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Presentation Skills Workshop for Designers and Creatives

Thursday, October 25, 2018
09:00 - 17:00

Core Knowledge
16 Sir John Rogerson's Quay
Dublin 2, Ireland

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Member cost: €195
Non-member cost: €595

Presentation Skills Workshop

A full day intensive training workshop that is aimed at client facing designers, account managers and creative teams who pitch and present work regularly.

The workshop covers every aspect of presentation skills and begins with how to profile your audience to produce the presentation they want to hear.

Delivered by industry experts from a Core Knowledge team.


Book your tickets through Eventbrite below.

IDI Members: €195

ICAD Members: €195

Non-Members: €595

Course Content:

  • How to profile an audience and construct a presentation that they want to hear
  • Anatomy of presentation / Sales pitch
  • How to build and structure a presentation depending on your aim
  • How to open a presentation, building credibility and capturing interest immediately
  • Handling Q&A’s and audience reaction
  • Physical presence – how to deliver a presentation stance and posture, tone of voice, language
  • how to present as a team, communicating chemistry and avoiding pitfalls

Learning Outcomes:

  • Structure your presentation around the key questions your audience want answered
  • Storyboard, outline and refine a presentation to ensure it flows and tells an impactful story
  • Identify how to stand and move properly presenting
  • Deal with nerves and master that difficult opening first slide
  • Use your voice to its capacity
  • Use advanced rhetorical techniques to stand out from the crowd
  • Present as a coherent team

Trainer Profiles:

Gemma Gilmore is a Client Director at Mediavest where she began her career and has worked for nearly seven years. She has guest lectured in DCU with final year BSc Marketing, Innovation and Technology students. Gemma sits on the IAPI Futureheads Committee and is responsible for organising events such as one on one mentoring sessions for those in the early stages of their advertising career. She also MCs events such as the Advertising Expo, which looks to recruit final year students from every background, not just advertising and marketing, into our industry. She holds a BSc. Sport Management from UCD, an MSc Marketing from DIT and is Google Adwords Certified. Her Client experience is extensive working across all sectors, including Mars Wrigley, Nissan, ESB and Electric Ireland, BWG, HSE, Health & Safety Authority and more. Successful campaigns she’s worked on include HSE Quit which won Gold at the 2012 AdFX, the annual SPAR Twitter Tree Christmas campaign, Electric Ireland’s 20110 launch and the Galaxy Style Exchanges which was the most successful local activation for Mars Ireland.

Our second presentation expert is Aoibhín Lennon who is a Client Director at Spark Foundry where she has worked for 5.5 years. She began her career in Vizeum Ireland. She presents at industry events such as The Marketing Society and has sat on the board of delivering events to wide variety of delegates from many industries and occupations. Her client experience is extensive working across all sectors, including Three, Aviva, RTÉ, General Motors, Volkswagen Group Australia, Ulster Bank, Reckitt Benckiser and many more. Successful campaigns she’s worked on include Three takeover O2, Ulster Bank First Time Buyers First Five and the Opel Insignia Launch.

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