Presentation and Communication Skills

September 25-26, 2017, Basel, Switzerland

deadline for registration: September 8, 2017

Course outline

The Presentation and Communication Skills seminars are two intensive two-day interactive, hands-on programmes designed to help quickly build and expand essential presentation skills, persuasive power, and personal presence. The courses are for experienced professionals who want to improve their personal communication skills, become more persuasive, and increase their effectiveness at work.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the participants should be able to describe:

  • How to speak effectively to groups of any size
  • How to use body language to enhance messages
  • How to conquer stage fright, nervousness and anxiety
  • How to control question and answer sessions
  • How to employ visual aids
  • How to take control of a room and command attention
  • How to persuade the audience


Scientific Programme


Core Seminar

The programme of the core seminar will cover:

  • Performance Anxiety
  • Eye Focus
  • Communication Impact through the interplay between words, voice, and body language
  • Messaging Strategies
  • Visual Aids and PowerPoint

  • Question & Answer Techniques


Advanced Module

The programme of the advanced module will cover:

  • Learning advanced persuasion and audience interaction techniques
  • Learning how ideas can be presented with diplomacy and authority
  • The secrets to thinking on your feet
  • Handling rapid-fire questioning and hostile audiences
  • Maintaining control of your presentation agenda
  • Master persuasion strategies
  • Handling Q&A sessions

Credits

This course provides 1 ECTS credit together with the scientific writing course.