Free workshop for creative freelance members
The date and time: 23 Nov, 10.30 - 4.30
49 - 60 Borough Road
Whether you're pitching for new work or managing client relationships, the ability to communicate clearly is essential. This workshop will help you understand and practise the elements of how to successfully present your messages with the most impact to achieve the results that you’re aiming for.
Focusing on improving your presentation skills, this workshop is an interactive and experiential learning experience in which participants work in pairs and groups to practise the suggested techniques and tips so that they can apply them practically in real life situations. It includes:
- How to structure a succinct and purposeful message
- Assessing the audience and knowing what you want them to think, feel and do as a result of your presentation
- How to improve impact through body language and voice
- How to manage nerves
- How to create energy both physically and mentally
- Getting feedback to highlight what works about your communication and what could be improved
Who should attend?
Creative freelances who wish to improve their presentation skills to achieve better results.
Expected learning outcomes
- Greater understanding of how to structure and deliver presentations
- Improved ability to engage the audience throughout each presentation you make
- Greater understanding of and effectiveness in non-verbal communication
- Improved self-awareness of how you are perceived when presenting, the impact you make and where you can improve
Tutor: Susie Fugle
POLITE REQUEST: if you are successful in obtaining a place on this workshop and, due to unforeseen circumstances, you are unable to attend, please let us know asap because we have others on the waiting list who we can allocate your place to. If you do not let us know this will disadvantage another member. Also, we may lose the funds that enable us to provide these workshops to all members including yourself. NOTE: 1. If we were to postpone or cancel this workshop due to unforeseen circumstances (this has happened only twice in five years due to tutor illness and a tube strike), we will be unable to reimburse any costs such as pre-booked travel expenses. If this were to happen in the future, we will email and telephone you as soon as we know that there is a cancellation and attempt to re-schedule the workshop asap. 2. At the workshop, we are required to undertake a short equality & diversity survey. The information provided will be treated in the strictest of confidence and processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and will help in our commitment to E & D.
IMPORTANT: Unfortunately we cannot always offer everyone who applies a place due to high demand. We set up a waiting list and contact people if there are cancellations. If you do NOT receive confirmation that you have secured a place, please do not turn up on the day because we will not be able to admit you. However, please keep applying because we work hard to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to attend at some point.
To apply for a place on this free, one-day workshop, please fill in the short application form below. You will need to login or register if you have not done so already so have your Union number to hand. All events have been over-subscribed to date so successful applicants will be chosen randomly after the cut-off date. We will let you know if your application has been successful within a couple of days of this date.
t: 07580 348726