Public Speaking for Beginners

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Public Speaking for Beginners

Public Speaking for Beginners is a short course developed to give students the skills and knowledge to overcome their fears and become an accomplished presenter.

Presenting in front of others is often said to be the number one fear of most people. What people may not understand yet, is that this fear is easily overcome. All it takes is a few simple techniques and strategies. The course, Public Speaking for Beginners, will help you overcome nervousness, get rid of the butterflies, stop the shaky hands, and eliminate the sweaty palms. They will help you feel as comfortable presenting to a group as you are talking to a friend in the office. Explore how to gain the power and confidence of an excellent communicator and public speaker, identify and understand your own fears and find practical ways to overcome them, become calm and confident, eliminate performance anxiety, understand your internal state and your unconscious mind, gain and maintain empowering beliefs and prepare for your speech/presentation.

Students need to attend 75% of the course to be eligible to receive a Certificate of Achievement on the final day.

Glossophobia, or a fear of speaking in public, is a very common phobia and one that is believed to affect up to 75% of the population. Some individuals may feel a slight nervousness at the very thought, while others experience full-on panic and fear. They may try to avoid public speaking situations at all cost or if they must speak in front of large groups, they endure shaking hands and a weak, quavering voice. How to overcome this fear? With persistence and preparation, it’s entirely possible to beat glossophobia. – Source


This course will return for public bookings in semester 2, 2022. 

Lisa-Jane Bell

With a career span of 20 years covering Design, Production, Training, Facilitating and Styling, Lisa- Jane has a relaxed yet professional approach to public speaking.

Throughout her career LJ has presented to large groups on various design related topics, assisted speakers and speech makers at large scale special events and weddings, managed production meetings of up to 50 people at a time and regularly trains groups of students in various businesses and educational institutions.

Having recently overcome her fear of public speaking Lisa-Jane feels real empathy and has patience with her students. LJ has a bag of tricks and a few fantastic techniques to help students overcome their fears too.

Lisa-Jane values varied learning styles and takes enormous pride in producing interesting workshop style courses. Her passion is ensuring students learn about the topic at hand and see the world a bit differently in the process.

2 x 6.5 hour sessions = 13 hours

Computer, Smartphone or Tablet with camera and microphone. Notepad and pen.

MSA Training and Professional Development has partnered with OpenPay.

Using OpenPay, we are able to offer an easy payment plan, in either weekly, or fortnightly repayments, to suit your budget, and lifestyle, whilst at the same time improving your independence and freedom. All of this without the financial stress of an outright purchase. Easy Payment Terms of 1 Month – 24 Months are available, to approved purchasers. Please note, this service is offered by OpenPay, which is not connected to MSA Training and Professional Development.

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Class Schedule

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Course Fees

Fees are inclusive of all materials.

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Depending on your individual circumstances, this course may be tax deductible.

MSA+ $189.00
Concession Concession$194.00
Full Fee $202.00

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