Professionally Speaking Workshop

One's professional image is composed of visual, vocal, and verbal messages. This day long interactive workshop highlights expert tips and take-aways for public speaking and presentation management. Participants will have an opportunity to apply learned skills and practice them in a dynamic environment.

Professionally Speaking Workshop

Empowering Professionals to Craft Engaging Presentations and Deliver Them With Confidence!

Upcoming Workshop Dates:

Off-Campus:

Mobile AL, International Trade Center - Thursday, June 15, 2017*

University of Alabama at Huntsville, Exhibit Hall - Thursday, June 22, 2017*

Atlanta GA, Location TBD - Wednesday, July 12, 2017*

On-Campus:

The University of Alabama, Bryant Conference Center - Friday, February 9, 2018*

*A link to registration will be added soon.

 

The ability to speak with clarity, connection, and confidence directly impacts personal and professional opportunities.  Take the time to master this often feared skill by clearly communicating key messages to create powerful impressions of yourself and your organization.

Workshop Overview


Executive and management professionals display their leadership skills and business acumen in many ways. There is one skill set, however, that is often overlooked but when mastered has the ability to increase one’s perceived credibility, success, and career advancement. This one-day interactive workshop will equip you with expert techniques for public speaking and presentation management. Through highly interactive sessions you will learn how to craft effective messages for a variety of audiences, cultivate dynamic delivery, and calm public speaking anxiety. You'll have an opportunity to apply what you've learned by practicing in a dynamic environment with immediate feedback by experts in the field. 

Click here to download a sample memo to your supervisor requesting permission to attend this workshop.

What You Will Learn

Participants will learn to:

  • Craft strategic and engaging messages
  • Cultivate dynamic delivery through body language and use of visual aids
  • Calm public speaking anxiety
  • Constructively give and receive presentation feedback
  • Create a personal and product oriented pitch to achieve your goals

 

Who Should Attend?


Are you a professional who regularly networks or has the opportunity to present informative or persuasive presentations to a variety of client/organizational audiences? If so, the Professionally Speaking Workshop was designed with you in mind. Whether you give product information to customers, or are tasked with sharing information to internal audiences, maximizing your communication opportunities is a vital function of effective leadership. During the workshop, participants will walk through the steps to develop and present a product/service pitch, an elevator pitch, and an introduction to a presentation they would most likely give.

  

Coaching Services

Upcoming speaking engagement or presentation? Take advantage of one-on-one coaching services! Please see options below:

  • One or two hour private coaching sessions available at the Speaking Studio with either Dr. Alexa Chilcutt or Dr. Adam Brooks, priced at $300 per hour.
  • A one hour private coaching session at the Speaking Studio with a professionally trained facilitator, priced at $150 per hour.
  • Traveling to UA not an option? Take advantage of a Skype session. Appointments can be made for one-hour private coaching with a Speaking Studio professionally trained facilitator, priced at $150 per hour.

 

For more information about the Professionally Speaking Workshop or coaching services, please contact Brenda Truelove at 205-348-9066 or email truelove@ccs.ua.edu.