Public Speaking Fundamentals You are required to make presentations for work, volunteer organizations, or for special occasions, but you may lack any public speaking experience, or consider yourself a beginner. You are not alone. Many people feel ill-prepared or are afraid to speak in public. This course will teach you all the fundamentals of public speaking and how to cope with your fears. It will cover a number of topics to start you on your own journey to become a more skilled public speaker. Knowledge is power and practice makes perfect. During this course, participants will learn through a combination of lectures and exercises how to prepare both mentally and physically to make a presentation that is engaging, interesting, and memorable. In this course, participants will: Review the different forms of public speaking; Learn why public speaking skills are important; Explore the causes of public speaking fears; Learn techniques to overcome fears of public speaking; Learn formal and informal presentation formats; Discuss audience behaviour and non-verbal communication. This course is ideal for: Anyone who needs to engage in public speaking, but lacks the confidence to do so. Length of course: This is a one-day course. 11 Feb 2020 2:41 PM Andrea Trowbridge. 06-11-2020-10-11-2020 Lecture Days to be Announced, Times to be Announced, Room to be Announced