Public Speaking Workshop with Bruce Rainnie

Tue, Jun 12, 2018 10:00am to Thu, Jun 14, 2018 12:00pm
Bruce Rainnie, Practitioner in Residence for UPEI's Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture program

From June 12 to 14, UPEI's Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture (ACLC) program will host a public speaking workshop run by Bruce Rainnie.

As Practitioner in Residence for UPEI's ACLC program and former host of CBC News: Compass, Bruce brings a wealth of public communications experience. He is currently President and CEO of the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame in Halifax, and is known nationally for his work with CBC Sports' Hockey Night in Canada and eight Olympic games–including the most recent games in South Korea.

The aim of this workshop is to provide a small group of undergraduate and graduate students at UPEI with an opportunity to significantly improve their abilities to represent their thoughts through verbal communication to a public audience.

Workshop participants must commit to the full program over the three days:

Tuesday, June 12, 10:00 am—2:00 pm
Wednesday, June 13, 10:00 am —2:00 pm
Thursday, June 14, 10:00 am—12:00 pm

The workshop will include an exploration of the following topics:

  • How to manage anxiety
  • How to convey confidence while speaking
  • How to eliminate problematic presentation habits
  • How to prepare for a pre-planned talk
  • How to prepare for an interview

Note: There are limited spaces available to students for this workshop

For more information, or to sign up for this free program, please contact:

Lisa Chilton, Director
Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture Program
lchilton@upei.ca

Lisa Chilton
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