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Effective Executive Speaking

at American Management Association - Arlington

Course Details
Price:
$2,645 100 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Aug 08, 9:00am - Aug 10, 4:30pm Eastern Time (3 sessions)

Location:
Arlington
2345 Crystal Dr Suite 200
At Crystal Dr
Arlington, Virginia 22202
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this communication skills training:

Take your public speaking to the next level! Speak, present and communicate with poise, power and persuasion.

From presentations to public speeches, your effectiveness as an executive and future career hinge on your ability to step up to the podium, command attention and transform every presentation into a credible and compelling communication.

Let's conquer your fear and connect with the minds and hearts of your audience. Take control of the room with ease and inject every presentation with your style and energy. Gain confidence as you learn by doing, and turn your next speech or presentation into a rewarding experience.

Who Should Attend:

This seminar is recommended for every executive with some prior public speaking experience who must speak in front of groups, make presentations, sell ideas to others or face cameras and microphones.

How you will benefit:

  • Speak and think with greater clarity and purpose, stressing key ideas
  • Face an audience or camera with confidence and control, and make the most of your own natural speaking style
  • Shape and organize your public speaking and presentations to persuade listeners and get the response and results you want
  • Conquer fear of public speaking and negative stress
  • Make your performance skills, your sense of humor and your own personality work for you
  • Give impromptu and prepared speeches to the class and receive personalized feedback on executive presentations

What you will cover:

Fundamentals of Executive Speaking Skills

Identify the elements of a good presentation

Create an individualized speaking skills profile

Set personal goals for the development of public speaking skills

Preparation

  • The importance of research and organization in preparing an effective presentation
  • Illustrate how to plan and prepare strong beginnings and endings in your presentations and public speaking
  • Select and design effective visuals

Delivery Skills

  • The effective use of voice, action, image and language in public speaking
  • Apply strategies for positively addressing speech anxiety
  • Practice articulation methods

Essentials for Winning Presentations and Public Speaking

  • Choose appropriate strategies for reaching reluctant, uncommitted and inactive audiences
  • Design successful informative, persuasive, entertaining motivational and special event presentations
  • Respond in a focused and controlled fashion to questions and answer
  • Impromptu speech making

Special Feature:

Video Recording. Please bring your preferred recording device (i.e. mobile phone or tablet) with available storage capacity to class. Your recording is a great way to get instant feedback. You will see yourself improve, relax and refine your techniques with each performance.

Course Outline:

Learning Objectives

  • Speak and Think with Greater Clarity and Purpose, Focusing on Key Ideas
  • Face an Audience or Camera with Confidence and Control, and Making the Most of Your Own Natural Speaking Style
  • Shape and Organize Your Public Speaking and Presentations to Persuade Listeners and to Get the Response and Results You Want
  • Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking By Managing Negative Stress
  • Make Your Performance Skills, Sense of Humor, and Personality Work Together So You Project Confidence and Authenticity
  • Deliver Both Impromptu and Prepared Speeches That Achieve Their Intended Goals

Starting Points

  • State the Professional Benefits of Effective Executive Speaking Skills
  • Identify the Elements of a Good Presentation
  • Create an Individualized Checklist of Effective Speaking Skills

Probe

  • Demonstrate Competencies Needed to Perform an Audience Analysis
  • Apply New Strategies to Research and Organize Core and Value-Added Content in Your Presentation
  • Prepare Strong Beginnings and Endings for Your Presentations

Plan

  • Apply the Various Types of Organizational Patterns Used in Presentations
  • Apply Structure to Develop Balanced Presentations
  • Identify Appropriate Uses of Media That Enhance Your Presentation

Practice

  • Apply Dynamic Delivery Skills That Add Interest and Clarity to Your Presentation
  • Adapt Language to the Audience and Occasion to Increase Credibility, Attention, and Retention
  • Avoid Common Misuses of Media
  • Apply Proven Methods to Reduce Presentation Anxiety

Present and Process

  • Project the Appropriate Image to Meet Professional and Situational Expectations
  • Respond in a Focused and Controlled Fashion During Question-and-Answer Periods
  • Design Successful Informative, Persuasive, Motivating and Special Event Presentations


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Tue, Aug 09 9:00am - 4:30pm Eastern Time AMA Faculty- the AMA Advantage
Wed, Aug 10 9:00am - 4:30pm Eastern Time AMA Faculty- the AMA Advantage

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