Conquering the Challenges of Public Speaking

Any individual who wants to develop or refine their public speaking skills.


Expected Duration
26 minutes

Being a competent public speaker allows you to showcase your work and communicate effectively. You won’t convey your message – despite spending hours honing it – if you fail to engage your audience, handle audience challenges that arise, and tackle nerves and anxiety. This course explores methods for delivering an effective speech, such as making a good first impression and building rapport with your audience. It discusses techniques for handling challenges during a speech, such as reviving an audience’s focus and handling difficult questions or hecklers. Finally, the course introduces strategies to overcome public speaking anxiety.


Public Speaking Challenges

  • recognize the basic rules of good speech delivery
  • identify techniques for regaining an audience’s attention
  • recognize how to deal with uncooperative audiences
  • identify techniques to deal with difficult questions
  • Recognize techniques for dealing with heckling
  • recognize typical behaviors associated with public-speaking anxiety
  • identify ways of overcoming public-speaking anxiety




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