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Public Speaking & Presenting: How to Deliver with CONFIDENCE

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Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce

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Please note this course is spread over two half-day sessions, March 08 and March 15, with both running 09:30 - 12:30.

This interaction workshop over two half-day sessions are aimed to equip professionals with strategies and tools that will further enhance the impact and delivery of their public speaking and presentation skills.

These workshops will review key principles to public speaking, strategies for effective preparation, as well as opportunities for an attendee to practically apply the information and receive individualised feedback for improvement.

You will leave this course with:

• Greater awareness of own public speaking strengths and weaknesses
• A ‘tool-kit’ of strategies and preparation tools to optimise your impact when public speaking or delivering a presentation
• Keys to clear and sharp slides
• Guidance as to how to most logically order information presented
• Techniques to get into the right ‘mind-set’ prior to presenting
• Enhanced self-confidence when faced with a presentation or public speaking engagement

Course Outline:

Day One (March 08)

- 9:00-9:15: Introductions & session overview
- 9:15-10:15: What makes a powerful and engaging public speaker and presentation?
- 10:15-10:30: Movement/water break
- 10:30-11:15: Plan, Prepare, and Perform. Preparation tips & tools to maximise impact.
- 11:15-11:45: Self-assess strengths and weaknesses – develop goals for Day 2
- 11:45-12:00: Summarise & final thoughts – action items for Day 2

Day Two (March 15)
- 9:00-9:15: Opening discussion & session overview
- 9:15-9:30: Overview of key points and strategies from Day 1
- 9:15-10:15: Put it into practice – deliver a presentation within small-group setting
- 10:15-10:30: Movement/water break
- 10:30-11:45: Review video of own presentation; self-assess and receive personalised feedback from peers & facilitator; create action points for further development
- 11:45-12:00: Final takeaways

This course will be delivered by Guy Richardson, founder of leadership and high performance consultancy, Eiger Performance. Guy has considerable experience in public speaking having delivered talks / presentations / workshops / Key Note Speeches across a variety of sectors.

For over a period of 30 years Guy has been developing and leading High Performance Teams. Uniquely, he has worked in one of the elite armies of the world as well as one of the world’s most celebrated international sports teams.

He was an officer in the British Army for 20 years and in 2004 joined The Scottish Rugby Union as the Scotland National Rugby Team Manager. Following this in 2010, Guy became the Director of Operations for The British and Irish Lions Rugby Team, a job in which he was accountable for everything off the field of play. His collaborative leadership enabled him to get the very best out of stakeholders, all working to the one goal.

Following the success of the tour in 2013, Guy founded his company EIGER Performance, a leadership and high-performance consultancy. Working across diverse sectors such as education, sport and business, Guy is a graduate of The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and The Open University. He is an Associate of the Edinburgh Institute and a visiting lecturer in Leadership, High Performance Teams and Culture at 8 universities across the UK.

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“You were inspiring Guy and truly reached the imagination of every person in the room. Gerard has seen many speakers over the years so his comment that yours was the best he had ever heard was quite something”. - Leadership - Head of Training at CR SMITH Glaziers

“I have been to a number of talks over the years of my involvement in sport and management/leadership and hands down yours was the best by far. If you are ever in Ireland again I would love to listen to you again and learn from you”. - Leadership - Attendee at the Irish Institute of Sport event

Members of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce should book their place at a discounted rate here.

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