The Master Your Message Public Speaking Course gives you the tools, practice opportunities, and feedback to become a more impactful speaker.

Reflections from previous attendees

Who is this public speaking course for?

  • Does your role now involve more public speaking?
  • Do you need to inspire a team, pitch project ideas, or speak at events?
  • Do you face the challenge of how to turn complex topics into clear, easy to following presentations?

The course is for people that want to say yes to more public speaking opportunities and to make the most of those opportunities. The methods you will learn have been successfully used by previous attendees with little public speaking experience and also experienced speakers.

If you wish to arrange a course for 5 or more colleagues, then please contact us via the schedule a call form.

Learn how to give a ted style presentation

Join a maximum of 7 other liked minded people to learn the tools, tips, and techniques required to give an engaging talk with Award Winning Professional Speechwriter and TEDx Speaker Coach, Craig Millar.

At the end of this practical one-day Public Speaking Course, you’ll leave with the skills, confidence, and inspiration needed to develop and deliver memorable presentations.

“After attending the course, I presented a project internally. I applied the learnings you gave me.
The good news is the project was approved subsequently. We are now a year in … we have signed new clients on board & I got promoted!”

Caroline Kanso

Home Instead

“I feel more relaxed when presenting, knowing that I have thought through the structure and content in a way that I know creates better engagement with the audience. I have had some very positive feedback as a result.”

Alan Leishman


“I just wanted to feedback that attending your course has really improved the quality of the speeches I need to make as part of my job.  Over the last year, I have spoken at 3 national conferences and received great feedback.”

Marie Graham

Greater Manchester Talent

Dates, locations, and pricing

Please note that places are offered on a first-come-first-served basis and each course has a maximum of 7 delegates.

The cost per attendee is £450

  • MANCHESTER | 13 JUNE 2024
  • LONDON |20 JUNE 2024

What public speaking skills will I learn?

On the course, you’ll learn powerful tools that cover both the content development and content delivery side of public speaking.


  • Learn how to make your message stick by structuring your talk around one impactful idea.


  • Learn how to open your talks in a way that grabs the attention of your audience – even if it is a dry subject.


  • Learn how to tell a story that will keep your audience engaged and make your talk memorable.


  • Learn how to manage public speaking nerves – both before and during your talks


  • Practice speaking in front of a positive group of like-minded people and get valuable feedback on what you are doing well and where you can use your voice or body language to better effect.

Course Curriculum

Learn powerful new tools and apply them immediately to develop a short presentation on a topic that matters to you and your work.


  • How to distil your message down to a compelling sentence
  • A powerful way to structure your presentation that stops messages getting lost in the detail
  • Apply: Craft the structure of a presentation that matters to you and your work


  • To start in a way that grabs your audiences’ attention, put the focus on your audience.
  • 3 strategies to manage public speaking nerves
  • Apply: Develop the critical opening 45 seconds of your presentation


  • Why the data alone is not enough to bring success
  • How to use stories and examples in a way that educates and inspires
  • Apply: Recall stories or examples that could potentially be used in your presentation


  • The golden rule for how much information to have on a slide
  • How to use your voice in a way that makes your message stick
  • Apply: Practice giving your presentation to discover what is working and how to make it even better

Our course leader

The course is led by Cicero Award-winning Speechwriter and TEDx Speaker Coach, Craig Millar.

He’ll share with you the methods he finds most useful in his work with leaders from the world of sport, academia, and business to develop inspiring, TED Style talks.

Learn the tools that Craig finds most useful in his work as a Professional Speechwriter and TEDx Speaker Coach

“A great course that was really engaging and practical

Paul Bell

My Accountancy Place

“Fantastic session. Well paced with lots of nuggets of golden advice. Highly recommended. Looking forward to putting it all into practice!”

Colin Birnie

Odeon Cinema

Dates, locations, and pricing

Please note that places are offered on a first-come-first-served basis and each course has a maximum of 7 delegates.

The cost per attendee is £450

  • MANCHESTER | 13 JUNE 2024
  • LONDON | 20 JUNE 2024

Got any further questions on the course?

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