Speaking with Confidence course

Speaking with Confidence is an 8-week practical course for those seeking measurable improvement in personal or professional communications. You will be supported in building confidence to become more at ease and effective in your ability to communicate.

Course details: 

Starting date: Monday 6th of Feb
Time: 7-9pm (2 hours)
Frequency: Weekly, every Monday (8 evenings in total)
Final date: Monday 27th of March
Location: upstairs training room, Portarlington Enterprise Centre, Co. Laois
Places: 12

Click here to register your place on the course.

What does the course cover?

  • Breathing & pausing
  • Body language
  • Eye contact
  • Vocal variety
  • Story telling & power of 3
  • Engagement techniques
  • Managing energy & emotion
  • Choosing our mindset
  • Preparing a topic
  • Practice & delivery of a topic

What are 10 benefits? 

  1. Build self esteem and confidence
  2. Become a better communicator
  3. Learn how to get into a peak state before speaking
  4. Learn the techniques of public speaking
  5. Prepare for an upcoming speaking opportunity or occasion
  6. Have fun overcoming fears or nervousness
  7. Practice speaking authentically & passionately
  8. Grow in a safe, open & progressive environment
  9. Meet new people on the same journey
  10. Help others by participating & witnessing their growth


What are people saying? 

I found the tips on how to prepare myself and my mind just before talking extremely helpful as this is the time when I had been feeling most anxious.”
~ Gillian Mac Gann, RTB Manager, Public Sector

Sarah slowly peels back the internal obstacles and builds the new can-do approach for the speaker with a huge sense of humility.”
~ Brian Daly, Military College Instructor, Irish Armed Forces

“My greatest learning was that pauses = power and to not rush speaking”
~ Barry O’Neill, Best Man Speech

"I find now I am catching myself quicker on a hasty thought or decision, and I can smile at what would have been the outcome if I didn't have the knowledge I have now."
~ Evelyn Joyce Kelly, Secretary, Public Sector

"I enjoyed being able to be immediately honest, drill down to the problem and see quick, practical tools I could work with. I love practical, sensible advice."
~ David Fitzsimons, Chief Operations Officer, UCD Student Union Company

“I think one of the most helpful pieces of support I was given was around the power of mantras and how you can retrain your brain to change the way you think about your abilities.”
~ Rachael Browne, Educational Psychologist

Course price:

€600 full price

or 33% off (early bird discount)

€400 early bird - to avail of this price register by *27/1/23 - OFFER ENDED

*register by close of day (6pm) on 27th of Jan 2023 

€500 (last chance offer - €100 off) - to avail of this price register by *3/2/23

*register by close of day (6pm) on 3rd of Feb 2023 

Click here to register your place on the course!