Level 1 – Confident Public Speaking – new skills for beginners
‘ … It’s been a really empowering, supportive & confidence building session. It was engaging & I’m so glad we’ve done it … ‘ The Student Room Delegate
Speaking well in public is a vital personal and professional skill.
You can book this in-house course as part of your
- conference programme
- training and development programme
- management and leadership development programme
- team-building activities
- outplacement support for your people who will be leaving you soon
Length: One day 10-4
About the course
Our Confident Public Speaking course introduces the skills needed to plan, prepare, deliver and evaluate a successful business presentation for all occasions.
The ideal course for complete beginners, for the nervous speaker and for those who would like to brush up their skills and build confidence.
Delegates discover why we get nervous, what nerves do to us and how we can deal with them, and explore techniques for developing a strong, confident voice and effective body language to support the message.
This course features lots of practical speaking experience, useful exercises and helpful feedback in an enjoyable, safe environment. You will also receive valuable guidance for the future from the tutor, Philippa Hammond.
Our courses can be tailored to your business requirements – see our menu for details
Confident Public Speaking:
Skills for Beginners
10.00 Welcome and introductions
- The “Elevator Pitch”
Dealing with nerves
- Why we get nervous and what nerves do us when speaking in public
- Confidence-building techniques
Speaking well in public – techniques used by performers, politicians and broadcasters for personal impact
- Controlling relaxation, posture and breathing
- Developing a strong and interesting voice
- Using body language, non-verbal communication and eye contact
How to plan for success
- Your audience and their needs
- Setting aim and objectives
How to prepare for success
- Material, structure and methods of delivery
- Speaking notes
- Visual aids
- Dealing with Q &A , getting your message across, finishing with style
Practical exercises and feedback throughout the day
Q & A, Notes handout
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