SBD University

Are you ready for something out-of-the-box?
Do you want to be a consistently compelling force?
Speak by Design University is the answer to career acceleration.

Think of Speak by Design University as a gym membership for communication skills. It helps you strengthen your style, messaging, and communication strategies to keep you on the crest of your wave. No one knows leadership communication and presentations skills training like we do. You'll learn through a combination of private coaching, video courses, worksheets, reading, and live discussion calls.

Opening September 1st, 2020

Speak by Design University is a monthly coaching program with trainings on topics like:

Visual Leadership

Vocal Presence

Personal Branding

Relationship Building


Managing Up, Down, and Across

Strong Starts and Closes

Audience Analysis

Presentation Skills

Message Structures

Articulating a Strategy

Leadership Communication Agility

Handling Questions

Influencing Skills

Poise Under Pressure

Media Communications

Investor Relations Presentations

Board Conversations and Presentations

Each month, there are a wide variety of “live” coaching options to choose from, or you can do them all:

1. New lessons around the monthly theme

2. Live Group Coaching Calls with Founder, Stephanie Bickel

3. Private Coaching with a Speak by Design Coach

You have complete freedom in the University to explore our vaults with video lessons, tip sheets, and workbooks. You have two coaching sessions to schedule at your discretion every month.  If you need more sessions, those can be requested and will be charged at an additional, reduced fee.

Speak by Design University is the only leadership communication coaching program that gives you:

1. A combination of “live” and recorded content

2. Freedom to explore at your pace

3. Original content that is fresh and timely

4. Relevant monthly themes 

5. On-demand access to private sessions with our coaches

Let’s explore your unlimited potential

This curriculum is for anyone tired of reading communication books and attending group trainings. Speak by Design University is for people who want to start doing the work required for real, lasting change. The monthly payment is $397. It is the best communication coaching value around. You can stop your membership at any time, but you won’t want to once you see how the world changes when your communication skills are top notch. All you have to do is fill out the form, and we’ll give you to the keys to the house. 

Your career story gets really interesting starting NOW.
See you at the U. 



My coach was remarkable. She had an effective way for assessing my starting point, gave me tactical feedback and tools that I can use to act on my challenge. I was impressed with the videos and workbook materials for me to reflect on between sessions. Thank you so much!


Speak by Design University Enrollment

Contact Us

If you know you want to work with us, send us a note now.  We will contact you as soon as possible to start making a plan. 

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