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Michelle delivers her world-class, life-changing Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclass VIRTUALLY and LIVE in SYDNEY!

Masterclass trainer. Keynote speaker. Bestselling author.

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

Master the art of public speaking and persuasive presenting with Michelle's 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

Public Courses

Michelle’s delivers the Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclass ONLINE via Zoom and LIVE in Sydney at a premier venue.

Bespoke Courses

Michelle has 21 years experience in customising her Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclass to your unique business needs.

Pitch Coaching

Work with Michelle on your next business pitch, conference speech or work presentation using her proven formula for success!

Virtual Public Speaking for Business People during Covid-19 times

Virtual Lunch and Learn Topics during Covid-19

Michelle offers 3 interactive 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 on the market like this, that will take you step by step through the process of successful presenting.”

- Steve Weston, MD, Barclays

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 the last 20 years Michelle has worked with dozens of organisations across many industries.  She has run her Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclasses 900 times for more than 10,000 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

moth to a flame

What NOT to do when presenting: Moth to a flame When an audience member asks you a question from the floor, be careful for what’s known as the moth to a flame syndrome. This is where you hone in on the person who asked the question and exclude everybody else, which breaks rapport with

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Don't Oversell

What NOT to do: Don’t Oversell

  Often when persuading we fall into the habit of telling our client or colleague absolutely ALL the benefits of our products, services or our great idea.  It’s a natural result of being passionate about our offering and being pumped and wanting to help people.  The problem

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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 by PowerPoint’ was coined. Let’s make sure

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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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engaging an audience

Effective Ways To Present Technical Information

Do you present technical information in your workplace? Are you a technical expert? Do you find yourself presenting at work to gain acceptance of your proposal, gather support for your project or endorsement for your ideas and recommendations? Unfortunately, many technical experts believe that if

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