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Overcome your fear
Most of the issues around fear and public speaking stemm form three false beliefs.
Improve your pitch
When you can effectively sell yourself, your ideas and your products, a whole host of benefits emerge.
Confident public speaking is a career-defining skill. Composed presentations require theoretical planning and delivery excellence. Your needs are met through our catalogue of speaking, trainer courses and workshops. Our professional classes are accredited by CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. CIMA's parent group Pearson is the world's largest private educational concern. We hold accreditations with the Institute of Leadership and Management and the Northern College of Further Education (NCFE).
- Vince Stevenson
- Michael Ronayne
- Simon Maier
- Banu Aierken
- Jo Rawlinson
Vince Stevenson (The Fear Doctor) - Speaker - Trainer - Author
Vince is a well-known speaker/trainer and has won several awards for leadership, education and development. He is a founder of the College of Public Speaking London and works as Education Director managing all aspects of course delivery and content. Vince is also one of the UK's leading speech coaches. He has worked with leaders across the spectrum of politics, industry, finance as well as featuring primarily in a humanitarian role.
Michael Ronayne - National Speaking Champion - 4th time in 7 years
Director of the College of Public Speaking, Michael Ronayne, returned to the competitive stage at the ASC's (Association of Speakers Clubs) National Speech Contests in Castle Donington on April 26th and walked away crowned National Topics Champion at the head of a highly accomplished field of UK speakers.
Simon Maier is a communications expert with a thirty year background in global corporate communications, event content design and direction, working with corporations around the world. He runs the brand new, online-only one-to-one coaching programme here at the College of Public Speaking.
A best-selling author of nine books on communication including The 100: Insights and lessons from 100 of the greatest speakers and speeches ever delivered, Speak Like a President, and In Any Event: How to manage and deliver any corporate event, Simon is a former Saatchi & Saatchi MD with vast experience in the events and communications industries at the highest levels, worldwide.
Over the past decade, I’ve worked at many levels of entrepreneurial, leadership and management roles. As an avid learner, I finally found my life’s mission: to bring out the best in people through training and coaching.
Training in leadership and management skills is great fun and incredibly rewarding. I’ve discovered that by helping to improve one person I am able to positively influence the lives of many others.
Jo is an expert in communication skills, storytelling, presentation and more. She brings a wealth of related experience to the Speak Out and Inspire workshop.
An early career in journalism, PR and subsequently advertising, shaped
Jo’s skills in storytelling and speaking: the voice for individuals and brands.
Personal development is something I truly believe in and practice constantly. I sincerely believe there isn't a problem or challenge that cannot be overcome as long as you're open to learning and growing. Personal development is one of the best ways to grow along life's journey.
I have overcome many challenges both personally and professionally. Every time when I face a new challenge or when I hit a plateau, I know it is time for me to learn and grow. This approach never disappoints. Despite the size of the problem, when I grow, the problem dissipates.
"An exceptionally useful day's training, delivered in a positive and personanable manner, very enjoyable and significant food for thought. Thank You."
"The anxiety is gone - now that I understand it. Not only can I make a presentation - I feel I have so much to give now. It's quite a transformation."
"Since attending the course, I feel like a completely different person; more confident, relaxed and easy going. I gave a speech at work last week and it went so so well."