It’s Time You Spoke Up

Cost: $290, inclusive of GST
Location: Port Macquarie, NSW
Venue: To be advised
Tutor: Elizabeth Paine

Session 1: Thursday, 11 October, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Session 2: Thursday, 18 October, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Catering included

Online registration for this event is closed

It’s Time You Spoke Up

Public Speaking and Business Presentations Made Easy

Most people rank public speaking high on the list of things they don’t like to do. One of life’s terrors for the uninitiated is to be asked to make a speech but making presentations is an unavoidable part of business life. If speaking to a group terrifies you, or if you lack the skills and confidence to make an effective presentation, this program will provide a supportive environment to help you develop your delivery skills and overcome some of the natural anxiety associated with speaking to a group.

After completing the program, you will be able to:

• prepare a well structured and engaging presentation
• apply the principles of communication to make dynamic presentations
• deliver a persuasive presentation
• select the right communication style and technique to suit the occasion or situation
• use visual aids to enhance your presentation skills
• demonstrate a practical application of the presentation skills course

Topics to be explored include:

  • Realising your potential
  • Why people fear speaking in a group
  • Preparing your content
  • Analysing your audience and purpose
  • Getting your thoughts together
  • Elements of an effective speech or presentation
  • Writing a presentation to maintain interest
  • Presentation skills
  • How to overcome nerves and anxiety
  • Building rapport and gaining credibility
  • Maintaining audience interest
  • Preparing and using notes and visual aids
  • Common ways to remember your material
  • Non-verbal communication
  • How to avoiding distracting mannerisms
  • Freeing the natural voice
  • How to gesture effectively
  • How and when to use humour

What’s included:

  • In-house training at a time to suit you
  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • A highly interactive and supportive workshop tailored for your organisation
  • Participant workbooks
  • Personalised certificate of completion

Online registration for this event is closed

Start Time

9:30 am

October 11, 2018

Finish Time

1:00 pm

October 18, 2018


Port Macquarie, NSW