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Our world-class, life-changing 2-day Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclass is offered LIVE in SYDNEY and MELBOURNE!

Masterclass trainer. Keynote speaker. Bestselling author.

We have a proven track record in developing people's business presentation, public speaking and pitching skills. We will help YOU stand out for all the right reasons!

Master the art of public speaking and persuasive presenting with our life-changing public speaking training in Sydney LIVE and ONLINE via Zoom.

Refined over two decades with many thousands of delighted clients, Michelle Bowden’s Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclass is unique in its style, approach and results.
One course once is all you need.
Become a more confident, engaging and persuasive business presenter and stay true to your natural style.
We promise no hand holding, crying or videoing!
Learn fundamental public speaking skills for success in life.
You’ll never look back.
presentation skills training by Michelle Bowden

Live Public Training Courses

We offer our life-changing 2-day
Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclass
as a public event LIVE
in Sydney and Melbourne at our premier venues.

Live Company-specific Courses

Michelle has 25 years experience in customising her Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclass to your unique needs. People across industry don't say, "I'm going to presentation skills" they say,
"I'm going to Michelle Bowden"!

Virtual Company-specific Courses

Is your team geographically dispersed? We deliver our world-class Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclass via Zoom and MS Teams. We will show your team members how to engage their stakeholders online.

Virtual Public Speaking for Business People during Covid-19 times

Virtual 'Lunch & Learn' Topics

We offer 3 interactive 1-hour workshops that provide practical public speaking  tools and tips that your people can use right now to impact positively on your workplace culture and bottom line.

Buy the bestselling book!


Anyone can become a confident, clear and influential presenter. This book will show you, step-by-step, how to design and deliver exceptional presentations.

10,000 copies sold!

“There is no other book like this on the market. Whether you are climbing the corporate ladder, a leader of people, or a self-made entrepreneur, presentation skills are an essential capability for your success. How to Present will take you step-by-step through the formulas, tips and techniques for successful presenting."

Read Chapter 1 as a PDF for free on your computer or mobile device.

Buy the book!


Every day we are faced with persuasion moments where we either win or lose. The question is: How persuasive are you? Could you be ‘winning’ more for the time?

It's nearly a best-seller!

"Everything we want and need is on the other side of persuasion. This book takes you through the latest thinking on influence and persuasion and gives you all the completely achievable step-be-step actions to make yourself more instantly persuasive.”"

Read Chapter 1 as a PDF for free on your computer or mobile device.

International Speaker

Michelle Bowden (CSP) is one of Australia’s top female speakers.

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Planning a conference or corporate event?  Michelle will energise and enlighten your people. If you want your conference group to laugh while they learn, look no further!

Want to know what people say about Michelle?

Over 25 years Michelle has worked with hundreds of organisations across countless industries.  She has run her Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclasses 960 times for more than 12,000 people.  She is equally effective working with large groups of 500 or small groups of 10.  Michelle has a long track record of transforming the public speaking skills of people just like you and your team.

Pitch & Public Speaking Coaching

Michelle coaches CEOs and celebrities so they WIN.  If you have an important kick-off meeting, high stake pitch, or you are keen to become a public speaker, Michelle can help you win too.

Michelle’s Quick Public Speaking Tips

Picture of a dreadful slide in Michelle Bowden's blog on Are you guilty of death by PowerPoint?

Are you guilty of Death By PowerPoint?

Are you guilty of Death By PowerPoint? PowerPoint is an invaluable, powerful and exciting tool for creating presentation visual aids that transform average speakers into masterful presenters. Or is it? Some slides have been so dreadful and tortuous over the years that the phrase ‘death

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importance of humour in a keynote speech

How Important is Humour for a Keynote Speaker?

‘Do schools kill creativity?‘ has been watched over 63 million times. It’s the most watched keynote speech of all time, and it’s also hilarious. At the time of writing, the best Bill Gates had been able to achieve was 5.5 million, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, 1.8 million, and

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Domenic Crouch

Success Story – Domenic Crouch

Domenic Crouch is the former WA State Sales Manager for 1300Australia. After attending Michelle Bowden’s Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclass Domenic increased his close rate by about 6% and sale value by 49%. Recently, Domenic took an exciting new role as the Chief Operating Officer at The Good Chat Foundation.

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manage your nerves

Use the power of your mind to manage your nerves

Many of the best presenters use the power of positive thinking before they present. They imagine themselves as successful, confident, engaging speakers and almost ‘trick’ themselves into believing they can do it. It’s called re-framing and certainly works for some.   Another aspect to positive thinking

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