Course ID: SPEAK-W

Get Out of the Casket and Up to the Podium

Jerry Seinfeld once said that at a funeral, most people would rather be in the casket than giving the eulogy. Americas greatest anxiety, public speaking, is a necessity in todays business world. Those who can speak in front of crowds and have effective presentational skills tend to move up the corporate ladder more swiftly. The ability to stand in front of an audience, project confidence and knowledge, all the while making a connection and capturing your audiences imagination is very powerful and persuasive.In this course, participants will learn how to overcome their fear of public speaking and be well prepared to present information in a concise and logical manner.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify useful techniques to eliminate fear of public speaking
  • Identify steps to prepare for upcoming presentations
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify how to compile your information in a concise and logical manner
  • Recognize ways to regain composure when something unexpected occurs
  • Recognize the uses of body language when giving a presentation

Major Topics
  • Ways to eliminate the fear of speaking in front of others
  • Being well prepared before you speak
  • Having your speech well thought out and rehearsed to help eliminating fear
  • Mental techniques to prepare you before you stand-up in front of others
  • How to effectively use PowerPoint and its applications in getting your topic across

Who Should Attend

Accounting, financial, and managerial professionals who want to present before groups (both large and small) more effectively

Fields of Study
Communications and Marketing



Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits


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