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Gordon Institute of Business Science Course

Presentation Skills


15 Aug, 2024

Course overview

Don’t let poor presenting skills hold you back
Few learnable skills translate as directly into career growth as public speaking and presenting. In fact, Forbes magazine once ranked presentation skills as the number one investment for career advancement. When you’re seen leading a meeting, speaking in an auditorium, or presenting to a group, you draw positive attention to your personal brand and position yourself as a leader.

What will you do better after the course?
You’ll be able to create high-impact presentations. Your public speaking will be more confident and powerful, bolstered by your new-found mastery of body language. You will answer questions more effectively and be able to ‘own the room’. You’ll also learn about audience dynamics and how to set up and control a venue.

Course curriculum

Course outcomes

What will you learn?

  • Mastering body language
  • Structuring your message
  • Customising your presentation
  • Preparing good openings and closings
  • Thought leadership presentations
  • Managing difficult questions
  • Overcoming nerves
  • Designing great slides


Who would benefit?

  • Junior, middle, senior and executive management.
  • This class is ideal for anyone wanting to improve their presentation skills, whether at a junior or senior level in the organisation.


Douglas Kruger

Course summary

Duration: Between 8 and 10 hours at your own pace. You will have access to the platform for 2 months.
Certification: On completion you will receive:
A Certificate of Attendance
A Digital Credential to use on your LinkedIn profile
Language: English

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Douglas Kruger

The class is presented by Douglas Kruger, who has been inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame by the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa. A five-times winner of the Southern African Championships for Public Speaking, he is also the author of 50 Ways to Become a Better Speaker.

Douglas has been presenting on the business circuit for some twenty years and has personally coached the CEO of FNB South Africa, the senior leadership of BMW SA, the MD of Clarins and many more.

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