Paths, Levels and Electives

Presentation Mastery

This path helps you build your skills as an accomplished public speaker. The projects on this path focus on learning how an audience responds to you and improving your connection with audience members. The projects contribute to developing an understanding of effective public speaking technique, including speech writing and speech delivery. This path culminates in an extended speech that will allow you to apply what you learned.


Five Levels


Level1
Mastering Fundamentals
  • Ice Breaker
  • Evaluation and Feedback
  • Researching and Presenting

Level2
Learning Your Style
  • Understanding Your Communication Style
  • Effective Body Language
  • Introduction to Toastmasters Mentoring

Level3
Increasing Knowledge
  • Persuasive Speaking

Choose 2 of the following:

  • Active Listening
  • Connect with Storytelling
  • Connect with Your Audience
  • Creating Effective Visual Aids
  • Deliver Social Speeches
  • Focus on the Positive
  • Inspire Your Audience
  • Know Your Sense of Humor
  • Make Connections Through Networking
  • Prepare for an Interview
  • Understanding Vocal Variety
  • Using Descriptive Language
  • Using Presentation Software

Level4
Building Skills
  • Managing a Difficult Audience

Choose 1 of the following:

  • Building a Social Media Presence
  • Create a Podcast
  • Manage Online Meetings
  • Manage Projects Successfully
  • Public Relations Strategies
  • Question-and-Answer Session
  • Write a Compelling Blog

Level5
Demonstrating Expertise
  • Prepare to Speak Professionally
  • Reflect on Your Path

Choose 1 of the following:

  • Ethical Leadership
  • High Performance Leadership
  • Leading in Your Volunteer Organization
  • Lessons Learned
  • Moderate a Panel Discussion



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