Public Speaking

You may want coaching for a forthcoming speaking engagement, or assistance with the content and delivery of regular speeches or simply to improve your performance at internal or external meetings.

Typical Example of a 2-day Public Speaking workshop

Day 1 – 9.30am – 12.30 then 2pm – 5pm

  • overcoming nervousness & stress
  • pitch, pace, tone, diction and breathing
  • choosing your words for maximum impact
  • body language and personal style
  • using your voice more effectively
  • interpreting your audience

Day 2 – 9.30am – 12.30 then 2pm – 5pm

  • the opportunity to practice and assess your current strengths
  • dealing with difficult Q&A sessions
  • preparing and delivering presentations
  • media interview techniques

Language: English

Minimum level required: B1.2

Minimum/maximum number of attendees: 6

Please note we do NOT hold 'open' group courses - different organisations sending participants. Courses are based on requests from companies to form 'closed' groups for their personnel. This course is also suitable for individuals.

Who should attend

It could be argued that everyone should hone their public speaking skills at some point in their professional life, to prepare for job interviews, meetings, negotiations and networking. However, this course is particularly suitable for any individual who has to regularly present at conferences, address the press, give internal and external speeches, present to the board etc. Although Public Speaking is usually organised on a one to one basis, courses can be given in small groups if the needs are homogenous.

Client Snapshot

  • Entrepreneurs preparing for ‘Ted Talks’
  • European Parliament
  • European Commission


Our public speaking coach is a graduate of the world renown Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts in London.

After a professional theatre career, she changed direction and began working as a trainer for both the private sector (the airline industry) and then the public sector (NHS) in the United Kingdom, where she had to present training on a variety of subject to large groups.

Using her experience and her dynamic communication skills learned in the theatre, she has been delivering training of the highest quality for Semantics for over 7 years to the EC, European Parliament & law firms.


+32 (0)2 307 37 50

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