TeacherJacques Waisvisz, principal trainer and president of The Speaker's Coach, has over two decades experience in public speaking and training. He is a Past District Governor of District 61 of Toastmasters International. Jacques is also a... View Profile
- Total Time 2 hr, 17 min
- Lessons 17
- Attachments 48
- Exercises 54
17 Lessons in This Course
4 minFREEPublic Speaking lesson 1Free3 CQ
Public speaking is a skill that anyone can learn with a little motivation. In this introductory lesson, learn about the common fear of making presentations.
10 minPublic Speaking lesson 26 CQ
In this lesson, learn how to capture the attention of an audience with a simple formula and four easy steps to become a more confident presenter.
6 minPublic Speaking lesson 34 CQ
In this lesson, learn how to begin developing a great presentation by starting with the conclusion to make a call for action and emphasize key points.
5 minPublic Speaking lesson 43 CQ
In this lesson, learn what to include in the opening and main body of a presentation, and how to capture the audience’s attention.
9 minPublic Speaking lesson 55 CQ
How do you get audience members to focus their attention on you, the speaker? In this lesson, learn how to deliver a preamble that will wake up your listeners.
6 minPublic Speaking lesson 64 CQ
In this lesson, learn the three golden rules of public speaking and why certain skills are so critical to giving an effective presentation or speech.
9 minPublic Speaking lesson 75 CQ
In this lesson, Jacques reviews the key elements of a successful speech so you can write and deliver great presentations, regardless of the topic.
6 minPublic Speaking lesson 84 CQ
A good public speaker uses vocal variety to keep the audience's attention! Build your public speaking skills by varying volume, pacing, and inflection.
6 minPublic Speaking lesson 94 CQ
In this lesson, get a recap of how to introduce a presentation with a short demonstration and learn about the difference between a podium and a lectern.
3 minPublic Speaking lesson 102 CQ
As a public speaker, you need to be heard by your audience. Find out why choosing the right microphone is important, and learn some mic dos and don'ts
6 minPublic Speaking lesson 114 CQ
In this lesson, learn about how to format and prepare your presentation notes to keep your speech fluid and maintain eye contact with the audience!
12 minPublic Speaking lesson 127 CQ
In this lesson, increase your confidence in front of an audience with three keys to improve presentation construction, and six essential presentation skills.
9 minPublic Speaking lesson 135 CQ
In this lesson, learn how to organize the points of your presentation with mind maps, and how to use the Q&A session to end on a high note!
7 minPublic Speaking lesson 144 CQ
In this lesson, learn how to keep an audience engaged and focused on you, then explore how using positive imagination can boost your speaking confidence.
10 minPublic Speaking lesson 156 CQ
In this lesson, learn six different ways to create a logical pattern in the body of a speech or presentation, and how to dispel public speaking fears.
9 minPublic Speaking lesson 165 CQ
Want to be an engaging and powerful public speaker? Captivate your next audience with an impressive presentation using the 10 Powerful P's in this lesson.
11 minPresentations lesson 176 CQ
In this lesson, learn about the fundamental skills needed to become a great listener to help you become a more engaging public speaker and presenter!
661 min6-part Microsoft Office course34 CQ
Learn everything you need to know to get up and running with Powerpoint in just 1 hour! This course covers design, style, transitions, animations and a few advanced topics too.
11137 min11-part Microsoft Office course73 CQ
Learn how to crunch through your PowerPoint slides, create decks you’re proud of, and finish your PowerPoint presentation quickly and professionally with hotkeys and the Quick Access Toolbar!
1041 min10-part Presentations course26 CQ
From establishing your core values and stances to working on your presence on TV and video, this course takes you step-by-step through the elements that make a successful television pundit.
323 min3-part Microsoft Office course14 CQ
Learn how to create a PowerPoint slideshow as you follow along with a Microsoft certified pro. Gain basic skills, then add transitions as you learn to automate a presentation for continuous play!
855 min8-part Presentations course30 CQ
Public speaking coach TJ Walker discusses how to give a virtual keynote speech. Learn how to set up a studio for your virtual speech, get performance tips for speaking on-camera, and more.
1460 min14-part Public Speaking course36 CQ
In this course, media guru TJ Walker introduces specific steps for overcoming the deep-seated anxiety that arises from public speaking. Discover tips and techniques for eliminating your fear!
1080 min10-part Public Speaking course47 CQ
Whether you want to be a YouTube sensation or star in your company's marketing videos, this course can teach you how to speak well on camera, dress to impress, and craft a stellar script.
835 min8-part Public Speaking course21 CQ
Interested in becoming a motivational speaker? Learn how to find your unique voice, get tips for perfecting your stagecraft, and discover what business mindset it takes to make it in the field.
942 min9-part Public Speaking course26 CQ
Do you have big dreams of becoming the next Oprah Winfrey, Barbara Walters, or Johnny Carson? In this course, media expert and public speaking coach TJ Walker discusses how to be a talk show host.
540 min5-part Public Speaking course23 CQ
In this course media trainer TJ Walker explains how reporters and news anchors in training can look and sound natural in front of the camera. He also offers countless tips for improving media skills.