Mastering Public Speaking

Mastering Public Speaking

Kent State University Ashtabula

$95.00 Enroll Now!

Instructor-Led Course
Hours: 24
Duration of Access: 6 weeks
Start Dates: Dec 10, Jan 21, Feb 18, Mar 18
1,566 Students
have taken this course.

About This Course

You can become an effective public speaker! In this fun and hands-on course, you'll find out how to talk confidently and persuasively to both large audiences and small groups. You'll learn how to plan and deliver your presentations skillfully and how to manage one of the most common public speaking barriers—fear.

As you build your skills step-by-step, you'll find out how to present a short or long speech, how to handle questions and manage conflict in meetings, and even how to shine in a job interview. You'll get tips for training your voice and learn how to use both verbal and nonverbal communication effectively.

By the time you finish this course, you'll have an entire set of skills you can use on the job, in social settings, and in any other situation where you need to communicate with ease and authority. Along the way, you'll explore many real-world examples and have lots of opportunities to practice your new skills.

About The Instructor

Curt Simmons

Curt Simmons is a teacher and freelance writer. Curt holds a master's degree in Education and numerous technical industry certifications, and he is the author of more than 50 books on a wide variety of topics including computer training, test preparation, and public speaking. He has written custom courseware for a number of major U.S. companies as well as iPhone applications.

Review

I loved this class. I feel better prepared and definitely informed! I love the exercises and tips for public speaking and plan to use them. This class was definitely worth taking. I would recommend it to anyone who needs to master public speaking or is looking for general knowledge in communication skills. It was an awesome class!

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