Who should attend
This class is designed for anyone who finds public speaking intimidating. This includes individuals who are comfortable talking, but may have room to grow when communicating in a more formal situation. It is especially useful for leaders who are looking to develop their public speaking and communications skills.
About the course
Communication excellence is an essential leadership tool. As leaders ascend in their organization, they must speak in public more often as they shape the organization’s mission, vision, and values. In this course, you will learn how to develop, write, and present an inspirational speech.
As a leader, people will be looking to you to guide them through challenging organizational changes and unfamiliar new projects. Learn how to examine your audience, implement rhetorical strategies, and deliver your message effectively and confidently.
Why Leaders Need to Inspire
- Looking to Leaders
- Growth vs. Fixed mindset
Knowing and Loving Your Audience
- Hostile, Neutral, Uninterested, and Friendly Audiences
- Strategic Communication Choices
Managing Expectations and Creating a Plan
- Using Effective Organization
- Mindful Planning & Preparing
Presenting With Confidence
- The Mindset of a Leader
- Insecurity and Confidence
- Develop and present inspiring speeches
- Address diverse audiences effectively
- Speak persuasively and confidently
- Foster growth and inspire new leaders
- Improve communication in teams
- Empower leaders as public speakers
Dr. Georgi A. Rausch is an Associate Professor, Lecturer in the Department of Management at the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Utah, she received a B.A. degree in Communication Studies and English Literature from the Universi...
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.