Public Speaking

While public speaking may seem terrifying, it can also be extremely beneficial. When you can effectively speak at meetings or give presentations and even share your thoughts you may perceived to be a better leader than those who remain silent. If the thought of speaking in front of groups makes you uncomfortable, there are steps you can take to become more polished and less fearful. This course provides tips and tactics for preparing presentations, both face to face and virtually. Explore how you prepare your presentation and keep your audiences’ attention, and even leave with tips to calm those nerves. This course includes the group session and a 1:1 coaching session.


  • Analyze your presentation strengths to build on and challenges to overcome
  • Analyze unique audiences and identify their needs
  • Design a presentation using structures provided in the course
  • Create a brief video for your own self-assessment
  • Evaluate techniques to confront performance anxiety, mannerisms, and other distractions
  • Exercise strategies that keep your audience engaged


  • Increase personal and professional development at all levels
  • Increased confidence speaking in large and small groups, in person and virtually
  • Connecting with others in the pursuit of transferring information, persuading, or sharing emotions

Supported Competency Focus Area(s)


Virtual: 4 hours (two 2-hour modules)
Coaching session per learner

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