Speaking Professionally as an Elected Member

Professional Development
In person
Friday, 6 September, 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville, WA 6007

$530.00 (plus GST) 

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As an Elected Member you are required to participate in a variety of face-to-face settings, be it Council or committee meetings, formal presentations, speech nights or informal local community get-togethers. Speaking professionally means that you communicate with clarity and confidence, putting listeners at ease while also informing and/or persuading them.

If you’re looking for ways to improve at getting your point of view or message across, then this course provides you with the skills, tips and knowledge to communicate effectively, respectfully and succinctly.

Learn how you can prepare yourself and stay calm, confident and in control.

Target Audience

Elected Members who wish to extend their public speaking skills in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Learning Outcomes

  • Obtain essential skills, knowledge and attitude to handle public speaking opportunities in a calm, prepared and professional way;
  • How to use vocal warm ups, preparation and delivery techniques to ensure you are calm and confident when speaking publicly; and
  • Refine your delivery style to ensure you can reach your audience meaningfully, and provide you with a toolkit to improve on how to communicate effectively and with influence.

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

Dates Delivery Method Duration Fees Register
Friday, 6 Sep 2024 In person 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$530.00 (plus GST) 

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