Mastering Great Performances in Public Presentation

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Modern life dictates the need to always be communicating. The ability to master personal appearances on a whole spectrum of channels and formats is vital in order to inspire, persuade or successfully convey a message to the public.


However, this is an area that British organisations are guilty of neglecting, with minimal investment in resource or training despite public reputations and organisational agendas being at stake.


This course allows participants to understand how to perform in different situations in order to communicate in a compelling way. It gives participants a chance to enhance their own public presentation skills, providing them with the frameworks and tips to share within their organisation.


At the Civil Service College, we tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisations, ensuring that each delegate gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.


Key Training Features

Who Can Attend

Learning Outcomes

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 Key Training Features:

  • Analysis of what great performers do - and what they don't
  • A study of the power of body language
  • Tips on how to prepare for a public appearance
  • Defining the type of communicator you are and want to be

Who Can Attend:

This course is suitable for senior leaders who are required to give public presentations of any type.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will have an understanding of how to effectively prepare for their public appearances.

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10:00 - 17:00


£595 + VAT


Available to be delivered In-House Only

Face to Face

25 May 2022 Book7

26 September 2022 Book8

12 December 2022 Book8

Lead Trainer

Matthew Greenough

Matthew Greenough

Matt had a successful career in politics, which culminated in his role as Chief Special Adviser in the Welsh Government, leading to the role of Director of Communications for the Labour Party in Wales in 2016.

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Matthew Greenough

Matthew Greenough

Matt is passionate about words – and the power they have to make real and lasting change in the world.

He had a successful career in politics, culminating in his role as the Chief Special Adviser in the Welsh Government. Prior to that he was the Special Adviser for Media & Strategic Communications, and the Education Special Adviser. As the most senior adviser working for the First Minister of Wales, Matt worked with politicians, officials, and external partners to help deliver the Government’s programme. He also had responsibility for writing keynote speeches and leading on high profile communications challenges. In addition to his work for Government, Matt worked in various roles for the Labour Party in Wales, including as Director of Communications for the successful 2016 Assembly elections.

Working at the top of government in strategic, policy and communications roles has given him wide-ranging and high-level experience of: speechwriting, media handling and training, change management, crisis communications, briefing senior teams, and stakeholder management.

Matt now runs his own communications consultancy, Words Matter.


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