Learn Public Speaking Skills at Home

Learn how to be confident, be memorable and be a leader at this online course



2 x 4 hours Class size 6 to 10     label $1,100

Want to learn practical skills and techniques to build presence and confidence in life and in the workplace? Join NIDA graduate and performance veteran Peter Kingston for this comprehensive online course, where you'll practice how to have greater impact and influence as a leader.

With over 15 years of experience, Peter brings a wealth of knowledge from his distinguished career in theatre as a director and educator. He directed for theatre companies throughout Australia and is renowned for developing commercially successful new works and nurturing talent.

In this two-day course, you'll learn a variety of public speaking skills that will help you to step up and communicate powerfully.

Course outline:

  • Getting on top of nervousness. Harness your energy to come across more confidently.
  • “What do I do with my hands?”. Awareness of the little things makes a big difference. So, we spend time on what to do about your hands, your feet – and more. Strategy for putting it together.
  • Organise your content in the most memorable way to make your message more powerful.
  • Making the room work. The key to influence is your actual conduct, how you respond to the situation and come across to others.
  • Performance techniques. Make a positive impact, build on strengths and get to enjoy the experience of presenting.
  • Smart preparation. Tips to ensure what you do beforehand ensures the best leadership performance.
  • Talk like a leader: Get ideas across with conviction to convey a powerful sense of who you are as a leader.
  • Target audience: Leaders at all levels who want to step up; to communicate with more confidence and impact.
  • Opportunity: Practice and improve leadership skills; prepare like an actor for improved performance.
  • Benefit: Develop confidence, have greater impact and influence.


Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly.

This course is for anyone who wants to improve confidence in a social or professional setting. All lessons can be utilised in a personal or professional setting. An excellent workshop for leaders who want to improve their communication skills.
What to bring
  • Computer or laptop with a webcam, headphones with microphone or earphones ok and a good internet connection.
  • A workbook will be delivered electronically as a PDF and will be required to be printed out prior to the workshop.
Session repeats

This class series runs over 2 consecutive sessions, which are 1 week apart.

Your teacher

Presence & Impact is led by In Corporate Director Peter
Kingston. Peter has a particular talent for coaching leaders
to improve their impact and presence as leaders.
He delivers a unique experience which blends corporate
and theatrical.

As an executive coach and educator, his clients include a
wide range of commercial businesses, not-for-profit and
government organisations.

For over ten years, Peter taught many of Australia’s leading
actors and directors at NIDA and WAAPA. He now heads
the leadership and coaching practice at In Corporate.

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