This half day session over 2 days has been arranged to help members focus on presenting with impact, whether it’s 1-1 or large audiences. It introduces techniques on maximising self, managing nerves, connecting with the audience as well as creating impactful content.


Who is this for?

All employees who get nervous when asked to stand up and present to a group of people? Or maybe need to build their confidence in 1-1 situations.

Why should I take part?

A good presentation can be a very powerful way to communicate an idea or message. Becoming a skillful presenter will raise your profile and enhance your personal brand. Presentation skills are important in the workplace both for individual success and business success.

How will it help me?

During the event, you will…

  • Understand the importance of the aim of the presentation, with an emphasis on the why message
  • Learn how to maximise self – using your body language, voice and words
  • Discover how to personalise presentations through storytelling
  • Understand how to engage and connect with the audience
  • Learn how to best create and structure content for presentations
  • Gain confidence in handling questions
  • Understand how to manage nerves and deal with challenging situations
  • Practice delivering a session and receive feedback on how to improve

Following the event, you will…

be able to present with confidence and get information you want to deliver over with impact.

Provisional Itinerary:

The course takes place over the mornings of the 4th & 5th April 2023 in the form of an online webinar. 

This is an online session with a limited number of places available. Delegates will need access to a laptop or PC with a microphone and web camera to participate in this interactive course. Attendees will receive a link to the session one week before and a downloadable participant pack the day before. (Paper copies can be sent out if you notify Sarah Mcloughlin at least 1 week in advance [email protected] )

Final itineraries and timings will be in your calendar invite.

About the Trainer:

Arlene Marsella



ArleneWith over 30 years’ leadership experience in a fast paced, retail operations environment, Arlene is incredibly well equipped to build organisational capability across a range of core skills and industry sectors. Before joining PeopleUnboxed, Arlene was responsible for delivering operations strategy and leading senior management teams of over one hundred people, across multi-site restaurants within the McDonald’s Franchising community. Her natural flair for leading people, was proved early on in her career, when she was awarded the prestigious Ray Croc Award, which recognises the top 1% of McDonald’s restaurant managers, globally. Not long after this, Arlene’s passion for developing her people, earned her the opportunity to join the McDonald’s UK training team, designing and delivering leadership training across the company’s core curriculum for a variety of leadership levels in the UK market. Arlene’s approachable and empathic nature means she has a natural ability to build rapport and genuine understanding in the classroom environment, ensuring knowledge transfer back into the workplace. Arlene is obsessed with people solutions consultancy and making a tangible difference to individuals and organisations in the areas of L&D and employee engagement. Her extensive leadership experience and passion to help people grow, develop and believe in their own capabilities means she‘s a perfect fit for the PeopleUnboxed team. Arlene is incredibly passionate about mental wellbeing and health, and since joining PeopleUnboxed she has channelled this passion into gaining a teaching qualification and becoming a Mental Health First Aid Trainer. Outside of work, Arlene has two daughters, one who is soon to be flying the nest and the other who is currently at university. In her spare time Arlene has self-care at the top of her list, from massages to spending time with friends and family out for nice meals. She loves to go to Boxing, spinning on her bike and walking, so much so, she has recently completed the 22.6 mile Kiltwalk



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