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Guest lecture on ‘Public Speaking Fundamentals’

Date: 07-08-2020


T.John College | Commerce

The Department of Commerce organised a Guest Lecture for the students of B.Com III and V semester by Mr. Zubin Rashid - Public Speaking Coach on 7th August 2020.

Mr. Zubin Rashid is an International Soft Skills Training & Behavioural Change Management Consultant and has worked in India, UK, Germany, Austria & Malaysia for almost 2 decades. He is also the author of the book "Dream Learn Act Achieve - simple steps to massive success. With almost 20 years of experience in the areas of public speaking, intercultural consulting, business management and learning and development, he spends most of his work time in supporting people to improve their skills and competencies through his learning sessions, books, articles, videos, and keynote speeches.

The speaker covered the following topics in his guest lecture.

  • The 3 Cs of Communication
  • Grooming
  • Body Language
  • Eye Contact
  • Voice Modulation
  • Controlling Nerves
  • Engaging with the Audience
  • Personal Style
  • Virtual and Telephonic Meetings

He shared a lot of anecdotes to make the session interesting. He also shared videos of the 2019 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking – Aaron Beverly to highlight all the above points in the agenda. Keeping in mind, the need of the hour he concentrated on etiquettes for telephonic meetings & interviews. The session concluded with the speaker asking students three points that they would consider as a take away from the session.


The session was highly interactive with lots of questions and answers. The session was conducted online on Microsoft Teams platform.

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