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Public Speaking with Clarity and Confidence

December 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Many roles in the nonprofit sector require an individual to give a presentation on a regular basis. Often, the ability to receive support and funding for your organization depends on how well you present the impact of the organization and articulate the need. Overcome your fear of public speaking or improve your ability to speak with confidence by equipping yourself with the tools necessary to excel and reduce uneasiness while presenting a speech. This session will help you to clarify the purpose and goals of your presentation, understand your audience, learn how to best craft and present the speech, and handle Q&A’s like a pro.

Learning objectives:

  • Clarifying the purpose and goals of your speech
  • Understanding your audience
  • Crafting the speech
  • Presenting the speech
  • Handling Q&A
  • Reducing uneasiness while presenting a speech (Stage Fright)

Course Outline:

  1. Introductions
  2. Stage Fright
  3. Overview: Purpose, Occasion, Audience and Speaker
  4. Crafting the Speech
  5. Performance
  6. Preparation

Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None, no advance preparation required
Instructional Method: Adult In-person classroom
Social Worker CEU Credits: 3 hours

Cost: $65 member/$115 non-member




Ann Margolin is a former member of the Dallas City Council and was the first woman to chair the board of Parkland Hospital.  She is an entrepreneur and community leader.  Ann holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and an MA in Communication from Northwestern.


December 13, 2018
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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CNM Dallas
2902 Floyd St.
Dallas, TX 75204