Public Speaking – Speaking Under Pressure


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Public Speaking – Speaking Under Pressure

Our Speaking Under Pressure training materials provides you with a fully-customizable package of courseware content for delivery to your employees and/or students. Everything you need to run the course is included, just add trainer!


All courseware print licences are perpetual – buy once and use forever!

  • Fully customizable. Sold on a site licence basis, you can tailor ALL content to meet specific learning or corporate requirements.
  • Digital download. Content is available to download after purchase.
  • Proven. Our course materials are used in hundreds of training centres around the world. Every course is fully beta tested and validated in the classroom before undergoing a full production release.
  • Simple… No need to invest in expensive DTP applications – all files are easily editable in any word processor.
  • Print on demand. You only need to print exactly what you need, when you need it.
  • Totally flexible. Courses can be modified to meet specific requirements. Sections can be removed. New content added. One or more titles can be combined. Whatever your training requirements, our courseware can help you meet that need.
  • Unlimited users. Content is sold on a site licence basis. You can train as many staff or employees at that location as you like. Forever!
  • Buy once. Use forever! You’re buying a perpetual licence. One payment gives you an unlimited site licence for use as long as you need it.
  • No limits! Unlike some content providers, our licence enables you to reprint the courseware as many times as you like. 1 student or 100,000. No limits…


Student manual

Fully customisable. May be opened in any word processor and changed to meet your exact needs.

Trainer manual

Fully customisable with additional information for trainers.

Ice breakers and classroom activities

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Pre-assignment exercise

Pre-assignment exercise. Fully customisable. Helps to reinforce the delegates understanding of the course contents.

Course outline

Content overview. Fully customisable. Comprehensive course overview to help you market your course to your customers.

PowerPoint presentations

PowerPoint presentations. Fully customisable. Complete set of PowerPoint slides for use by the trainer.

Sales information sheets

Sales information sheets. Fully customisable. Information sheets to help you sell your course to your employees or external customers.

Additional reading materials

Additional reading… Fully customisable. Give your students some recommended further reading materials for this course.

You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.

  • Getting Started To begin, we will explore what Speaking Under Pressure is and an easy way to structure any presentation.
  • Planning This session will offer participants seven easy ways to prepare for a presentation even if you don’t know the time, date, or topic.
  • Force Field Analysis Next, participants will learn about a structured method of looking at two opposing forces acting on a situation.
  • Understanding Your Audience During this session, we will explore a three-phase needs approach. Participants will also practice creating an audience profile.
  • Controlling Your Jitters This session will focus on how to make the most of stage fright.
  • Making Your Listener Hear You During this session, participants will explore what turns listeners on and off in a large group discussion. We will also take a brief look at non-verbal communication.
  • Key Themes Participants will learn what a key theme is and how to create one and distill it into a key sentence. Participants will also be given a small homework assignment.
  • Key Sentences We’ll wrap up our discussion on key themes and participants will share their homework assignment.
  • A Plan to Structure Ideas This session will focus on a three part plan (Aim, Concentrate, and Adapt) that participants can use to structure the body of their presentation.
  • Organization Methods Next, participants will learn some different ways to organize the information in the body of their message.
  • Our Body Language During this session, participants will take a close look at positive and negative body messages.
  • If You Could Be To prepare for the major presentation later on in the workshop, participants will be asked to give a short presentation on this question: “If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one ability or quality, what would it be?“
  • Beginnings and Endings This session will give participants some ways to create strong beginnings and endings.
  • Expanding a Basic Plan So far, this workshop has focused on small presentations. This session will give participants some tips on fleshing out those small presentations should they be required to present something longer than just a few minutes.
  • Presentations To conclude the workshop, participants will prepare and present a short five minute speech. Participants will also evaluate each other.
  • Workshop Wrap-Up At the end of the day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan