The Complete Public Speaking Course: Become a Great Speaker

You can quickly go from a competent speaker to a fantastic, memorable speaker who communicates effectively in any forum
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Instructed by TJ Walker Business / Communications
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  • Lectures 140
  • Contents Video: 4.5 hours
    Other: 9 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

Imagine having the confidence of knowing that you are going to deliver a fantastic speech, every time you have to stand up and present. Your confidence will come from something real: you will have highly specific skills and habits that will enable you to look confident and poised in every presentation. You will be understood. Your audience members will remember your key points. And that will enable your audience to take the actions you want. After taking this course, your biggest fear in life will be going a day without giving a presentation or speech.

Why waste one more day giving average presentations when you could be delivering outstanding talks and speeches?

Course updated on April 12, 2016

There is a 100% Money-Back Guarantee for this course. And the instructor also provides an enhanced guarantee.

TJ Walker has more than 100,000 course enrollments from more than 14,000 online students around the globe.

What are the requirements?

  • video recording device on a cell phone, tablet or computer

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create a great speech
  • Learn how to practice on video
  • Avoid data dumping and other common blunders
  • How to tell stories
  • Be memorable

What is the target audience?

  • Business executives
  • Political leaders
  • Government leaders
  • Ambitious students
  • CEOs
  • Entrepreneurs

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Before We Start, Here is How to Get the Most Out of This Course
Please Introduce Yourself
Article
Before We Start, Here is the #1 Tip to Improving Your Communication Skills
Preview
00:59
Who is TJ Walker?
Preview
02:52
$10,000 Guarantee This Course Will Make You a Better Communicator
Preview
02:02
If You Like to Learn by Reading
01:09
Your Questions Will Be Answered Here, In Video
01:25
Section 2: The Time Effective Way to Start Preparing Your Presentation
Creating a Public Speaking Process That Works for you, Everytime
Preview
02:15
How You Can Get the Audience to Do Exactly What You Want
Preview
00:50
Section 3: Creating Your Presentation
7 Steps For Getting the Most Out of this Course
Article
Brainstorm Every Topic and Message for Your Speech
01:13
What is Your Water Cooler Message?
Preview
01:53
You Must Communicate with the Head and the Heart
00:52
Spell Out Benefits for Your Audience
01:45
Don't Make Your Speech a Data Dump
Preview
02:14
Writing a Speech
02:10
How Many Points Should Your Presentation Cover?
02:49
Magical Phrase for Every Speech
01:23
Time to Rehearse Your Presentation on Video
01:15
Get People to Do What You Want by Asking the Right Way
02:46
Your Questions Can Be Answered Right Now
Article
Section 4: PowerPoint Presentations
There is No Such Thing as a PowerPoint Presentation
01:17
PowerPoint Essentials in Less than One Minute
00:39
Should I use PowerPoint Slides in my Presentation?
01:20
PowerPoint Presentations, Prepare for Disasters
01:22
PowerPoint Presenters Must Focus on Audience, Not Slides
00:58
PowerPoint Presentations Require 2 Separate PowerPoints
02:04
PowerPoint Slides, One idea Per Slide
00:57
Don't Use Your PowerPoint Slides to Put People to Sleep
01:19
How Many Bullet Points Should Be on a PowerPoint Slide?
01:38
Animation, Video and Special Affects in PowerPoint Presentations
02:03
How to Black Out Your Screen During a PowerPoint Presentation
01:06
PowerPoint Presentation Tip, Don't Use Builds
01:44
How Many Slides to Put in a PowerPoint Presentation
01:52
How to Test Your PowerPoint Slides for Effectiveness
01:24
Time to Rehearse Your PowerPoint on Video
01:02
You Must Ask for Criticism to Improve Your Communication Skills
01:23
Section 5: Public Speaking Mechanics
Halfway Through, Are There any Questions?
01:23
How to Prepare a Speech
00:44
How to Start a Speech with an Icebreaker
01:08
What to Do if You Don't Like Your Voice
04:00
How to Speak with Confidence
03:05
How to Give a Formal Speech
02:19
How to Put Your Audience at Ease
02:19
How to Close a Speech
01:26
How to Pace a Speech
01:47
How do I know what messages and topics will be?
01:40
Tell 'em what I'm gonna tell 'em, tell 'em
02:07
How Long Should My Speech Be?
02:04
Public Speaking Rules You Should Never Break
01:58
How to Make Your Presentation Memorable
01:42
How to Manage Time When Giving a Presentation
02:54
How to start a speech
02:45
How can I find out whether my presentation worked?
03:05
How to Make a Speech in a Business Setting
01:55
How to Use Humor in a Speech
02:07
Should I Rehearse My Speech and for how long?
01:54
How to Eliminate Nervousness for public speaking
02:52
How to Recover from a Memory Lapse during a Speech
02:16
How to Keep Your Speech from Being Boring
01:25
What to Do if You're Losing Your Audience
01:17
How to Handle Questions from the Audience
02:45
How do I remember what to say in a presentation?
01:20
Should I read my speech so that I don't make any mistakes?
01:40
How Should You Ask to Be Introduced?
02:01
How to Avoid Making a Bad Impression during Presentations
01:26
How to Use use whiteboards, flip charts, in presentations
01:39
Use This Form Below to Critique a Video of Your Own Presentation
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Become a Better Communicator by Critiquing Others
01:32
Section 6: How to Tell Stories
Stories Are the Most Important Part of Great Speeches
02:48
Message Drives Stories
00:50
What is the setting for Your Story?
01:12
Share Your Emotions When telling Your Stories
01:48
Your Speaking Stories Must Contain Dialogue
01:26
What Characters and Conflicts are in Your Story?
01:24
Your Story Must have a Resolution
00:38
Don't Tell Stories, Instead Re-Live Stories
01:10
Time to Rehearse Your Story on Video
00:58
Section 7: Conclusion
To Pass the Course, You Must Do This
01:41
Time to Deliver Your Final Presentation on Video
01:16
Section 8: Bonus. More Advanced Techniques
Ouch! Somebody Criticizes Your PresentationSpeech – How to Make the Best of It
09:12
How to Prepare and Use Notes in a Speech
02:32
Why You Should Never Memorize a Speech
02:44
How to Keep Your Audience's Attention
02:51
How to Speak in Front of a Big Crowd
03:37
How to Handle a Heckler
01:30
How to Deliver a Eulogy
01:34
How to Make an Acceptance Speech
01:54
How to Introduce Another Speaker
01:43
How to Make a Speech Powerful and Persuasive
01:37
How to Make Prepared Remarks as Good as Your Q and A
01:25
Can Public Speaking be learned or is it natural born?
02:41
A Positive Attitude for Public Speaking
02:22

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Instructor Biography

TJ Walker, Public Speaking and Media Training Expert

TJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting public speaking training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, US Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament .

Walker has more than 100,000 online course enrollments and more than 16,000 online students.

His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today # 1 Bestseller, as well as a Wall Street Journal, and Business Week Bestseller.

Walker is also the author of "Media Training AZ" and "Media Training Success."

Currently, Walker is the host of the #1 rated daily TV/Radio/Podcast show devoted exclusively to public speaking and media training (Syndicated on iTunes, YouTube, Daily Motion, Vimeo, Flickr and Facebook) "Speaking with TJ Walker" is heard and viewed seven days a week around the world.

In 2009, Walker set the Guinness Book of World Records for Most Talk Radio Appearances ever in a 24 hour period.

Walker has also served as a former President of the National Speakers Association, New York City.

Walker was a merit scholar at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude.

What others say:

“TJ Walker's single-minded devotion to presentation has made him the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and media." Bob Bowdon, Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television

“TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world." Stu Miller, Viacom News Producer

(TJ Walker's Media Training Worldwide) “The world's leading presentation and media training firm." Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor

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