Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking

  • Start Date

    08 Feb, 2022

  • End Date

    11 Feb, 2022

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Manage the fear of speaking in front of groups
  • Use effective verbal & nonverbal communication techniques 
  • Capture and maintain your audience’s attention
  • Plan an impactful opening, message delivery, and closing 
  • Be grounded before you start to speak at meetings and presentations
  • Ways to banish the "ums" and "uhs" that clutter your speech
  • How to speak on the spot — even when the topic is not in your comfort zone.



Starting with the first step

  • The Basics of Public Speaking
  • Be an Audience-Centered Speaker
  • How to Self-Evaluate Your Speech
  • Preparing for an Unprepared Speech


Authenticity and Delivery

  • Aligning yourself and your message
  • Using your authentic voice
  • Winning and keeping attention
  • Using active, engaging language
  • Helping people remember your message
  • Keeping to time


Technology and Mechanics

  • Working with microphones and video recording
  • Maximising use of the space / podium / stage with basic stagecraft
  • Projecting and protecting your voice
  • Managing state, using nervous energy and creating poise
  • Remembering and staying on message


Making it Interesting

  • Make them laugh a little
  • Ask them a question
  • Encouraging discussion
  • Dealing with questions



This course can benefit anyone who is interested in mastering public speaking.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH: 8th – 11th Feb, 2022

2ND BATCH: 21st – 24th June, 2022

3RD BATCH: 18th – 21st Oct, 2022

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
21 Jun, 2022 24 Jun, 2022
Start Date End Date
18 Oct, 2022 21 Oct, 2022
Start Date End Date
08 Feb, 2022 11 Feb, 2022
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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