What is the point you are trying to make? What is your goal?
These questions and more will be answered in this course that will prepare students to develop a message and remain on topic when they are presenting that message to the media and/or the public, without straying from the point they want to make.
The Honing and Delivering Your Message workshop will touch on clarifying your message, determining how to present it, how to successfully communicate your message using various forms of communication, how to effectively listen and communicate, and how to ensure listeners hear your message.
Session One: Course Overview
- Learning Objectives
Session Two: What is Your Message?
- What is Your Message?
- How to Present Your Message: Who is Your Target Audience?
Session Three: Ways to Present Your Message
- Choosing a Communication Route
Session Four: Delivering Your Message in a Different Way
- Pre-Assignment Revisited
Session Five: Effective Listening
- What is Active Listening?
- Responding to Feelings
- Reading Cues
- Demonstrating Listening
Session Six: What is Your Body Saying?
- What is Your Body Saying?
- Use Nonverbal Communication
- The Value of a Pause
Session Seven: Presenting Your Message to an Audience
- The Elevator Pitch
- Personal Action Plan