Speech Writing

Product code: IA0158


Delivery method

Delivery method

Virtual Classroom




10 hours






Working with Global Affairs Canada often requires one to be prepared when called on to write talking points, responsive lines, short interventions like introducing a guest speaker, or speeches meant to be delivered by senior managers and Heads of Missions. This course in writing and delivering a speech will help participants hone their skills in writing material meant to be spoken. It will also provide tips on how to effectively deliver compelling speeches or talking points.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • describe the importance of connecting with your audience
  • recognize the structural and organizational approaches of effective speeches
  • create an outline that identifies the key message and supporting elements
  • write and edit a speech using best practices for spoken texts
  • deliver your speech to a small group

Legacy course code: 00020246

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Date modified: 2022-07-11