Whether you are speaking in a small group meeting or presenting in front of a large audience, communication skills are essential for effective delivery of your message.

This course will provide participants with tools and techniques that will strengthen their oral delivery and foster confidence for delivering presentations large and small.

Program Level: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: N/A

Instructional Method: Group-Live

Instructor: Carrie Howard

Recommended CPE Credit: 2.0 Hours

Field of Study: Communications and Marketing

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Execute techniques for vocal and physical warm-up;
  • Utilize breathing techniques for vocal projection and anxiety reduction;
  • Take a physical self-inventory to assess and improve posture and physical mannerisms;
  • Utilize a pre-presentation checklist aimed toward preparedness and confidence building; and,
  • Identify methods for maintaining flexibility and clear-headedness if a presentation goes off track.

Program Policies

NASBA Statement

The University of Colorado is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.