[Lynda] Public Speaking Foundations
Public Speaking Foundations

Public Speaking Foundations

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Course Description

Develop the skills you need to prepare and deliver an outstanding speech or presentation. In this course, Laura Bergells offers practical insights that can help presenters prepare, open, deliver, and close their speeches. Along the way, discover how to project confidence, outline a speech, take questions, and develop the creative story that adds life to a speech.

What you will learn

Identifying your audience Developing credibility Managing pre-performance anxiety Understanding room dynamics Introducing an agenda Five strong opening techniques Developing great body language Handling questions and answers Getting feedback

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: 1. Prepare Your Speech

Section 3: 2. Prepare for Your Speech

Section 4: 3. Open

Section 5: 4. Deliver

Section 6: 5. Close

Section 7: Conclusion