Performance Course – 90 minutes Online Course – 22nd April 2021


Based on co-author Ian Callow’s book; The Presenter’s Handbook – How to present with newfound confidence, energy and ability…  this Performance course will enhance your presentation skills, enabling you to maximise engagement with your audience.

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This online Performance course focuses on the performance element of presenting. How can presentations be enhanced to engage your audience? The course considers the importance of human instinct and where humans look, as well as creating your own safety net for building confidence. The live online course develops ideas of enhancing presentations… allowing the audience to feel engaged in the presentation.

During the Performance course, attendees will gain an understanding of:

  • Where humans look during a presentation;

  • How you as a presenter can influence the audience;

  • How to include dual encoding;

  • Secure your key message in the long-term memory;

  • Why a pause is not a sign of weakness when transmitting your key message;

  • Why room layout is important for a successful outcome, especially in a sales environment.

This innovative and interactive online course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises based around Ian Callow’s co-authored book; The Presenter’s Handbook – How to present with Newfound confidence, energy, and ability. Slide decks are kept to a minimum, preferring deep and interesting discussion and debate. The relaxed, enjoyable, and engaging course exercises will really develop your skills and understanding of presentation techniques. Throughout the session, your questions will be answered. This will allow you to develop your own ideas for adopting a focused presentation performance awareness.

Being online, the Performance course is suitable for trainees across the globe…  this 90 minutes online course takes place on Thursday 22nd April 2021 and starts at 9:30 am UK GMT (09:30 am CET) and finishes at 11.00 am UK GMT (11.00 am CET). This makes the course perfect for people across the United Kingdom, Europe, India, and Asia in particular.

What you will receive:

  1. 90 minutes of high-quality online interactive instruction from leading trainer and author, Ian Callow;
  2. Official course materials;
  3. A free eBook version (multiple e formats including Kindle and PDF) of the The Presenter’s Handbook – How to present with newfound confidence, energy and ability;
  4. Free access to over 90 “Quick Guide to Presenting” information sheets;
  5. Attendees will also receive a certificate of attendance and recognition digital badge of achievement.

Who should attend the Performance course?

The performance course should be a vital component of companies and individuals looking to develop their key message transmission through presentation style and expression. Specifically designed for attendees needing to convey information to external clients, larger audiences, or a training environment.

Your Remote Trainer

This course is facilitated by Ian Callow, co-author of The Presenter’s Handbook – How to present with newfound confidence, energy, and ability. Ian is an experienced trainer, and his myriad of experiences have developed his interpersonal communication skills, in conjunction with an increased understanding of a presenter’s physiology and psychology.

Ian has presented and trained thousands of delegates within an array of industry sectors including corporate, MOD, police, NHS, and education. This wide breadth of people’s experience is what developed Ian’s interest in the subjects of psychology and physiology and how this impacts and facilitates communication and presentation.

Ian is passionate about conveying his experience and understanding to help others become a Power Presenter… breaking down presenter/trainee and presenter/audience barriers.

Course Details

This Performance course takes place online using state-of-the-art technology:

  • Thursday 22nd April – 9:30 am to 11:00 am UK GMT (09:30 am to 11:00 am CET)

Being online and interactive, this presentation skills course is specifically designed to cater to trainees across the globe, and particularly across the United Kingdom and Europe. Indeed, the timing of this presentation techniques course supports trainees attending from, for example; from Edinburgh, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Madrid and many other locations.

The course includes regular breaks for comfort and effective learning.

Remote/Online Course Logistics

Upon sign-up of the course, you will be sent a calendar invitation with Zoom video/audio conference details as well as information about the visual collaboration tool used.

It is recommended you download the Zoom app onto your PC for best learning experience.

A webcam is required for the course.

Performance Course Coverage

The Performance course delves deeper into how you can engage better and improve presentation skills.


Attendees will gain:

  • Knowledge on how to convey emotion during a presentation;

  • Knowledge on presenting with freedom and style;

  • Awareness of building interaction into the presentation;

  • Knowledge on how to handle and build on questions asked;

  • Knowledge of working with dual encoding;

  • An awareness of pausing and the positive effect on the audience;

  • Knowledge of how room layout impacts your presentation.

Attendees will also receive a certificate of attendance and recognition digital badge of achievement

About Presentation Excellence Masterclass Course

This course is one part (out of four) of the Presentation Excellence Masterclass (PEM). If you do all four parts, you will complete the masterclass! You can do any parts any in order and at any time!

Our Presentation Excellence Masterclass is a comprehensive certification course that is designed for individual professionals, and organisations alike, that want to raise their level of presentation quality and impact… be it to large conference audiences or for small product demonstration audiences. Join this cutting-edge presentation skills course to take your communication to the next level! This course has 4 parts which include:

  • Presenter – delves deeper into what makes us nervous when presenting, and the triggers we can reverse. Gain understanding on Physiology, Anchoring and mood when performing any size or style of presentation;

Presentation Excellence Masterclass - Presenter Achievement

  • Presentation – which concentrating on the presentation element of presenting. What makes a good quality presentation and how do we achieve the desired outcome? These questions will be answered. This part of the course is ideal for people who undertake product demos and multi presentation forums;

Presentation Excellence Masterclass - Presentation Achievement

  • Performance – focuses on the performance element of presenting. How can presentations be enhanced to engage your audience? You will consider the importance of human instinct and where humans look. You will begin to create your own safety net for building confidence;

Presentation Excellence Masterclass - Performance Achievement

  • Pinnacle – develops messaging from the Presenter, Presentation and Performance parts. Concentrating on the feedback and self
    awareness required to constantly improve your presentation style.
    The pinnacle part of Presentation Excellence Masterclass develops your ability to deliver on a consistent basis.

Presentation Excellence Masterclass - Pinnacle Achievement

The Book

In the book, The Presenter’s Handbook – How to present with newfound confidence, energy and ability; Ian Callow highlights how to get your key message across to the audience immeasurably more effectively. Whether you are leading, selling, educating, informing, sharing or even preaching, the contents of The Presenter’s Handbook will transform your presentation skills and communication ability!

The Presenters Handbook

Find out how you and your presentation content can combine to deliver a truly captivating performance. Discover how to “Power Present” so that you embed your messages into the minds of your audience. The Presenter’s Handbook is a revolutionary new way for you to develop your own presenting personality and ability. It will demonstrate step-by-step how to communicate to audiences large and small with a new-found confidence, energy and ability.

For more information about the book, which is available in Kindle, Paperback and Hardback formats, click here.

Remember; this course includes ebook (Kindle and/or PDF).

Performance Course Prerequisites

Attendees make the most of the online course if they:

  • Have previous experience presenting to small and/or large audiences. The course looks to take skills and knowledge to the next level.

Refunds/Cancellations Policy

For remote/online courses, your refund will be processed in the following scenario:

  1. Cancellation/Postponement By You – You may decide to cancel or postpone your course up to 72 hours before the first day of the remote/online course… no questions asked! You can either opt for alternative course date or ask for a full (100%) refund. The other course date is subject to our schedule and availability is not guaranteed. If we are unable to offer you your desired date, your money will be refunded.
  2. Cancellation/postponement By Edinburgh Agile – In the very unlikely event that we have to cancel your course, you will entitled to either an alternative course date or a full (100%). In such a scenario, all participants will be informed well in advance via email.
  3. Last Minute Cancellation or No-shows by You – No refund is offered if you do not contact us 72 hours (or more) in advance, or do not show up on the day, of the workshop. Informing one day before the class is also considered no-show and no refund is offered in such cases.
  4. Content/Trainer quality – For any of our remote/online training courses, you are offered the first 25% of the duration of the course to review and decide. If you feel that the trainer or training is unable to match up to your expectations regarding quality and delivery, directly notify the trainer by private message and then exit the session. You will be entitled to 100% of your money refuned.

Refund FAQs

Q. How soon will my refund be processed?
A. Your refund will be processed within 24 hours of your request, from the Edinburgh Agile side. Your bank may take 3-5 days.

Q. Do you contact me when I request a refund?
A. We may contact you to understand your feedback but never to persuade you against the refund.

Q. Can I buy future courses if I asked for a refund now?
A. Of course. There is no reason for not having you in our future courses! You are very welcome to join in any of our future courses!

Q. Will I keep getting the free content and support if I asked for a refund?
A. We won’t segregate or block you if you have asked for a refund. You will still be able to explore our free content, remain a member of our LinkedIn groups, and attend our webinars, offline free/paid events or workshops.