What can a CPD Public Speaking Course offer you?

What can a CPD Public Speaking Course offer you?

11 Jan 2022

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Public speaking is a necessary process that most individuals will have to undergo if they want to succeed in their careers. More often than not, corporate leaders are raised up from people who do not have any fear of speaking in public and can use the skill to confidently direct others. By taking part in a CPD public speaking course you'll learn to speak up in meetings, promote your ideas, and present yourself as a professional.

This CPD article aims to offer practical advice on what can a public speaking course offer you, as well as what public speaking is, why it’s beneficial and what you would learn on a typical course.

What is public speaking?

Public speaking is a presentation that's given live before an audience. The speeches can cover a wide variety of different topics, often encompassing various goals such as to educate, entertain, or influence the listeners. Public speaking is used for many different purposes, but usually as a mixture of teaching, persuasion, or entertaining. Each of these requires a slightly different approach or technique.

Why is it beneficial to be confident/good at Public Speaking?

Effective public speaking skills can help with career advancement, as they indicate qualities which are very valuable for the job market. Speaking at events and conferences is a good way of building credibility. We have listed some of the main benefits of public speaking below:

  • Overcome fears - can help you defeat the fear of speaking in public. Learning to deliver a speech and surviving the experience unscathed can lessen anxiety about speaking in public.
  • Build Confidence - What can be learned, though, is how to project confidence. In a good public speaking class, you will have the opportunity to develop real confidence through practice as well as the opportunity to learn how to project confidence.
  • Improve communication skills - Public speaking focuses on communicating ideas. You can learn to calmly refute an opposing view, to present your ideas in an organized and coherent manner, and to defend your views to others.
  • Gain an edge at work - Public speaking classes can help you stand out at work. You'll learn to speak up in meetings, to promote your ideas, and to present yourself as a professional.  
What are the benefits of CPD public speaking courses?

What do you learn on a typical Public Speaking course?

Public speaking courses can help you gain the useful life skills required to progress within your field. Whether your goal is to engage in political debate or make a career as an inspirational speaker a public speaking class may help you meet your goal.

As we mentioned earlier public speaking training is needed to get ahead in the corporate world, therefore it is very important for you to choose the most suitable public speaking training for your requirements. We have detailed below a few of the learning objectives from a typical public speaking course:

  • Show you how to be clear and persuasive with your presentation.
  • Teach you to design a professional presentation.
  • Allow you to practice designing and delivering your own presentations.
  • Teach you the effective use of your tone of voice.
  • Show you how to use your eyes and your body when delivering your speech.
  • Illustrate how to act with confidence on stage.
  • Teach you how to organize your thoughts logically.  

Whatever the reason is for you talking part in a public speaking course, the best way to make sure you are going to get the most out of it is to take part in a CPD certified course. This should offer you some assurance as that course has had a prior review by an established independent organisation to a recognised industry standard of learning.

How to find CPD Public Speaking courses

If you are looking for a public speaking course, then please have a look through our CPD Courses Catalogue. There are thousands of training courses, events, e-learning programs, conferences, workshops and seminars, which have all been formally CPD certified.

If you would like to find out more about a particular public speaking course that is listed on the CPD website, you can click on each course and there is an enquiry form that will be sent directly to the relevant CPD provider.

How to become a CPD accredited training provider

The CPD Certification Service is the largest and leading CPD accreditation organisation working across all industry sectors. Our unique 25 years' experience and history helps to provide assurance that any courses or training will be assessed and checked to help ensure each delegate can get the most out of learning. If you considering becoming a CPD accredited training provider, please contact our team to discuss in more detail.

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