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Anna D Banks, Certified Coach, John Maxwell Team, Appointed Speakers Academy Dean, NSA-NJ Chapter
Responding to market demand, the NJ Chapter of National Speakers Association launches an affordable program for business professionals and entrepreneurs looking to sharpen their speaking skills for greater success and increased profitability.
By: Anna D Banks, MAS
"Think of the powerful career effect that this newfound professional expertise will have from the stage, boardroom, or during business meetings. The faculty include past national NSA presidents, NSA board members and Certified Speaking Professionals (CSPs). This top-tier faculty will allow the participants to receive interactive, in-person coaching from professional speakers and network with fellow aspiring speakers and business professionals while learning the best practices to increase your speaking ability, professionalism, creative content, and compensation,"
NSA members who are experts in their areas will teach ten class modules that include authorship, content and product creation, platform skills, and managing your business. All faculty members are highly compensated, very polished, and highly performing professionals.
"To further compress the learning curve of becoming a professional speaker, all Speaker Academy participants will receive hands-on workshops with Presentation Showcases and Detailed Workbooks,” said Anna D. Banks, adding, "Speaker Academy is like getting an advanced degree in the business of professional speaking."
The 10 sessions includes course manual, provides exercises, best practices and resources for the following topics:
2. Professional Awareness
3. Topic Development
4. Sales and Marketing
5. Professional Relationships
6. Presenting & Performing
7. Platform Mechanics
8. Authorship & Product Development
9. Managing Your Business
10. Putting It All Together
11. Video Showcase (Speaker’s Showcase): Each participant will have the opportunity to have a presentation videotaped and evaluated by a faculty member.
The investment is $997 for the entire program. Applicants can save several hundred dollars by taking advantage of early registration discounts before January 1, 2016. Registration materials, additional information details can be found at http://www.NSA-
About Anna D. Banks
As a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker, Anna offers workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching to aid in personal and professional growth to individuals, organizations and companies worldwide. This is accomplished through study and practical application of John Maxwell’s proven leadership methods. Working together with Anna, you and your team will move your organization in the desired direction to reach your goals. Find out how Anna can help you achieve your dreams of personal development, professional development and increased influence, by visiting
National Speakers Association, New Jersey Chapter. (NSA-NJ) is the premier professional association in New Jersey dedicated to advancing the art and value of experts who speak professionally. NSA-NJ offers Professional, Aspiring Speaker, Student, Service/Supplier Partner and Bureau Partner memberships. For more information about NSA-NJ, please visit http://www.NSA-
The National Speakers Association (NSA) is the leading organization for professional speakers. NSA’s thousands of members include experts in a variety of industries and disciplines, who reach audiences as trainers, educators, humorists, motivators, consultants, authors and more. Since 1973, NSA has provided resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession. Visit NSA’s website at www.nsaspeaker.org.
Anna D Banks, MAS
Certified Coach & Trainer, John Maxwell Team