Christopher Leadership Course, Stratford – starting Jan. 30, 2014.

Terrified of public speaking?

Want to improve your leadership skills?

 Christopher Leadership Course – Level 1

The CLC Level 1 course is a 10 week course based on adult learning principles. Each week, instructors present a different area of focus. The learned skills are then practiced in a positive and supportive workshop setting. In CLC courses, you learn by doing!

Presentation Types
  • How to organize a talk – Learning how to organize and deliver dynamic and memorable presentations
  • Speech reading – Practicing the dos and don’ts for reading
  • Speaking with an exhibit – Learning how exhibits can enhance your presentations
  • Introducing and thanking speakers – Setting the stage and make a presenter feel welcome
  • Presenting and accepting gifts – Making the recipient feel honored at their next retirement, going-away, birthday, anniversary, or other special event
  •  Impromptu speeches – Using techniques to speak effectively with little preparation
Presentation Techniques
  • Memory techniques – Ways to remember key presentation points, and people’s names
  • Eliminating “hems and haws” from your speech – Becoming a more polished professional
  • Effective delivery – Learn how to use eye contact, gestures, posture and vocal intonation to enhance your message
  • Adding KEY ingredients to your talk – Making your talk come alive!
Leadership Techniques
  • Realizing your leadership talents by focusing on these attributes:
    • Courage
    • Listening
    • Openness
    • Uniqueness
    • Being Positive
    • Being Involved
    • Embracing Change
    • Taking time to celebrate life
Upcoming CLC1 Class

The next 11-week Christopher Leadership Course will be held at Spruce Lodge in Stratford on Thursday evenings from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM starting January 30th.  For more information, call 519-273-6535 or visit their website Huron Perth Christophers.

“The Christopher Leadership Course has changed my life not only by teaching me public speaking skills, but also by helping me find the courage and confidence to use them! Thank you so much!” Teresa Coulthard, CLC grad 2012.

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