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Writing and Preparing an Effective Speech (C065)


Type: Online
Duration: 00:30 hours
Status: Active

Public speaking is a learnable skill that requires significant planning and preparation to do well. This online self-paced course outlines how to prepare an effective speech, including determining its objectives and audience profile, choosing a topic, and defining a theme. Participants will explore best practices for planning, researching and writing a speech successfully.

Topics include:

  • using aim and audience to select a topic
  • using theme and encapsulation to select a topic
  • exploring the step sequence when writing a speech
  • researching for a speech
  • practicing a speech

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More about this course
  • Topics: Communication skills; Communications; Personal and team development; Personal development
  • Community: Employees; Managers; Supervisors
  • Business line: Transferable Skills
  • Provider: Skillsoft

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