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Optimize your communication - train your personal impact!
Provider: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Activity no.: 3749-22-00-06There are 3 available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 16/09/2022
Date and time17.10.2022, at: 09:00 - 18.10.2022, at: 18:00
Regular seats12
Course fee4,080.00 kr.
LecturersTeis  Bayer
ECTS credits1.80
Contact personTeis Bayer    E-mail address: teis@teisbayer.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserPhD administration     E-mail address: phdkursus@sund.ku.dk

Aim and content
This is a generic course. This means that the course is reserved for PhD students at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences at UCPH.

Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student at the Graduate School, you will be placed on the waiting list until enrollment deadline. After the enrolment deadline, available seats will be allocated to the waiting list.

The course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School), and for PhD students at NorDoc member universities. All other participants must pay the course fee.

Learning objectives

A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:

a.Communicate personally, distinctly and with great impact!

b.Present research results in a personal and value adding way for the audience!

c.Be attentive and create contact with his or her audience

d.Secure the audience maximum benefit of any kind of presentation

The students will achieve an enhanced knowledge and understanding of, how crucial their personal communication is, to accomplish their communicative goals.

- “Communication is not what we say, but what the receiver sees, hears and understands”!

The students will obtain the ability to disseminate with far greater clearness and distinction, both regarding the classic presentation, but also regarding
1 – 1 communication. After attending the course they will inter alia have a much better understanding off, and ability to, control the following components when communicating; tone of voice, pauses, eye contact, speech tempo…

The students will accordingly achieve the capacity to handle communicative challenges in a personal and creative way. They will be able to create dynamic and value adding presentations to the benefit of both the audience and them selves. They will have a greater understanding of their own communicative strengths and potentials. They will have gained tools that will enable them to further cultivate their own communicative skills.


The course is based on a high level of interactivity. The goal is to train the students in the discipline of communicating personally, distinctly and with great impact! The course runs for two days. The first day has a duration of 7 hours. The second day has a duration of 10 hours.


PhD students with continuous communicative and management tasks through their PhD plus their final PhD defence. The maximum number of participants is 12 persons.


Danish or English


Day 1: Duration 7 hours. Contains inter alia:

-An introduction to the course and the agenda

-A presentation off theory and tools combined with exercises focused inter alia on: tone of voice, eye contact, speech tempo and body language

-All the participants gives a small improvised presentation and receives individual feedback on their personal communicative strengths and challengers

Day 2: Duration 10 hours. Contains inter alia:

-Each participant gives their prepared presentation (duration around 10 minutes) and receives both professional and personal feedback, from the other participants and the educator, based on the theory and tools from the day 1.

Course director

Teis Bayer fra Absolut Forum. Skuespiller og kommunikationstræner.


Teis Bayer


17 and 18 October 2022

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Please register before 16 September 2022

Admission to PhD students from Danish universities will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and according to the rules in force.
Applications from other participants will be considered after the last day of enrollment.

Note: All applicants are asked to submit invoice details in case of no-show, late cancellation or obligation to pay the course fee (typically non-PhD students). If you are a PhD student, your participation in the course must be in agreement with your principal supervisor.

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