Powerful Public Speaking

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Speak and inspire.

When delivered with confidence, words have the power to change minds and hearts. Discover the secret to captivating and inspiring any audience in our Powerful Public Speaking course.

Master the strategies and techniques used by professional speakers to motivate your listeners and show them that you are ready to lead. Learn to format your ideas in a cohesive structure that will drive home your points and inspire your audience to take action. Develop the confidence to deliver an impactful speech to industry peers. If you want to captivate audiences and speak to inspire, this course is for you.

Who this course is for:

  • Professionals who address audiences large and small
  • Rising managers who want to stand out in the workplace
  • Individuals looking to become more confident public speakers


  • Become a more dynamic public speaker
  • Integrate professional techniques to energize and mobilize an audience
  • Develop memorable speeches that will make a lasting impression
  • Deliver ideas and messages in a compelling manner
  • Inspire your audience to embrace and implement your ideas

This course satisfies a requirement for the Executive Certificate in Business Communication

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Dates Offered

September 12-14, 2018 (9:00am-4:00pm)
Register NowDeadline: 09/06/2018
December 3-5, 2018 (9:00am-4:00pm)
Register NowDeadline: 11/27/2018



JHU employees are eligible for 100% tuition remission. JHHS employees receive a 20% discount. For more information on discounts, registration, and cancellation policy, please visit our FAQ page

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Located in the heart of Baltimore's thriving Harbor East neighborhood

  • All course materials included
  • Complimentary gourmet breakfast and lunch
  • Free covered parking




Assistant Professor and Faculty Director for Business Communication, Carey Business School

Dr. Steven Cohen is a leading expert on persuasive communication and effective presentation skills. A two-time author, he’s been featured in The Financial Times, Slate, and the BBC Radio documentary, “Churchill’s Secret Cabinet,” among other media. He holds a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Maryland and a master's degree in public policy from Harvard University. Before joining Carey Business School, he held strategic roles at Bank of America and IBM Global Business Services.

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