Speeches By Management

#1 - The Briefing

Time: 8 - 10 minutes for speech; 5 minutes for question period

    * Apply the key steps in the preparation of a briefing and the organization of material.
    * Give a briefing according to a specific objective so the audience will have an understanding of the information.
    * Effectively handle a question-and-answer session following the briefing.

#2 - The Technical Speech

Time: 8 - 10 minutes

    * Convert a technical paper or technical material and information into a technical speech.
    * Organize a technical speech according to the inverted-pyramid approach.
    * Write a technical speech as "spoken language," not as an article.
    * Give the speech by effectively reading out loud.

#3 - Manage and Motivate

Time: 10 - 12 minutes

    * Understand the concept and nature of motivational methods in management.
    * Apply a four step motivational method with the objectives to persuade and inspire.
    * Deliver a motivational speech to persuade an audience to agree with your management proposal.

#4 - The Status Report

Time: 12 - 15 minutes

    * Organize and prepare a status report involving the overall condition of a plan or program, or performance of a department or company in relation to goals.
    * Construct the report according to a four step pattern.
    * Give an effective presentation of the report.

#5 - Confrontation: The Adversary Relationship

Time: 5 minutes for speech; 10 minutes for question period

    * Understand the definition and nature of the adversary relationship.
    * Prepare for an adversary confrontation on a controversial management issue.
    * Employ appropriate preparation methods, strategy, and techniques, for communicating with an adversary group as the representative of your company or corporation.