Speak With Confidence for Personal & Professional Success

Marketing Institute of Singapore - Executive Development

Course introduction

Today, presentations and public speeches are very much a part of every executive's responsibility. What distinguishes the successful professional from everyone is the ability to speak confidently to influence and inspire any audience. When you speak, it is important that your message is delivered in an interesting and easily understood manner. Our communication skills reflect our ability and confidence. More importantly, the way we speak has a profound influence in our relationship with people.This breakthrough session is designed to equip participants with a range of public and professional speaking techniques and skills that will create impact and get results.

Course Benefits

  •     Project Lasting First Impressions and Confidence when Speaking in Public
  •     Transform the Fear of Speaking into Energetic Interaction with the Audience
  •     Utilise Verbal, Vocal and Visual Elements to Create Impact
  •     Learn Effective Speech Scripting Techniques
  •     Identify Behaviours that Enable you to Influence Others Effectively
  •     Learn Effective Impromptu Speaking Techniques
  •     Identify and Effectively Manage Challenging Situations

Target Audience

  • Those whose career involves the need to convince or persuade people will benefit from this course.
  • All Professionals, Engineers, Consultants, Sales & Marketing professionals, Heads of Departments.
  • Entrepreneurs, HR Personnel, Sales & Business Development managers, Customer Service and Support Personnel.

Course Outline

Managing the Fear of Speaking

  • Formula for Audience Satisfaction
  • Understanding the Fears of Speaking
  • Strategies to Manage Fear
  • Steps to Building Self-Confidence When Speaking in Public
Creating First Impressions
  • Vital Communication Skills
  • Ways to Present a Positive Image
  • Posture, Poise and Presence
  • Presenting to Different Personalities and Learning Styles
Fundamentals of Presentation
  • The Most Compelling Subjects
  • Non-verbal Techniques to Enhance Impact
  • Power of Gestures and Body Language
  • Impact of Voice and Vocal Variety
  • “Tools of the Trade” to Convey Message and Techniques to Build Rapport
Organisation and Delivery Skills
  • Organising Material for Maximum Impact
  • Effective Scripting Techniques
  • Achieving Attention, Retention and Actions
  • Closing Techniques for Any Presentation
Professional Speaking Skills
  • Impromptu Speaking: Listening, Thinking & Speaking
  • Managing Question & Answer Sessions – Responding to Hostile or Difficult Situations
  • Using Visual Aids to Create Impact
  • Presenting with Humour
  • Persuasive Speaking Techniques
  • Strategies to Inspire your Audience

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

Stanis Benjamin

Master Facilitator and Distinguished Toastmaster, Stanis Benjamin is a motivational humorist and an accomplished speaker, consultant and trainer in the fields of business presentation skills, sales, communication, customer service, leadership and strategies for personal success.

As a coach, consultant and keynote speaker, he has addressed many companies and institutions and has helped senior executives, high-achieving professionals and beginners to reach higher levels of performance.

He was one of The Top 10 agents for sales and has achieved the Marathon Life Award, International Quality Award, Million Dollar Club Award as well as the Prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) and Superstar Sales Awards.He has more than 20 years of Sales experience starting as an agent and has led a successful sales team as a District Manager.

Stanis is a thought leader on how to create and sustain high performance. He combines theory with management practices to develop action-oriented techniques for building winning teams. He has been invited as an expert to speak on the topics "Behavior Focused Communication and Humor in Presentations" and has presented on Positive Business Minutes for News Radio 93.8.

He has gained excellent reputation for his work with human resource and training departments of numerous organisations to design and develop Sales, Personal Effectiveness, Leadership and Communication training programmes. Stanis brings with him over 15 years of training and coaching experience and is accredited as an Executive Leadership facilitator.