- To establish and then to develop a personal speaking style
that best suits each individual participant.
- To overcome initial nerves through preparing a logical structure
for the ideas to be presented.
- To give participants confidence through practice and constructive
criticism with the use of video recordings.
- To help delegates to develop confident body language while
speaking and use assertive non-verbal signals.
- To show the importance of being aware of the audience's reaction
to your presentation.
- Controlling nerves - the importance of the message rather
than the messenger.
- Voice projection - the size of the room and the importance
of sounding positive while speaking or presenting.
- Speed of speaking and the use of effective pauses.
- Accents, dialects and colloquialisms - when are these important?
- Mannerisms - verbal and physical; other things which can annoy