A warm welcome to your course Public Speaking and Presentation Skills.


Course Description:

Public Speaking is a vital means of human communication.  It is an activity which requires intellectual ability and therefore demands planning, organisation and delivery.  The speaker needs to invest the delivery of the message with requisite conviction and intelligibility, clarity, conviction and mastery. It is against this background that MIND’s Public Speaking & Presentation Skills for Senior Management course was designed to provide participants with the tools and techniques to enhance the delivery of oral and presentation skills for a more effective presenter. 

The Public Speaking & Presentation Skills is a 30-hour course and is delivered over 5 weeks.  Successful completion of the course content is a requirement for certification. 

Designed for:

Senior Managers and Executives who are required to make presentations on behalf of their organisations, and are desirous of improving their presentation skills to project a more professional image.

Course Objectives:

On completion of the course, participants will be able to:


  • Explain the goals of public speaking
  • Determine the audience’s needs
  • Outline different presentation layouts in PowerPoint


  • Write speeches for presentation
  • Produce speeches tailored to the audience and appropriate to the occasion
  • Deliver speeches in a manner that is interesting and stimulating
  • Use different presentations layouts in PowerPoint
  • Create and run slide shows
  • Effectively open and close a speech


  • Appreciate the importance of tailoring one’s speech to one’s audience

Main Content:

  • Goals of Public Speaking
  • Types of Speeches
  • Understanding Audience Needs
  • Speech Drills
  • Speech Writing
  • PowerPoint Presentation Techniques
  • Key Elements of Effective Public Speaking
  • Thinking on Your Feet
  • Practicum

Teaching Methodology:

  • Lectures
  • Discussion
  • Demonstration
  • Voice and speech diagnosis
  • Diction Correction practice exercises
  • PowerPoint presentations

Assessment Strategies:

  • Practicum


Certificate of Participation