Essential Public Speaking Skills For People In Business
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Essential Public Speaking Skills For People In Business

This course is all about enhancing the kudos of your company, motivating your staff and growing your business
4.0 (2 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.
34 students enrolled
Created by Steve Flashman
Last updated 7/2015
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  • 43 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Motivate Colleagues And Staff To Buy Into Your Business Vision
  • Communicate Your Key Business Messages To A wider Audience Effectively
  • Present Your Business Message To Key Decision Makers
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  • A willingness to put time and effort into developing public speaking skills
  • Perseverance to set goals and reach them

I have been a public speaker for most of my life both in the world of business, corporate entertainment and motivational speaking. I am naturally shy and introspective, but have been able to develop highly effective strategies that have worked for me time and time again in large arenas and auditoriums in front of hundreds of people, and in small group settings. The ability to be a public speaker is absolutely essential for anyone in business. As a business owner, if you want to motivate your staff, promote your goods and services to key decision makers, and enhance the kudos of your company, then public speaking skills are crucial. This course covers the principles of public speaking from a business perspective and includes PDF files and exercises for staff training or personal development. Once applied, the principles I teach will take your self confidence to another level. And more than that, they will take your business to the next level too. There are 7 lectures and each lecture comes with the presentations in PDF file format.

Who is the target audience?
  • Business Owners, Department Heads, Managers
  • Self Employed Business People
  • Home Business Owners
  • Corporate Companies
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Curriculum For This Course
Introduction: Why Public Speaking Skills?
1 Lecture 04:37

It shouldn't be the case, but some people in business take a lot of convincing that they need to be good at public speaking. This might be because they feel it is outside of their remit. However, anyone who heads up any kind of business, whether it be a small home business or a corporate company, needs to be able to present themselves well in front of an audience. In this lecture I give ten solid reasons why this is the case and how public speaking skills can enhance your kudos, enthuse your colleagues and grow your business.

Preview 04:37
How To Overcome Problems In Public Speaking
1 Lecture 08:41

Speech anxiety is a common problem for people in business. Business owners can be experts at one on one meetings, and managing projects and people. But when it comes to standing up in front of a group of people to present a business plan, or promote a product or service, or in the context of a pre tender meeting or CPD event (Continuous Professional Development), the nerves set in and they are unable to present well. This can affect the business both internally with staff and colleagues and externally, with potential customers or shareholders. This lecture highlights the problems and offers practical solutions.

Preview 08:41
Tips, Techniques And Strategies
3 Lectures 16:43

As a public speaker in many different forums for many years, I have developed a number of practical tips that, when ignored, can make or break a public speaking event. This lecture is presented out of my experience in a variety of settings and offers my top twenty practical tips that will enable you to have confidence that your speech will have the best possible outcome. When practised and applied, they will become a natural part of your preparation and presentation and enable you to stand out above the rest, even giving you a competitive advantage.

Top 20 Practical Tips

Now we progress from the last lecture into exploring some of the deeper issues that need to be understood when preparing a speech. The point of this lecture is to give you the tools which can be applied to every speech or presentation and this will enable you to have confidence in your own ability and confidence in front of an audience. The '9 Basic Rules' are not complicated, but they are crucial in the formation of any speech and will give you a framework and structure for a successful speech.

9 Basic Rules Of Public Speaking

Public speaking is most successful when the speaker knows how to use the response triggers that captivate their listeners. Good content is critical in the formation of a good speech and there are a number of simple ingredients that will enhance the quality of your speech and encourage a response from the listeners that will make the exercise worthwhile for you, your business and for the participants. In this lecture I unpack some of the key ingredients that will enable your message to have the impact you want.

9 Ingredients Of A Great Speech
The Power Of Motivational Speaking
1 Lecture 04:51

Motivational speaking is big business and people can command vast sums of money if they have this ability. But anyone can be a motivational speaker with a few simple guidelines and strategies. In this lecture I reveal the best framework for a motivational speech, explain why this style of speaking is so effective in moving an audience to be receptive and responsive and how you can apply this simple techniques in your own business.

The Power Of Motivational Speaking
Practical Exercises In Public Speaking
1 Lecture 07:43

You will find these exercises are useful for staff training or for personal development. They will develop your self confidence and enable you to start to articulate the things you want to say very naturally. Download the PDF file to get all the information you will need to use this material to the full

Practical Exercises In Public Speaking
About the Instructor
Steve Flashman
4.3 Average rating
6 Reviews
121 Students
2 Courses
Communications, Media & Business Consultant

Steve Flashman has a long and successful track record as a professional communicator and has applied these skills in a variety of settings and business sectors. He has worked in television and radio as a presenter and travelled extensively as a singer-songwriter releasing a number of books and albums. As a Business Development Manager, he generated £$millions worth of contract opportunities for various businesses. In the charity sector, he launched and managed an overseas development agency from scratch and turned it into one of the biggest Short Term Voluntary Aid Agencies in Europe, taking over 300 people of all ages from the UK to do humanitarian aid projects in 19 developing countries each year. In his media and communications career he has been involved in public speaking and presentations in a variety of settings and is used to speaking to large audiences or small groups using motivational speeches, business presentations, seminars and other public meetings. He is the founder and director of Community Choirs UK, developing his love for music and performance. He is now a Vicar in the UK, looking after two parish churches in Buckinghamshire.