Lesson 1: Course Overview
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
Lesson 2: Communication
To begin, participants will explore key communication skills, including how to start and end a conversation.
Lesson 3: Stop! Check Your Mouth!
Next, participants will learn about characteristics that can make or break the audience’s impression of a speaker, including volume, clichés, slang, diction, jargon, and tact (or lack thereof).
Lesson 4: What’s Your Type? How About Mine?
During this session, participants will explore their personality type and what it means for them as a speaker.
Lesson 5: Positive Self-Talk
In this session, participants will learn how to build their self-confidence – a key skill for any public speaker.
Lesson 6: Trust
This session will explore the idea of rapport and how it can help build relationships.