Self-presentation skills for business people

Course Dates: 24/09/22 - 01/10/22
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Keeley Street
Develop your effectiveness as a communicator on this fun but intensive Saturday workshop, delivered in the college. You'll learn powerful self- presentation techniques and life skills from a Voice specialist and Body Language expert.Chiefly aimed at business people but all are welcome.
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Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00

Course Code: DVX105

Sat, day, 24 Sep - 01 Oct '22

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

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What is the course about?

A unique, intensive, fully immersive course on Voice and Body Language for the purpose of Business Communication. You will be working with both a Voice Specialist and a Body Language Expert, with clear explanations as to how the exercises will improve your performance in the workplace. This course will be delivered face to face.

What will we cover?

We will explore the following topics through structured exercises, discussion, demonstration and practice:
- Vocal warm-up exercises and vocalisation: introducing concepts such as resonance and vocal placement
- Physical warm-up exercises and gentle stretches
- Posture exercises and breathing
- Clear pronunciation: tips and recommendations for you to try
- Introducing yourself and speaking to the group
- Gesture and body language when speaking.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Identify and understand the purpose of exercises to help you to use your voice to your best advantage in any situation.
Enhance your communication skills in business situations, when working under pressure.
Acquire lifetime techniques to ensure further development.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You need have no previous experience but a huge willingness to explore and accept that body language and vocal tone can give out messages you had not intended.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is taught by a famous Voice teacher and a leading Body Language expert and will include practical work individually, in pairs and as a group.
If you are interested to read more about these topics after class we recommend:
- Patsy Rodenburg ‘The Right to Speak’ (Bloomsbury)
- Kristin Linklater ‘Breath in Action’ (Jessica Kingsley Publishers).

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.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Please wear loose clothing to facilitate physical and vocal exercises. You should have a notebook and pen.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Any professional development voice courses; such as Debating; Use Your Voice Assertively; Communicate with Confidence.
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.

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Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.