The 1-Day Public Speaking: Foundation to Communication course is a condensed and intensive program designed to provide participants with the fundamentals of effective public speaking and communication skills. In this one-day workshop, participants will learn essential techniques to overcome public speaking fears, craft compelling messages, and improve verbal and non-verbal communication. The course aims to boost participants’ confidence and equip them with the skills necessary to deliver impactful presentations in various professional and personal settings.
There are no specific prerequisites for this course. It is suitable for individuals of all experience levels, including beginners with little or no public speaking experience.
The 1-Day Public Speaking course follows an interactive and practical approach. The workshop will consist of a combination of theoretical lectures, hands-on exercises, and group activities. Instructors will provide guidance on public speaking principles, effective communication strategies, and presentation delivery techniques. Participants will actively engage in speaking exercises, group discussions, and receive constructive feedback to improve their communication skills.
Session 1: Introduction to Public Speaking
- Understanding the importance of public speaking and communication skills
- Identifying personal public speaking strengths and areas for improvement
- Overcoming fear and nervousness associated with public speaking
Crafting Compelling Messages
- Structuring presentations for impact and clarity
- Tailoring the message to the audience and context
- Utilizing storytelling techniques to engage listeners
Verbal Communication Skills
- Improving vocal delivery, tone, and pace
- Enhancing articulation and pronunciation
- Using vocal variety to convey emotions and maintain audience interest
- Mastering body language and gestures for effective communication
- Understanding the impact of facial expressions and eye contact
- Using posture and movement to enhance presentation delivery
Engaging Presentation Delivery
- Capturing and maintaining audience attention
- Developing confidence and credibility as a speaker
- Using visual aids and props to support presentations
By the end of the 1-Day Public Speaking course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the fundamentals of public speaking and effective communication.
- Overcome fear and anxiety associated with speaking in public.
- Craft compelling messages and structure presentations for impact.
- Improve verbal communication skills, including voice modulation and articulation.
- Master non-verbal communication techniques to enhance presentation delivery.
- Engage and captivate audiences with persuasive and impactful delivery.
- Apply effective communication strategies in various professional and personal settings.
- Introduction to Public Speaking: Participants will introduce themselves and share their communication goals with the group.
- Crafting a Compelling Message: Participants will work on structuring a short presentation on a given topic.
- Verbal Communication Skills: Participants will practice voice modulation and articulation exercises.
- Non-Verbal Communication: Participants will practice using body language and gestures effectively.
- Engaging Delivery: Participants will deliver their presentations with visual aids and receive feedback from peers and instructors.