Communicating with Confidence

Course highlights

Most people are afraid of speaking in public, but effective oral communication is a key skill in business.

Jeff Ansell provides simple communication tools, strategies, and tips that are easy to use and produce immediate results. He'll help you sound more confident, use body and language to better express ideas, and overcome anxiety. Topics include:

  • organising your thoughts
  • speaking slowly, naturally, and confidently
  • breathing properly
  • using your body to reinforce speech
  • managing facial expressions
  • handling nervousness
  • integrating voice modulation, eye contact, and hand gestures into a powerful and engaging communication style.

Key facts

Provider Lynda (via LinkedIn or Auckland Council Library)
Course Type Semi-interactive course with video
Level Beginner
Pre-requisites No experience needed
Availability On demand
Certification/upgrades Not applicable
Time Commitment

1hr 28mins

Assessment No assessment
Platform Lynda
Registration required Will need local Auckland Library membership. Log onto with Library Card Number and Library Card PIN.