Course Details

  • 18 Aug 2017

    Time: 13:00 - 17:30

    Influential Public Speaking for Change-Makers: FRIDAY SERIES - 18/08/2017-13/10/2017


    Game changing communication skills for advocates, campaigners and anyone seeking to persuade. This unique course develops public speaking and persuasive communication skills for advocates and others, who are trying to make a point.

    An 8-part series delivered on Friday afternoons / 1.00pm-5.30pm / 18 August to 13 October 2017 

    Can you wow the crowd and convince the opposition?

    Can you weave your facts into a compelling speech?

    How memorable is your best presentation?

    The program is ideal for anyone wanting to brush up their presentation skills to help engage others, raise awareness or amplify a message.

    Although it is designed to address the particular needs of advocates, everyone is welcome.

    You do NOT need to be involved with a particular cause or organisation in order to benefit.

    In addition to learning presentation skills and persuasion techniques, the course includes invaluable opportunity for live practice  followed by individual feedback and coaching, in a supportive and friendly environment.

    For full details of course structure, modules and content, and to download booklet click here

    The payment covers the complete cost for the 8-part workshop series.

    • 18 August: Speaking with Confidence 

    • 25 August: Speech Structure + Content 

    • 1 September : Verbal, Vocal and Physical Language

    • 8 September: The Power of Storytelling 

    • 15 September: Psychology of Influence

    • 22 September: BREAK WEEK

    • 29 September: Persuasive Speaking

    • 6 October: Impromptu Speaking 

    • 13 October: Live Speaking Showcase

    For full details of course structure, modules and content, and to download booklet click here

    Valued at $1200, this 8 module, 32 hour course is available at the  heavily subsidised prices:

    $445 - Non-members       $395 - All members    

    Volunteer assistants:
    Two half-price places available for volunteer event assistants. Volunteers will be able to fully participate in all aspects of the course, but will also lend a hand with light set-up and pack-up tasks. E-mail for details and pre-approval of volunteer registration.

    WAAMH offers two scholarship places for mental health consumers or carers who face financial difficulty for every training course.

    Due to the overwhelming response for scholarship and volunteer positions for this course, this application process has now closed and the successful applicants will be notified.  

    People who are unable to afford course fees, are invited to subscribe to our FREE e-news to be notified when this or similar courses are re-scheduled.

    Payment Options:

    Credit Card: Use "Register Now" below.
    Invoice: This option will incur a $30 admin fee. Please click here to request invoice. 

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    Workzone Building, Level 1 (main reception) 1 Nash Street, PERTH. Attendees to arrive 15 mins prior to commencement, and to sign-in at main reception and also in the workshop class. Please note access to lifts require a swipe card after 4.30pm.


    • All members$395.00
    • Non-members$445.00

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