What is the course about?
This course develops the work done in Presenting on the Spot, while also being an entire course in itself. You will gain greater credibility through confidently achieving a public presentation in any given scenario with very little time to prepare.
What will we cover?
Breathing exercises and vocal technique
Using physiology to create congruence with your message
Understanding the importance of rapport with your audience
Structuring a presentation for best results
Using storytelling as a well to develop rapport with your audience
Dealing with questions and answers
Dealing with a difficult crowd.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Present a five presentation with very little preparation time with gravitas, credibility and an authentic style and tone.
Deal with questions and answers.
Deal with saboteurs.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is an advanced course and most suitable for those who have attended Presenting on the Spot/ Public Speaking or who have some professional experience speaking with little or no preparation.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course will comprise of exercises and information on presentation tips and techniques. It will give attendees
the opportunity to present either with their chosen theme or a suggested one and give the opportunity for
feedback and evaluation.
As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.
This course will be delivered online, and will involve tutor presentation and class discussion. Student preparation and homework outside class times is strongly encouraged. To fully participate in this online class you will need:
- An email address
- A reliable internet connection
- A computer/laptop/tablet with a fully updated browser (preferably google chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Please bring a notebook and pen.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Communicate with Confidence through Voice and Body Language; Intensive Public Speaking.
Please refer to our
full sequence of voice and speech classes at City Lit (click here) as you consider which area you would like to study next.