Perfect your public speaking and communication skills with a combination of online classes and virtual reality.
Online with VR
58 online lessons
8 VR scenarios
5 hours to complete
Overcome a fear of public speaking and feel comfortable speaking in front of audiences of various sizes
Know key theory and techniques to deliver effective and memorable speeches
Easily design your presentation to engage and persuade your audience
Manage nerves and become a confident public speaker with practice in VR
Engage and connect with your audience through storytelling
Enhance your message with body language, eye contact and gestures
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Over 70% of HR professionals believe that public speaking is critical for career success, yet 74% of people have speech anxiety which stops them reaching their potential.
This course provides you with the fundamental tools of communication to help you manage your nerves and feel more confident in front of an audience.
The immersive training allows you to practice your speaking skills in the safety of VR environments, as often as you need to. Be better prepared for your next meeting, presentation or event.
Learn with a self-paced online course and practice in VR, as often as you like.
We combine online learning with VR for a unique learning approach. At certain points throughout this public speaking course, you'll be prompted to practice what you've learnt in VR.
Complete a series of videos, quizzes and case studies through our online platform - available to access at any time.
Practice what you learn in realistic VR scenarios, helping you to overcome nerves and improve your delivery.
Receive feedback on your performance to help identify areas you need to improve to become an effective public speaker.
Throughout this course, you'll get to watch real-life video examples of the skills being taught, including how to start a presentation, use your voice effectively and answer audience questions.
Learn from these videos and transfer their skills to your own communication.
Dom is Curriculum Lead for the Public Speaking course. He's an entrepreneur, VR enthusiast and engineer with a passion for finding new ways to improve speaking skills using technology. Previously, Dom worked at Jaguar Land Rover before leaving to develop the VirtualSpeech app, and now speaks at events around the world.
Practice your public speaking with the leading VR training app on the market. At key points during the online part of the course, you'll be prompted to practice what you've learnt in one of the following VR training scenarios.
Note: You can practice in these scenarios and repeat the VR training as often as you like.
Improve your eye contact and learn how to connect with the audience in this VR scenario. Gamification and heatmaps allow you to review where you are looking and areas you are neglecting.
Practice quick thinking and impromptu speaking by talking about the content of a random slide every 30 seconds. You’ll develop a valuable skill and be able to answer questions more naturally.
It’s easy to get distracted by the audience and venue. Learn how to deal with sound and visual distractions, including mobiles phones ringing, audio feedback from speakers and lighting.
Receive feedback on 15 different areas of your speech, including persuasiveness, aggression, and openness. Great for understanding how your audience is likely to perceive you.
Practice giving a formal or charity speech in our decorative room, styled after the popular Orchid Room at The Dorchester hotel in London.
Practice leading a meeting, presenting and answering questions. You'll also be quizzed on what the avatars tell you and receive feedback on your presentation.
Deliver a speech in our large lecture hall. Load slides and use the speech analysis feature to track progress.
Deliver a conference presentation in our popular training environment to around 100 people.
Learners in VR
Faster than classroom training
Our app is full of useful features to help you become a more effective speaker.
Practice with your own presentation slides and notes in VR with you.
Receive feedback on your eye contact, speaking pace, filler words and more.
Learn to deal with audience noises, mobile phones ringing and stage lighting.
"As someone who suffers from public speaking phobia, this threw me right into the lions den... I encountered flaws in my approach that I would not have discovered until the actual event."
"Insanely useful for someone who wants to learn to speak in front of people... I'm now the 'pitch man' for our company, and my pitches opened the door to our (now completed) seed round of funding."
Kit Eaton - The New York Times
The course works with popular VR headsets, including the Oculus Quest 2, Pico Neo 3 and Vive Focus 3.
If you don't already have one, contact us and we'll help you figure out which headset is the best for you.