Performing Excellence

Performing Excellence

Woskshop Date: 24-03-2020
Instructor: Spyros Kottoris
Duration: 09.00 – 16.00
Workshop Cost: €280/per participant
Location: 26 Akti Poseidonos – Piraeus




Presentation Skills and Public Speaking

This one-day workshop is designed to support and equip leaders and staff, on ship and ashore, with the core skills and commitment to perform at the highest levels, essential for efficient and effective operations and that best promote safety, security, the protection of the environment and further reduce incident rates.

Presentation skills are very important in the shipping industry because a shipping professional either  ashore or in the ship, needs to pass the right messages to his team, to auditors that investigate the compliance to specific requirements and to a big number of other stakeholders of the company. A great presenter has two unique qualities: appropriate communication skills and personal confidence. Participants of this one-day workshop will have the chance to develop their communication skills and learn tips for delivering effective presentations understanding the needs of their audience.

Who should attend the workshop: Shipboard Officers, Operational Ship Managers & Superintendents, HSQE & Vetting Managers, Instructors, and everyone who serves the Greek Maritime Cluster and is interested in developing key soft skills for both personal and professional development


This program will include interactive games, teamwork, role plays and case studies so that participants can develop their communication and presentation skills. Participants will prepare and deliver a short presentation/talk receiving feedback from the audience.

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify ways to gain rapport with their audience.
  • Learn techniques to reduce nervousness and fear.
  • Recognize how visual aids can create impact and attention.
  • Develop techniques to create a professional presence.
  • Learn some different ways to prepare and organize information.
  • Prepare, practice, and present a short presentation.

 Content Analysis:

  • Ice Breakers
  • Role of Presenter
  • Audience needs
  • Preparation of your speech/presentation
  • Starting your presentation
  • Presentation and training techniques and tools
  • Persuasion techniques
  • Story Telling

Instructor: Spyros Kottoris

Instructor’s CV

Spyros Kottoris BSc, AdvDip, MBA, Med

Learning & Development Manager|Certified Trainer & Executive Coach


His passion is to support and motivate people to reach self-awareness, recognize their values and develop skills that will lead them to personal and professional success, achieving personal and corporate goals, through interactive training, coaching and/or mentoring. He is an Economist, an Executive and Career Coach and a Certified Learning Professional with over 12 years of training experience.

He specializes in the fields of Communication, Leadership, Negotiation, Coaching skills and Train the Trainer training and also Entrepreneurship, Management and Finance using blended interactive learning methods. He has also worked as a Learning Consultant, a Lecturer in English Universities and a Trainer on Lifelong Learning Programs and Workshops. Spyros has 19 years of practical professional experience in multinational Groups of Companies and Banks and has taught for demanding clients in the Maritime industry, Construction industry, the Telecom industry, Information Technology, Banking, Energy, Insurance and others in Europe (Germany, Greece, Bulgaria) and the Middle East such as the UAE.

His academic background includes his bachelor’s degree in Maritime and Transport Studies, his MBA of the University of Kentucky USA, an Advanced Diploma in Personal and Executive Coaching of Kingstown College (ICF and EMCC certified) and a Master’s degree in Adult Education (MEd) of the Open University of Greece. His certifications and publications reinforce and enhance his scientific and professional track record.


For additional information, please contact us directly at:
Tel. 210 9530680 Ext. 201 & 205
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Technical courses are offered as required by TMSA 3 elements 2,4,7,10,14


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