Speech Communication

Public Speaking Is For Everyone

Regardless of your career or position in life, being able to speak in front of an audience is key to your success. Public speaking builds personal and professional development. In the work environment, strong communicators motivate others, influence change, and know how to be heard. Refining one's ability to communicate leads to enhanced relationships, creative problem solving, reduced conflict, and getting things done. Clear, open communication is the backbone of any work organization and personal relationship. With the ability to communicate in a rich, yet concise manner, with no hesitation or fear, the sky is the limit!

Invest In Your Future!

The Texas Workforce Commission (Jan/2019) reported that communication skills are the number one (#1) soft skill employers are searching for in their employees. According to the Partnership for 21st Century Learning, communication skills are paramount to employees functioning in complex business environments. Employees who can make compelling presentations, sound persuasive on the phone and generate momentum among the team are desperately needed in the workforce. A public speaking course provides you with the skills that are among the most in-demand skills in the labor market.

Knowledge & Skills Training

The journey to competent communication skills is a lifelong journey. Whether a novice or seasoned professional, one can always enhance and build their skills. Specifically, public speaking is the ability to share information to a group of people, regardless of the size of the audience. Whether you're sharing a status update report with management or presenting at a large conference, the skills gained will advance your career. Learn to customize your message based on audience needs and improve your overall delivery by enhancing your verbal and nonverbal communication. Working on team presentations? Not a problem. We got it covered. Come learn to convert your fear of public speaking anxiety into positive energy that will turn you into a dynamic speaker. Participants will complete at least four presentations and one team presentation while designing and incorporating effective visual aids.

Program Information

Estimated Tuition
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1 Semester
48 Course Hours

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Speech Communication Courses

COMG-1009 Public Speaking

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