There are two tracks in the traditional program: the communication track and the leadership track. The two tracks are not mutually exclusive. There are many opportunities for awards and recognition along the way.
The core of the communication track is the Competent Communicator manual. It contains 10 speech projects to help you gain the basic skills needed to present an effective speech.
The core of the leadership track is the Competent Leader manual. It contains 10 leadership projects to help develop the basic skills needed to be an effective leader.
Toastmasters club meetings provide an opportunity for members to learn and practice communication and leadership skills by assuming a variety of roles. Each meeting role has a unique set of responsibilities and skills for you to explore.
Toastmasters International's Competent Communication contains 10 speech projects each focusing on a specific area, such as organizing your speech and using body language. An evaluator offers feedback on each of your speeches, helping you to improve. Earn a Competent Communicator award by completing all the speech projects in Competent Communication.
Competent Leadership features 10 projects to carry out while serving in meeting roles and participating in other club activities, such as helping with a newsletter and getting involved with a membership-building campaign. An evaluator offers feedback on each of your projects, helping you to improve. Earn a Competent Leader award by completing all the speech projects in Competent Leadership.
The Better Speaker Series modules are designed as 10-15 minute educational speeches to be given in your club. They give practical tips that can be of benefit to all members. Fulfills ACS requirement. A complete set of The Better Speaker Series modules, including outlines and PowerPoint presentations.Learn More
Modules in this series address the quality of club meetings and offer tips on attracting and maintaining members. Fulfills ACS and ALB requirement. A complete set of The Successful Club Series modules, including outlines and PowerPoint presentations.Learn More