Date Developed: 12/25/2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Steve Ressler. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.
Public speaking is an art and it does take practice. While you can’t wake up and assume you’re going to be an excellent public speaker, you can hone the skills to get closer to mastery. After all, being an effective presenter is a critical competency for everyone in an organization, not just leaders! The course comprises an overview, 6 lessons, 2 interactive segments, and a post-course survey.
• Train yourself to speak slowly and keep your remarks succinct.
• Incorporate interaction and stories into your speaking opportunities.
• Pay attention to the design of your slides and know your content cold.