Does your speaking ability match your expertise and knowledge in important meetings and presentations?
Would you like to improve immediately your ability to deliver precise, informative and persuasive presentations?
You can! In these highly effective and rewarding online courses offered by Commanding Presence, you will achieve a substantial and permanent improvement in your confidence and speaking ability.
Over the past 20 years, John Plank, a top communications and executive coach, has delivered the Commanding Presence workshop to thousands of lawyers, accountants and senior executives throughout North America and the UK.
For the first time, this internationally acclaimed advanced communications and presentation skills workshop is now offered online.
Using actual workshop materials along with footage and messages from John Plank – we have transferred our most popular units into a comprehensive and in-depth online course.
In Vol. 2 of this online course participants will learn the following:
Public Speaking and Meetings Skills for Professionals Vol 2. Introduction.
The introduction, content outline and learning principles of Connecting with your Audience. This unit includes methods developed by the internationally acclaimed public speaking and communication coach, John Plank.
In this lecture, you will learn about an effective communication loop and why authentic eye contact is vital for communication success.
In this lecture, you will learn how you can use authentic eye contact to persuade and reinforce your message. You will also learn how effective eye contact can reduce your speaking anxiety.
In this lecture, you will learn how to speak effectively from notes and how to rediscover your material at the point of delivery.
In this lecture, you will learn the keys to becoming a compelling speaker and the key points necessary to connect with your audience.
In this lecture you are provided an exercise to practice speaking effectively from notes. A quick tips sheet on Connecting with your Audience and the Connecting with your Audience Handbook are also provided. The handbook includes a transcript of the lectures.
The introduction, content outline and learning principles of Platform and Meetings Skills. John has delivered hundreds of keynote presentations and coached hundreds of individuals on high stakes meetings. In this unit he provides his recommendations and tips for a successful meeting or presentation.
In this lecture, you will learn the keys to controlling your environment prior to delivery your talk, meeting or presentation to help ensure success. You will learn about seating, lighting, microphones, room layout etc.
In this lecture, you will learn recommended tips and coaching advice from John plank to help prepare your body prior to your meeting or presentation in order for you to reduce your speaking anxiety and guarantee your personal performance will be successful. You will also learn about effective gestures and movement while delivering your messages.
In this lecture, you will learn how to effectively use your technical teammates, most importantly PowerPoint. You will learn how to effectively present PowerPoint slides.
In this lecture you are provided an exercise to practice your gestures while presenting. A quick tips sheet on the Platform and Meetings Skills and the Platform and Meetings Skills Handbook are also provided. The handbook includes a transcript of the method. Lastly, a recommend room set-ups guide is also provided.
John is one of the most highly qualified and respected communications Coaches in North America.
John has been coaching for 25 years. He was a director of workshops and actor training at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival. He has taught at universities in Canada and the U.S. and is a popular keynote speaker for conferences. He coaches senior executives, lawyers, accountants, broadcasters and professional speakers. As performance coach for CBC Radio and Television, John works with reporters, news anchors, hosts and Olympic commentators.
In his relentless pursuit of perfection for his clients, John uses compassion, humour and ingenuity.
His internationally acclaimed Commanding Presence™ programs are accredited by law and accounting associations in North America and the U.K. The programs focus on essential public speaking, presentations, and meeting skills for all professionals who wish to elevate their career.