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Dynamic Public Speaking

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Become an Excellent Public Speaker

About this Specialization

Good speaking is your most enduring job skill. This four-course specialization will provide you with the instruction, experience, and practice to develop and deliver compelling presentations. Drawing from the established knowledge in communication, rhetoric, linguistics, and argumentation, each course balances proven ideas with lots of speech practice. The courses in this specializations should help speakers at all levels. If you are nervous about public speaking, this is for you! I have spent an entire career helping nervous novice speakers grow into confident communicators. We slowly work up specific skills that you can practice multiple times before putting together a longer speech.

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Hours 84
Instructor Dr. Matt McGarrity
Language English
Subjects Business
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Adjunct Faculty, Public Speaking $16k

Foster Care Case Planner (Spanish Speaking) $34k

Technical Support Representative - Spanish Speaking Needed $39k

French-speaking Customer Service Representative $44k

Adjunct Professor of Advertising and Public Speaking $44k

Disease Management RN - Spanish Speaking $45k

Russian-Speaking Domestic Abuse Advocate $49k

Good Neighbor Specialist $55k

Operations Analyst (Good Samaritan Hospital) $66k

Korean Speaking - Licensed Clinical Psychologist $75k

Good Dynamics Engineer $101k

Assistant Adjunct Professor - Public Speaking $105k

Courses in this Specialization

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Nov
11

Introduction to Public Speaking

This course gives you a reliable model for preparing and delivering effective presentations. In business, in school, and in public life, we are often called upon to “make a few...

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Nov
18

Speaking to inform: Discussing complex ideas with clear explanations and dynamic slides

In the professional realm, most speeches and presentations we give are informative in scope. A scientist needs to explain her recent research findings. A financial officer needs...

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Nov
11

Speaking to persuade: Motivating audiences with solid arguments and moving language

In the professional realm, we need to be able to argue without being argumentative. Whether you are fundraising for a nonprofit, pitching a business proposal, or suggesting a...

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Nov
19

Speaking to Inspire: Ceremonial and Motivational Speeches

The most memorable speeches inspire, entertain, and praise. By blending stories and eloquence, great speeches highlight the core values motivating an audience. You might need to...

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University of Washington

From University of Washington via Coursera
Hours 84
Instructor Dr. Matt McGarrity
Language English
Subjects Business
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Adjunct Faculty, Public Speaking $16k

Foster Care Case Planner (Spanish Speaking) $34k

Technical Support Representative - Spanish Speaking Needed $39k

French-speaking Customer Service Representative $44k

Adjunct Professor of Advertising and Public Speaking $44k

Disease Management RN - Spanish Speaking $45k

Russian-Speaking Domestic Abuse Advocate $49k

Good Neighbor Specialist $55k

Operations Analyst (Good Samaritan Hospital) $66k

Korean Speaking - Licensed Clinical Psychologist $75k

Good Dynamics Engineer $101k

Assistant Adjunct Professor - Public Speaking $105k