Presentation Skills – Soft Skills Workshop Series Autumn / Winter 2022


In today’s business environment, being able to make an effective presentation has become an essential skill. This half-day interactive training workshop will equip attendees with the skills and mindset needed to achieve a new level of confidence, ability, and excellence as presenters.

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Sonya Meekel MBA, MSc, M.A, P.G Dip.Proj Man, P.G Dip Ed, BSc Eng  C.Eng, M.I.E.I.,

Sonya has over 20 years’ experience in the Construction Industry, and is currently a lecturer in TU Dublin.  She has previously worked as a Design Build Consultant Engineer, and a Project Manager. Sonya graduated from DIT with an honours degree in Structural Engineering, and has since continued her studies extensively, having recently completed a MBA with TU Dublin.

The delivery of graduates to the Construction Industry prepared for the competitive world is an area of great passion for Sonya. The most recent research from her MBA was the Strategic Imperatives of Soft Skill Training and Development, which she has embedded into her role as Work Placement Coordinator for the Construction

Management Programme within TU Dublin.  A passion for Sonya is ensuring that graduates entering the construction industry are fully prepared for its competitive and challenging environment.

Sonya has a strong commitment to research and scholarly activity.  She lectures in Construction Management at TU Dublin, College of Engineering and Built Environment, where she specialises in People Management, Soft Skill Development and Health and Safety.

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Event Details

Presenting is a process of communicating with an audience to convey a message. This communication can take on a variety of forms. It may occur at a school or at a university/college. Perhaps you will be delivering a speech at a wedding or a special event. Typically, however, presentations are associated with the workplace.

In most cases, people are apprehensive at the mere thought of speaking in front of a crowd, regardless of the reasons for doing so. It is nevertheless essential that we acquire this communication skill. Our ability to communicate effectively helps us lead people, earn a promotion, or simply convey information to others. However, how can this ability be developed? Please read on to discover how to deliver an effective presentation.

Are you interested in improving your presentation skills, making you a more engaging speaker and better communicator?

Perhaps, you are preparing to undertake your Final Assessment interview over the coming months or have recently started a new graduate role after your degree?

Learn more about the importance of presentation skills and how we can assist you in improving your presentation skills by attending our presentation skills workshop with Sonya Meekel this September!

What will the workshop cover?

  • What are the components of an effective presentation?,
  • Ways to capture an audience,
  • Powerful Communication- using your voice, tone and body language,
  • Preparation Strategies,
  • Presentation aids- graphs, colour, physical objects,
  • Preparing yourself- practice, appearance, confidence,
  • Doing the presentation- audience rapport, speaking clearly, managing nerves, closing.

*This workshop will be delivered live, online only and will not be recorded.*

Book your ticket(s) now!

Date: 16 September 2022

Start time: 09:30 IST

End time: 13:00 IST

Venue: Virtual Webinar

Phone: (01) 6445500


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