SIGN UP! “Creating Powerful Presentations” for PhD candidates

Welcome to the course in presentation skills for PhD candidates at UiS, January 30, 2018. The aim of this one-day programme is to help the participants structure and organize their presentations with their key purpose in mind at all times.

The main focus will be on creating an understandable flow of information and visual content in English so that they achieve more of the desired impact on their audience and can handle the questions more effectively.

All PhD candidates at UiS are welcome to sign up for our course in presentation skills “Creating Powerful Presentations”.

Date: 30th January 2018, 09.00 – 16.00, including lunch.
Location: Arne Rettedals hus, room V-208
Places available: 12
Course fee: Free for PhD candidates at UiS

Presence is expected for the entire duration of the course, and you will be required to answer some questions when applying. The maximum number of participants is 12, and we process the applications on a first come, first serve principle. The deadline of application is 22nd January 2018.

Our course instructor, Louise Rankin, has trained our PhD candidates for many years, and former participants have given her and the course very good feedback. Her background in Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Speech Therapy has focused her training on communication skills and personal development.

The course language is English.

Course content:

  • Preparing your Presentation for the Audience
  • Creating a Clear Purpose Statement
  • Choosing to Omit or Include Subject Matter
  • Forming a Logical Flow of Ideas in a Structured Organisation
  • Designing Creative Visualisation of Topics
  • Preparing to Answer Critical Questions Clearly and Confidently'

Course methods:

The participants are asked to work individually and in pairs on aspects of their purpose statements, their own presentations and visuals. They will also be asked to present one of their visuals and to handle the questions arising from that. Group feedback will be given together with additional comments from the trainer. 

If you wish to participate, please sign up here.
Please notice that the registration is binding. 

Sist oppdatert av Hildegard Nortvedt (15.01.2018)

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