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PDPS: Public Speaking

Guaranteed to Run Scheduled Fully Booked
Location
Wellington
Christchurch
Auckland
Sep 2019
3
Nov 2019
8
8
8
Jan 2020
31
20
Mar 2020
5
5
May 2020
15
18
Jul 2020
21
9
Sep 2020
1
Nov 2020
23
Code: PDPS
Length: 1 Day
Overview

This course will prepare you for delivering presentations by teaching skills like how to overcome nervousness, how to boost your confidence, how to read your audience, using icebreakers, how to best interact with questions or interruptions and much more.

Delivery format(s)
On-Site
On-Site
Classroom
Classroom
OBJECTIVES
We all know that speaking in public consistently ranks as one of people's greatest fears, but with professional training and practice you too can become an effective public speaker or presenter.This course will prepare you for delivering live presentations by teaching skills like how to overcome nervousness, how to boost your confidence, how to read your audience, using icebreakers, how to best interact with questions or interruptions and much more.This course also provides you with valuable presentation skills, including in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering professional presentations with confidence and flow.This course is delivered in partnership with PD Training.
PREREQUISITES

None.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Analyse an audience & tailor the delivery accordingly
  • Design presentations for maximum impact
  • Expand on key points to ensure clarity
  • Master techniques to overcome nervousness & present with confidence
  • Practice techniques that ensure clear, concise & effective wording is used
  • Deliver a polished, professional & credible speech
  • Handle questions & comments effectively
COURSE OUTLINE

Do you want to remove your fear of public speaking, improve your career, speak with more confidence and deliver professional business presentations with impact and ease?  

Mastering this fear, and getting comfortable speaking in public, can be a great ego booster, not to mention a huge benefit to your career. Whether you are speaking to a handful of people, a small group, or a large audience, this course will cover the details required so that you have a dynamic presence for any speaking engagement.

Lesson 1- Identifying your Audience
  • Performing a Needs Analysis
  • Creating an Audience Profile
  • Identifying Key Questions and Concerns
Lesson 2 - Creating the Outline
  • Outlining the Situation
  • Identifying the Task that had to be Performed
  • Listing the Actions You Took
  • Revealing the Results
Lesson 3 - Organising the Program
  • Making Organisation Easy
  • Organisational Methods
  • Classifying and Categorising
Lesson 4 - Fleshing it Out
  • Identifying Appropriate Sources
  • Establishing Credibility
  • The Importance of Citations
Lesson 5 - Putting it all Together
  • Preparing Your Presentation
  • Having a Plan B
  • Reviewing, Editing and Re-writing
Lesson 6 - Being Prepared
  • Checking Out the Venue
  • Gathering Materials
  • The 24 Hour Checklist
Lesson 7 - Overcoming Nervousness
  • Preparing Mentally
  • Physical Relaxation Techniques
  • Appear Confident in Front of an Audience
Lesson 8 - Delivering Your Speech - Part One
  • Starting Off in a Positive Manner
  • Using Visual Aids and Prompts
  • Checking the Volume of Your Voice
Lesson 9 - Delivering Your Speech - Part Two
  • Adjusting on the Fly
  • Gauging Whether Breaks are Required
  • Wrapping up and Winding Down
Lesson 10 - Questions and Answers
  • Ground Rules
  • Answering Questions That Sound Like an Attack
  • Dealing with Complex Questions

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