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The National Speakers Association Greater Los Angeles Chapter (NSA GLAC) is proud to continue its acclaimed Speakers Academy for 2015 - shortening the professional speakers' learning curve now in its 15th year. This revised 9-month program will turbo-charge your career by helping you:

  • Chart your own course for speaking success based on your unique goals and aspirations as a part time or full time speaker

  • Develop the four core competencies of the professional speaker

  • Gain powerful and practical insights , on a monthly basis, from professional speakers who are practicing what you are learning

  • Learn how to adapt your speaking skills to the strong currents of change dominating the speaking and training environment

  • Build lasting relationships with other Academy attendees, NSA GLAC, and Academy expert faculty to help build a successful speaking business

  • Qualify for professional membership in the National Speakers Association

Accelerate your speaking career by immersing yourself in our dynamic-results-focused program designed for speakers, by speakers. You will learn from a respected faculty of experts from the NSA GLAC Board of Directors, Certified Speaking Professionals (CSP), and former graduates who will teach what they are successfully practicing on and off the platform.

Join the many Academy graduates who qualified for NSA GLAC membership upon completion of their fulfilling experience. In addition to the modules over a 9 month period, you will receive the following benefits courtesy of NSA GLAC:

  • Customized professional One Sheet: Value $350
  • Demo video displaying your talents: Value $300
  • Free admission for every monthly NSA GLAC meeting in 2015: Value $441
  • Membership/Apprentice Dues for GLAC Chapter: Value $195
  • 9 Academy sessions: PRICELESS

Our graduates include a television host, identity theft expert, a fundraising outreach specialist, a breast cancer physician, a single-mom expert, and even a University professor. Whether you hold a Ph.D., a J.D., or a high school diploma, Speakers Academy is for you. Let the Academy help you translate your expertise into marketplace success.

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Speakers Academy Topics:

  • Orientation
  • Professional Awareness
  • Topic Development
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Professional Relationships
  • Presenting and Performance
  • Platform Mechanics
  • Authorship and Product Development
  • Managing Your Business
  • Putting It All Together

Class dates and topics are subject to change

Speakers Academy Dates:

  • February 21, 2015 (FULL DAY) new date
  • March 14, 2015 (Chapter meeting plus Academy class)
  • April 11, 2015 (Chapter meeting plus Academy class)
  • May 9, 2015 (Chapter meeting plus Academy class)
  • June 13, 2015 (Chapter meeting plus Academy class)
  • July 11, 2015 (FULL DAY)
  • August 8, 2015 (NO Chapter meeting/Half Day Academy Class)
  • September 12, 2015 (Chapter meeting plus Academy class)
  • October 2015 - TBA (FULL DAY)

Speakers Academy Tuition:
(including all the benefits mentioned above)

    $1,800.00 ON or BEFORE JANUARY 10, 2015
    Payment in FULL or 3 Monthly Payments of $650 each, by Mar 14

    $1,997.00 AFTER January 10, 2015
    Payment in FULL or 3 Monthly Payments of $700 each, by Mar 14

Special 25% discount for NSA National Members who join the program.

Please note: A Limited number of seats are available for this program each year.

Payments can be sent to:

207 W Los Angeles Ave #218
Moorpark, CA 93021-1824

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Application Process

Please complete and return the application. Once we receive it one of the Speakers Academy Board of Advisors will schedule a telephone appointment to discuss your application and answer any questions you may have. If it appears that the Speakers Academy is a good fit for you, we will notify you of your approval and request the first payment.

If you wish use the printable application click here .

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