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We all use our voices to communicate at work. But are you making the most of this valuable asset?

This workshop will help you to develop the skills and strategies for successful vocal communication in the modern business environment. Through a range of techniques and exercises you will learn how to care for your voice and communicate in a way that creates maximum impact. You will practise using your voice in business simulations such as webinars, pitches and announcements.

Who should attend?

 Anyone who wants to increase the power of their vocal communication.

Benefits

• Learn strategies to protect and project your voice

• Use a range of vocal elements to increase the power of your voice

• Apply techniques to engage your audience using your voice

Course Outline

Introduction

  • The 6 Ps of using your voice
  • Your current vocal skills

Protecting

  • Caring for your voice
  • How the voice works
  • Techniques to warm up your voice

Projecting

  • Common projection problems
  • Tips for projecting with impact
  • Practising your projection

PITCHING

  • Pitching it right
  • Intonation
  • Using your voice for atmosphere and influence

PRONOUNCING

  • The phonological core
  • Consonant sounds and clusters
  • Long and short vowel sounds
  • Syllables

pausing & pacing

  • Pausing for impact
  • Stress techniques
  • Pacing your speech

your voice at work

  • Making announcements using a microphone
  • Conducting an effective video conference
  • Delivering engaging webinars

Course Information

Public Training Dates 2017
October 30-31
Public Training Dates 2018
February 5-6 June 13-14 October 11-12

Length: 2 days

Venue: Professional Development Centre, Toa Payoh

Maximum group size: 16

Course Fees: $908.43 (including GST)