Gerry Laytin’s communications career spans over 30 years with time spent as a corporate spokesperson for small to mid-sized businesses as well as Fortune 100 corporations, and as a graduate assistance instructor for the Dale Carnegie Course, one of the nation’s first and top classes teaching public speaking. Laytin brings this wealth of knowledge and experience to Hofstra University where he teaches Public Speaking with Confidence.
Speaking with confidence, conviction and clarity can make all the difference in your personal and professional life. With some tried, tested and proven-to-be-effective techniques, this course can help you become less self-conscious and learn to enjoy speaking in public. This course covers many aspects of public speaking, including coping with nerves, tips for delivery, organizing content, and adding interest. This course will also discuss ways to build your self-confidence, which in turn will make you a better speaker.
Being able to present your ideas with confidence, no matter what the situation or environment, will make you stand head and shoulders above the competition. The ability to speak well can enhance any career. Communication is key in the 21st century workplace.
After completing this course, students can further enhance their public speaking skills by enrolling in Public Speaking with Confidence Part II. Laytin also recommends joining your local chapter of Toastmasters to gain more experience.
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