According to a survey by the Sunday Times of London, 41% of people list public speaking as their biggest fear. Forget small spaces, darkness, and spiders – standing up in front of a crowd and talking is far more terrifying for most people.
Mastering this fear and getting comfortable speaking in public can be a great ego booster - not to mention a huge benefit to your career. The Public Speaking Workshop at Skillz will teach you some valuable skills to help you deliver presentations with impact. Bottom line: good public speaking skills are a necessity in the workplace.
The Public Speaking Workshop at Skillz is a mixture of seminar learning and hands-on practice with direct trainer feedback, all in a casual and highly interactive group format.
By the end of the workshop you will:
- Understand the different elements of public speaking
- Master being audience-centric in your speaking
- Learn about the different types of speeches
- Practice how to generate and organize content for presentations
- Deconstruct the secrets of impactful body language
Join our monthly Public Speaking Workshop and become a more confident speaker!
Certificates of participation are given out.
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About the trainer: Rabih Elkhodr is a public speaking coach and university instructor that gets results.
A passionate communicator with a decade of professional experience, Rabih has trained hundreds of employees, entrepreneurs, governmental managers, TED speakers and corporate directors across multiple industries in 8 countries and 3 languages throughout the Middle East and North America. Below is what some of Rabih's trainees had to say about their learning experience with him:
~ "Rabih has a talent of captivating the attention of the audience with his great presentation skills. His creative flare that keeps the client hooked on his every word. Rabih is a trainer that practices what he preaches, which adds credibility to his service.”
~ “Rabih is a very energetic trainer, taking an interest in each of his trainees and leaving a memorable mark in their lives. As one of his apprentices, he turned me into a fearless presenter within a record 4 weeks. Thanks for everything Rabih!”
~ “What Rabih gave us was the best training experience I have ever had. He was professional, friendly, made the material accessible and was patient with our inexperience. He had a sense of humor and provided a relaxed but structured environment in which to learn. In all my years in the public school system I have never encountered a better teacher. I am extremely grateful that I had the opportunity to meet and learn under Rabih and would recommend him with the highest confidence to absolutely anyone.”
Rabih has a Master’s Degree in Development Studies as a recipient of a full scholarship sponsored by the Foreign Commonwealth Office, the Open Society Institute and the University of Leeds. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Studies from the American University of Beirut and is fluent in three languages. Rabih is also the author of a book entitled "Public Speaking X: Tips to Unleash the TED Speaker in You".