SPEAK WITH CONFIDENCE



“Learn thinking & speaking techniques from a speaking champion to increase your confidence and deliver sharper, more persuasive presentations.”

Objectives

Who should attend?

The course is relevant for anyone concerned with communications. It is especially useful for senior executives, managers, sales and marketing professionals, technical specialists, financial analysts, public affairs officers, human resource and training professionals.

 

What will I learn?

This course helps you to:

  • Make your speaking more vivid and memorable
  • Answer questions quickly and precisely
  • Present facts coherently even when under fire
  • Analyze, organize and present ideas persuasively
  • Develop sound presentation structures quickly
  • Explain complex information clearly
  • Have all-purpose strategies to present, inform or persuade
  • Use modern thinking techniques for persuasive communication
  • Handle objections positively

Benefits after taking this course are:

  • Improved effectiveness in communications
  • Boosted personal productivity
  • Reduced incidences of misunderstandings
  • Expanded confidence in speaking ability
  • Added impact and connection with your audience
  • Clearer messages delivered faster
  • Lower preparation times
  • Less hesitation and anxiety before speaking
  • Smoother speech delivery

 

Course Outline

PART 1: THINKING ON YOUR FEET

Module A: Global Thinking

  • Achieving instant, visual impact
  • Supporting big topics
  • Adding depth and dimension to your message

Module B: Handle Q&A with confidence

  • Disciplining your mind to be clear and simple for any audience
  • Answering questions when under fire
  • Speaking spontaneously

 

PART 2: STRUCTURE = SUCCESS

Module C: Clear speaking is good structure

  • Using the Rule of 3
  • Speaking face to face, in small-group meetings, to large audiences
  • Using modern thinking techniques

 

PART 3: SPEAKING TO INFORM

Module D: Time

  • Adding a skill for every speaker’s toolkit
  • Making sense out of information overload
  • Explaining step-by-step processes clearly

Module E: Views

  • Moving at a studied, casual pace
  • Conveying thoughtfulness and fairmindedness
  • Addressing questions in terms of different viewpoints

 

PART 4: BE PERSUASIVE

Module F: Middle Ground

  • Dealing with controversial topics
  • Looking for the middle-ground
  • Displacing extreme viewpoints

Module G: Presenting Proposals

  • Showing advantages to the listener
  • Warning against disadvantages
  • Distinguishing benefits from features

 

Training rates

Workshops are tailored to match the specific needs of each client. We are able to add extra modules for you depending on the needs of your participants.

All participants are provided with a workbook that covers the material trained.

Rates include a pre-workshop meeting with the client to design writing material relevant to your industry, company and participants.

A report is provided to the client at the end of the training advising ways to continue the professional development of the individual participants. This will include the workshop feedback report.

 

Book a course

For more details or to book a place, please contact our booking office.