Students in this course will learn what makes a presenter a successful public speaker. The class will work on voice and diction, as well as making eye contact and using body language to assist in the message, not detract. Speech writing will be taught and students will have many opportunities to write a simple speech on a topic of their choice. Several speeches will be assigned and presented to the class. Students will learn the skills necessary to promote themselves for local events and larger scale conferences as speakers how this can lead to possible income for students. Students will explore fee structures for attending a conference as a speaker verse booking private events within smaller organizations for revenue.