Jill Slye teaches multiple courses and professional development programs on Public Speaking, Professional Presenting, and Leadership Communication at Harvard University Extension School, Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Scroll down to explore Jill's programs and courses.
PDP - Communication Strategies: Presenting with Impact
Through oral presentations and small group activities, you will put proven public speaking techniques and tools into practice, test out new approaches, and learn to communicate clearly and confidently. Discover the powerful impact of storytelling and practical persuasion skills to authentically illustrate your message.
PDP - Women in Leadership: Essential Management Skills for Emerging Leaders
Organizations thrive and out-perform their competitors when they have greater gender equality and a strong pipeline of diverse talent in which to tap. This unique leadership program is designed to help emerging women leaders achieve their goals. The curriculum develops high-potential leaders at multiple levels with the skills to advance their own careers and to promote diversity in the workplace.
Covering the basic principles of public speaking, students learn how to handle nerves, organize and deliver a formal presentation, and use verbal and non-verbal communication to connect with their audience. Available in January Term.
This course is also taught during the first session of the Summer Term. Harvard Extension School Summer Term registration occurs under a different catalog - click below for information.
This course covers advanced public speaking techniques for persuasion, effective interoffice communication, and connecting with an audience. Available during the Fall and Spring Terms.
As one of the 12, degree-granting schools of Harvard University, Harvard Extension School offers part-time, non-residential programs to a variety of learners.