then moving into the 9 steps. There will be group participation, comfort zones will be challenged,an interactive workbook with workbook exercises, some individual coaching from the front of the room with high energy and lots of laughter and fun video.

Training Program Outline

Day 1

8:30 AM Registration
9.00 AM Welcome and Introduction
9.30 AM The Wave Exercise – energy, passion, group participation
  Discussion about emotional energy: Emotion is the Fast Lane to the brain
  Discussion about maintaining engagement / attentiveness
10:15 – 10.30 AM   Break
10:30 AM How to motivateThe difference between content and connection
  Defining and using emotional triggers
11:30 AM The Five Defining Principles of Story Theatre
Noon – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM  Doug presents a tutorial story – models the Story Theatre Method
3:00 PM Choosing Your Stories
  Stepping IN and Stepping OUT
3:00 – 3:15 PM Afternoon TeaBreak
3:15 PM Message Branding – The Phrase That Pays
4:20 PM – 5:00 PM The Nine Steps of Story Structure  

Day 2

8:30 AM Registration
9.00 AM Crafting a story – the scripting process
9.30 AM Presentation Exercise - tell your story to a partner
10:15 – 10.30 AM   Break
10:30 AM Doug does coaching sessions with volunteers
11.30 - Noon Stick the Landing – making the point stick using your Phrase That Pays
Noon – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM  Metaphors
  Comedy and drama
  Speaking dynamics
2.30 PM Stand in your power - dealing with nervousness
3:00 – 3:15 PM Afternoon TeaBreak
3:00 PM       Be amazing - how to rehearse and memorize
4:20 – 5:00 PM   Specifics on application of storytelling in sales and other areas


Duration 2 days
Member Fee RM 1,908.00
Non-Member Fee RM 1,908.00
SMECorp Funding -

Price is inclusive of 6% GST

Course Enquiry

If you would like to register or enquire about this course, please contact us


Dates Venue
No scheduled classes