Speeches By Management
1. The Briefing
8-10 minutes, plus 5 minutes (Q&A)
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
Convey 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
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
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
5 minutes, plus 10 minutes (Q&A)
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.
Note: For some speech projects, the presentation time may also include additional segments for such activities as question-and-answer periods, depending on the project.