the prospect of delivering your next paper or dissertation, sending shivers
down your spine? Are you already having sleepless nights? Would you rather go
over Niagara Falls in a barrel than speak to a room full of people? Just why do
we get so anxious about public speaking? How can some people do it so easily?
on this fun, practical and highly participative afternoon workshop and start to
overcome your fears. The course considers
how your audience of intimidating academics, will form an impression of you –
from the visual (behaviour) from the vocal
(how you sound) and from what you say
You will learn
Manage your body language – what does yours say about you?
Read the audience – why do they always look so hostile?
Get your nerves under control using behavioural and cognitive
Match your facial expression and tone of voice to your message
Make tactical and influential eye contact
Speak off-the-cuff – so you’re not overly reliant on notes
Express yourself clearly and logically
Sound certain by speaking with conviction and sincerity
Assemble and structure a presentation almost instantly!
Build a relationship with your audience, so they keep
Kelly began his working life as a professional actor, appearing many times on television
and stage. In addition to his professional appearances he also moved into radio
journalism, writing, producing and presenting features on air for Capital Radio
Ltd. Using the presentation experience he acquired as a presenter for BBC Television
Training at Elstree, he began to devise and develop a number of highly successful
training courses; helping others to communicate effectively as well as overcome
their fear of public speaking. Chris has a diploma in Applied Psychology, as
well as a Psychology science degree, both of which have proved to be reliable
sources for the advice he gives to others.