Fast Track To Advanced Toastmaster
A guide to the objectives, time, and materials

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Speeches By Management  226-F

Project 1: The Briefing
Objectives:
• Apply the key steps in the preparation of a briefing and the organization of material.
• Give a briefing according to a specific objective so the audience will have an understanding of the information.
• Effectively handle a question and answer session following the briefing.
Time: 8 to 10 minutes, with 5 minutes for the question period.

Project 2: The Technical Speech
Objectives:
• Convert a technical paper or technical material and information into a technical speech.
• Organize a technical speech according to the inverted pyramid approach.
• Write a technical speech as "spoken language", not as an article.
• Give the speech by effectively reading out loud.
Time: 8 to 10 minutes.

Project 3: Manage And Motivate
Objectives:
• Understand the concept and nature of motivational method in management.
• Apply a four step motivational method with the objectives to persuade and inspire.
• Deliver a motivational speech to persuade an audience to agree with your management proposal.
Time: 10 to 12 minutes.

Project 4: The Status Report
Objectives:
• Organize and prepare a status report involving the overall condition of a plan or program, or performance of a department or company in relation to goals.
• Construct the report according to a four step pattern.
• Give an effective presentation of the report.
Time: 10 to 12 minutes.

Project 5: Confrontation: The Adversary Relationship
Objectives:
• Understand the definition and nature of the adversary relationship.
• Prepare for an adversary confrontation on a controversial management issue.
• Employing appropriate preparation methods, strategy, and techniques, for communicating with an adversary group as the representative of your company or corporation.
Time: 5 minutes for the speech - 10 minutes for the question period.

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