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Presentations: Presentation skills

Video - Essential Presentation Skills

A short video by Accenture Careers on how to give a presentation with confidence. 

Video - Presentation Skills

A short video by Speak First with tips on how to improve your presentation skills. 

Video - Improve your Presentation and Public Speaking Skills

Tips on how to improve your confidence with presentations and public speaking skills.

Presentation Skills

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Based on the work of expert Stella Cottrell, international bestselling author of The Study Skills Handbook, this interactive resource will help you hone and develop your study skills at your own pace. Each module has been carefully designed so you can assess your current proficiency, track your progress, become more confident and get the most out of your course.

Please note that you will be required to log in to this resource using your BU login.

Presentation Skills Workshop

Useful Books

How Good Are Your Presentation Skills?

  • Fill in a short questionnaire to assess how good your presentation skills really are
  • Based on your results, use the linked guidance notes to improve your presentation technique

Effective Presentations

  • Free online module provided by HP (Hewlett Packard): Effective Presentations
  • This resource will help you determine what information is relevant to a particular audience, and, create effective, well-designed slide presentations
  • Part of HP Life: a free online training platform providing short personal and professional development courses

Deliver Better Presentations