Developed by professional speakers for professional speakers, the Certified Professional Speaker® (CPS) Program is designed to take your career to the next level.Achievable in six (6) months with focused effort, the Certified Professional Speaker® designation is highly sought-after by speaking professionals around the world with a distinctive commitment to go above and beyond in their ability to deliver top-notch presentations and speeches that exceed expectations.Building on the lessons learned in the Speech Mastery Course™, the CPS Program uses both one-on-one and group coaching to support the continued development and integration of proven skills, valuable tools and effective techniques used prominently in the speaking profession.

The Certified Professional Speaker® designation is achieved following completion of the requirements identified below:

Speech Mastery Course

Choose from either the Speech Mastery Course™ 2-Day Live Intensive or the Speech Mastery
Fundamentals Online Course

Six Months of Individual Coaching

Participation in one individual coaching session each month with a designated Certified Speech
Coach

Six Months of Group Coaching

Participation in one group coaching session each month with an executive team member of
the Professional Speakers Federation

Six Validated Speeches

Conduct a minimum of six (6) paid or unpaid presentations to groups large or small
Validate completion with submission of Six (6) complete PSF Speech Validation Forms for
presentations scheduled concurrently or staggered over time
Validate completion with submission of One (1) video or audio presentation for analysis and
feedback

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