FREE ONLINE COURSE ON PUBLIC SPEAKING FROM ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Build confidence as a speaker by learning how to use simple tools and skills to prepare and deliver memorable presentations.
About this course
When asked, many people cite public speaking as one of their biggest fears. In fact, many renowned public speakers admit that they were once extremely anxious about speaking in front of groups. Good public speaking is more than a performance. It is the result of:
In this course, part of the Soft Skills Professional Certificate program, you will study methods that help to reduce anxiety, build confidence, and customize a process which will results in successful speaking experiences.
This course is designed to equip you with knowledge of the principles necessary for formal public speaking with an emphasis on organization, evidence, language use, strategy, delivery, ethics, and effective use of media aids. This course may be audited free of charge. Learners also have the opportunity to earn a verified certificate of completion. Exclusive learning opportunities such as live events hosted by subject matter experts will be available for verified learners.
What you'll learn
How to apply the basic elements of the speech communication process
Tools and methods for controlling public speaking anxiety
How to craft a clear and impactful speech
How to critique other communicators using the principles of this course
How to identify main and supporting ideas
Length: 3 Weeks
Effort: 4–6 hours per week
Price: FREE Add a Verified Certificate for $49 USD