The art of effective communication with an audience is called public speaking. Usually projected as a person communicating in a formal manner to an individual or a group of people, it is closely allied to presenting, although the later is more often associated in commercial interests.
A public speaker and presenter focuses on directly speaking to a live audience in a structured manner in order to:
In this master class, we will study the principles of public speaking and presenting through theories and exceptional interactive practices.
The formal study of public speaking began approximately 2,500 years ago in Greece and Rome to train citizens to participate in social discussions. The ancient Greeks highly valued public political participation, where public speaking was a crucial tool.
Currently, presentation skills separate the leaders from the rest. Powerful communication and presentation skills still rank highest amidst our soft skills in order to leave a lasting impression and connect efficiently. History stands witness that every successful leader has also been an exceptional orator. The ability to motivate, persuade, impact and create win-win relationships is a vital and powerful tool, particularly in today’s complex and increasingly connected world.