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

Activity no.: 3749-24-00-03There are no available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 12/05/2024
Date and time12.06.2024, at: 09:00 - 27.06.2024, at: 16:45
Regular seats12
Course fee6,960.00 kr.
LecturersTeis  Bayer
ECTS credits2.50
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 faculties. 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 among other things 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. 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 three days. The first day has a duration of 7 hours. The second day has a duration of 9 hours. The third day, which is 14 days after the second day, has a duration of 9 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 among other things:
- An introduction to the course, the framework, and the agenda
- A presentation off theory and tools combined with exercises focused among other things on tone of voice, eye contact, speech tempo and body language etc.
- The participants give a short, improvised presentation and receives individual feedback on their personal communicative strengths and challengers.

Day 2. Duration 9 hours. Takes place the day after day 1. Contains among other things:
- Each participant gives their prepared presentation (duration around 5 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.

Day 3. Duration 9 hours. Takes place two weeks after day 2. Contains among other things:
- The purpose of the follow-up day is to give the participants, opportunity to get feedback on their presentations after they have 'digested' the new inputs and implemented them in their communication.
- Participants present their prepared and further developed, presentations to the group.
- The day is primarily about giving the participants feedback on what works well and on what the other participants and the teacher, is inspired by when listening to The presentations.

Course director
Teis Bayer from Absolut Forum. Actor and communication trainer.

Teis Bayer

12, 13 and 27 June

Course location

Please register before 12 May 2024

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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