Presenting with Confidence

07-09-2023 12:00PM 07-09-2023 2:00PM
Zoom, New South Wales, Australia

Risk and Compliance Professionals are in the spot light more than ever. Robust technical skills are vital and yet gone are the days of hiding behind a dashboard. To excel in a career in Risk and Compliance being willing and able to speak up in meetings and formal presentations often with very senior stakeholders present are essential skills.  The purpose of this course is to help participants build confidence in presenting and empower participants to be heard and get their key messages across.
Success indicators:

  • Understand confidence and the building blocks to becoming a confident communicator and presenter
  • Able to develop presentations build upon a key message and get these across to the audience effectively
  • Deliver key messages in a confident manner regardless of personality, style or public speaking experience to date
Training approach:

This is a very practical course where tips and tools are provided, practice time is given and expert feedback provided to ensure participants are armed with the confidence they need to speak up
Content Overview:
  1. Building blocks of confidence and practical ways to build confidence at any stage in your career
  2. Techniques to build presentations upon a key message to fuel the confidence of presenter and audience
  3. Delivery techniques to exude confidence in-front of any audience

Facilitator: Sarah Ewen
Sarah is a trainer, facilitator and corporate consultant focused on developing leaders and assisting individuals in the development of communication skills.
Drawing upon her international corporate experience, Sarah has an ability to develop and deliver technical, leadership and communication skills training by breaking down concepts making it practical, relevant and engaging. Sarah draws on her expertise in leading teams and developing others through mentoring and coaching. She has over 12 years of expertise as a public speaker and experienced in speech writing/presentations and providing constructive feedback to presenters at all levels.

  • Everything DISC Certification (2020)
  • John C. Maxwell Certification Leadership and Coaching Program (2018)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Australian Institute of Management (2014)
  • Accredited Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, ACAMS (2011)
  • Diploma in Pastoral Leadership, Hillsong International College (2010)
  • A.C.A Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (2005)
  • Masters. Accountancy and Finance, Heriot Watt University Edinburgh (2002)
Career overview
  • Corporate consultant – Inform Training and On the Bus : April 2017– current
  • Business Partner of Public Speaking For Life – August 2015 – current
  • Westpac Banking Corporation: November 2010 to April 2016 – Prevention of Financial Crime
  • Deloitte: September 2002 to December 2009 – Audit/Forensics (Chartered Accountant)