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2018-10-12 9:30:00 2018-10-12 9:30:00 Australia/Melbourne Public Speaking Workshop This program provides councillors and executives with the fundamental skills and knowledge to more effectively present and speak publicly.Workshop InformationThis... Australia Michael Green mgreen@mav.asn.au

Public Speaking Workshop

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This program provides councillors and executives with the fundamental skills and knowledge to more effectively present and speak publicly.

Workshop Information

This program provides councillors and executives with the fundamental skills and knowledge to more effectively present and speak publicly.

Spruikit, a professional development and corporate training company that has been working in local government for over 15 years and has facilitated MAV councillor development training workshops since 2009, provides the program and facilitation.

Workshop Outline

The one-day workshop explores

  • Presentation skills and developing your message
  • Public speaking skill development, articulating your point of view and using your voice more effectively
  • Better understanding the audience and environment
  • Overcoming speaking fears and gaining confidence
  • Handling questions
  • Managing yourself.

Target Audience

  • Councillors
  • Executive/Senior Management.

Learning Outcome

As a result of completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • research and develop presentations
  • manage self-appearance, body image and nerves
  • handle questions more confidently.

About the Facilitators

David Thomas’ ability to present, motivate, persuade and mentor has been gained over many years in multinational financial and general management, FMCG sales & marketing, tertiary education management and operational consulting to government.

Not afraid of a large audience, David has used his presenting ability in senior financial, general management and CEO positions across a wide range of industries. His wealth of presenting experience has also been gained through community involvement as a District Governor of Rotaract, Rotary Club President and Treasurer of a community radio station.

David has a Bachelor of Business Degree in Economics & Accounting and Certificate IV in Training & Assessment. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia.

Marianne Van Dorslar is best known as a television presenter with a career spanning news reading, weather presenting, Tattslotto hosting, and advertorial hosting on Network Ten’s national morning shows. She is a regular MC for awards nights, corporate functions and community events.

With Marianne’s friendly and professional style, exemplary presentation skills and passion for passing skills on to others, Marianne joined the Spruikit Team in 2008. She currently facilitates training in public speaking and presentation skills, communication skills and image development for Spruikit’s government, business and not-for-profit clients.

Marianne has a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment.