Public Speaking Skills

"Before anything else, preparation is the key to success."

One of the most important skills for the career minded professionals is to develop its public speaking skills. Public speaking is not just standing on a podium behind a lectern and speaking into a microphone to an audience. Public speaking includes speaking at meetings, with potential clients, colleagues, and customers. It could include speaking on the telephone and podcasting on the internet. Public speaking affects simple, everyday interactions between coworkers, bosses and employees, marketing professionals and clients, etc., and it can have an enormous impact on your career path and your level of success in your industry.

SkillsPlus Public Speaking course was designed to help professionals to enhance their ability to plan, create and deliver a professional speech or presentation to a live audience. Whether you are speaking to a handful of people, a small group or a large audience, this course will cover the skills required so that you have a dynamic presence at any speaking engagement.

What will you learn in this course?

  • Understand what represents successful public speaking
  • Know how to maximize every speech opportunity and the main elements of it
  • Develop ability to speak in public with confidence and authority
  • Design presentations for maximum impact and expand on key points to ensure clarity and understanding; apply the best structure and delivery techniques
  • Master methods to overcome nervousness and fear of public speaking
  • Practice techniques that ensure clear, concise and effective wording is applied in speech
  • Enhance emotional intelligence and develop ability to ‘read the audience’ while speaking
  • Know how to use your body language and tone of voice for maximum impact while presenting
  • Enrich ability to deliver a smooth, professional and credible speech
  • Know how to handle challenging audience, questions and comments effectively
  • Apply best practices presented in the workshop and transform it into daily routine

Who is this course for?

Individuals, supervisors, team leaders, managers, directors whose success depends on ability to communicate clearly, influence, motivate and create positive relationships with internal and external clients. Designed for learners at different levels and in a range of roles.

Learning Methodology

  • Face to face or webinar
  • Group discussions
  • Individual and team activities
  • Individual test
  • Case studies
  • Practical activities
  • Role plays
  • Small projects
  • Video recording/play back
  • Individual action plans