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Effective Presentations

Training Connection @ 915 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Businesses use presentations to inform, educate, motivate and persuade internal and external audiences. A great presentation doesn't just happen. It is well planned and rehearsed. To become a good presenter you need to learn a set of presentation skills. Whether you are doing an internal presentation or delivering a multi-million dollar sales presentation, participants attending our 1-day Effective Presentation class will learn to communicate with...

Monday Jul 17th, 9am–4:30pm Pacific Time

Introduction to Public Speaking

Improving Communications @ Virtual Classroom

This is the chance for you to make a difference in how you communicate with others. Learn how to prepare for public speaking and use the power of the spoken word to move others. Through practice, speakers develop polish and finesse. As a result, their confidence builds. The focus is on how to organize ideas and communicate clearly, enabling participants to speak in a concise manner with conviction. Master skills that are necessary for today’s...

Wednesday Jul 26th, 10am–2pm Eastern Time

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear - Online - NYC

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center

This is an online course. Zoom link will be sent to you upon enrollment. Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. Once the 10 session package is purchased, the student may use their sessions however they choose. The course is ongoing, so each session has participants at all levels. We use a workbook...

Saturday Jun 10th, 10–11:30am Eastern Time

 (10 sessions)

$425

10 sessions

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear- Trial - Chicago

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center @ Public Speaking Center

Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Observe a trial class to see if it's right for you. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. This one trial class is a typical class session to see if the US$425/10 session program is right for you. The instructor will be happy to answer any questions following the session. ****30 Years of Testimonials:...

Saturday Jun 10th, 9–10:30am Central Time

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear- Trial - Dallas

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center @ Public Speaking Center

Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Observe a trial class to see if it's right for you. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. This one trial class is a typical class session to see if the US$425/10 session program is right for you. The instructor will be happy to answer any questions following the session. ****30 Years of Testimonials:...

Saturday Jun 10th, 9–10:30am Central Time

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Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear- Trial - Boston

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center @ Public Speaking Center

Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Observe a trial class to see if it's right for you. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. This one trial class is a typical class session to see if the US$425/10 session program is right for you. The instructor will be happy to answer any questions following the session. ****30 Years of Testimonials:...

Saturday Jun 10th, 10–11:30am Eastern Time

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear- Trial - Atlanta

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center @ Public Speaking Center

Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Observe a trial class to see if it's right for you. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. This one trial class is a typical class session to see if the US$425/10 session program is right for you. The instructor will be happy to answer any questions following the session. Once the 10 session...

Saturday Jun 10th, 10–11:30am Eastern Time

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear- Trial - Denver

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center @ Public Speaking Center

Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Observe a trial class to see if it's right for you. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. This one trial class is a typical class session to see if the US$425/10 session program is right for you. The instructor will be happy to answer any questions following the session. ****30 Years of Testimonials:...

Saturday Jun 10th, 8–9:30am Mountain Time

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear- Trial - Charlotte

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center

Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Observe a trial class to see if it's right for you. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. This one trial class is a typical class session to see if the US$425/10 session program is right for you. The instructor will be happy to answer any questions following the session. ****30 Years of Testimonials:...

Saturday Jun 10th, 10–11:30am Eastern Time

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear- Trial - DC

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center

Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Observe a trial class to see if it's right for you. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. This one trial class is a typical class session to see if the US$425/10 session program is right for you. The instructor will be happy to answer any questions following the session. Once the 10 session...

Saturday Jun 10th, 10–11:30am Eastern Time

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear - Boston

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center

This is an online course. Zoom link will be sent to you upon enrollment. Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. Once the 10 session package is purchased, the student may use their sessions however they choose. The course is ongoing, so each session has participants at all levels. We use a workbook...

Saturday Jun 10th, 10–11:30am Eastern Time

 (10 sessions)

$425

10 sessions

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear - San Jose - Trial

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center

Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Observe a trial class to see if it's right for you. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. This one trial class is a typical class session to see if the US$425/10 session program is right for you. The instructor will be happy to answer any questions following the session. ****30 Years of Testimonials:...

Saturday Jun 10th, 7–8:30am Pacific Time

Advanced Presentation Skills

Improving Communications @ Virtual Classroom

As you deliver this information, you are coached to improve your public-speaking style in these (and a few other) areas: body language, posture, word choice, confidence, eye contact, verbal tics/filler words, and volume. You will be coached to overhaul your content and visual aids (frequently PowerPoint) used during the presentation by: stating your purpose clearly, reducing the amount of text on slides, making messages more user-friendly, and...

Tuesday Jul 11th, 10am–2pm Eastern Time

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear - Chicago - Online

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center - Virtually Online

This is an online course. Zoom link will be sent to you upon enrollment. Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. Once the 10 session package is purchased, the student may use their sessions however they choose. The course is ongoing, so each session has participants at all levels. We use a workbook...

Saturday Jun 10th, 9–10:30am Central Time

 (10 sessions)

$425 total

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Effective Executive Speaking

American Management Association

Take your public speaking to the next level! Speak, present and communicate with poise, power and persuasion. Who Should Attend: This seminar is recommended for every executive with some prior public speaking experience who must speak in front of groups, make presentations, sell ideas to others or face cameras and microphones. From presentations to public speeches, your effectiveness as an executive and future career hinge on your ability to...

Tuesday Aug 1st, 10am–6pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$2,795

3 sessions

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Public Speaking 101

The Story Source @ 555 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

The thought of speaking in front of an audience can throw normally calm and confident people into a frenzy. In this workshop, participants will get expert coaching and feedback on ways to strengthen their public speaking skills, from techniques to ease frayed nerves to exercises designed to build confidence and improve focus. We’ll start the workshop with improvisational games designed to build self-confidence and sharpen listening skills before...

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Public Speaking 101

General Assembly @ 360 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The thought of speaking in front of an audience can throw normally calm and confident people into a frenzy. In this workshop, participants will get expert coaching and feedback on ways to strengthen their public speaking skills, from techniques to ease frayed nerves to exercises designed to build confidence and improve focus. We'll the workshop with improvisational games designed to build self-confidence and sharpen listening skills before tackling...

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Public Speaking Bootcamp

General Assembly @ Online Classroom, Los Angeles, CA 00000

Utilize skills and tactics by entertainers such as improvisers and actors to elevate your public speaking performance, forget the fear, and learn to love the spotlight! Public speaking is the most common #1 phobia in today's society, and at the same time, our abilities to strongly represent ourselves are becoming more and more of a priority. Whether we are job interviewing, pitching our startup, actively networking, or needing to lead a presentation...

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Public Speaking Gym

Captivating Speakers @ 20600 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Captivating Speakers Gym Where Public Speaking Is Fun Our Speakers Gym is a fun-filled, activity-based group class, where members learn invaluble Soft Skills such as Public Speaking, Leadership, Teamwork and much more. Based on over 30 years of research in neuroscience, social and behavioral psychology, our system always gets results. Curriculum Critical & Creative Thinking Skills – Think and speak on your...

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Public Speaking for Adults

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029

Do you worry about having to speak in public? Learn to use your unique personality strengths to conquer the fear and improve your public speaking ability. Prepare informative and persuasive speeches for special and professional occasions. Get individual assessment of voice and speech production, plus gain practical online skills for speaking in a virtual setting.

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$75

5 sessions

Fearless Presentations® Public Speaking Course

Fearless Presentations @ 6080 Center Dr , Los Olivos, CA 90045

This public speaking course is the fastest, easiest way to reduce stage fright. In just 2-Days, this seminar helps participants gain poise and self-confidence in front of a group! Public Speaking Fear is still the #1 fear in America. And, right or wrong, people form a perception of who we are and what we represent by the self-confidence that we show when we deliver business presentations. A person who can stand in front of a group, with...

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$1,395

2 sessions

Public Speaking for Young People

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029

Learn to build confidence and speak clearly. The fear of public speaking tops the greatest fears that trouble people. The class focuses on speaking clearly, stage presence, organizing ideas, minimize speaking anxiety, and confidence building through the creation of memorable speeches. Let your child start sharing their ideas in front of an audience. Note: Bring sack lunch, a family photo, and a favorite item to share.

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Public Speaking and the 3 C's

General Assembly @ Online Classroom, Los Angeles, CA 00000

Full Course Name: Public Speaking and the 3 C's: Confidence, Creativity & Comedy The well-being of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring COVID-19 very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs. Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one. Registered...

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

Santa Monica College @ SMC Bundy Campus, Santa Monica, CA 90066

Whether you are giving a formal presentation to an audience, or asking your boss for a promotion, speaking skills are essential to getting ahead in a professional setting. The fear of public speaking is very real, but there are techniques to overcome it.  Learn tangible ways to bring out your best self and give you the confidence you need in speaking situations.

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$99

3 sessions

Captivating Speakers: Public Speaking Workshop

Captivating Speakers @ 20600 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

In our digital age, we touch our screens more than we touch the hearts and minds of others. Yet people skills, the ability to deeply connect with others, are more prized than ever before.  The ones who master these skills stand out from the pack, create success in all areas of their lives and enjoy satisfying relationships. This is why it's so important to develop your public speaking and communication skills.  Multiple-award-winning...

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Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear - LA - Online

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center @ 91403

*** This is an online course. Zoom link will be sent to you upon enrollment. Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. ****30 Years of Testimonials: https://www.speakeeezi.com/success.htm Zenspeak Public Speaking Center: https://www.speakeeezi.com Once the 10 session package is purchased, the...

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$425

10 sessions

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear

Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center @ 91403

This is an online course. Zoom link will be sent to you upon enrollment. Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. Once the 10 session package is purchased, the student may use their sessions however they choose. The course is ongoing, so each session has participants at all levels. We use a workbook...

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$425

9 sessions

Public Speaking - Talk on Your Feet

El Camino College @ 334 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Tap into your own genius and find your voice!  In a creative environment learn how to diffuse your issues around public speaking and feel confident speaking your mind during interviews, performance reviews, auditions, and more.  By utilizing improvisational skills organize your thoughts, develop, and write your own material as you discover your public persona; and learn how to connect one on one or with any type of audience. Your classroom...

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$59

6 sessions

Public Speaking for Kids (Ages 8 to 18)

West Los Angeles College @ Online via Zoom, Los Angeles, CA 00000

Public speaking is a skill and an art form that needs to be nurtured, so start now to strengthen your child's public speaking skills. Lisa will help young speakers articulate and organize ideas effectively, speak clearly with confidence, and communicate well in a variety of group settings. When presenting a report, giving a speech, doing a demonstration or addressing a class, the ability to speak confidently and engage the audience is critical. ...

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Best Public Speaking Classes in Los Angeles

Public speaking is a presentation given in front of a live audience, whether it be to inform, educate, persuade or entertain public speaking has been around for thousands of years, beginning in the eras of Ancient Greece and Rome. The importance of public speaking, according to the Ancient Greeks, stems from the purpose of rhetoric and persuasion. The purpose, however, is to move the audience to action or to educate on specific topics. In the fields of education and writing, public speaking intends to question specific issues and cause a rise in the audience to have specific reactions. A great example of public speaking for education is TED Talks. 

Why You Should Learn Public Speaking in Los Angeles

Learning the skill of public speaking is essential to leadership roles, communication skills, and advancing careers in multiple fields. Public speaking can be nerve-wracking for shy souls. Still, the importance of facing fears and learning the skill leads to better employment opportunities in business, education, marketing, and economics. Informing others is becoming a large part of our daily work lives, from providing lectures in a classroom to presenting pitches in business meetings and even discussing ideas with your boss. Communication is essential for many of us working from home or in a live corporate environment. Public speaking is also vital for boosting your confidence in front of a room of people, whether at the office or a conference.

Public speaking is an essential part of critical thinking and improving communication skills. Writing a speech to inform, entertain or persuade are often part of daily work lives across multiple disciplines. Another aspect of public speaking is creating connections and networking with people with similar interests. Expanding your professional network is a valuable opportunity to make friends and build relationships for business. Writing a speech helps develop your vocabulary and fluency. 

In-Person Public Speaking Classes in Los Angeles

There are several options for in-person public speaking classes in Los Angeles. The benefits of learning public speaking in a live environment are being guided by experienced instructors in the field, including past speakers from TED Talks and professionals that lead public forums. Additionally, the ability to learn in a live environment provides the opportunity to meet fellow classmates that have similar interests and values in learning public speaking.

One workshop is Storytelling for Comedians, taught by DBA Flappers University. DBA Flappers is a university teaching storytelling as an art form, instructing students to improve by studying techniques and the basic language of comedy. The workshop is $25 per person, taking place in the Burbank area of California. The average class size is about 10 people. The workshop offers insights into understanding language from a storytelling perspective.

In Los Angeles, the workshop Effective Presentations is offered by Training Connection. The workshop focuses primarily on elements of successful business presentations, such as how to inform, educate, motivate, and persuade audiences through public speaking discourse. The course covers different aspects of a successful presentation, such as crafting your argument, practicing delivery, and planning. The course takes place in downtown Los Angeles, beginning at $350 per person, and lasts for a full day.

Virtual Public Speaking Classes 

The differences between in-person and virtual public speaking classes are that online classes offer more flexible schedules and the comfort of learning from your home office. The cost of materials must be considered when booking online courses, but the cost of workbooks and textbooks is usually included. The differences between in-person and virtual public speaking courses include the ability to ask questions and receive feedback from a live instructor, though many online classes are taught by live instructors.. However, the upside of virtual public speaking courses is the ability to save time and take courses on your schedule from home.

A great beginner-friendly virtual course is Introduction to Public Speaking, taught by Improving Communications. The course is four hours long and delivered over Zoom and other supported platforms. The cost begins at $399 per person, with a focus on managing public speaking fears, increasing self-esteem, connecting with people, effectively sharing ideas, and developing a positive attitude necessary to become an effective public speaker. The average group size is 20 people. Improving Communications is an organization focused on improving public speaking and networking and provides a wide array of communication skills training. 

Another course for all levels of learners is The Art of Public Speaking, offered by the NLP Center of New York. The course is three hours long, beginning at $595 per person, and includes instruction focusing on speaking with authority, being present without fear, and making a lasting impression on your audience. The NLP Center focuses on communication skills and assisting others in conveying their thoughts and ideas effectively. The course is perfect for presentations at work, speeches at family functions, and teaching courses. The course is taught by Josh Davis, author, and trainer at NLP, whose psychology papers have been published in the Wall Street Journal and Times of London

Private Group Public Speaking Classes in Los Angeles

Private online group public speaking classes are available through bookings with CourseHorse. The benefits of booking through CourseHorse are the ability to modify group size, the fact that you’ll receive confirmation within 24 hours, and that there are no additional booking fees. The online group public speaking courses are supported through Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Slack. The benefits of booking private online group public speaking classes are team-building, working on presentation and communication skills, and eliminating anxiety while speaking in front of others. 

Large groups can be accommodated in the private online group public speaking courses. One such workshop is Executive Presence, taught by Exec-Comm, a company that focuses on public speaking in the workplace, and accessing public speaking through communication, clarity, and focus. The workshop focuses on the importance of communication skills in the global marketplace and making an impact on creating real change. The course focuses on interactive learning through understanding your personal brand, fueling your performance, using relational body language to foster connections, and appealing to all five senses while authentic delivering your message. The course starts at $575 per person and lasts for four hours, suitable for groups of 12 or more. 

For larger companies, the workshop Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills, taught by the American Management Association, is great for groups of people of 20 or more. The AMA provides expert instruction by business professionals with experience in an engaging, live online format. The benefits of this workshop offer deep insights into the importance of tailoring your presentation to your audience, balancing verbal and nonverbal messages, and making effective visual aids and support materials. The seminar is given over three days, with tips and reminders between sessions. The workshop starts at $2,695 per person.