Take it up a Notch

Take it Up a Notch

You’ve graduated from the Christopher Leadership Level 1 Course. You can craft a memorable talk, and take command of a room. But now you need to present to a bigger audience, with slides and a microphone. And you need to handle audience questions.

Relax. We’ve got you covered!Advanced Presentation Course in Ottawa

Project Your Confidence

Welcome to the Christopher Leadership Advanced Presentation Course. This fast-paced five-week course builds on the public speaking techniques taught in the Christopher Leadership Level 1 Course (CLC1), and is available only to CLC1 graduates.

Some things stay the same:

  • It’s taught by a team of expert instructors.
  • It’s fun.
  • Every student makes two presentations each week.

Some things are different:

  • Class size is limited to 12 students, with students and instructors seated around the same table to create a more professional boardroom atmosphere.
  • Evaluation uses a variation of the collaborative Think, Pair, Share technique to give you insights from other students as well as the instructors.
  • After week 1, in which we instruct basic principles, you will be expected to use PowerPoint or similar slides to enhance your main presentation. You will need access to a computer with suitable software, and an internet connection.

Curriculum details are on the Course Information Page.

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Frequently Asked Question:

I am already a good public speaker, but I did not graduate from the CLC1 course. I just need to use PowerPoint better. Surely you can sign me up for this course?
Sorry, the answer is no. We have looked at this option very carefully, and there is no way that we can give a quality course in only five weeks unless all of our students start with a common foundation of CLC1 knowledge.

Take both courses. CLC1 has plenty to offer you, including how to quickly structure a memorable talk, a memory system for speaking without notes, and personal evaluations that can raise the level of your public speaking. It’s such a fun and energizing way to spend one evening a week that you will wish it lasted longer.

Sign up for the Christopher Leadership Course Level 1


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