“Rebecca had the perfect amount of energy, passion, and was easy to work with.”
Nervous about speaking in public? Petrified? You are not alone. According to a poll taken by the National Institute of Mental Health, 74% of the population has anxiety about speaking in front of people. Whether your anxiety is mild or panic-inducing, you can learn to overcome those fears.
Here’s the great news: you can overcome your fear. Using techniques developed by actors to overcome stage fright, Dr. Rebecca Johannsen works with teams to improve their confidence and put the focus on the message. The Public Speaking course is a hands-on course that creates a safe environment for improving your skill set.
Both beginning and advanced courses are offered through UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management Executive Education program. Contact Dr. Johannsen to find out how she can customize a course for your organization today.
This course is appropriate for any business professional that must interact publically, give presentations to investors, lead work group meetings, pitch ideas or represent their company in social events.
- Gain key tools to help overcome the fear of public speaking
- Achieve awareness of how body language can create a strong executive presence
- Discover how to use their voice effectively to inspire confidence in their ideas
- Uncover how active listening and reading body language can aid in communication
This interactive course will help participants:
- Relaxation and concentration tips for public speaking
- Theatre techniques to build confidence in public situations
- Active listening skills
- Improvisational skills
What Other Participants Thought:
“The evaluation and Rebecca’s insight (great eye) as to speech delivery and great recommendations is what I liked most about the program.”
“The instructor’s energy & enthusiasm and positive, encouraging style were great.”
“Hi quality instruction. Enthusiastic and content rich. Got a lot accomplished in a ½ day!”
“I liked the fact that it was a friendly environment where we could openly practice public speaking without judgment.”