Description Effective speech delivery is crucial to public speaking, as it allows you to showcase your work and communicate with confidence. No matter how much time you've spent perfecting your message, no one will hear it if you are unable to engage your audience, handle on-the-spot challenges, and avoid being disrupted by nerves. This course looks at the methods you can employ to deliver an effective speech, such as making a good first impression and building rapport with your audience. The course also provides effective techniques for handling challenges that may arise while you are delivering a speech, such as regaining an inattentive audience's focus and handling difficult questions or hecklers. Finally, this course introduces strategies you can use to overcome public speaking anxiety.