Assignment 1.1

Introductory Speech Outline

Due Week 2: 35 points

1) Select either Topic A or Topic B for your introductory speech.

o Topic A: Elevator Pitch | Deliver an elevator pitch that describes your

professional background and experience for a potential employer during a job


o Topic B: Dream Career | Discuss your dream career.

2) Create an outline or speaking notes in Microsoft Word.

o Download the Microsoft Word template in the “Assignment 1.1” section

located in Week 2 of your course.

o Focus your speech on 2-3 main points so you’ll stay within the 2-minute time


3) Submit the completed Microsoft Word template in Blackboard (this is separate from

your speech/self-review).