MEPRA Academy: Speech Writing Workshop – Dubai

This interactive one-day speech-writing workshop is designed to help you write an interesting and engaging speech, become more confident when speaking in front of groups and identify how we can connect with our audience.

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Intercontinental Hotel Dubai Marina, Bay Central، Dubai Marina - Dubai, Dubai

AED1,500 for Members
AED2,500 for Non-Members Ticket

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A well-written and well-delivered speech is incredibly powerful; it can communicate meaning and generate interest like very few mediums. Good speeches can engage emotions, shape opinion and get results. This interactive one-day speech-writing workshop is designed to help you write an interesting and engaging speech, become more confident when speaking in front of groups and identify how we can connect with our audience.

You will be coached to become more confident when speaking in front of groups, identifying how we can take the audience on our journey and encourage them follow our path. You will acquire techniques for preparing and structuring speeches to inform, engage, entertain and motivate listeners.

This course will enable you to then practise these newly-acquired techniques in a supportive environment and receive professional coaching and constructive feedback.

NB: You will be asked to prepare or provide short presentation prior to attendance.

Course objectives: 

Participation in this course will help you gain skills and knowledge on: 

  • Making a good first impression on an audience
  • Prepare and structure a speech
  • Maintaining an audience’s attention and interest
  • Learning the best way to use technology during speeches
  • Opening and closing a speech well
  • Developing an interesting voice
  • Learning the place of humour in speech writing
  • Displaying confident body language, especially eye contact

Training level: Intermediate – Advanced

To enrol in this course, please register online or email community@mepra.org

For any additional inquiries, please call Sabrina De Palma, our Academy Director, on +971 55 5318 920

Facilitator: Janey Lawson

Janey is the founding co-director of Reactive Roleplay, a communications company who use actors in training across the public and private sector. She has an English degree from the University of Nottingham and trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama before undertaking her PG Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

A professional playwright (garnering acclaim in theatres from London’s West End to New York) Janey incorporates imaginative, creative thinking into her training approach.

As a communications expert, Janey has delivered a range of impactful sessions across the UK (and further afield) for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, NHS, Department of Health, Department of Transport, Airports Commission, Highways England, Institute for War and Peace Reporting and many other prestigious companies. She is also a sought-after public speaking and writing coach. With her empathic, supportive and open style, Janey aims to empower individuals and ensure they feel best placed to succeed.

Accreditation: MEPRA has partnered with UK’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) to establish a continuous professional development (CPD) program. MEPRA members will receive access to CIPR’s CPD platform, which includes more than 1,200 learning resources and enables practitioners to map their training journey and earn their way to becoming MEPRA and CIPR Accredited Public Relations Practitioners. This course is worth 10 CPD points. For more information on CPD and accreditation click here.

Please note that there are no cancellations & refund upon confirmation.

Agenda and speakers

  • 9:30 - 4:30
    Speech Writing Workshop

    Janey Lawson

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