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Division of Continuing and Global Education

Public Speaking for New Executives Workshop

public speakingAre you a new executive needing to step up your speaking abilities? Do you struggle with speaking anxiety? Do you get sweaty palms when you speak? Does your career require you to  speak up, but you have a hard time finding the confidence in your voice? 

Sir Winston Churchill once said, “Of all the talents bestowed upon men, none is so precious as the gift of oratory. He who enjoys it wields a power more durable than that of a great king.” Yet the skill of public speaking has long been neglected, underrated, and even forgotten. 

This workshop will cover:

  • Fear and speaking anxiety
  • The power of storytelling
  • The basics of voice modulation
  • The basics of body language

Learn how to conquer your fear of public speaking in this two-hour workshop that covers vital topics and techniques to improve your public speaking abilities. 

Dates: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:  TBA

Class No.: TBD

Units: Non-credit

Fee: $60 

Preregistration recommended by February 23, 2022.



Instructor: Diana R. Diaz is a public speaking coach with a master's degree and over nine years of marketing, community development and facilitating experience. She teaches individuals how to speak powerfully on and off the stage with unshakable confidence.

Also of interest: Public Speaking Bootcamp for New Executives (10 hours)