RPS Group
RPS Group

Presenting With Greater Confidence

Quick Facts for this Event
Date: Oct 23, 2017
Length: 1 day (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)
Location: Calgary, AB
Delivery Method: Classroom Training
CEU: 0.8 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 8 Professional Development Hours
Certificate: Certificate Issued Upon Completion
Fee: $ 845 CAD
 
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Course Description
This one-day course will provide an excellent introduction to the skills necessary for effective public speaking. This course is appropriate for all team members, but is particularly valuable for those who need to make public presentations to groups. The sessions will give participants the building blocks for preparing presentations to communicate clearly the intended outcome of the presenter. The material is designed to help participants become clear, confident, and effective communicators.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.

Course Outline
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • The Six Secrets of Great Communicators
  • Facing Down the Fear Factor
  • Knowing Your Audience / Your Topic / Your Idea
  • Preparing a Great Introduction
  • Simple Rules about Voice, Gesture, and Eyes
  • Finishing Well
  • How to Speak so People Will Listen

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Instructor

Terry Young has been involved in teaching and organizational leadership for the past 30 years. He is presently an Associate Professor of Leadership at Ambrose University in Calgary, teaching courses in leadership, public speaking, and organizational change. He also serves as the President of the Board for The Center for Organizational Reform out of Spokane, Washington and has presented on a wide variety of topics in areas of organizational change, leader self care, and the art of human investment.

Training Venue

To avoid potential course disruptions caused by the attendance of unconfirmed registrants, the training venue address will ONLY be provided to registrants upon receipt of payment (via an email confirmation note).

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Participant Evaluations
Average participant rating 4 out of 5 stars
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October 6, 2016, GCA Administrator, Calgary
I found the course material and outline to be somewhat helpful and the instructor was very knowledgeable but was lacking a hands on approach...I happen to take more out of doing and receiving feedback.
October 5, 2016, Team Lead, Facilities - Projects, Calgary
I feel that this course helps provide valuable tools to those who need to speak in their roles.
February 11, 2015, Technical Trainer, Calgary
I believe the instructor Jim Hunter was an excellent instructor for this course. The information he provided concerning being prepared and the action to do so will benefit my public speaking tenfold...
February 10, 2015, Joint Venture Specialist, Calgary
I was impressed with the course and took away many excellent points that will help me with my public speaking engagements in the future.
December 2, 2014, Manager, Reservoir Engineering, Calgary
A very good introductory course with useful tips for public speaking and presenting- all taught by a seasoned professional speaker. Student to instructor ratio is quite good with opportunity to ask many questions.