Public Speaking – Presenting Powerfully

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Public Speaking – Presented Powerfully


About the Class

In this highly interactive program, you will be given a variety of tools and techniques for the dynamic delivery of presentations with impact.

After this program, you will have an effective means of self-expression. You will know how to represent your organization with presentations that will promote solid ideas. Effective communication will become an invaluable element of your individual success and professional development.

Who should take this course?

  • Anyone who speaks in front of a group of two or more
  • Anyone who speaks one on one at home
  • Anyone who speaks one on one in sales or customer service
  • Anyone who attends meetings and wants to ask a question
  • Anyone who is called upon to read in public
  • Anyone who is called upon to introduce a guest
  • Anyone who is called upon to offer a toast
  • Everyone


  • Learning your lines
  • Rehearsals
  • Developing stage presence
  • Just before you speak
  • Impromptu talks
  • Practice, problem-solve and discuss
  • Conclusion


  • Learning your lines
  • Inform, explain, convince, entertain
  • Carefully read your full speech
  • Create cue cards
  • Check cue card effectiveness – continuity and flow
  • Opening and closing lines
  • Rehearsals
  • 93 % rules
  • Developing an effective delivery style
  • Voice projection – physiology 101
  • How to project – a common problem with projection
  • Relaxing your body
  • Voice warm-ups
  • Convey meaning – say what you mean and mean what you say
  • Projection, pitch, pace, punctuation, perceptivity
  • Questions
  • Statements
  • Developing stage presence
  • Practice, practice, and then practice some more
  • Content – the message
  • Delivery – the medium
  • Planning your dress rehearsal
  • Evaluating the dress rehearsal checklist
  • Distracting mannerisms – shoot the monkey
  • The bomb a microphone
  • The gilded touch
  • Just before you speak
  • Mee mee mee mee mee mee
  • Hum hum hum hum
  • Do’s and don’ts
  • Making friends with the microphone

Impromptu talks

  • Avoiding a heart attack
  • Grab, hold and inform
  • Quick outline
  • How to practice for an improved
  • Practice, problem-solve and discuss
  • Presenting and recording your 5-minute speech