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Public Speaking

Course Overview

In this course, students will learn some basic public speaking skills, including in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering their presentation with power.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for individuals who want to become more confident and relaxed when speaking in front of an audience.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will become more confident and relaxed in front of an audience which will translate into a successful speaking event.

Course Outline

1 - GETTING STARTED

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

2 - IDENTIFYING YOUR AUDIENCE

  • Performing a Needs Analysis
  • Creating an Audience Profile
  • Identifying Key Questions and Concerns

3 - CREATING A BASIC OUTLINE

  • Outlining the Situation
  • Identifying the Task That Had to Be Performed
  • Listing the Actions You Took
  • Revealing the Results

4 - ORGANIZING THE PROGRAM

  • Making Organization Easy
  • Organizational Methods
  • Classifying and Categorizing

5 - FLESHING IT OUT

  • Identifying Appropriate Sources
  • Establishing Credibility
  • The Importance of Citations

6 - PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

  • Writing Your Presentation
  • Adding a Plan B
  • Reviewing, Editing, and Rewriting

7 - BEING PREPARED

  • Checking Out the Venue
  • Gathering Materials
  • A 24 Hour Checklist

8 - OVERCOMING NERVOUSNESS

  • A Visit from the Boss
  • Preparing Mentally
  • Physical Relaxation Techniques
  • Appearing Confident in Front of the Crowd

9 - DELIVERING YOUR SPEECH (I)

  • Starting Off on the Right Foot
  • Using Visual Aids
  • Checking the Volume of Your Voice

10 - DELIVERING YOUR SPEECH (II)

  • Adjusting on the Fly
  • Gauging Whether Breaks Are Required
  • Wrapping Up and Winding Down

11 - QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

  • Ground Rules
  • Answering Questions That Sound Like an Attack
  • Dealing with Complex Questions

12 - WRAPPING UP

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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This is a 1-day class

Price: $395.00
Payment Options

ILT Instructor‑Led Training

OLL Online LIVE

GTR  Guaranteed to Run

Class times are listed Eastern time. This class is available for Private Group Training

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Cart When Time   Where How
09/03/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
11/25/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training