Personal Development

Public Speaking (E1771C)


With this workshop participants will be able to become more relaxed in front of an audience. This course includes in depth information on developing an engaging program. This workshop will give you some valuable public speaking skills, including in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering your presentation with power.

However, mastering this fear and getting comfortable speaking in public can be a great ego booster, not to mention a huge benefit to your career.

Course Objectives:
· Identify their audience
· Create a basic outline
· Organize their ideas
· Flesh out their presentation
· Find the right words
· Prepare all the details
· Overcome nervousness
· Deliver a polished, professional speech
· Handle questions and comments effectively

Course Outline:
Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Identifying Your Audience
Performing a Needs Analysis
Creating an Audience Profile
Identifying Key Questions and Concerns
Module Two: Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Creating a Basic Outline
Outlining the Situation
Identifying the Task That Had to Be Performed
Listing the Actions You Took
Revealing the Results
Module Three: Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Organizing the Program
Making Organization Easy
Organizational Methods
Classifying and Categorizing
Module Four: Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Fleshing It Out
Identifying Appropriate Sources
Establishing Credibility
The Importance of Citations
Module Five: Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Putting It All Together
Writing Your Presentation
Adding a Plan B
Reviewing, Editing, and Rewriting
Module Six: Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Being Prepared
Checking Out the Venue
Gathering Materials
A 24 Hour Checklist
Module Seven: Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Overcoming Nervousness
A Visit from the Boss
Preparing Mentally
Physical Relaxation Techniques
Appearing Confident in Front of the Crowd
Module Eight: Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Delivering Your Speech (I)
Starting Off on the Right Foot
Using Visual Aids
Checking the Volume of Your Voice
Module Nine: Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Delivering Your Speech (II)
Adjusting on the Fly
Gauging Whether Breaks Are Required
Wrapping Up and Winding Down
Module Ten: Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Questions and Answers
Ground Rules
Answering Questions That Sound Like an Attack
Dealing with Complex Questions
Module Eleven: Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve:
Words from the Wise

  • Public Speaking
  • Coursebook
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever