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Eramus Public Speaking Academy
Take your public speaking skills to the next level: 
time to charm the camera.
Join the +100 students
trained at LifeVersity
This new 8-week course is focused on students that already feel comfortable speaking and presenting in front of the public and are ready to explore more advanced techniques. 

In case you are new to public speaking please apply for our beginners course here.

IN THIS COURSE, YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

Master advanced non-verbal communication and audience management techniques

Utilize cannons of rhetoric in speech writing and delivery

Enthusiastically speak in front of the camera and using teleprompter (in EUR studio)

Deliver a pitch and persuasive speech

Create and deliver educational & academic presentations utilizing principles of educational and cognitive psychology

Host an event, by moderating one of the EURx Talks event with speakers form EPSA

Rapid and intensive training on advanced techniques for Public Speaking

Our 8-week course will take your public speaking skills to the next level.

Your training consists of 7 small-group sessions conducted in a safe and supportive environment. Training will largely utilize active participation using creative, improvisational speaking exercises.

At every session, you will be expected to speak in front of the group at least two times and receive personal feedback from peers as well as trainers, which will help your improvement. 

Sessions will include small homework assignments, however, never exceeding 1 hour of preparation time.

March 23rd - March 26th

After completing  these 7 sessions, you'll be armed with extensive knowledge and experience. It will be time to prepare and face one last challenge: the honor of being one of the hosts at our public event: EURx Talks

It's the perfect set-up for applying the skills you've developed over 7 weeks while co-hosting one of our EURx Talks evenings in front of a larger audience and our Erasmus Public Speaking Academy participants.

TIME REQUIREMENTS

Seven sessions are held once a week on Tuesdays at 5pm at EUR campus Woudestein, starting from the week of February 3rd till the week of March 16th.

The duration of the sessions is 2 to 3 hours. Small preparatory assignments will be required for some sessions.

Participation as one of the hosts of one date of EURx Talks from March 23rd to March 26th.

CONDITIONS TO APPLY

   

EUR student or Fresh alumni

   

Previous experience with public speaking. (e.g. board member, experienced public speakers, alumni of EPSA, etc.)

   

Able to participate in 6 out of 7 sessions (first session is mandatory)

   

Able to attend one of the final events

   

Fill in the registration form below before the deadline (Sunday, January 26th at midnight)

MEET YOUR TRAINER

Matt Hrusc       

Is a Master student of Psychology of Human Learning and Performance with 2 years of experience working in human resources. Upon a difficult journey of conquering his own fear of public speaking, Matt spent the last 6 years teaching and coaching public speaking. Up to this day, he has worked with hundreds of students either via one-to-one public speaking coaching, workshops or conferences in multiple countries. Currently he works as a trainee at Risbo, where he provides and develops didactic trainings for teaching assistants of Erasmus University.

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