Charm the camera and go viral!
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The Course

Public Speaking and Media is our advanced public speaking track with a specialization on media. The course helps you to explore the world of content creation (plan, deliver and edit your own content) and increase your confidence and expressiveness when speaking to the camera.

Trainings will be hosted ON CAMPUS on Mondays at 17h30, starting on September 20th.

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Week 1: Rhetorics & Scriptwriting

You'll meet your instructor, establish a comfortable group, goals and rules. You'll get introduced to different speech styles and rhetorical tools and how to apply them to your speech. 

Week 2: Media Speech Analysis & Answering Questions

In this session, we will analyze different speeches to understand the do's and don'ts of a speech. You will also learn how to answer difficult questions.

Week 3: Speaking to the camera

Time to do some camera training. For this session we will prepare the script that you will record on the lab with a teleprompter.


Week 4: Podcast Training

Ever dreamed of having your own show? In this session, we will train your interviewing and participating skills to get you ready to lead your own podcast.

Week 5: Podcast shoot

Time to take the lead. You will experience how to record a 30-min podcast live and put your interviewing skills to test with a guest.

Week 6: Social Media Videos

Time to play with social media apps and the different types of video content we can create. It's also time to set a plan and publish your content.

Students trained

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with a 92% course satisfaction rate

TESTIMONIALS

Are you passionate about content creation?

New platforms, new types of content: endless possibilities. With the rise of websites like Youtube, and apps such as Spotify, Instagram or TikTok; we are living in an era when content creation is on our finger tips.

I was put in the shoes of a professional interviewer, reporter, news anchor, podcast maker and even a public figure giving a speech. After those imaginative, fun and supportive sessions I feel like my uneasiness of talking to the camera completely vanished!

YEKATERINA TRAVKINA

MSc MARKETING MANAGEMENT STUDENT

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

The era of content creators is here.

Your phone is your basic tool and free-pass into the world of content creation. Do you want to try something new and test the waters?

Let's master camera training and media content creation together while we explore different formats such as social media videos, podcasts and develop those presenting and interviewing skills.

MEET YOUR TRAINERS

Vlaicu Motrescu       

Vlaicu sees public speaking as both a skill that everybody should have and an activity that is a lot of fun. Having initially joined LifeVersity as a student in the Public Speaking course, he eventually decided to give back the same amazing experience he received by becoming a trainer. Passionate about political communication, he will always give examples from political speeches if you let him. With him, you'll become a regular Obama-level public speaker in no time.

Laura Mantilla       

Laura is finishing her master in Media and Business. With a background on audiovisual communication, television journalism, advertising and filmmaking, Laura brings the use of media to this course. Passionate about self-development, Laura has finished both Public Speaking Fundamentals and Advance Public Speaking, and joined the LifeVersity team as our marketing manager. A secret? She's the one that edits the videos for all our courses.

What you need to know

IT'S COMPLETELY FREE

Participation in the course is free, however full participation will be required once you signed up and you are selected. (First session is mandatory).

IT'S ONLY 6 WEEKS

You will see your trainer once a week, for 6 weeks. Besides the coaching session there is preparatory material that you will need to cover before hand.

YOU GET A CERTIFICATE

We know that life happens. As long as you do not miss more than one training session and you deliver the final assignment, you will get one.

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.

COVID SITUATION

Trainings are subject to change in format (online/offline) to adhere with the measures taken by the Dutch government and Erasmus University Rotterdam.

DISCLAIMER

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

MANAGEMENT OF DATA

You can know more on how we manage your data on our policy page.

Ready to get started?

Selection will be based in motivation and experience. Don't sleep on it and sign up as soon as possible! 

Deadline for applications: September 17th at midnight.

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