Public speaking or speaking in an important context is a challenge we all need to face at some point in our careers.

Learn a variety of methods & create a practical “toolbox” to use in real life to become a more powerful speaker. 


This is a new course offered by SAWI in collaboration with PEP-Personalised English Progression. The course will be given solely in English tailored to modern professional needs. 



  • Develop the necessary skills to become a more confident public speaker. 
  • Present your ideas in a clear & concise manner in line with your audience. 
  • Learn useful & adaptable tips to engage your audience all the way through your speech.
  • Regular practice to enable the integration of new methods & feel at ease as the leader of your speech.


The course syllabus on public speaking focuses on three main themes to develop the flexibility in the usage of your acquired skills:


Public speaking

  • Sentence structure, engaging & positive phrases, humour – spreading sunshine & light.
  • Use of the voice, warm-ups, voice exercises to develop a natural flow. Getting more impact through the placement of the voice, prosody & pace
  • Body language & non-verbal messages we can portray.

Recruitment – On both sides

  • How to sell yourself, or get the most out of a candidate using positive phrases, body language & voice.

The elevator Pitch

  • Introducing yourself or a topic in 60-90 seconds, focusing purely on the essential information necessary to your audience. This is an essential skill both in spoken & written
  • Speaking: when networking, giving a speech, convincing or promoting.
  • Writing: such as on a CV, Linkedin profile etc or overview of a product.


1 month from 7th may 2019

Type de formation

Speed Learning 


  • A participation certificate from SAWI & PEP (Personalised English Progression)

Conditions d'admission

A good understanding of English

Informations pratiques

Direction du cours Clarissa Vorfeld et Ruth Avison Dang
Durée du programme 1 month from 7th may 2019
30 heures de formation
Où et quand

SAWI - Genève 
Tuesday & Thursday evenings 6-9pm & one Saturday from 9am to 4.30pm.

Prix de la formation Total price of one speed learning = CHF 1’200.-
Total price of two speed learnings = CHF 2’000.- (you make a saving of 400.- if you sign up for two courses at the same time)
Total price of three speed learnings CHF 2’800.- (you make a saving of 800.- if you sign up for three courses at the same time)

Any modification and adaptation of the rates is reserved.
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