Introduction to Public Speaking (For F&B)

Sim Ee Waun is a professional communicator and media practitioner. She has been teaching public speaking and communications at the National University of Singapore for the last four years, and also runs her own publishing firm Pepper Dog Press. Before that, she was a food and travel journalist for almost 30 years. During that time, she was editor for various magazines including Wine & Dine, Stir, BBC Good Food, as well as wrote extensively for other titles like Appetite, Epicure, ST Life, Flavours (Malaysia) and The Peak. Because of her close association with the F&B industry for the three decades, Ee Waun has a deep understanding of the communications needs of F&B professionals in dealing with their publics.

She was also a public relations professional for many years and handled corporate, financial and crisis communications issues. Her clients included SembCorp Industries, Ford Motors, National Library of Singapore, Rockwell, Agilent Technologies, and the Airline Pilots Association Singapore, amongst many others. Ee Waun holds a BA (Hons) in English Language & Literature, a Graduate Diploma in Marketing, and a Master’s Degree in International Journalism.

Whether you are speaking to a small group or a large audience, this course will equip you with the basic skills to speak confidently and effectively. Learn how to

· Communicate with confidence & clarity

· Understand and engage your audience

· Craft and deliver a captivating speech/presentation

· Use body language effectively

· Project your professional self with polish and presence


This series will be held across 4 sessions, each lasting 1hr 45mins:

5 August, Saturday 9.30am – 11.15am

12 August, Saturday 9.30am – 11.15am

19 August, Saturday 9.30am – 11.15am

2 September, Saturday 9.30am – 11.15am

*Limited Seats

*Pls note participants will need to prepare some homework before each session.

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