Present like Pro: Speak with Confidence Course

Improve Your Communication, Clarity, and Confidence in Just Six Weeks.

It’s been said that 85% of a person’s financial success is due to their ability to communicate, negotiate, and lead. And since your company is run by people, it makes sense that your company’s financial success is dependent on those same abilities

Present Like a Pro: Speak with Confidence transforms participants’ abilities to leverage communication on behalf of themselves, their employer, and their community

Course Curriculum

Week #1
Week #2
Week #3
Week #4
Week #5
Week #6
Office Hours

The Art of Self Introductions
What’s in a Name?
Introducing Others.
Listening Skills.
Voicemail & Phone Etiquette.


Vocal Dynamics & Range.
Stage Presence.
Speaking with Emphasis.

5 Human Senses + Emotions.
Descriptive Language + Word Pictures.
Story Preparation + Presentation.

Body Language + Facial Expressions.
Filler words.
Audience Engagement Principles.
5-Step Story Crafting.

Speech Crafting + Topic Selection.
Opening and Closing.
Mining Your Message.
Writing + Storytelling Exercise.

Graduation Night!
Story Presentations.
Listening, Appreciation + Feedback.
Celebration + Reflection.
What’s Next for YOU?

Office hours sessions are provided between weeks 5 and  6 for participants to practice and receive professional feedback. These sessions include coaching by Rebecca and the use of innovative (and super fun) artificial intelligence software to track facial expressions, eye contact, filler words, and non-inclusive language.

Are you ready transform your ability to:

  • Communicate more clearly and effectively?
  • Think on your feet with ease?
  • Speak up in meetings?
  • Get to the point quickly?
  • Trust the value of your input?

Present Like a Pro: Speak with Confidence offers 6 in-person sessions starting May 17th at Skagit Valley College. Classes are held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 – 7:45 pm in Angst Hall room 125.

That's 9 hours of in-person training for only $259!

Course Participant Raves:

  • When I feel nervous, I now translate the feeling into excitement! I’m now more confident and prepared while presenting.

    Dulce Vazquez-Cruz
    Community Action of Skagit County
  • Both professionally and personally I feel fueled. I came to this class wanting to grow professionally but I learned so much more.

    Hayley Brown
    Habitat for Humanity
  • The class is small and focuses on each student and their individuality. It has helped me feel more confident in speaking up in groups. 
    Stephanie Semro
    Community Action of Skagit County
  • It is a unique experience that, in addition to making you feel welcome, gives you the tools to start building the confidence to stand up in front of a group of people.

    Marlene Rios
  • In my position as Director showing confidence is very important in leading teams of leaders. Rebecca’s class boosted me to the next level of confidence.
    Linda Vorthman
    District 2 Toastmasters
  • Not only do I have more confidence crafting and sharing a story but what I learned from other students helped me too. 

    Sarah Drake
    Kern Funeral Home
  • Rebecca has a method that is very easy to follow and understand. I highly recommend her program!

    Jeston Porter
    Lead Trainer at Enoch Precision Machining
  • Rebecca sees the power in helping others find their voice, their confidence, and the vast positive improvements it has on their lives.

    Angela Thurman
    CEO Thurman Co.
  • If you need an expert coach to help you deliver an entertaining speech both virtually or in-person, Rebecca is your go-to person. 

    Sayee Vaitheesvaran
    CIO Washington State Gambling Commission
  • I highly recommend Rebecca to anyone looking to gain more confidence when presenting. 

    Meaghan Ziemba
    Mavens of Manufacturing
  • I highly recommend using Rebecca to help your presentation go from average to INCREDIBLE!

    Nikki Wegner
    CEO Chinook Enterprises

About Rebecca P. Murray

Northwest Edutainer Rebecca P. Murray delivers high-energy virtual and live training to those ready to become confident, creative, and compelling leaders and team players. She infuses irreverent humor, inspiring stories, and entertaining musical theater excerpts into content-rich, high-stick events. Audience members eagerly engage in her one-of-a-kind interactive experiences, including playshops, keynotes, courses, and adult continuing education at Western Washington University, Skagit Valley College, and Whatcom Community College.

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