2Outline Toastmasters International Mission Mission of a Toastmasters ClubToastmasters Education ProgramCommunication TrackLeadership TrackSupplemental ProgramsTips
3The Mission of TMIHelping people learn the arts of speaking, listening and thinking – vital skills thatPromote self-actualization,Enhance leadership potential,Foster human understanding andContribute to the betterment of mankind.
4Mission of a TM ClubTo provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environmentin which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills,which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.
5Mentoring ProgramEach new member is mentored by an experienced ToastmasterMentor’s role:Familiarize new TM with TI program and resourcesAct as a sounding board in developing ideasHelp develop and polish speechesEncourage the TM to progress and improve by providing feedback.Mentoring is an ongoing process
6Toastmasters ProgramWhen you sign up for Toastmasters you receive two manualsCompetent CommunicatorCompetent LeaderThere are 10 projects in each bookThey are focused on fundamental skills
9Communication Track Competent Communicator (CC) Ten speeches or projects in the CC manualEach is about 5-7 minutesEach project has specific objectivesto master specific skillsUse the skills cumulativelyPolish the skills using feedback.
10CC Projects Ice Breaker Organize your thoughts Get to the point How to say itVocal varietyYour body speaksResearch your topicUsing visual aidsPersuade with powerInspire the audience.
11Competent Communicator Designation Complete all ten projects from theCompetent Communication Manual
12Advanced Communication Track Three mile stonesAdvanced Communicator-BronzeAdvanced Communicator-SilverAdvanced Communicator-GoldFifteen manualsEach one has five projectsTwo manuals for each milestoneYou choose what interests you
13Advanced Manuals The Entertaining Speaker Speaking to inform Public RelationsFacilitating DiscussionSpecialty SpeechesSpeeches by ManagementThe Professional SpeakerTechnical PresentationsPersuasive SpeakingCommunicating on TelevisionStorytellingInterpretive ReadingSpecial Occasion SpeechesInterpersonal CommunicationHumorously Speaking
14More… Three series of pre-designed club educational programs: The Successful Club SeriesLeadership Excellence SeriesBetter Speaker Series
15Successful Club Series The Moments of TruthFinding New Members For Your ClubEvaluation To MotivateClosing The SaleCreating The Best Club ClimateMeeting Roles And ResponsibilitiesMentoringKeeping The CommitmentGoing Beyond Our ClubHow To Be A Distinguished ClubThe Toastmasters Educational Program
16Leadership Excellence Series The Visionary LeaderDeveloping A MissionValues And LeadershipGoal Setting And PlanningDelegate To EmpowerBuilding A TeamGiving Effective FeedbackThe Leader As A CoachMotivating PeopleService And Leadership Conflict
17Better Speaker Series Beginning Your Speech Concluding Your Speech Take The Terror Out Of A TalkImpromptu SpeakingSelecting Your TopicKnow Your AudienceOrganizing Your SpeechCreating An IntroductionPreparation And PracticeUsing Body Language
18Advanced Communication Bronze Designation Achieve CC awardComplete 5 projects each from any two of the Advanced Communication manuals
19Advanced Communicator Silver Designation Achieve ACB awardComplete 5 projects each from two additional Advanced Communication manualsConduct any two programs from:The Better Speaker Series and/orThe Successful Club Series
20Advanced Communicator Gold Designation Achieve ACS awardComplete 5 projects each from two additional Advanced Communication manualsConducte aSuccess/Leadership Program orSuccess/Communication Program orYouth Leadership ProgramCoach a new member with the first three speeches.
22Competent Leader Manual Ten projects:Listening and LeadershipCritical ThinkingGiving FeedbackTime ManagementPlanning and ImplementationOrganising and DelegatingDeveloping Your Facilitation SkillsMotivating PeopleMentoringTeam Building
23CL Project Requirements No.Project SkillsRequirements1.Listening and Leadership3 of 4 meeting roles - Ah-counter, Speech Evaluator Grammarian, Table Topics Speaker2.Critical Thinking2 of 3 meeting roles - Speech Evaluator, Grammarian, General Evaluator3Giving Feedback3 meeting roles - Speech Evaluator Grammarian General Evaluator4.Time ManagementTimer and any 1 of 4 meeting roles - Toastmaster, Speaker, Grammarian, Table Topics Master.5.Planning & Implementation3 of 4 meeting roles - Speaker, General Evaluator, Toastmaster, TTM
24CL Project Requirements No.Project SkillsRequirements6.Organizing and DelegatingHelp organize one of 6 activities - club speech contest, club special event, membership campaign or contest, PR campaign, club newsletter, club web site.7Developing Your Facilitation Skills2 of 4 roles- Toastmaster, General Evaluator Table Topic Masters, Befriending a Guest8.Motivating People3 of 5 roles - Club Membership Campaign or Contest Chairman, Club PR Campaign Chairman, Speaker, Speech Evaluator, General Evaluator9.Mentoring1 of 3 roles - Mentor for a new member, Mentor for an existing member, Toastmaster, Guidance Committee member for an HPL program10.Team BuildingToastmaster and General Evaluator or1of 6 roles - Club Membership Campaign / Contest chairperson, Club PR campaign chairperson, Club Speech Contest Chairperson, Club Special Event Chairperson, Club Newsletter Editor, Club Webmaster
25ALB Requirements Achieved CC & CL Served as a club officer and helped prepare Club Success PlanAttended Club Officer TrainingConducted two programs from:The Successful Club Series /orThe Leadership Excellence Series
26ALS Requirements Achieved ALB (or old CL) award Served term as a District OfficerCompleted the High Performance Leadership programServed successfully as a Club Sponsor, Mentor or Coach.
27DTM Requirements The simplest of all…. Achieved ACG award Achieved ALS award
28So, finally you have achieved DTM!!?? So what?Toastmasters never stop……
29Other Leadership and Communication Opportunities Club LeadershipLeadership outside the ClubHigh Performance LeadershipSuccess/Leadership SeriesSuccess/Communication SeriesYouth Leadership programSpeech ContestsAccredited Speaker ProgramSpeakers BureauConferences and Conventions
30Plan Your journey Set goals Identify speech topics Keep records, use Internet toolsBe proactive, grab opportunities, take challengesRead the manualsRegularly bring manuals to meetings
31More Tips Utilize mentors Prepare, Practice, Perform and imProve Make use of feedbackBe a sport, enjoy itShare your learningThe more you will give……the more you will get.
32Participate, Communicate, Lead To Make A Positive Difference in YouAnd in the World Around You!