Think On Your Feet

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Over 95% of communication is informal. Think on Your Feet(R) is the only workshop that addresses these informal situations, providing the skills you need to present, defend, and discuss a position persuasively and fast.

From off-the-cuff discussions, elevator speeches and Q&A sessions to meetings, status updates and conference calls, Think on Your Feet(R) provides you with the best communication strategies to deliver persuasive messages with clarity and impact. This two day course is filled with practice, coaching and feedback that will enable participants to master the ability to organize and present their ideas quickly.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Use the best communication strategy for any situation.
  • Structure a topic into bite-sized chunks for easy retention.
  • Present ideas clearly, concisely, and memorably.
  • Techniques to communicate and respond with confidence
  • Know how to organize your thoughts to communicate more effectively
  • Techniques for building succinct, structured responses
  • Techniques to approach difficult questions
  • Strategies that increase efficiency in preparing presentations and other business communications

Think on Your Feet(R) is an internationally acclaimed course from education provider McLuhan & Davies. McLuhan & Davies is a Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Registered Service Provider. This course qualifies for Personal Development Units (PDUs) towards your PMP and Gold Seal certifications.

What Our Clients Say

"I had no idea that having a process would so drastically reduce the stress of being put on the spot! Excellent training." - Deidre Puddister, Pennecon Limited.

"Wonderful course! I learned so much and look forward to using these new acquired skills" - Katie Burt, Canadian Institute for Health Information

"I will definitely use this experience in my work and personal lives. And, it's given me a little more confidence since it's helped me organize my thoughts." - Fall 2022 Participant

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This course qualifies as credits toward the International Association of Business Communicators' (IABC) professional certifications.

When applying to sit for either the exam for Communications Management Professional (CMP)(R) or Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP)(R) or to apply for recertification, Gardiner Centre courses can be an integral part of your application package.

To learn more about this global standard certification, visit: To inquire about sitting for a certification exam, contact the local IABC NL chapter at, or visit:


This course is accredited by the CPSA Institute as providing 14 hours of professional designation units (PDUs) toward the maintenance of any CPSA designation. Learn more about the CPSA Institute professional designations here.

Continuing Education Contact Hours: 14

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