Start your speaking career

4.9

(23 ratings)

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3 Days

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Cohort-based Course

Jumpstart your speaking career by learning from one of the most acclaimed keynote speakers in the business world!

Course overview

Start your speaking career

There's no better way to impact lives than through an effective speech. Public speaking can also be a very rewarding and profitable career.


Your instructor Mark Schaefer has been a professional speaker for nearly 20 years. He has captivated audiences on some of the biggest stages in the world, including SXSW, The American Bar Association, and Social Media Marketing World.


Learn how to create your first speech, deliver a speech with impact, and jumpstart your own professional speaking career. Learn:


How to create a speech

Visual design

Stage presence techniques

Contract basics

Career momentum


... and much more. Each student will receive a recording of these classes for future reference on their speaking career journey.

Who is this course for

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Anyone who dreams of starting a professional seeking career.

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Business leaders who want to build confidence as a presenter.

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Leaders who need to present ideas and pitches.

What you’ll get out of this course

Create your first speech!

You'll learn how to turn your best ideas into an effective keynote presentation!

Be memorable

Learn how to create a presentation that inspires, informs, and entertains.

Learn stage presence

Mark Schaefer provides his insights into how to hold an audience's attention and use your stage presence to tell your story.

Speech preparation

How do you work with an event or conference to prepare for your speech? WHat do you need in a contract?

Begin a speaking career

What are the three steps to kick-starting your own speaking career? When do you start negotiating for money and grow your revenue?

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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  • Week 1

    Nov 19—Nov 21

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

  • Post-Course

    Modules

    • Class One

    • Class Two

4.9

(23 ratings)

What students are saying

Meet your instructor

Mark Schaefer

Mark Schaefer

Consultant, author, keynote speaker

Mark Schaefer has been a professional keynote speaker for 20 years. His speeches have inspired audiences in 40 countries. He has been a regular speaker at SXSW, Social Media Marketing World, The American Bar Association, and corporate events including Dell, Pfizer, Microsoft, and the U.S. Naval Academy. Mark is a faculty member of Rutgers University and is the bestselling author of 10 books including "KNOWN," "Marketing Rebellion," and "Belonging to the Brand."

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Start your speaking career

Cohort 6

$249 USD

Dates

Nov 19—21, 2024

Payment Deadline

Nov 16, 2024
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Course schedule

Five hours of class time over two days
  • May 21-23, 2024

    12:00 p.m. to 2:30 Eastern time

    This class spans 2.5 hours on Tuesday, May 21 and 2.5 hours on Thursday, May 23. Each class will be two hours of interactive presentations via Zoom followed by a half hour of open Q&A. There is no pre-work and one hour of optional homework associated with this class.

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts

Active hands-on learning

This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects

Interactive and project-based

You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams

Learn with a cohort of peers

Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you

Frequently Asked Questions

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Join an upcoming cohort

Start your speaking career

Cohort 6

$249 USD

Dates

Nov 19—21, 2024

Payment Deadline

Nov 16, 2024
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Bulk purchases

$249 USD

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