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How To Speak With Greater Confidence, Purpose And Impact

SIM Professional Development (SIM PD) is the leading provider for adult learning, training and development for corporate and career development. We provide a wide range of quality executive programmes, corporate training, seminar and workshops in areas of soft skills training, leadership training, sales training, management training, personal effectiveness & productivity, project management training, strategy execution and forumation.


how to speak with greater confidence, purpose and impact


Learn practical techniques to structure, prepare and phrase your text, use your voice correctly, and identify common speech faults (pronunciation) to enhance your presentation skills and speak with greater confidence.

Benefits to You

• to deliver more powerful presentations and speeches
• to prepare presentations that will convince, motivate and win hearts and minds.
• the tactics, taboos and techniques!

You will receive a dictionary.

Programme Outline
  • Planning, Preparing and Writing Your Text for Impactful Presentations / Speeches
    • Being succinct, relevant and focused
    • Phrasing your text for impactful delivery
    • Think better on your feet every time !
  • How to Manage Stage Fright Positively and Confidently Everytime
  • How to Write it (text) Right, Say it Right, and Sound Right
    • Writing memorable soundbites
    • Use of euphony to sound good
    • Choice and use of words
  • Vocal Expression for Outstanding Presentations
    • Developing a more melodious speaking voice and vocal tone
    • Vocal skills practice – Resonance, projection and articulation
  • Voice Production and Clear Speech
    • Using your speech and voice organs correctly
    • Discover your vocal faults and mispronunciations
  • Developing Correct Ways of Using the Voice for Impact
    • Breathing and relaxation techniques
    • Using resonators and articulators
    • Posture and tensions of speech muscles
  • Problems in Pronunciation of Standard English
    • Phonics and phonetics
    • Causes of indistinct speech
    • Practical exercises to improve sounds of spoken English
  • Individual Speech and Voice Analysis
    • Using resonators and breath support for good tonal quality
    • Habitual pitch versus natural pitch
    • Monotony versus melody
  • Knowing the 44 Phonetic Symbols and Speech Sounds for Correct Pronunciation
  • Voice Problems and Vocal Fatigue Affecting Presentations and Spoken Communication
As part of the training and learning during the course, photography and/or video-recording of participants in action will be done.
Who Must Attend
(Level 1) Admin & Support
(Level 2) Supervisor, Executive, & Emerging Managers
(Level 3) New Managers
Programme Leader

Tan Teck Huat has been an instructor in presentation skills and public speaking course since 1976. To date, more than 15,000 participants have  attended his 2,000 seminars in Singapore and overseas.

He has been a regular voice trainer for teachers (Ministry of Education) from 1996 to 2004. He is a Gold Medallist (Public Speaking) LAM and holds the following credentials: Teachers Diploma in Public Speaking (Guildhall, UK), Diploma in Public Speaking (London College of Music, UK), Certificate in Voice Studies (UK).

Mr Tan is a professional speaker, speech and voice trainer and author of two books, (1) Better Spoken English: Phonics, Phonetics and Voice Training and (2) Phonics and Phonetics for Parents, Tutors and Teachers.

CategorySIM Member Fee  (S$)Non-member Fee  (S$)
  Total Fee (S$)   Total Fee (S$) 
Fee/Pax (S$)GST (S$) including GSTFee/Pax (S$)GST (S$) including GST
Normal Fees600.0042.00642.00690.0048.30738.30
Early Bird FeesTo enjoy 10% discount off the fees above, please register four weeks before programme commencement date.

Enquiries : Lee Yoke Leng - 62485892 | 62466746,

Foreign participants sponsored by their companies, GST is not applicable. If payment is made by a Singapore-registered company, GST will apply.

Non-members are welcome to sign up for SIM membership to enjoy the discounted rate. To sign up for SIM Membership, please visit, email or call 6248 9489. To register for the programmes now, select the preferred programme run-dates below through the register icon. "Register", which will bring you to the registration page.

DateTimeVenueRegistration Closing Date 
19/11/2020 - 20/11/202009.00 am - 5.00 pmSIM Management House, 41 Namly Avenue, Singapore 267616Nov 05, 2020 Register