Confident Public Speaking Workshop
Half- or full-day workshops for leadership teams, C-Suite executives, and boards.
Delivered in person.
“This workshop pushed us out of our comfort zones and was great for developing our leaders. The energy and engagement in the room was palpable.”
– Stuart Freeman, Business Centre Manager & BDC Workshop Participant
Inspire your leaders to be more confident communicators
Effective communication is key in today’s business landscape. The best leaders inspire their teams and build bridges when they speak.
But even the most talented individuals can stumble with nerves when they present or speak. High-pressure moments can cause us to falter.
The good news is, anyone can learn to master their delivery. Our Confident Public Speaking workshop is designed to help your people tame anxiety, conquer public speaking nerves, and approach any presentation or speaking opportunity with confidence.
When your leaders speak with confidence, it strengthens your whole team. It’s not just about better speeches – it’s about creating clear conversations that move your business forward.
“Thank you very much for playing an integral role in the success of my presentation last week.
Your recommendations on script additions and flow, as well as physical exercises, made all the difference. There is no question that my delivery and the presentation itself would not have been nearly as good as it was because of your help.”
CEO, HwP PR
Create Change Foundation
An interactive, hands-on workshop to develop your team’s communication and presentation skills.
Straightforward, tested methods to overcome stage anxiety and keep nerves in check.
What to expect
Viva Voce Speech Arts Studio was founded by Camilla Burgess in 2012. We have helped hundreds of people locally and internationally become the leaders and speakers they wish to be.
We see time and again how mastering public speaking can elevate the impact of leaders and their organizations.
Fun + Learning = Big Growth
A workshop philosophy that leads to success.
We believe that connection precedes learning and that when we play, we are in the state of “Social Engagement”, which is the same state we must be in to learn and communicate effectively.
That’s why our workshops are always highly interactive, with games and connection activities. We keep our presentations brief, and include plenty of time for brainstorming, warming up together, and providing coaching, practice, and live feedback.
This approach encourages all participants to feel supported to take risks, cheer each other on, try new things, and grow.
Workshop clients have included:
Help your leaders approach any speaking situation with confidence
The Confident Public Speaking workshop can be delivered as a half-day or full-day, highly interactive event designed to engage participants in learning and practicing public speaking skills.
The specific schedule will be developed to meet your needs.
Participants can expect to:
Past workshop participants have said:
Useful and detailed feedback
“I loved Camilla’s enthusiasm during the whole workshop and I found her feedback that she provided for my speech to be very useful and detailed.”
Tools to deal with stressors
Johann Van Rensburg
Strategic Team Lead, BDC
SFU workshop participant
A benefit for everyone
For those looking to significantly elevate their public speaking capabilities, we offer one-on-one coaching sessions. This can be a game-changer for key personnel who regularly engage in high-stakes communication.
With this coaching, your team members will:
● Overcome personal public speaking hurdles.
● Develop a distinct and effective communication style.
● Amplify their impact every time they present or speak.
This isn’t a requirement – it’s an opportunity for your organization to foster exceptional communicators and leaders. Consider it an investment in amplifying your organization’s voice and influence.
“After spending 30 years as an executive unable to project his voice to large groups of employees or constituents, just a few private coaching sessions with Camilla has fixed the problem – forever! In addition, her coaching on delivery style and content has been invaluable. I recommend her, with great enthusiasm, and gratitude!”
President & CEO, Vancouver Symphony Society
Ready to bring Confident Public Speaking to your organization?
Schedule a call to discuss how we can help.
Frequently asked questions about
the Confident Public Speaking workshop:
Who is this workshop for?
Our public speaking workshop is designed for a wide range of individuals and organizations. It’s an excellent resource for teams of 12 – 25 people, including:
- Teams and departments within larger corporations who need to present ideas effectively and persuasively.
- Nonprofit organizations that require strong communication for fundraising and community engagement.
- Educational institutions such as schools and universities looking to enhance their students’ or faculty’s public speaking abilities.
- Leadership teams aiming to improve their team’s communication and presentation skills.
In other words, if you or your team need to communicate effectively in front of others, this workshop will provide invaluable tools and techniques to enhance your speaking abilities. Regardless of your sector or industry, effective public speaking is a crucial skill, and our workshop is designed to hone that skill in an engaging, interactive environment.
Can confident public speaking really be taught?
We don't speak on stages. Will this workshop help us?
In our workshop, we focus on helping you communicate your ideas clearly, confidently, and compellingly in any situation. The strategies we provide will help you articulate your thoughts effectively, manage nerves, and connect with your audience—be it one person or one hundred. So, yes, even if you’re not speaking on a literal ‘stage,’ our workshop can bring significant value to your day-to-day communications and career growth opportunities.
Is the content of the workshop customizable?
What is the optimal number of participants in each workshop?
Can the workshops be conducted virtually?
What kind of follow-up or ongoing support is available after the workshop?
Still not sure? Try a session!
Book a one-on-one no-obligation trial session and experience our style of vocal warmup, rehearsal, and feedback.
You’ll get a sense of what it’s like to work with our team.