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Public Speaking Skills


Public speaking can be really stressful for many people, but increasingly it is the one skill that can set you above the rest, and improve your career.

In this programme, you’ll learn how to plan, prepare, rehearse, and deliver business presentations that will enhance your profile and career. You’ll also learn useful tips and tricks to help reduce nerves and make you look and feel more confident.


People who are required to give professional business presentations. 

  • Learn how to prepare and rehearse a presentation

  • Learn effective speaking skills that communicate your ideas clearly

  • Learn strategies for remaining calm and focused while speaking

  • The ability to understand and engage your audience 

  • Introducing and thanking speakers


One day


Associate Professor Simone Marshall from Dunedin

Dr Marshall is an Associate Professor in the Department of English and Linguistics at the University of Otago, where she teaches communication and business writing skills.

She has taught spoken and written communication skills in New Zealand, Australia, and South Korea.

Dr Marshall believes in taking a practical approach to speaking and writing, and uses real-world situations when teaching to make information relevant and useful for clients.


This workshop has qualified for the
NZTE Capability Development voucher programme | Regional Business Partner Network event reference OSEA109 

Small and medium size businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. Approved businesses will receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.

For more information on the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme or to find your local Regional Business Partner please visit 

Dunedin 13 April 2018 9.00am - 4.00pm OSEA, 16 McBride Street, Dunedin 13/04/2018 09:00 13/04/2018 16:00 96 Public Speaking Skills Dunedin - OSEA, 16 McBride Street, Dunedin dd-mm-YYYY
Invercargill 10 August 2018 9.00am - 4.00pm OSEA, 64 Arena Avenue, Invercargill 10/08/2018 09:00 10/08/2018 16:00 96 Public Speaking Skills Invercargill - OSEA, 64 Arena Avenue, Invercargill dd-mm-YYYY


$ 630.00 + GST for members
$ 895.00 + GST for non members

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