Public Speaking Course

Our Public Speaking workshop addresses how to handle the nerves that inevitably accompany speaking in public, or delivering any kind of presentation. We focus on how to prepare for public speaking and deliver engaging, effective presentations to any audience.

This course is very practical, with plenty of opportunity to develop and fine-tune your public speaking skills. Our 2-day course regularly throughout the year. To find out about the next upcoming dates, click "Get 2016 Schedule" below.

  • What Are The Benefits?
  • Course Content
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What are the Benefits of this Public Speaking Course?

  • Overcome Nerves & Build Your Confidence

    Through practice and guidance from our trainers, your confidence delivering short presentations and speeches will begin to grow.
  • Preparation Techniques

    Half of the battle is being fully prepared to deliver a presentation or speak to a group of any size. We show you the best way to ensure that you are fully prepared before you speak.
  • Delivery Skills

    Make the most of your natural delivery style with tips and techniques on tone, pace and body language.
  • Practical Experience

    Our workshop gives you plenty of opportunity to practice your delivery technique and develop your own speaking rhythm and style.
  • Expert Advice & Feedback

    Our trainers are experienced public speakers and will offer valuable feedback on where your strengths lie and where there is an opportunity for improvement in your delivery.

What is covered on this Public Speaking Workshop?

  • Overcoming Nerves

    Understanding why you are nervous
    Tips on how to relax when you are speaking
  • Preparing Your Speech

    Maximising your preparation time
    Structuring your presentation for a natural flow
    Compiling easy-to-reference notes
  • Delivery Skills

    Effective introductions that capture attention from the start
    Keeping your audience engaged throughout
    How and when to incorporate humour
    Using visual aids during your speech
  • Body Language & Tone of Voice

    Pace, pitch and pause
    Tone and body language
    Power words that grab your audience's attention
    Projecting your voice
  • Coping with the Unexpected

    How to keep your composure when unexpected questions arise
    Handling technical hiccups

 

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Customised Public Speaking Workshops

We offer our Public Speaking Workshop for group and onsite bookings. There are many benefits of choosing a tailored, onsite programme for your business, such as flexibility, cost-effectiveness and improved team morale.

To read more about what onsite training can do for your organisation, click the button below:

Onsite Training

Do you want to attend an open course?

This Public Speaking course is available for group bookings and in-company (onsite) training only. However, our Presentation Skills Course runs regularly as an open course, available for anyone to attend. You can learn more about our Presentation Skills Course by clicking on the button below:

Presentation Skills

Frequently Asked Questions: Public Speaking Course

    • Can I attend this Public Speaking Workshop as a public course?

      Yes, this course is available as an open course. As the course content is the same as our Presentation Skills course, we run these 2 courses together.

 

    • I am worried about speaking in front of other participants during the course. How can I overcome this?

      Don't worry, you won't be alone. Everyone attending this course has nerves about speaking in front of the class group. Our trainers are very experienced in creating a relaxed learning environment and will reassure you every step of the way.

 

    • How is this course delivered?

      This is a workshop-style course, meaning there is a blend of theory and active learning. Learning by doing is the most effective way to develop your public speaking skills.

 

  • Do I need experience?

    No experience is needed for this course; it's perfect for beginners and a great skill refresher course for seasoned public speakers.

    Do you have any other questions? We will be happy to help. You can click to ask a question below or call us on 01 861 0700.

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