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Virtual Reality (VR)
Unique VR features
6 VR scenarios
Delivery of important messages that are memorable and tell a story
Putting yourself forward as a media spokesperson for your organization
How to adapt your message depending on the type of interview
Effectively engaging the media has never been more important. Brands, organizations and business leaders are under extraordinary pressure to rapidly and transparently communicate what they are doing and why.
Every time you talk to a journalist, you have an opportunity to protect and enhance your reputation. The right training and preparation can help you make the most of that opportunity.
You'll practice different situations in immersive virtual reality scenarios, where you’ll be able to test out new approaches, and learn to communicate with poise, clarity and conviction.
Practice different strategies, approaches and styles when talking to journalists and in different media scenarios. Improve with instant automated feedback from the VR application.
Practice different media scenarios in VR, from radio and TV interviews to an intimate press conference.
Practice in VR and receive feedback on your performance. You can practice as often as you like and track your progress over time to see how your media skills are improving.
Get feedback on your eye contact, pace of speaking, keywords spoken, hesitation words, listenability and more.
Practice interacting with the media with one of the leading VR training apps on the market. The following VR scenarios are available to you, which you can practice in at your own pace.
Practice answering interview questions in a BBC styled studio. Be more prepared for an upcoming TV interview and learn what to say when under pressure.
Read your uploaded pre-prepared statement at a press conference event, before answering questions from journalists.
Practice reading a transcript at different speeds, with just a camera in the room with you. Focus on your tone and body language when speaking to camera.
In this scenario, you’ll be interviewed for a radio show and understand how what you say and behave differs from being in front of a camera.
A narrated audio tour explores the different VR scenarios in this course and how to deal with them.
Experience being ambushed by the media in a hotel lobby and practice answering hostile questions.
Learners in VR
Faster than classroom training
Our VR app is full of features to help you perform well in front of the media.
Personalize the experience by adding your custom media interview questions.
Receive instant feedback on your answers using the latest voice analysis technology.
Save your answers and listen back to them later, better understand areas to improve.
Practice answering over 100 questions from the media so you're fully prepared.
Select keywords you want to say during your interview and see how many times you said them.
Connect with the presenter and audience by perfecting your eye contact.
Our course works with popular VR headsets, including the Oculus Quest, Oculus Go, Pico Neo 2, Vive Focus and Merge VR.
If you don't already have one, contact us and we'll help you figure out which headset is the best for you.
The VR scenarios must be accessed through the VirtualSpeech VR app. After you have enrolled in this course, we'll send you an access code to unlock the VR scenarios within it. Download the app from either the Viveport, Pico or Oculus store. Simply enter the access code and begin practicing.
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Yes, you can. After pressing the 'Enroll Now' button on this page, you'll be able to select the number of courses and headsets you require (maximum is 25). After the payment, you'll be made course admin and can add users to the course from the admin dashboard.
Yes, when you've completed this course, we'll send you a Certificate of Achievement, which you can share in the Certifications section of your LinkedIn profile, on printed resumes, CVs, or other documents. Click here to learn more.