This course covers 100 topics related to all aspects of public speaking, presenting, PowerPoint presentations and talks. Complex issues are broken down into simple steps that anyone can follow-if they Deidre to be an excellent public speaker. Anyone can learn to be a great speaker, if they follow a set process.
What are the requirements?
- video recording device on a cell phone, tablet or computer
What am I going to get from this course?
- Over 101 lectures and 3.5 hours of content!
- Create a great speech
- Learn how to practice on video
- Avoid data dumping and other common blunders
- How to tell stories
- Be memorable
What is the target audience?
- Business executives
- Political leaders
- Government leaders
- Ambitious students
Section 1: Overview on Public Speaking
1) The Public Speaking Process
2) What is the outcome you want from your presentation?
Section 2: Creating Your Presentation
3) Brainstorm Every Topic and Message for Your Speech
4) What is Your Water Cooler Message?
5) You Must Communicate with the Head and the Heart
6) Spell Out Benefits for Your Audience
7) Don't Make Your Speech a Data Dump
8) Writing a Speech
9) How Many Points Should Your Presentation Cover?
10)Magical Phrase for Every Speech
Section 3: PowerPoint Presentations
11) There is No Such Thing as a PowerPoint Presentation
12) PowerPoint Essentials in Less than One Minute
13) Should I use PowerPoint Slides in my Presentation?
14) PowerPoint Presentations, Prepare for Disasters
15) PowerPoint Presenters Must Focus on Audience, Not Slides
16) PowerPoint Presentations Require 2 Separate PowerPoints
17) PowerPoint Slides, One idea Per Slide
18) Don't Use Your PowerPoint Slides to Put People to Sleep
19) How Many Bullet Points Should Be on a PowerPoint Slide?
20) Animation, Video and Special Affects in PowerPoint Presentations
21) How to Black Out Your Screen During a PowerPoint Presentation
22) PowerPoint Presentation Tip, Don't Use Builds
23) How Many Slides to Put in a PowerPoint Presentation
24) How to Test Your PowerPoint Slides for Effectiveness
Section 4: Public Speaking Mechanics
25) How to Prepare a Speech
26) How to Start a Speech with an Icebreaker
27) What to Do if You Don't Like Your Voice
28) How to Speak with Confidence
29) How to Give a Formal Speech
30) How to Put Your Audience at Ease
31) How to Close a Speech
32) How to Pace a Speech
33) How do I know what messages and topics will be?
34) Tell 'em what I'm gonna tell 'em, tell 'em
35) How Long Should My Speech Be?
36) Public Speaking Rules You Should Never Break
37) How to Make Your Presentation Memorable
38) How to Manage Time When Giving a Presentation
39) How to start a speech
40) How can I find out whether my presentation worked?
41) How to Make a Speech in a Business Setting
42) How to Use Humor in a Speech
43) Should I Rehearse My Speech and for how long?
44) How to Eliminate Nervousness for public speaking
45) How to Recover from a Memory Lapse during a Speech
46) How to Keep Your Speech from Being Boring
47) What to Do if You're Losing Your Audience
48) How to Handle Questions from the Audience
49) How do I remember what to say in a presentation?
50) Should I read my speech so that I don't make any mistakes?
51) How Should You Ask to Be Introduced?
52) How to Avoid Making a Bad Impression during Presentations
53) How to Use use whiteboards, flip charts, in presentations
Section 5: How to Tell Stories
54) Stories Are the Most Important Part of Great Speeches
55) Message Drives Stories
56) What is the setting for Your Story?
57) Share Your Emotions When telling Your Stories
58) Your Speaking Stories Must Contain Dialogue
59) What Characters and Conflicts are in Your Story?
60) Your Story Must have a Resolution
61) Don't Tell Stories, Instead Re-Live Stories
Section 6: More Advanced Techniques
62) How to Prepare and Use Notes in a Speech
63) Why You Should Never Memorize a Speech
64) How to Keep Your Audience's Attention
65) How to Speak in Front of a Big Crowd
66) How to Handle a Heckler
67) How to Deliver a Eulogy
68) How to Make an Acceptance Speech
69) How to Introduce Another Speaker
70) How to Make a Speech Powerful and Persuasive
71) How to Make Prepared Remarks as Good as Your Q and A
72) Can Public Speaking be learned or is it natural born?
73) A Positive Attitude for Public Speaking
74) What if You are asked a question You Can't Answer?
75) Should I warn my audience I will be boring?
76) If my allotted speaking time is cut, what should I eliminate?
77) How to Move around while Making a Speech
78) How to Deal with People Texting during Your Speech
79) Taking Beta Blockers to Calm Your Nerves
80) Using Alcohol to Calm Your Nerves before a Speech
81) How to Make a Toast
82) How to Use Body Language during a Speech
83) How to Use a Lectern or Podium When Giving a Speech
84) What to Do with Your Hands when Making a Speech Public Speaking
85) How to Sound Conversational in a Speech
86) How to Give a Motivational Speed
87) How to Give a Sales Presentation
88) How to Dress for a Speech
89) How to to Use a Teleprompter
90) How to Recover from Making a Mistake in a Speech
91) How to Give a Technical Speech
92) How to Make a Presentation in High School or College
93) How to Stop Saying Um and Ah when You Speak
94) How Women Should Alter their Voice during a Speech?
95) How to Make Eye Contact with Your Audience
96) Should You Wear Glasses during a Speech
97) How to Deal with Malfunctions during a Speech
98) How to Smile during a Speech
99) Have a Public Speaking Improvement Plan
Language of instruction: English