Your science may be fantastic - but how often do you bore your audiences, simply because you've never been taught how to present professionally?

Learn the secrets of being a far more EFFECTIVE and ENGAGING medical speaker by taking this succinct online course by professional medical congress MC and facilitator Roy Sheppard (right).

In this video-based course you will be shown in detail, how the professionals plan, structure and deliver outstanding presentations: how to handle nerves, avert on-stage disasters and conduct Q&A and facilitated discussions with confidence. See detailed course curriculum below. (Overall course duration about 2.5 hours).
Your science may be fantastic - but how often do you bore your audiences, simply because you've never been taught how to present professionally?


“Roy has helped us to develop the speaking, presentation and moderation skills of many of our staff and customers, across a wide range of abilities and experience. His stimulating approach is always well received, giving plenty of practical pearls on how to present effectively, the importance of messaging, and dealing with the unexpected. Most importantly, Roy’s techniques to build confidence and deal with the common issue of nerves has been extremely helpful to us. Overall, we have seen a significant improvement in the quality of our presenters, as reflected in the evaluations of their own audiences.“ John Cresser-Brown Msc PhD Vice President Zimmer Institute EMEA, ZimmerBiomet

  • Understanding YOU

    How to present more effectively whilst being the 'real' you, starts with a deeper sense of who you are as a presenter and recognising the areas you need to develop.

  • Planning and Structuring New Talks

    Learn streamlined, efficient and effective ways to design and build new presentations.

  • Professional Delivery Techniques

    Dozens of tips and ideas the professionals use in order to improve your confidence and performance.

Young European medics give their reactions after attending the classroom version of this course

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Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome to the course!
  • 2
    Module #1 - Introduction
  • 3
    Module #2 - Planning and Creating New Presentations
    • Planning a new presentation
    • Structuring a new presentation
    • Designing an attention-grabbing 'opening'
    • How to ensure your 'close' drives your message home
    • The awesome power of relevant storytelling
  • 4
    Module #3 - How to improve your delivery - dozens of professional tips and techniques
    • Delivery techniques - part 1
    • Delivery techniques - part 2
    • Handling Q & A like a pro
    • Dealing with the unexpected (and other potential disasters)
    • An introduction to facilitation
  • 5
    Module #4 - Presentation technologies
    • Basic Powerpoint Design - do's and don'ts
    • Advanced Powerpoint features that could change your life forever!
    • Using other technologies to enhance your presentations (part 1)
    • Embrace Event Technologies
    • On-camera skills for webinars and hybrid meetings
  • 6
    A few final words
    • Some encouraging words from Roy
    • Before you go...

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For Medical Education Providers

Contact us if you would like to make this course available to colleagues, students, researchers and clinicians globally.  

We offer group licenses to medical schools, hospitals, pharmaceutical and devices companies as well as medical communication agencies. The course can be accessed via this eLearning platform, or it can be transferred to yours. 

Contact us: info [at] peopleportfolio [dot] com.