Improve Your Presentation Skills: Public Speaking 101!
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Improve Your Presentation Skills: Public Speaking 101!

Become a dynamic speaker by managing your jitters, connecting with your audience, and creating memorable presentations.
4.7 (15 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.
63 students enrolled
Created by Carla Howard
Last updated 7/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $200 Discount: 95% off
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 11 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Look, Sound, and Feel Confident on Stage!
  • Transform Presentation Jitters into Focused Excitement
  • Capture and Maintain Audience Attention
  • Create a Memorable Experience
  • Deliver a Compelling Presentation
  • Build Rapport and Connect with Your audience
  • Be Prepared for Your Next Speaking Opportunity
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Requirements
  • The desire to become a more dynamic public speaker
  • A computer that is connected to the internet (videos are not downloadable)
  • A printer: If you'd like to have a hardcopy of the Tips Sheets
Description

Become a More Dynamic Speaker! Developing Excellent Speaking Skills will Increase Your Promotability, Level of Influence, and Self-Confidence!!

Have you let nervousness stop you from accepting opportunities to present at meetings, church, or conferences? Have you ever watched a great speaker and wished you could present on stage? Are you a speaker looking for tips on how to increase the impact of your message and connection with your audience? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are in the right place! 

Great speakers aren't born, they develop their craft with focus and practice. The great news is that the only special quality fabulous presenters possess is the desire to be amazing on stage, and you can learn how to be a dynamic speaker too!

Upon completion of this course, you will know how to:

  • Look, Sound, and Feel Confident on Stage!
  • Transform Presentation Jitters into Focused Excitement 
  • Capture and Maintain Audience Attention 
  • Create a Memorable Experience
  • Deliver a Compelling Presentation
  • Build Rapport and Connect with Your Audience
  • Be Prepared for Your Next Speaking Opportunity

Tip Sheets available for download include:

  • Presentation Pre-Work - Questions to Ask (Lecture 2)
  • Practice Bursts (Lecture 3)
  • From Fear to FABULOUS! (Lecture 4)
  • Practice, Practice, Practice... Effective Techniques (Lecture 5)
  • Your Voice (Lecture 6)
  • Body Language (Lecture 7)
  • Executive Presence (Lecture 8)
  • Introvert Speaker (Lecture 9)
  • Presentation Dos & Don'ts (Lecture 10)
  • Curtain Time! (Lecture 11)
  • After Your Presentation (Lecture 12)

Join me to learn how to speak with purpose, confidence, and grace!

Who is the target audience?
  • People interested in learning how to deliver dynamic presentations
  • Anyone who suffers from nervousness at the thought of Public Speaking
  • Inexperienced or New Speakers
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
01:23:18
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Introduction & Welcome
2 Lectures 04:53
  • Course Introduction
  • Meet Carla... and what you can expect from me!
Preview 01:46

  • Questions to ask before you build content
  • How to get to know your audience before you speak
  • Download Available: Presentation Pre-Work - Questions to Ask
Presentation Pre-work
03:07
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Calm the JItters
3 Lectures 26:43
  • Uncovering daily practice opportunities
  • Selecting areas of focus
  • Download Available: Practice Bursts - Tip Sheet


Practice Bursts - Increase speaking competency everyday
05:01

  • Banishing negative self talk
  • How to turn nervous jitters into focused excitement
  • Download Available: From Fear to FABULOUS! - Tip Sheet


    Preview 12:40

    • How to practice effectively
    • Incorporating "Practice Bursts" into your daily routine
    • Download Available: Speech Practice - Tip Sheet
    Practice, Practice, Practice... Effective Techniques
    09:02
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    Presentation Polish
    3 Lectures 14:52
    • Tips to develop a more pleasing voice
    • The power of a pause
    • Download Available: Your Voice - Tip Sheet
    Vocal Hacks & Habits
    08:03

    • Effective gestures
    • Your presentation smile
    • Working the room
    • Download Available: Body Language - Tip Sheet
    Your Body is Talking
    02:59

    • Dressing for the Stage
    • Download Available: Executive Presence - Tip Sheet


    Dress for the Stage
    03:50
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    It's Show Time!
    3 Lectures 33:33
    • Introvert strengths translate to the stage
    • The power of preparing with "Practice Bursts"
    • Download Available: Introvert Speaker - Tip Sheet
    Introverts Rock the Stage!
    08:52

    • PowerPoint Tips
    • How to create connection with your audience
    • Pitfalls to avoid
    • Download Available: Presentation Dos & Don'ts - Tip Sheet
    Presentation Dos & Don'ts
    10:17

    • The best routine for the day of your presentation
    • What to bring to the event
    • Tips for engaging your audience
    • Download Available: Curtain Time! - Tip Sheet
    Curtain Time!
    14:24
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    Bringing it All Together
    2 Lectures 03:17
    • Stay connected
    • Engage with social media
    • Download Available: After Your Presentation - Tip Sheet
    It's Over!!! or is it??
    02:05

    • Your Next Steps
    Congratulations!
    01:12
    About the Instructor
    Carla Howard
    4.5 Average rating
    62 Reviews
    167 Students
    4 Courses
    The Professional Woman's Mentor

    Carla has served as a trusted advisor and mentor for over two decades. Her background includes experience leading successful transformational change, coaching professionals to achieve their personal and business goals, and gracefully navigating office politics. She understands the challenges facing professionals in the workplace today, and is passionate about helping her clients take charge of their careers by becoming more strategic thinkers.