Voice and personal presence, the success factors

Voice and personal presence, the success factors!

date: 13 November 2019
coach: Cornelia Fisch
target group: female SFB 1361 PhD students & postdocs
registration: via email by 7 October

Most of you might know this situation: You are perfectly prepared, have gained exciting new insights, the presentation has been worked out in detail and yet you do not get the desired response from your audience. In this workshop you will get to know the power of your voice and your personal presence. Both are decisive for how what you say is received by your counterpart. In this course, you will learn how to appear competently and persuasive in lectures, discussions, conversations.

  • Physiological basics of voice formation (posture, breathing, pitch)
  • Basics of the way of speaking (articulation, tempo, rhythm, sentence melody, etc.)
  • Exercises on: Taking up one's own space / personal presence / making a point / gaining persuasive power / authenticity and credibility
  • Constructive handling of excitement
  • Dealing with difficult questions
  • Introduction to relevant communication models
  • Training of concrete situations relevant to you
  • Individual feedback