The Individual Development Program, begun in the late 1960’s, was developed to provide our officers and future leaders with public speaking and presentation skills. The program was an intensive course of study and practice sessions. It has evolved today into a flexible program that can be molded to the needs of the participants.
2/14/2022: BPW/FL is seeking proposals from qualified vendors for revisions to the current ID training modules. Proposals are due no later than 4/1/2022. One need not be a BPW member to submit a proposal. Click HERE for the Request for Proposals (RFP). Questions can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first part of the ID program contains 18 modules with topics including but not limited to public speaking, communication skills, interviewing, and networking training. Modules must be at least 20 minutes in length. Speakers must include information on the module outline and can embellish as time permits. Module PowerPoints are available for members’ only reference.
The second part of the program involves a speak-off competition held at the BPW/FL State Conference.
A. To be eligible for the speak-off competition, a candidate must:
B. The selection process includes:
Past Speak Off Questions