In order to be effective and most importantly, adaptive, public speakers need to react appropriately in situations where the audience is hostile, demanding, or difficult. Public Speaking: Speaking Under Pressure is the courseware trainers need to equip their students for those situations.
An asset for learners, Public Speaking: Speaking Under Pressure is tailored to those seeking the confidence to speak up in meetings, make presentations on behalf of their organization, or effectively organize thoughts and ideas to convey them convincingly, persuasively, and confidently.
Topics covered in this workshop include: how to use?quick and easy preparation methods; preparing for questions, even before you know what those questions will be; overcoming nervousness, particularly if the group is not sympathetic to what you have to say; using presentation techniques that establish credibility and help to persuade.
Trainers can download this courseware in a moment, and expertly deliver it with limited preparation time. It can also be customized to match specific branding and the needs of particular groups. The courseware package includes a detailed instructor guide, a student workbook, pre-formatted slides, a quick reference guide, a pre-assignment, assessments, and more.
How to Use This Guide
Session One: Course Overview
Session Two: Getting Started
What is Speaking Under Pressure?
Session Three: Planning
Preparing to Plan
Session Four: Force Field Analysis
What is Force Field Analysis?
Pros and Cons
Session Five: Understanding Your Audience
Understanding Your Audience, Part One
Understanding Your Audience, Part Two
Finding Common Ground
Session Six: Controlling Your Jitters
Session Seven: Making Your Listener Hear You
Session Eight: Key Themes
About Key Themes
Session Nine: Key Sentences
Session Ten: Structuring Ideas
Three Key Points
Building a Three-Part Plan
Session Eleven: Organization Methods
Using Time, Place, and Aspect
Two Additional Plans
Session Twelve: Our Body Language
How the Listener Takes Control
The Meaning Behind Our Message
Session Thirteen: If You Could Be…
Session Fourteen: Beginnings and Endings
Session Fifteen: Expanding a Basic Plan
Session Sixteen: Presentations
Recommended Reading List
Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys
Personal Action Plan
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