The workshop is designed to build confidence in public speaking and engaging the media. Participants will learn the importance of preparation, knowing the audience, and mental imaging in ensuring success.
Participants will have opportunities to give impromptu presentations to think on their feet and formal media interviews, deliver a short presentation, and a Q&A session with the ‘media’. They will also get to evaluate their performance through video feedback. Through observations and comments from the trainer, participants will identify their strengths and weaknesses in visual, vocal and verbal communication and learn the finer points of engaging the media.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;
James Suresh is a trainer, PR consultant and author. The co-creator of Singapore’s comic icon ‘Mr. Kiasu’, He has co-written a series of comic books as well as authored books on his military experience. He develops comic strips for magazines and writes scripts for various media. His recent book entitled ‘On a Street in Singapore’ was featured in the Sunday Times’ bestseller list and was awarded the Reader’s choice award 2011.
James started his career as an army officer and eventually moved into education and public relations. Following his 15 year stint in the army, he set up a publishing and design company with some friends. After five years in the publishing business, James left to pursue his interest in training and PR Consulting. He conducts seminars and workshops on creative thinking, communication, motivation, anger and stress management in Singapore and the Asian region. James is also a certified EQ trainer and enjoys working with corporations, charity organizations, schools, youth groups and helping individuals to achieve their personal potential.