Speeches by Management Manual

speeches by management manualSpecial events present special speaking opportunities. This manual provides instruction in giving toasts, speaking in praise/giving a eulogy, “roasting” someone and presenting and accepting awards.

Speeches By Management
1. The Briefing
8-10 minutes, plus 5 minutes (Q&A)
Objectives:•   Apply the key steps in the preparation of a briefing and the organisation 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.
2. The Technical Speech
8-10 minutes
Objectives:•   Convey a technical paper or technical material and information into a technical speech.•   Organise 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.
3. Manage and Motivate
10-12 minutes
Objectives:•   Understand the concept and nature of motivational methods 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.
4. The Status Report
12-15 minutes
Objectives:•   Organise 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.
5. Confrontation: The Adversary Relationship
5 minutes, plus 10 minutes (Q&A)
Objectives:•   Understand the definition and nature of the adversary relationship.•   Prepare for an adversary confrontation on a controversial management issue.•   Employ appropriate preparation methods, strategy, and techniques, for communicating with an adversary group as the representative of your company or corporation.