Speech Outline


Introductory Speech Outline


Strong oral communication skills will be valuable to you throughout  your academic journey. They are in high demand by many  employers. Creating an outline is critical to your success in crafting  an effective speech.

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For this assignment, you will create an outline. The speech based on your outline is due next week. 


  1. Select either Topic A or Topic B for your introductory speech.     
    • Topic A: Elevator Pitch. Deliver an elevator pitch that  describes your professional background and experience for a potential  employer during a job interview.
    • Topic B: Dream Career. Discuss your dream career.
  2. Create an outline or speaking notes in Microsoft Word.     
    • Download the Sample Outline [DOCX], which provides guidance for the structure of an outline.
    • Focus your speech on 2–3 main points so you’ll stay within the 2-minute time limit.
  3. Submit the completed outline in a Microsoft Word document.


Your assignment will be graded according to the following criteria:

  • The outline is complete and on topic.
  • The outline provides solid flow for the speech.
  • The outline is clear and free from spelling and grammar issues.ï»

The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:

  • Outline a speech using a structured flow and proper spelling and grammar.