Oral Communication

Communication Skills: Speaking to an Audience

CPEs: 14|CEUs: 1.4
Classroom, Virtual

Who Should Attend

All Federal civilian and military employees and contractors who want to gain more confidence communicating in meetings, briefings, or presentations.

Additional Information

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation:

CPE Field of Study: Communications 

What You Will Learn

  • Learn how to select and develop the content for your presentation.

  • Assess the audience, the situation, and other important aspects of your environment.

  • Present information clearly, concisely, confidently, and persuasively.

  • Use the B.E.S.T. formula to organize a presentation for maximum impact.

  • Overcome nervousness, anxiety, and your fear of speaking before others.

  • Discuss how to stick to the topic, capture the listeners' attention, and avoid rambling.

  • Learn techniques for small and large audiences.

  • Communicate in an organized and clear manner.

  • Understand how to work with others to give a group presentation.

  • Learn how to enhance your career through presentations.

  • Learn the art of impression: Finish your presentation so that your content is remembered.

  • Explore techniques for planning and researching presentations and briefings.

  • Practice, Practice & Practice through hands-on, classroom engagement.

Why You Should Attend

Are you interested in engaging and connecting with your audience when you speak? Come learn the art of presenting to an audience with style, confidence, and purpose.


Select a Date and Location
Aug 14 - 15, 2024
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004741
Sep 18 - 19, 2024
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004742
Nov 12 - 13, 2024
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004743
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