Executive Communications and Presence

March 11, 2021 | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. | (0.8 CEUs)

• Registration: Virtual Class*

*If you prefer to attend this session from your own computer, then we will make a zoom calendar event available to you. The virtual class will run at the same time as the regular class on campus but please login 45 minutes prior to the course start time. Register for virtual option above.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Speaking clearly and confidently in public is a valuable and often essential leadership skill to possess. This course offers you a basic and practical background on the principles of public speaking, as well as practical experience with basic types of speeches.

Participants will learn how to develop and strengthen skills in preparing and presenting public speaking presentations in a variety of situations. It should also sharpen skills in critical listening. This is a practice-oriented class, where you will participate in on-camera exercises and be critiqued on your delivery.

By the end of the class, participants should have a greater understanding of the following:

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Anyone who gives presentations to small groups or large audiences

COURSE COST
$1,420

INSTRUCTOR
Marianne Gooch | Bio

TENTATIVE AGENDA:

8 - 9 a.m.

Breakfast

9 - 9:30 a.m.

Introduction and Overview

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Strategic Communications

  • Communication Goals
  • Personal and Organizational Objectives
  • Building Your Personal Brand

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

BREAK

10:45 - 11:15 a.m.

Audience Analysis and Audience Specific Communications

  • Understanding Your Audience
  • Building Common Ground

11:15 a.m. - Noon

Message Development

  • Message Model
  • Opening Statement
  • On-Camera Exercise (Informative Speech)

Noon - 12:30 p.m.

LUNCH BREAK

12:30 – 1 p.m.

Work on Informative Speech

1 - 2 p.m.

On-Camera Exercise (Informative Speech continued)

  • Effective PowerPoint Presentations

2 - 2:15 p.m.

BREAK

2:15 – 2:30 p.m.

Persuasive Speech & How to Handle Disruption

2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

On-Camera Exercise (Persuasive Speech)

3:45 - 4 p.m.

Bringing It All Together

 


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