Public Speaking: Prepare Persuasive Presentations
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Public Speaking: Prepare Persuasive Presentations

Learn how to design effective presentations and speeches that move audiences and give you the results you want.
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Created by Paolo Pelloni
Last updated 11/2016
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Design and write a successful presentation following a framework to include all the 4 aspects of effective preparation
  • Do the right kind of research to identify what will move the audience
  • Tailor the content appropriately to the occasion
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  • Passion, an open mind and a smile


Public Speaking: Prepare Persuasive Presentations


Making effective presentations is a skill that can make or break careers and is crucial to spread messages and ideas (even if you don't buy this course keep it in mind).
This Public Speaking courses helps you deliver better communication by focusing on what matters and avoid common mistakes. There is no schoolbook to follow to be a better presenter but we can take a page from the great communicators.

Almost 50 video lectures and extra available to address public speaking in an engaging and fun way. Those 4 Public Speaking courses covering all the key factors like:

  • Preparation. Check how do you prepare a presentation against the rotated square framework. (THIS MODULE)
  • Delivery. Improve your communication and avoid common pitfalls that can damage your credibility or effectiveness.
  • Visual aids. The vast majority of them hinders speakers rather than support them. Learn why, how to design and use them to your advantage.
  • Engaging, Q&A and Feedback. Get your audience involved from different perspectives, including the emotional one, fundamental for moving people. 

After taking this course you will know exactly how to design and prepare a persuasive presentation. Inside you will find the key questions you should ask yourself, a framework to follow during preparation and the different steps you have to take to craft a speech or a presentation that will resonate with your audience, convey your message and motivate them to an action.

This course can be followed as part of the whole Public Speaking series or as a standalone (you don't need the other three modules). Just before the end take the test to see if you are now mastering the secret of preparing a presentation. The follow the extra lecture on what to read or watch or enrol in one of the other courses.

If you want to move audiences and improve a terrific asset for you and your messages then this is your course!

You will get:

  • Full, free lifetime access
  • 15 lectures and over 1.5 hours of video
  • Downloadable extras to support you in the preparation process
  • All future extra lectures and upgrades are always included for free
  • Unconditional Udemy 30 day money-back guarantee - that's my personal promise of your success!

Effective public speaking boosts your message and your career, don't waste opportunities: enrol now!

Who is the target audience?
  • Everyone who is doing public speaking
  • Everyone who is preparing presentations for others
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
Begin now!
5 Lectures 07:50

Who am I and what I do for you

Preview 01:49

Please introduce yourself now, it will yield you more from this course!

Preview 01:39

How to get the most out of this course.

Have a better learning experience
7 Lectures 01:02:31

Preparing a presentation should always start by asking two fundamental questions.  

Two very important questions

Which question should you ask yourself to design and prepare your presentation so that it will resonate with your audience.

The pinnacle of the square: where to start!

When and where is your presentation due should affect the preparation. Not everything work best everywhere and every time. What is the most important difference between morning and afternoon? What when you are close to lunch? Fridays? What about the room set-up? And a very precious advice on how to avoid embarrassing situations! 

When and where: what should you do based on location and time?

The 4 steps to prepare the topic. How should we prepare differently a presentation if the subject is new or trite? Tangible or intangible? How entitled are we to talk about it? How to set the guidelines for the next steps.

The Subject

What are the best approaches to enunciate a topic? How to choose a proper one? What do when handling a controversial subject? What is the 5 steps approach?

Different approaches

How to sequence a presentation. What is important at the beginning and how to close.

Create a structure

Test yourself now
4 questions
More resources and learning
3 Lectures 18:28

What to read and watch: a list of books and videos that can improve your presentation skills, can help you dig more into a subject and/or be inspirational. Some of them were mentioned in previous lectures, others weren't.  

Preview 11:03

Contact the instructor

A summary of the main points and some more advice for your continuous improvement. Plus how to give feedback, help others students and a good deal for learning more.

Final lecture
About the Instructor
Paolo Pelloni
4.3 Average rating
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2,508 Students
13 Courses
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My job is to make you become more effective and successful in public speaking. This can be achieved with individual sessions coaching or through communication and public speaking workshops.

For several companies I also act as communication strategist helping them identify key areas of improvements and develop new projects, social communities and sales support programs,

Would you like to get some actionable help for your communication?

Now you can get one of my video course and instantly apply those skills to your presentations, speeches or any other public speaking opportunity. Join thousands of other students who boosted their messages and careers by moving their audiences


I am passionate about public speaking and I have been delivering training on it since 1995. Seminars, coaching, video-courses, individual sessions for executives or politicians to help people spread their messages successfully. Now with video & social media too. Hundreds of people after attending my seminars become more effective speakers (and happier too).

My training style is very engaging and based on actionable points. I love to quote "Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire".

I have a background in sales and marketing for different multinational companies including IBM and Anixter.

I love my wife, my daughter, helping others and good food.