The ability to make an impression when you speak is an invaluable tool. Learn to effectively communicate with colleagues and speak with confidence. Bring your team together for this one-day In-House interactive training course to maximise your verbal ability.

Run this ‘Speaking with Impact’ course for your team In-House and receive individual feedback to improve your public speaking skills. Take part in practical exercises and learn how to speak confidently, retain an audience’s attention and feel in control.

Learn the common pitfalls with public speaking and feel safe in the knowledge that all delegates are attending for the same reason.

In-House Course Testimonials
 “I thought that this course was extremely useful for me, and will equip me in my presentations more than public speaking. There was plenty there to help me in everyday situations too. The parts about body language and how this links to credibility was particularly fascinating.” Senior Media Relations Manager

“Excellent course and I will use techniques such as breathing to calm nerves, slow down and project voice.” Policy Advisor

“Trainer was very knowledgeable and her feedback very constructive. The best and most comfortable presenting course I’ve been on.” Senior Communications Manager

“Excellent course run by a very knowledgeable and approachable trainer. Ticked all the boxes on providing theoretical understanding but also the opportunity to practice the teachings.” Strategic Communications Manager

View more In-House testimonials here

09:45 - 10:15

First Impressions

  • Understand the impact of first impressions
  • Focus on how you can improve initial impressions
10:15 - 10:45

Instant Impression

10:45 - 11:45

The 7 Ingredients of Excellent Communication

  • Learn the 7 key ingredients to effective verbal communication
  • Start to fold them into how you think about speaking
11:45 - 12:00

Morning Break

12:00 - 13:00

Preparation and Structure

  • Unlock how you prepare and structure your speech and presentations
13:00 - 13:45

Lunch

13:45 - 14:15

The Opening

  • Focus on the first words you speak, and how they affect perception
14:15 - 14:30

Building Confidence

  • Develop a robust, confident style
  • Use relaxation, breathing and voice work to strengthen the foundations of your verbal skills
14:30 - 14:45

Spontaneity Exercises

  • Build spontaneity and dynamism into your verbal communication
  • Energise talks you’ve given before, and ensure the audience is fully engaged and absorbed
14:45 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 15:30

Final Presentation

  • Give a final presentation
  • Compare to earlier work and gauge progress
  • Take concrete lessons from throughout the day and put them into practice
15:30 - 15:45

Action Planning

  • Build a plan to take learning forward, and make sure that the lessons learned are put into practice in the workplace
  • Maximise the impact of the day by selecting achievable aims and objectives for personal verbal development
15:45 - 16:00

Evaluation

16:00 - 16:15

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Central London