Thinking on Your Feet

Learn techniques to give you confidence and enable you to make a great impression when you're under pressure and with little notice.

  • Think quickly and logically while under pressure.
  • Structure information for best effect.
  • Respond to difficult situations confidently.
  • Overcome resistance and be more persuasive.
  • Apply easily-remembered tools to a variety of situations.
  • What is covered in the course?

    • Presenting ideas with speed and clarity.
    • Getting to the point and being remembered.
    • Handling pressure and being confident.
    • Responding to difficult questions.
    • Using stories to sell ideas.
    • Creating a common picture with your audience.
    • Being more persuasive without losing credibility.
  • Should I attend?

    Suitable for professionals at any level.

  • How will I benefit?

    This workshop will provide you with a safe environment in which to develop confidence in using these skills and enable you to apply them in the real world.

  • How will my organisation benefit?

    Your organisation will gain an individual who can present key ideas and actions clearly, persuasively and credibly to colleagues, stakeholders and clients.

    These techniques are transferrable to those around you, as you inspire them with your new confidence.

    Need customised training for your organisation?

    Contact our team to discuss customising this course to meet your needs.


  • AQF Equivalence, Articulation Pathways CPD Points and Certification

    • You will receive a soft copy University of Adelaide Certificate of Completion.
    • This PACE course may contribute to earning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points or credit. Many professional associations accredit CPD at a standard rate of 1 hour of professional development / learning = 1 CPD point. This should be used as a guide only and confirmation should be sought from your accrediting body prior to registration in any PACE course or program.

What will I receive as part of this course?

  • Printed course book and materials (PDF copy for tablet on request)
  • Certificate of Completion and training record
  • Refreshments during the day, including a light lunch on full day courses

What should I bring to the course?

Our courses are designed to be work-related and interactive. Please bring current workplace examples related to this topic for use on the day.

What further development can I do?

We recommend Critical Thinking.

Available course dates:


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