The Complete Public Speaking Course: Become a Great Speaker
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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
4.2 (75 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
3,705 students enrolled
Created by TJ Walker
Last updated 9/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create a great speech
  • Learn how to practice on video
  • Avoid data dumping and other common blunders
  • How to tell stories
  • Be memorable
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Requirements
  • video recording device on a cell phone, tablet or computer
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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Business executives
  • Political leaders
  • Government leaders
  • Ambitious students
  • CEOs
  • Entrepreneurs
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 140 Lectures Collapse All 140 Lectures 13:33:50
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Before We Start, Here is How to Get the Most Out of This Course
6 Lectures 08:36
Please Introduce Yourself
00:09




If You Like to Learn by Reading
01:09

Your Questions Will Be Answered Here, In Video
01:25
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Creating Your Presentation
12 Lectures 19:09
7 Steps For Getting the Most Out of this Course
00:43

Brainstorm Every Topic and Message for Your Speech
01:13


You Must Communicate with the Head and the Heart
00:52

Spell Out Benefits for Your Audience
01:45


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
00:05
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PowerPoint Presentations
16 Lectures 22:08
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
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Public Speaking Mechanics
32 Lectures 01:02:35
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
1 page

Become a Better Communicator by Critiquing Others
01:32
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How to Tell Stories
9 Lectures 12:14
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
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 02:57
To Pass the Course, You Must Do This
01:41

Time to Deliver Your Final Presentation on Video
01:16
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Bonus. More Advanced Techniques
41 Lectures 01:38:08
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

What if You are asked a question You Can't Answer?
02:18

Should I warn my audience I will be boring?
00:44

If my allotted speaking time is cut, what should I eliminate?
02:09

How to Move around while Making a Speech
02:29

How to Deal with People Texting during Your Speech
02:48

Taking Beta Blockers to Calm Your Nerves
02:07

Using Alcohol to Calm Your Nerves before a Speech
02:05

How to Make a Toast
01:14

How to Use Body Language during a Speech
02:38

How to Use a Lectern or Podium When Giving a Speech
02:09

What to Do with Your Hands when Making a Speech Public Speaking
02:36

How to Sound Conversational in a Speech
02:20

How to Give a Motivational Speech
03:02

How to Give a Sales Presentation
02:10

How to Dress for a Speech
02:36

How to to Use a Teleprompter
03:36

How to Recover from Making a Mistake in a Speech
02:15

How to Give a Technical Speech
02:53

How to Make a Presentation in High School or College
01:39

How to Stop Saying Um and Ah when You Speak
02:59

How Women Should Alter their Voice during a Speech?
02:27

How to Make Eye Contact with Your Audience
02:34

Should You Wear Glasses during a Speech
01:51

How to Deal with Malfunctions during a Speech
02:30

How to Smile during a Speech
01:47

Have a Public Speaking Improvement Plan
01:46

Conclusion
01:26

Feedback
01:18
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Bonus Reading Section
5 Lectures 00:00
Secret to Foolproof Presentations
208 pages

Public Speaking Success
31 pages

1001 Ways to Wow Speaking Audiences
72 pages

Media Training A to Z
199 pages

Media Training Success
34 pages
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Questions from Students Answered by TJ in Video
15 Lectures 39:52
What is the Best Way to Boost Energy Level?
02:22

How to avoid the tentative start?
01:35

How to Use Video in Online Public Speaking Training Classes?
03:04

What is the Best Video Backdrop to Use for Online Videos?
04:54

How Can I pull a Great Speech Out of the Bag?
03:35

Public Speaking How to Gain Confidence from Others?
02:09

What do you do if rude audience members try to hijack your speech?
03:30

What if you forget what to say?
03:03

What is best way to reduce stress before speaking?
02:56

How to Make Your Presentation More Understandable | Public Speaking Training
02:21

Improve the Flow of Your Presentations | Public Speaking Training
01:58

How Many Points to Cover in a 2 Minute Presentation? | Public Speaking Training
01:48

What comes first, the message point or the story?
01:51

Do You Need to Struggle With Public Speaking for Years?
02:34

What Happens if I get stuck When Speaking? Public Speaking Training
02:12
About the Instructor
TJ Walker
4.3 Average rating
1,279 Reviews
23,910 Students
103 Courses
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."

Walker's Facebook page "TJ Walker Speak to Influence" is the #1 page for 7-day a week video tutorials on how to be a better public speaker and communicator.

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