This course is now fully booked.
Thursday 16 November 2017
An experiential learning journey sharing knowledge and best practice in voice, communication, presentation, creativity and leadership.
Step Up is a women-only voice & communication course designed to help participants speak confidently about promotions, pay rises and appraisals. Hosted in a safe, creative environment and delivered by a qualified trainer, places are limited to 10 participants to ensure maximum impact and individual feedback.
The course will run 10am - 5pm at the Cervantes Theatre in Southwark.
The course will cover:
Fundamentals of Voice & Breath: Build awareness, control and confidence in your own voice. Understand how to build vocal power & gravitas. Explore breathing techniques that reduce nerves and provide calm control. Feel comfortable hearing your own voice in the room.
Presence & Impact: How to build presence and impact. Explore alignment, body language, and gestures that portray ease, confidence and versatility, and positively reinforce your message. Discover how an open, unrestricted physicality can increase the resonance of your communication.
Ask For What You Want: How to articulate your message with strength and authenticity. Discover strategies to promote your agenda, and how to use your voice, body and performance techniques to project calm authority and instil confidence.
The Voice of Leadership: Discover how to distil your message and share your vision. How can you enthuse & engage a disenfranchised team? Rehearse your approach to challenging 121 conversations and measure the impact. How can you remain the voice of authority without losing your human touch?
Your trainer will be Voice and Executive coach, Susan Room. A former group marketing director and Executive Committee member of ISS A/S, JLW (now JLL) and Lafarge Tarmac (now Tarmac), Susan undertook a Masters in Voice Studies at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF); the Voice And Speech and Trainers Association (VASTA); and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.