Mastering the Art of Public Speaking

Mastering the Art of Public Speaking

Speaking in front of an audience involves more than just communicating information. When done correctly, it has the power to inspire action, change perspectives, and influence choices. The legendary UK Prime Minister and orator Winston Churchill once said "Of all the talents bestowed upon men, none is so precious as the gift of oratory. He who enjoys it wields a power more durable than that of a great king. He is an independent force in the world. Abandoned by his party, betrayed by his friends, stripped of his offices, whoever can command this power is still formidable."

Whether you are making a business case to senior leadership, selling to a client or customer, networking, or leading a meeting, the ability to communicate effectively and succinctly is crucial to personal and professional success. In this intense, practical programme we will provide participants with the tools and confidence to deliver clear, concise, and credible messages.



Public Speaking 101

  • Why public speaking is important
  • What makes a successful public speaker?
  • The SPEAK framework dissected
  • What is unique about you and how can it be inserted when presenting?

Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

  • Recognising the underlying reasons and signs of anxiety
  • Confidence-boosting and anxiety-management strategies

The Art of Storytelling

  • Writing:- Elements of an effective story or speech
  • Organising your content for a seamless flow
  • The opening salvo: How to create a memorable introduction
  • Using humour:- When is it or is not appropriate?
  • Ending with power
  • How to speak at the spur-of-the-moment

Whole Body Communication

  • Verbal: Pace, tone, projection, breathing and pausing
  • How does body language affect how an audience interprets you?

Ways to Connect with Your Audience

  • Techniques to incorporate and manage your audience
  • Lessons from communication pros
  • Using but not depending on communication aids
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • Methods to recover when it is not going as anticipated
  • Managing a hostile environment
  • What activities can you do to maintain and improve your skill


Who Should Attend? Business Owners, Managers, Communication and Public Relations Professionals, Sales Professionals and Other Persons Interested in Public Speaking


Date: Thursday 27th & Friday 28th June 2024 | Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. daily

Cost (per person): $3,500.00 plus vat (ECA Members) | $4,250.00 plus vat (Non-Members)


For further details please contact:
Training Department | 1 (868) 675-5873/638-6463

Ms Laura Rosales | ext. 246 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Ms Shantala Reece-Whiteman | ext. 248 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Event Information

Event Date 27/06/2024 9:00 am
Event End Date 28/06/2024 3:30 pm
Individual Price Members: $3,500.00, Non-Members: $4,520.00 (plus vat per person)
Location Kapok Hotel