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Polished Public Speaking

Total Credits: 2.5 including 2.5 Communications and Marketing - Non-technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry |  Practice Management
Michelle Tillis Lederman
Course Levels:
2.5 Hours
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How you say what you say is more important than what you say. According to a UCLA study, 93% of a communicator’s effectiveness is based on non-verbal cues. This foundational program include a focus on the verbal, vocal and visual delivery techniques appropriate for the business environment, which can improve a speaker’s credibility, influence and impact. Depending on the course length other topics include; managing fear, organizing your presentation, increasing attention and interaction, handling questions, infusing humor, creating impactful visuals, and more.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Manage fear with mental, behavioral, and physical methods 
  • Leverage the verbal, vocal, and visual components of delivery
  • Discover the attention curve and structure your content to increase attention and action
  • Field or manage the various question types
  • Learn tactics for stalling, disagreeing, handling hostility and generating interaction

Major Subjects
  • Communications

Course Materials


Michelle Tillis Lederman Related seminars and products: 10

Michelle Tillis Lederman, named one of Forbes Top 25 Networking Experts, is the author of  four books including the internationally known, The 11 Laws of Likability, and her latest  book, The Connectors Advantage. Michelle is the founder and CEO of Executive Essentials, which provides customized communications and leadership coaching and training programs.  Michelle believes real relationships lead to real results and specializes in teaching people how to communicate with confidence, clarity, and connection. 

Her clients include JPMorgan, J&J, Deutsche Bank, Target, MetLife, Sony, Ernst & Young, and Madison Square Garden. Passionate about education, Michelle served as an Adjunct Professor at NYU, on the faculty of the American Management Association, Lehigh Executive Education, and Rutgers Executive Education and the advisory board of Kean’s Global Business School. 

A regular in the media, Michelle has appeared on or been quoted by CBS, NBC, Fox, NPR, CNBC, the NY Times, the Wall Street Journal, Working Mother, US News & World Report, MSNBC, Forbes and USA Today among many others.

Michelle spent a decade in finance with positions in audit, M&A, financial consulting, VC, and hedge fund investing. She received her BS from Lehigh University, her MBA from Columbia Business School, and her coaching certification from iPec and holds the PCC certification from the International Coaching Federation. Executive Essentials is a certified Women Business Enterprise.
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Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For All
Original Recording Date 11/06/2018
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Michelle Tillis Lederman
Date Added to Catalog 11/28/2018

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 42


Lipscombe J

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Workie D

"Great tips for public speaking."

Patrick P

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Jessica L

"Got alot out of this course!"

Belyea A

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Gerald S

"This is my favorite instructor and will take her again and again. She keeps the pace flowing smoothly and did not have too many slides."

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