The very prospect of having to publicly speak in front of others can make people feel highly anxious and stressed, however it does not need to be that way.
Why take this course?
This course is ideal if you wish to develop your presentation skills and learn further skills enabling you to become a much more engaging and effective public speaker, whether simply in your day to day life or workplace. You might be that person who panics at the thought of a job interview? Maybe you stumble over your words when presenting in front of work colleagues? Or you may simply feel that you are not good at it and never will be-‘that it is something that only other people can do?’ wrong! You can do it! And this short course will give you the essential tool kit in which to grow at this essential life skill.
Who can take this course?
You don’t need any experience prior to taking the course - just willingness and determination to have a go. This course is primarily practical as you will be led through a series of activities and tasks over the four weeks that will enable you to conquer any fear that you may have previously had.
The workshop will cover the following...
The course will focus on effective breathing, body language, talking aloud in front of others, selling yourself/selling a product. Talking effectively in a job interview situation, as well as allowing you to continue developing sight reading skills as well as working with auto-cue software.
What will I take away from this experience?
You will receive individual feedback every week alongside personal targets that you can continue to work on outside of the course. Remember there is no quick fix-only by continuing to practice outside of the course will you then see real change. You will be filmed so that you can review your work at home (the footage goes directly to you, it's never uploaded onto any social media websites). As well as receiving filmed footage, you will also receive useful course notes and a certificate of attendance.
How will I be supported?
You will have the invaluable opportunity to work with other group members and learn from them as they learn from you.
These workshops are practical, highly supportive and encouraging, led by a tutor with extensive experience within this field who will support you.