Course dates

Starting date, Monday 26 Aug 2019
10 am - 5 pm | 1 day
Starting date, Monday 28 Oct 2019
10 am - 5 pm | 1 day

Course overview

The art of Public Speaking / Communication is one of the most powerful tools we possess, and an art can be learned and improved.

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The course was an eyeopener - it was like going to a personal training session in the gym paralysed, and starting moving and developing muscles during the session.

I appreciate the realistic and relatable examples which accompanied the theory. This course struck the perfect balance of theory/practice application for me. I appreciate the individual feedback and Fatos was a fantastic teacher. Very knowledgeable.

I will keep my eyes open for other AIR courses and will highly recommend!

We offer a range of Public Speaking courses in different lengths, as well as courses tailored to specific needs.

Strengths of our Public Speaking courses 

Public Speaking is a complex art/science, and requires a number of skills, as well as knowledge from a range of areas. For best outcomes, and based on many years of experience, this course is developed combining cutting edge relevant knowledge in the applicable areas.

The course also combines: Advocacy skills as taught at the English Bar (Barristers' training); and findings on human mind and behaviour (e.g. mind bugs/ influences; persuasion; what affects our traits, such as confidence and nervousness).   

This Public Speaking 1-day course focuses on skills required to:

  • Prepare for a public speech or presentation at a conference
  • Tailor length of a presentation as and when needed, including during the presentation
  • Express clearly for increased effectiveness
  • Articulate thoughts 
  • Building a desired personality
  • Understand audiences
  • Connect with audiences
  • Tailor presentations to diverse audiences
  • Tailor your speech to changing reactions of an audience
  • Minimise a negative atmosphere and build a positive atmosphere in the room
  • Minimise nervousness / fear / anxiety
  • Build natural (inner) confidence
  • Communicate persuasively and effectively in general
  • Enjoy public speaking and presenting

This course is suitable for:

Anyone who wishes to improve communication skills; and essential for those involved in activities that require comminucating with others, delivering presentations, directing board meetings, inspiring others, promoting change, disseminating knowledge (e.g. researchers).

Being able to speak well (effectively and enjoyably) in front of other people, including in conferences, board meetings or at a wedding – is a skill that would bring satisfaction to most people. Good speaking benefits not only those who speaks well, but often audiences too e.g. in conferences, in school, or university lectures.


This course is directed by Fatos Selita, an English barrister and a New York State Attorney; with training in Psychology, Genetics and Mind Influences; with over 9 years of experience in delivering public speaking training internationally; who is also a trainer in Mind Influences on Decision making, as well as the director of the ‘Psychology for Lawyers: Brain, Mind and Behaviour’ and 'Decision Making: Brain, Mind and Behaviour' courses.

Other public speaking courses options: Public Speaking and Presenting 1-week course



Booking information


  • 10% if you are taking two courses in consecutive weeks
  • 20% UK students
  • 25%Members of the UK Law and Society Association (UKLSA) 
  • If five people register from the same institution for the same intake, the fifth place is free
  • Goldsmiths students, staff and alumni - email us for current discounts

Refund policy: See AIR courses main page

Starting date, Monday 26 Aug 2019
10 am - 5 pm | 1 day
Starting date, Monday 28 Oct 2019
10 am - 5 pm | 1 day


If you have any questions about this course please contact air ( or call +44 (0)20 7078 5468.

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26 Aug - Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross


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