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  • Length: 1 day(s)

  • Price (at your venue): 1 Person R 3,982.50 EX VAT 3 Person R 2,729.81 EX VAT 10 Person R 1,885.40 EX VAT

  • Certification Type:Non-Accredited

  • Locations & Venues: Off-site or in-house. We train in all major city centres throughout South Africa.

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    Public Speaking Training: Course Outline

    Public speaking has been the bane of existence for many a person and the key to effective public speaking is preparation. Preparation begins with identifying your audience, your audience should not have any misconceptions about your topic and you should perform a needs analysis before writing a speech, addressing the target audience and answering key questions and concerns. Now that you have identified your audience and decided on your topic, the next step is to create a basic outline of your speech or presentation, summarising the situation, identifying tasks, listing actions and the results of such actions. The key to creating a well organised speech or presentation is to keep the audience in mind, if it's too long, too complicated or too vague your audience will lose interest. It must be relevant, it must be organised and clear and concise. Categorising is one way speakers make manageable bites of complicated topics or information. For instance if your topic is a product or a plan, you could cover cost, coverage and choice of plan in three separate categories.

     

    TIP: Some common methods of organisation are: Chronological order - in order of events. Problem/solution - begin with a statement of the problem and then explain how you intend to solve the problem. Order of location - if a number of things are happening at different sites you may want to organise your presentation in this way. Now that we have the bones it's time to flesh it out into a fully developed presentation or speech. If it is a particularly controversial topic you can give your speech credibility by using reliable sources of information and backing your statements with citations from trusted authorities. It is better to avoid verbosity and speak in simple, clear sentences - say what you mean and mean what you say. After fleshing out your speech it's time to put everything together, it is generally not a good idea to write out the speech word for word but to rather use notes which are a series of prompts. Review and edit your final presentation. On the day of the presentation, check the venue for seating, lighting and audio and make sure you have all the materials you need. If you are nervous we include several physical relaxation techniques in our Public Speaking workshop, to help you overcome your nervousness which will help you to appear confident in front of the crowd. We end off our workshop by starting off on the right foot and how to wrap up your speech and attend to the questions and answer period afterwards, such as dealing with complex questions.

    1. Introduction

    Pre workshop review

    Workshop Objectives

    2. Identifying your audience

    Performing a needs analysis

    Creating an audience profile

    Identifying key questions and concerns

    Case study

    3. Creating a basic outline

    Outlining the situation

    Identifying the task to be performed

    Listing actions you took

    The results

    Case study

    4. Organising the program

    Making organisation easy

    Organisational methods

    Classifying and categorising

    Case study

    5. Fleshing it out

    Identifying Appropriate sources

    Establishing credibility

    The importance of citations

    Case study

    6. Putting it all together

    Writing your presentation

    Adding a plan B

    Reviewing, Editing and Rewriting

    Case study

    7. Be prepared

    Checking the venue

    Gathering materials

    24 hour checklist

    Case study

    8. Overcoming nervousness

    A visit from the boss

    Preparing mentally

    Physical relaxation techniques

    Appearing confident in front of the crowd

    Case study

    9. Delivering your speech (1)

    Start off on the right foot

    Use visual aids

    Check the volume and tone of your voice

    Case study

    10. Delivering your speech (2)

    Adjusting on the fly

    Gauging whether breaks are required

    Wrapping up and winding down

    Case study

    11. Questions and answers

    Ground rules

    Answering questions that sound like an attack

    Dealing with complex questions

    Case study

    12. Topics not discussed

    Post workshop overview

    Public Speaking Course: Course Duration

    1 day/s

    Who should attend: Public Speaking Course

    This course (Public Speaking Courses, Public Speaking Courses Johannesburg, Course In Public Speaking, Speaker Courses, Public Speaking Training, Classes In Public Speaking, Public Speaking Training Cape Town) is a self enrichment course, intended for anybody with an interest in public speaking.

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