The Power of Public Speaking and Storytelling

We provide a range of nationally recognised qualifications (local government specific) and council-specific non-accredited short courses as well as other professional development training options.

Who should Attend?

Media and communications expert and experienced journalist, Kim Skubris, presents this 2-hour Public Speaking and Storytelling workshop specifically designed for Mayor, Councillors, CEOs and Directors or any officer whose role sees them addressing council meetings, the community or the media.

Learning Outcomes

This 2-hour workshop will increase participants’ public speaking confidence and will ensure Mayors, Councillors, and senior council members engage positively and concisely with the community.

Short Course details

Short Course Topics
The importance of knowing your audience
How to capture your audience’s attention in the critical first 10 seconds
How to start and finish a speech with power – three strategies that work!
How storytelling is used as a tool to persuade, ignite change, and improve workplace culture
The elements of a powerful story
Where to find stories and how to ensure they support your key messages
How to keep your cool with a volatile audience
How to control and own your nerves
How to command the space – stance, breath, eye contact
Our training course provides participants with an interactive session that includes group discussions, case studies, and question and answer sessions. Customisation is available and based on individual council requirements.Peak Services delivers Virtual or Instructor-led training workshops inhouse at your venue.
Fees & Inclusions

Please contact Peak Services for course fees or a proposal for onsite/in-house training.

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