Huron Perth Ontario – Course Information

The Christopher Leadership Courses of Huron-Perth offers the following 2 courses in Stratford, Ontario. CLC1 starts in January and CLC2 starts in October each year.

CLC1 – Level One Course

We will provide you with opportunities to realize your full potential in both business and social spheres by developing your skills in:

  • Effective public speaking
  • Positive communication
  • Community leadership

In CLC courses, you learn by doing!

What You’ll Learn!

Presentation Types

  • How to organize a talk – Organizing and delivering dynamic and memorable presentations
  • Speech reading – Practicing the DOs and DON’Ts for reading to an audience
  • Speaking with an exhibit – Learning how exhibits can enhance your presentations
  • Introducing and thanking speakers – Setting the stage and make a presenter feel welcome
  • Presenting and accepting gifts – Making the recipient feel honoured at their retirement birthday, anniversary, going away or other special event
  • Impromptu speeches – Using techniques to speak effectively with little preparation

Presentation Techniques

  • Memory techniques – Ways to remember key presentation points, and people’s names
  • Eliminating “ums and ahs” from your speech – Becoming a more polished professional
  • Effective delivery – Learn how to use eye contact, gestures, posture and vocal intonation to enhance your message
  • Adding KEY ingredients – Making your talk come alive!

Leadership Techniques

  • Realizing your leadership talents by focusing on these attributes:
    • Courage
    • Listening
    • Openness
    • Uniqueness
    • Being Positive
    • Being Involved
    • Embracing Change
    • Taking time to celebrate life

Sign up for the Christopher Leadership Course Level 1

CLC2 – Level 2 Advanced Course

The Level 2 course builds upon the skills gained in the Level One course therefore CLC 1 is prerequisite to taking the Level Two course. Students will further develop their communication skills and self-confidence, and gain more specific and specialized presentation, communication, and leadership skills.

This 8-week Level Two course will help you with:

Presentation Techniques

  • Introducing Others
  • How to use Visual-Aids
    • PowerPoint presentations
    • Flip Charts, White/Chalk Boards
  • Microphone and Lectern Techniques
    • Toasts
    • Master of Ceremonies
  • Fielding Audience Questions

Human Relations

  • Dynamics of Leadership
  • Managing Stress
  • Positive vs Negative Communications
  • Establishing Personal Goals
  • Attitudes and Positive Thinking
  • Acceptance, Approval & Appreciation
  • Success
  • Uniqueness
  • Understanding Self and Others

Interpersonal Skills

  • Non-verbal Communications
  • Consensus Building
  • Initiating Conversation
  • Active and Reflective Listening
  • Telephone Techniques
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Assertiveness Training

Look at some of the benefits you could achieve by taking these courses:

  • Communicate with greater confidence
  • Have greater influence in groups
  • Add interest to your presentations
  • Be more polished at meetings and in front of groups
  • Obtain insights into human relations
  • Enhance your interpersonal skills
  • Increase your awareness of non-verbal aspects of presenting and listening
  • Participate in active listening
  • Use visual aids, lecterns and microphones to their best effect
  • Be confident when responding to questions
  • … and more!

Sign up for the Christopher Leadership Course in Ottawa

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