Course Details

Public Speaking and Presentation Skills


Course Overview

The Public Speaking and Presentation Skills short course is designed to equip participants with the essential skills needed to communicate effectively and confidently in public. Whether in a professional or personal context, the ability to deliver persuasive and engaging presentations is crucial to success. This 2-day course, with 12+ contact hours, can be taken in-class or virtually and will provide participants with the tools needed to master the art of public speaking.

Content and Learning

This course will cover the following topic areas:

Unit 1: Introduction to Public Speaking Unit 2: Overcoming Nervousness and Building Confidence Unit 3: Preparing and Structuring Effective Presentations Unit 4: Delivery Techniques and Body Language Unit 5: Using Visual Aids to Enhance Presentations Unit 6: Handling Questions and Managing the Audience Unit 7: Practice Presentations and Feedback Participants will engage in a range of interactive activities, such as group discussions, role-playing, and presentations, to enhance their learning and skills development. They will receive feedback and guidance from experienced instructors and have the opportunity to practice their skills in a safe and supportive environment. This course is ideal for anyone who wants to improve their public speaking and presentation skills, including: • Professionals who need to give presentations as part of their job • Entrepreneurs and business owners who need to pitch to investors or clients • Students who need to deliver presentations as part of their coursework • Anyone who wants to build their confidence and overcome their fear of public speaking


This program is open to anyone who wants to improve their public speaking and presentation skills, regardless of their level of experience or background. No prior knowledge or qualifications are required for admission. Participants will need access to a computer or mobile device with an internet connection if taking the course virtually.

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