Confident Communication


Confident Communication

Aimed at anyone who needs to communicate/present with confidence, including technical people and introverts. This course is based around interaction and feedback. By the end of the session delegates will have the confidence to speak in their own character, the ability to write great content and techniques for engaging their audience.

Dates 4 Jul 2017 - This event is in the past.
Opening times 9:30 - 5:00
Venue Eagle Labs, 7-8 Clifton Court, Cherry Hinton Road, CB1 7BN
Organiser name Sarah L Gleadell
Telephone
01223 760108
Email
Availability 8 places available.

Event details:

Confident Communication

Who is this 1 day course aimed at?

Anyone who needs to communicate/present in confidence, including technical people and introverts

Objectives

By the end of the session delegates will have:

  • the confidence to speak in their own character
  • the ability to write great content
  • techniques for engaging their audience

This course is based around interaction and feedback. Each delegate brings a 10 minute presentation on any subject they like, to be delivered in the afternoon.

Session Schedule

Introduction

Who I am, what we’re going to do

Session objectives

Let’s Get Started

Write and deliver a short pitch

First feedback from me

Characters

Your persona

How to improve quickly

Level 1 – Groundwork

Creating great material

Powerpoint – a dangerous tool

Level 2 – Delivery

The science of nerves versus confidence      

Engaging the audience effectively

Level 3 – Advanced Techniques

How to appear witty and brilliant     

Handling tricky audience members

Level 4 – Let’s See What You’ve Got

Edit and rehearse the presentations

The presentations are delivered

Wrap It Up

What was learnt – the key elements

Next steps

Feedback and advice via email is available post course.

Maximum number: 8 delegates

Course duration: 1 day

This course is delivered by Jon Torrens

About Jon Torrens

Jon’s worked as a designer (and experienced the joy of deadlines) at games companies including Sony and Electronic Arts, and now he helps people communicate with confidence. He also worked as a professional stand-up comic for a few years, so he knows how to engage and motivate.

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