Are you ready to level up your public speaking skills? Keen to learn how to give engaging technical talks? Like to improve your chances of having your talk proposals accepted by program committees? Join us for a two day practical session and gain the skills you need to propose, create and deliver a great presentation and get your audience engage with your ideas!
Great presenters are made and not born.
This fun two day workshop will get you over the cringe-factor of public speaking and unleash your superhero presenting self into the software development community, so you can share all your expertise and ideas with confidence.
Sounds like a plan?
Join this course and bring your idea for a 3 minute talk. Day one takes you through a structured process to help you refine your ideas, submit a talk proposal for your idea, structure and shape your messages, and practice your talk to camera. In day two we will gear you up to deliver your presentation with flare and presence and help you find your personal style.
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What the community says
"It was hands down the best personal development course I've been on (and I'm old enough to have been on a lot of those ;-) ). What I learned was invaluable, and it made a huge difference to my conference talk. After the course I made some small changes that had a big impact: [...] My delivery was unrecognisable from a couple of weeks ago. "Gabrielle, Intercept IP on 11th Mar 2019
"Great work with the material. I will be re-using it. "Nancy, Hacktopia on 16th Oct 2018
"Amazing. So useful in many ways and in many more areas than I envisaged."Jennifer Wheeler, JW5 on 16th Oct 2018
"Jenny was very authentic. It was great to learn from someone who has been through the same experiences."Jo Barnes, Worldpay on 16th Oct 2018
"All around excellent instructor."Alex Tasioulis on 11th Sep 2018
Preparing an Awesome Talk / Presentation
Delivering an Awesome Talk / Presentation
All members of the software development community interested in developing confidence in presenting and public speaking. No previous presenting experience required.
- An idea for, or loosely prepared 3 minute talk
- A laptop with software for word processing, presenting and ideally mind-mapping
- Optional - a mobile phone with video capability (if you want to record yourself in some of the games)
Bring your own hardware
To participate in this course you are required to bring your own laptop with any OS, word processing software and some sort of presentation software also (either prezi, keynote or Powerpoint) preferred.