Speechwriting for the President: Fundamentals

Venue: Webcast

Location: Online, Other

Event Date/Time: Oct 07, 2009 End Date/Time: Oct 07, 2009
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Not every university has a full-time speechwriter; you may be called upon to craft a speech for your institution's leaders. Writing high-level speeches that communicate your institution's messages clearly can seem like a daunting task, but it needn't be.

Join us online for practical tips and tools to create ideal messages for your next speechwriting assignment. You'll learn how to:

* Understand and articulate your institution's strategic messages
* Effectively incorporate the technical aspects of speechwriting
* Find your voice and match it to your speaker's style
* Start with a blank page
* Be prepared–what you should draft in advance


Additional Information

Who Should Attend: This program is designed for the occasional speechwriter. We will cover the fundamentals of speechwriting for anyone who has infrequent writing duties, those new to speechwriting, and anyone wanting a refresher.