Course Description

Speaking proficiently in public is an essential asset for business professionals. What you say and how you say it is vital in today’s social media-oriented world. How you express yourself at work, a meeting, or an event with a large crowd affects your reputation, career, and salary.

Learn to be an effective public speaker and present information with enthusiasm, confidence, and leadership.  This course will help you accomplish and develop your speaking style.

 You will learn how to prepare and practice presentations, understand the importance of eye contact, tone of voice, pace, and body language, and develop your public speaking persona and style.

Course Outline

Topics Covered:

  • How to choose a topic
  • How to write an outline
  • How to improve your speech through practice
  • How to entice your audience
  • How to use visuals to enhance the quality of your speech
  • How to deliver an effective speech

Learner Outcomes

  • Overcoming the fear and apprehension that can surround public speaking
  • Writing an effective speech
  • Standing out in a crowd
  • Delivering an excellent speech

Who Should Attend?

  • Business professionals who want to enhance their career profile
  • Company owners who wish to influence their public sphere
  • Teachers
  • Marketing professionals
  • Anyone who wants to feel comfortable speaking in public.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates or Series

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Section Title
Public Speaking for Professionals
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8:30AM to 12:30PM
Mar 14, 2023 to Mar 16, 2023
Schedule and Location
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Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $209.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes

The course will be held via Zoom. Before joining a Zoom meeting on a computer or mobile device, you can download the Zoom app from the Zoom Download Center. Otherwise, you will be prompted to download and install Zoom when you click on the link, which will be provided to you prior to the online seminar. You will also receive a digit-number (Meeting ID), which is necessary to join the online course.

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