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Speak like a pro: Elevate your Public Speaking game!

Class will be held at EUR campus Woudestein and will start on Wednesday, February 7th at 17h00.

Do it now, it's free*.

Ready to take your public speaking game to the next level 🚀? 

Want to perfect your delivery,captivate your audience, and leave a lasting impact? Look no further! According to studies, public speaking is one of the most important skills a university student can have.

Did you know that the ability to deliver an effective speech is a key factor in career success? According to a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, 85% of employers consider public speaking to be an important skill when hiring!

Here's what you will cover in this course

Designed for intermediate speakers, this 6-week program will give you rapid, advanced and intensive techniques to go further. This course is ideal for people that have taken our Public Speaking Fundamentals course or with experience with public speaking. Motivation and experience will be taken into account for the selection process.

Week 1: Introduction to rhetoric

You'll meet your instructor, classmates, and explore 5 cannons of rhetoric, that will guide us throughout the coming weeks.

Week 2: The Art of Delivery

We will explore the delivery canon of rhetoric, focusing on non-verbal aspects of rhetoric. We will practice speaking using theatrical masks and do a detailed video analysis of your speech..

Week 3: Invention & Arrangement

A memorable speech has a clear structure. This creative session is all about coming up with arguments, ideas and stories for your speech, and arrange them into adequate sequence and structure.

Week 4: Adding Style

Once you have your speech idea and structure ready, it’s time to start writing. We will explore tools of effective speech writing and figures of speech to make your speech stand out and be impactful.

Week 5: Memory & Delivery

Once you’ve written a speech it’s time to memorise it, as you don’t want to be reading. We will explore techniques of speech memorisation as well as practice your final speech.

Week 6: EURxTalks

It will be time to prepare and face one last challenge: time to present a 10min speech at our EURx Talks event.

This course is valued at €350 but you can get it for free.

You just have to pay a €20 deposit fee to secure your spot that you get back once you finish the course😉.

Warning: Once spots are gone, they are gone.

Join the ranks of +45 advanced public speakers trained with a 91% course satisfaction rate 

Hear from the Pros: Student Testimonials

Discover what our past students have to say about the impact of the Advanced Public Speaking course

Whether they were seeking to improve their speaking abilities or simply looking for a course that will challenge them, they found it all and more in our 6-week course. Check their stories and get inspired to join the ranks of the advanced speakers!

The exercises we were not just well structured and effective, but fun. Wait till you get to do a power-point karaoke or record your speech in front of a teleprompter like a professional TV host and you’ll get what I mean. I used to like public speaking before the course, but now I love it.

Efim Shapiro

Important Information

Erasmus University Rotterdam students and recent alumni can enjoy the Advanced Public Speaking course for free, thanks to the support of the Community for Learning and Innovation at Erasmus University Rotterdam. To secure your spot, a small deposit fee of 20€ is required during registration. Learn more about it here.

Save money

Get 100% free access with a commitment boost! A small deposit of 20€ secures your spot and is refunded upon successful completion.

Commit to success

Devote 4 hours a week, including 1 hour for prep and 2.5 hours for training, to complete the course and achieve success.

Earn recognition

Showcasing your new skills to future employers with a badge in EduBadges, the official extracurricular certification platform from EUR.

Meet your trainer

Discover the talented trainers who will be leading you through the journey of mastering public speaking. They are not only great speakers themselves, but also skilled trainers who are passionate about sharing their knowledge and experience with you. Get ready to be inspired and motivated to reach your full potential!

BIANCA BANICA

Wednesdays at 17h00

Since discovering her passion for public speaking in 2012, Bianca has been on a journey of honing her skills and helping others unlock their potential. She believes public speaking isn't just about vocalizing words- it's an art of experimentation and creating impactful narratives that resonate. Her philosophy? To truly captivate an audience, one must venture beyond the basics. Bianca is eager to guide you through a transformative public speaking journey in which you’ll learn how to make every word count and every speech not just heard but remembered.

RECORDINGS

Small parts of some sessions might be recorded, or screenshots of the zoom calls might be taken for communication, education and/or marketing purposes.

DISCLAIMER

*Applications will be based on motivation and experience; however, time slots will only open if a minimum of 8 students enroll.

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