Welcome to the Presentation Academy

After 30 years delivering face to face programmes, it now gives me the greatest joy to be able to reach a global audience through my on-line courses and coaching programmes.  Learning the skills to stand up and speak out with confidence will enable you to play a bigger game in your business and career.


Signature Online Master Classes

Are you ready to become the exceptional presenter you aspire to be?

Powerful Presentation Principles

Paula's signature online presentation skills master class. Directly from the pages of her second book Powerful Presentation Principles. Paula will guide you step by step through the 52 principles so you can become an exceptional presenter. 52 videos and a comprehensive library of resources and templates. A must-do masterclass for every professional.

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Neuropresenting ® Blended Master Class

Presenting with the brain in mind. Neuropresenting ® is a unique blend of adult learning, professional presenting, influence and neuroscience principles. Paula takes her professional development face to face immersion to a wider global audience.  Self paced or join in the virtual live lessons and conversations.  4 intakes per year. 

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Speak and Profit - Grow your business

Speaking can be one of the most lucrative activities in modern business. You can grow your business, amplify your brand and position yourself as an industry leader all through the power of speaking. Paula will show you just how easy it is to use speaking as a powerful marketing strategy for any business or you can even build your own speaking or knowledge based business. 

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Enjoy a series of 30 minute webinars on a range of presenting and leadership topics for that bite sized learning experience. You can register for one at a time or a package to keep you up skilled in a range of topics relevant to your professional development goals.

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Virtual or Face to Face Presentation Skills Coaching with Dr Paula Smith

Paula has coached thousands of professional speakers, workplace presenters, senior executives, business owners, trainers, media presenters and TEDx speakers over her 30 year + career. You too can now be coached by Paula regardless of where you live in the world. You can book a single session or a package to help you to develop your presenting skills over time. 

Book your 90 minute private coaching session with Paula here

You can start learning right now

What are you waiting for? Register for your first master class today and your journey to becoming an exceptional presenter will begin. Our master classes are always being updated so be sure to re-visit from time to time to take advantage of our growing academy and library of resources.

About Dr Paula Smith CSP      
Your Presenter

I admit, I am just a little bit obsessed with powerful presenting. It's been my world for over 30 years. Through tertiary studies in adult learning, training and organisational leadership,  my 30 + years experience as a professional speaker and trainer and my masters and PhD research in  leadership communication, it gives me great joy to bring to you the Presentation Academy and everything I have learned throughout my presenting journey. 

I am looking forward to meeting you.

Read Paula's full Bio in the 'Hello from Paula'  section in the header and yes you can still book Paula to deliver face to face or virtual master classes and keynotes for your organisation or conference. 

Enjoy a few presenting tips from Paula

An interview with Paula on powerful presenting. Paula chats about 3 presenting questions she regularly gets asked in her presenting workshops


Is it time you mastered your presentation skills?

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