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This hands-on workshop will help to build your confidence and skills in giving speeches at work. You will explore techniques for planning and delivering talks, as well as ways to engage your audience in a range of public speaking situations.

During the workshop you will develop and deliver a speech on a topic of your choice. You will receive detailed feedback on your performance from the other course participants and your trainer.

This workshop is for you if …

You would like to improve your public speaking skills and be better at delivering speeches at work. 


After taking this workshop you should be able to:

  • plan, structure and deliver short speeches
  • use your speeches to engage, motivate and inspire others
  • give impromptu speeches at work.

Workshop outline

Why public speaking matters

  • Public speaking situations
  • Speaking practice – introducing someone
  • Speeches vs presentations
  • What makes a memorable speech?

Planning your speech  

  • Key aspects to consider
  • Researching your topic
  • Planning what to say and how to say it
  • Using a framework

Developing your speech  

  • Good introductions
  • Creating interest in your speech
  • Using rhetorical devices
  • Language for speeches

Preparing yourself

  • Dealing with stress
  • Understanding and overcoming fear
  • The power of positive visualisation

Delivering a speech

  • Projecting a confident, credible image
  • Using your voice effectively
  • Keeping your audience engaged
  • Delivering a speech written by someone else 

Expecting the unexpected

  • Giving impromptu talks
  • Managing your emotions
  • Handling questions

Why choose us?

Find out why you should choose us and how we deliver our workshops face-to-face or online

Full-day workshop schedule

Face-to-face Public training dates 2021/2022
14-15 March 2022    
Face-to-face Public training dates 2022/2023
11-12 April  20-21 June  15-16 August
13-14 October 14-15 November 2022 30-31 January 2023
13-14 March