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Course Description

The training aims to introduce writers to basic speechwriting concepts and techniques and its application to their current jobs. Through writing exercises and critiquing sessions, the participants will have a better appreciation of the art of speechwriting. 

Course Schedule

The training will be conducted on May 03, 2021. 

Who Should Attend

Information writers, public relations officers, executive assistants, technical staff members and other key personnel tasked to write speeches and messages for their principals will greatly benefit from this training. 

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction

How is speechwriting different from regular writing?

  • The spoken word: cadence and rhythm  
  •  Repetition and other rhetorical devices
  • Types of speeches 

Module 2: Organizing your information

Preparatory work is needed for a decent speech 

  • Clarifying the purpose
  • Profiling the audience and the speaker
  • Determining tone of speech
  • Outlining your speech

Module 3: Writing the Speech

Writing the first draft

  • Emphasizing key points
  • Embedding your principal’s public speaking style
  •  Using appropriate language

Module 4: Tips and Tricks

Practical tips from a professional 

  • Formatting
  • Salutations and other mandatories

Writing Workshop 

Drafting a speech for critiquing

  • Workshop
  •  Critiques 

Learning Methodologies

Synchronous:

  • Lecture-discussions 
  • Participant interface 
  • Critique of writing outputs 

Asynchronous:

  • Writing exercise 

Learning Setup

The training will be conducted using online video-conferencing facilities that will be hosted by AIJC. The link to the training session will be shared only with the Resource Person and the training participants for uninterrupted learning. Participants need to ensure their access to reliable internet connectivity during the training sessions. 

Course Benefits

At the end of the course, the participants will be able to:

  • identify the key elements to consider when writing a speech; and 
  • write better speeches and messages.

Course Investment

Course fee is PHP6,500.00 per participant. 

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