The Importance of Public Speaking

There are many students all over the nation who attend various universities with diverging majors. Regardless if the individual is majoring in a specific science field, political science, law, business, English, teaching, or criminal justice public speaking skills are a must for future job careers and professional interviews. It is indeed important for many students to take a public speaking class throughout their college career to enhance their public speaking abilities. One does not know when they might encounter a situation where they will need to be concise, thorough, and confident in their approach when meeting with a future employer or a formal meeting or even a wedding gathering or giving a toast on behalf of someone.  These daily life events all come up unexpectedly and therefore it is best to be prepared for these special and formal occasions.

Many factors that lead to successful public speaking presentations consist of, non-verbal communications, leadership, content, appropriate eye contact, hand gestures, and practice. When presenting in front of a small or large audience it is essential to practice prior to the presentation occurring for an effective final project.

Resources:

Better Public Speaking. (n.d.). Communication Skills. Retrieved From MindTools.com.  

Management Training, Leadership Training and Career Training. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from http://www.mindtools.com/CommSkll/PublicSpeaking.htm

 

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