Public speaking training in Dubai and Abu Dhabi (UAE)

The goals of this training in Dubai or Abu Dhabi on public speaking are:

  • To become aware of how you express yourself and what difficulties you can face in making yourself understood
  • To develop powers of listening, reformulating and control
  • To overcome emotions

Participants

Any employee wishing to gain more confidence.

Course for public Speaking requirements

No special knowledge required.

Practical exercises

This course, which is based on realistic simulation exercises and a comparison of different practices, will equip participants with techniques that can be employed directly in the field..

 

Training programme in Dubai or Abu Dhabi for public speaking

 

PHYSICAL FACTORS TO BE MASTERED FOR BETTER PUBLIC SPEAKING

Learning how to manage stress and to relax in a professional environment

  • Breathing: the air column, abdominal control
  • Making the most of the “constraints of time” (travel, waiting, etc.) in order to relax
  • Effective recovery: time and circumstances
  • Identifying your own stress reactions
  • Individual constraints and opportunities
  • Degree of resistance to stress

Preparing yourself physically for a talk

  • Understanding and learning how to control your physical reactions
  • Adopting the right habits: lifestyle, body control, relaxation

Drawing up a personalised relaxation routine

How can you prepare yourself physically before a talk or meeting?

Controlling your voice and breathing when speaking in public

  • The physical factors to be taken into account: volume of breath, range of breath, voice pitch, diction and flow
  • The rhythms of speech: voice modulation, breathing and use of silence, changes in tone

Personal exercises

The key elements for successful verbal communication

  • Vocabulary: expressions to avoid / use
  • Verbal messages: arguments, key words
  • Consistency of verbal and non-verbal communication: perception and interpretation of messages and attitudes

Using verbal and non-verbal communication effectively: the relationship with image and controlling the way other people look at you

  • Different types of non-verbal messages: attitude, gestures, look, voice, etc.
  • How to free up your gestures and words
  • How to manage your emotional assets
  • Really looking at your audience

Practice: exercises with the camcorder.

Summary and conclusion of the first training day

  • Preparing the individual action plan
  • One-to-one interviews for interested participants

 

SUCCESSFUL ORAL COMMUNICATION

How to prepare the content of your talk

  • Structure and goals for different types of presentation
    • Report / summary
    • Announcing a change / decision
    • Leading a work group
    • Presentation / paper
  • The importance of preparing content
    • Cards, notes and presentation materials
    • Identifying your weaknesses on the subject and making the most of your strengths
    • Being prepared to argue and answer objections
  • Rhythm and construction of a presentation
    • Where to start and where to end, extracting the essence, and using silences and pauses to enhance your impact

Personal preparation: learning how to take centre stage

  • Practical preparations: equipment, position facing the audience
  • Giving a positive image from the moment you start speaking
    • Taking “power”: asserting yourself and staying in control
    • Getting your message across
    • Maintaining concentration and self-control

Fear of the other: controlling your nerves in front of an audience

  • Identifying and preventing early signs of the jitters
    • Behavioural and language mistakes
    • Losing concentration
    • Losing control of the subject
  • Assessing the environment
    • Power stakes and expectations of others
    • Deciphering attitudes
    • Your stance in relation to your audience throughout your talk
    • Getting the audience on your side

 

COPING WITH STRESS IN FRONT OF AN AUDIENCE

Managing unforeseen problems

  • Technical and logistical problems
  • Learning to improvise

Learning how to handle supporting and opposing views effectively

  • How to prevent and manage conflict
  • Getting out of deadlock situations and building support
  • Role playing based on situations suggested by participants

Role playing based on situations suggested by participants

Simulation exercises, participant analysis, consultant feed-back.

Personalised assessments: creating major, long-lasting change

  • Preparing the individual action plan
  • One-to-one interviews for interested participants

 

MANAGING YOUR PROFESSIONAL IMAGE WHEN SPEAKING IN PUBLIC

The importance of enhancing your image

  • Incorporating issues about appearance into your professional life
  • Understanding and accepting the significance of codes

Case study: the perception of your image and its reflection

  • Assessing your image vectors
  • Setting your behavioural limits

How to analyse your attitudes

  • Exploring the resources of your image
  • Controlling the way people look at you
  • How to develop self-expression, performance and confidence
  • How to develop your image capital
  • How to optimise the communication of your image

Case study: understanding the Seen, Felt and Thought process.

 

 

This public speaking training is also available in Switzerland’s French-speaking cantons: Geneva, Vaud, Neuchâtel, Fribourg and Valais.