Developers guide to overcoming your fear of public speaking

Lessons learned from 9 years and 25 speaking appearances.
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 30 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2016 English

Course Description

Are you afraid of getting up on stage to deliver a presentation?

  • That was me 9 years ago. Happy to say that is no longer the case, join in learning from my personal experiences
  • Learn how to prepare for delivering a fantastic talk.
  • Learn what's worked for me and can work for you as well.

This course is for anyone wanting to get better at public speaking.

  • Boiling down 9 years of lessons learned having spoken at over 25 conferences into an action packed 30 minutes you can put into practice right away. What are you waiting for?

What are the requirements?

  • Overcoming the fear of public speaking it doable, are you ready to start?

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn tips for effectively presenting on stage
  • Gain practical and tested insights they can put into use themselves
  • Learn from my personal experiences

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone looking to get better at public speaking
  • Any software developers out there that want to stand out from the crowd
  • Anyone interested in hearing from someone who has overcome their own fear of public speaking

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.


Section 1: Introduction
  • A little background on myself
  • Now it's your turn, please introduce yourself in the Q&A portion of the class covered in more detail in the next lecture
Section 2: Making the most of Udemy courses
  • Ask question get answers
  • Learn from others by using the discussion Q & A
  • Learn at you own pace by slowing down or speeding up the lectures
Section 3: Public speaking broken down
  • Advance your career
  • Grow your network
  • Meet people
  • Find something you are passionate about
  • You can't leave a lasting impression if you don't care about your topic
  • Code reviews are great for software developers
  • Toastmasters
  • Conferences are the ticket for me
  • Getting a catchy abstract
  • Structure for your presentation
  • It does get easier with time
  • Practice, practice, practice
  • Arrive early
  • Find your room and practice in there the day before
  • Make friends
  • Don't run out of water
  • Lessons learned from speaking coaches
Section 4: Wrap up
  • Leverage the many resources for learning
  • Clicking slides and pointing are next on my to do list
  • Mind Mapping
  • Please leave a review
  • Check out the Resources

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Instructor Biography

Alex Ivanov, Product Manager | Speaker | Connector

Alex Ivanov, Principle Systems Engineer at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, is a world recognized expert in bridging the gap between requirements management, system engineering and optimizing IBM Rational DOORS (with the DXL automation that it can bring). Alex is an IBM Certified Professional for: DOORS v9, DOORS Next Generation v5, Rational Quality Manager v3, Collaborative Lifecycle Management v4 (i.e. RTC, RQM, RRC/RDNG) and is a six-time IBM Rational Champion (2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016).

Alex is very active on social media channels and has been speaking at conferences for the past 9 years, growing a raving fan base everywhere he goes.

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