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Crucial Speaking Skills for Work & Business (3-Session Hybrid Course)

Crucial Speaking Skills for Work & Business (3-Session Hybrid Course)

On September 18, 2021

Categories: Business


Build your confidence and be a more effective speaker to get ahead in your career, build your business or simply raise your profile.

Many people don't feel confident speaking in front of others, which can hold them back from taking on important opportunities.

This course will give you the skills to be a more effective speaker both in-person and online. You'll learn how to make your voice heard, connect with an audience and build your confidence as a presenter.

PLEASE NOTE: This program consists of three sessions as per dates and times below.

Session 1: Introductory session, Tue 21st September, 7pm to 8.30pm, online via Zoom

Session 2: Main workshop, Saturday 25th September, 9am - 4pm, as per event location (light lunch included)

Session 3: Follow-up session and 5 Tips for Speaking on Camera, Tue 28th Sep 7pm to 8.30pm, online via Zoom

Key learning points:

  • My B-FREE five-point strategy for managing nerves
  • Finding your best speaking voice
  • Using gestures and body movement for effect
  • Reducing filler words (um, ah)
  • Strategies for handling impromptu speaking situations
  • The ingredients of effective communication in 'one-to-many' scenarios
  • How to prepare three of the most common types of speeches or presentation
  • Tips for improving clarity and connection when speaking on camera
  • A warm and effective way to introduce another speaker


I pride myself on creating a group space that is friendly, encouraging, and safe to give things a go. Maximum 6 participants.


Introductory Session (via Zoom)

The session is designed for your instructor to learn about the challenges of the individual participants prior to the main workshop. You will also be presented with three strategies for preparing a speech or presentation. Students should at least give thought to a speech or presentation in advance of the Saturday workshop that they can present in the afternoon session.

Main Workshop (in-person)

  • Addressing the challenges discussed at the introductory session (usually nerves, mindset, knowing what to say, voice, movement, gestures, connecting with the audience).
  • Strategies for impromptu situations e.g. meetings, interviews, interactions, media opportunities
  • The ingredients of effective communication
  • Presentation of pre-prepared speeches

Final Session (via Zoom)

  • Opportunity for participants to provide feedback and seek any further advice
  • 5 tips for speaking on camera e.g. Zoom meetings, social media videos


"I attended David’s recent public speaking course and absolutely loved it! He is one amazing mentor! The skills that you will learn from it and him are invaluable! If you are keen to give it a try you will not be disappointed. From the start to finish, you are provided with access to feedback and the support of someone who wants to help you in your journey of confidence & appeal! Thank you so much for your dedication to the program and follow up. Don’t hesitate to book yourself in for the next round! You won’t be disappointed. " - Joanne Cole
David is a wealth of knowledge on all things public speaking. I learned many valuable tips and techniques, and feel so much more confident now when speaking and interviewing." - Tracey McPhee
"Thank you David. You are a wonderful presenter and mentor who seemed to read all of our thoughts and gently move us out of our comfort zones to believe in ourselves. I wholeheartedly recommend Wise Words Communications." - Leisa Gardiner


Can I pay in instalments?

Yes. Please contact me to make arrangements This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

What if COVID affects the workshop?

It will be postponed and those who have paid will be offered a choice of full refund or transferring their ticket to the next date.

2021-09-18 19:00:00
2021-09-18 19:00:00