Facilitator: Karen Hodge
Learn to craft organized, effective speeches for success. Whether you are looking to freelance as a speechwriter, have to make presentations for work, or are looking to start your own public speaking business, this course will teach you the basics of putting together a presentation with impact.
Week 1: Choosing a winning topic
Crafting your message to meet your audience’s needs.
Week 2: Defining your specific purpose – a roadmap for success
Week 3: Finding the best supporting material
Week 4: Starting and finishing with a bang – not a whimper
Fine tuning the details
About the Facilitator: Karen Hodge has been a professional educator and writer for more than 15 years. She has taught communication courses on the college level and facilitated numerous seminars on a variety of topics, including public speaking, time management, personal development, and self-esteem building. Her writing skills include grant proposals (that have garnered more than $11,000,000 over the past decade), news and feature stories for magazines and newsletters, and promotional materials. In addition, she has provided resume writing services to dozens of individuals, helping them secure jobs that ranged from entry to executive levels. Check out her website (www.brokenlocket.com) or email her at [email protected]
"Karen, do you see what you are doing to me, and all the rest of
my fellow writers too? You are...so motivational! A new assignment comes
and I have to sit right down and write. I even have to sit right down and
write when there isn't an assignment. Thank you, thank you, thank