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Conquering the Challenges of Public Speaking

Conquering the Challenges of Public Speaking


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
Most people find the task of public speaking daunting. But with enough practice and preparation, anyone can be effective at delivering a speech. Being a competent public speaker allows you to showcase your work and deliver an effective presentation. However, you won't convey your message if you fail to engage your audience, handle audience challenges that arise, and tackle your nerves and anxiety. In this course, you'll learn about the basics of good speech delivery and dealing with some of the most common challenges of public speaking, such as handling difficult questions or hecklers in your audience. You'll also find out methods of overcoming public speaking anxiety.

Target Audience
Any individual who wants to develop or refine their public speaking skills.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.4

Lesson Objectives

Conquering the Challenges of Public Speaking

  • recognize the basic rules of good speech delivery
  • identify techniques for regaining an audience's attention
  • recognize how to deal with uncooperative audiences
  • identify techniques to deal with difficult questions
  • Recognize techniques for dealing with heckling
  • recognize typical behaviors associated with public-speaking anxiety
  • identify ways of overcoming public-speaking anxiety
  • Course Number:
    apd_06_a02_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Everyone