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POWERFUL SPEAKING SKILLS

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Instructor: Hilda Sendyk
Duration: 3 wks
Date range: January 23 to February 6
Date(s) of the week: Wednesday
Hour: 6–9 p.m.
Quarter: Winter 2019
Prerequisite: None
Textbook: Required – Instructor will supply workbooks for $10 made payable to the instructor at the first class.
Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1709
Price: $72
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If you plan on speaking at an event, at job interviews, in local government meetings, pitching a new product idea to investors, being interviewed by the media, attending or testifying in court, or speaking in public for any reason — this is the class for you!

This interactive class will cover many important topics that will help you plan your talk, handle anxiety, employ your body language effectively, understand your best speaking style for each type of engagement, how to speak in a professional and appropriate way based on topic and audience, most effective ways of using presentation aids (slides, videos, etc.), understand group dynamics, learn the technical equipment speakers often use, and how to handle questions from an interviewer and an audience.

Textbook: Required. Instructor will supply workbooks for $10.00 made payable to the instructor at the first class.