Public Speaking (Long Course)
About CourseSpeaking clearly and comfortably in public is a valuable and often essential skill to possess. This course aims to provide you with a basic background in the theories and principles of public speaking, as well as practical experience with the basic types of speeches.
No matter what stage of life you are in and no matter your occupation, at some point you will be asked to speak formally in public. You will have to make a presentation. And this scares most people; indeed the fear of public speaking is about the worst fear in the world – more than the fear of death!
This course aims to help reduce people’s anxiety in public presentations and help them become confident and effective public speakers. Speaking clearly and comfortably in public is a valuable and often essential skill to possess. This course aims to provide you with a basic background in the theories and principles of public speaking, as well as practical experience with the basic types of speeches. You will learn the four primary types of public speaking and how to master them:
• Ceremonial Speaking
• Demonstrative Speaking
• Informative Speaking
• Persuasive Speaking
And you’ll practice with expert public speakers. Participants will learn how to research, outline, and deliver short, informal presentations as well as longer speeches.
If you need to engage in presenting formal or informal speeches for different occasions, this course is for you!
Theory and practical sessions … participants will end up simulating public speaking in the four primary areas.
What will you learn?
Participants will learn:
– Public speaking basics
– The primary types of public speaking
- Ceremonial Speaking
- Demonstrative Speaking
- Informative Speaking
- Persuasive Speaking
– Cultural conventions and speech, perceptions of others
– Conducting meaningful research on a variety of topics
– Using presentation aids to enhance your speeches
– Verbal and nonverbal messages
– Techniques for overcoming anxiety
– Techniques of oral presentation and persuasion
– Delivery Techniques
– Audience and analysis
– Receiving and using instant feedback
(1) Long Course:
a. Basic – 4 Weeks (including 1 week of internship)
b. Intermediate – 4 Weeks (including 1 week of internship)
Advanced – 4 Weeks (including 1 week of internship)
About the instructors
He is a former Director General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN); former Director Enugu State Information Bureau, former PR Manager of Cadbury PLC.
With a distinguished 30+ years career in Broadcasting, Journalism, Public and Corporate Communications, KNE is a specialist in News management and crisis communications.
He is widely consulted especially by governments and international organisations to assist in crafting effective media agenda and managing public communications.