5 spots available for limited time only

Tell them what they want to hear and pitch like a pro!

This 3-session masterclass will be held at EUR Campus Woudestein and will start on Thursday, February 8th at 18h00.

Do it now, it's free.

Are you ready to become a master of persuasion?

Whether you're looking to nail that job interview, convince your friends to join you on an adventure, or simply make your voice heard, persuasive speaking and pitching are essential skills!

Want to ace those job interviews and leave a lasting impression in meetings? According to Forbes, being able to effectively communicate and pitch your ideas is a highly sought after skill in today's job market. In fact, research shows that businesses are willing to pay a premium for employees who can clearly articulate their ideas and make compelling arguments.

Here's the Masterclass Roadmap

By taking this 4-session masterclass, you'll have the opportunity to develop your persuasive speaking skills and become confident in your ability to articulate your ideas and make a strong impression, whether in an interview, a pitch meeting, or a team presentation.

Week 1: Persuade Anyone

In the first masterclass, you will understand the definition of persuasive style of public speaking and learn how to conduct a simple audience analysis. We will also apply ethos, pathos and logos to a short persuasive speech.

Week 2: Construct Compelling Arguments

We will learn how to build an effective argument and how to apply a persuasive structure to our speeches. You will get introduce to the concept of speech yoga.

Week 3: Charming Your Audience

You know the basics of crafting your pitch, it's time to tackle the audience. You will learn how to apply persuasive storytelling and to analyze persuasive figures of speech. You will have time to practice your final pitch.

Week 4: EURx Talks

It's time for the real deal. In this session, you will deliver your final assignment at our EURx Talks stage: a 2-minute pitch on a topic of your choice.

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.

+25 students trained with a 90% satisfaction rate, it's not surprising that our students are thrilled with their newly acquired abilities in persuasive speaking and pitching

Important Information

Erasmus University Rotterdam students and recent alumni can enjoy the Persuasive Speaking & Pitching masterclass 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


Thursdays at 18h00

Drawing from his experiences in stand-up comedy and his teaching activities at the ESE and ESPhil, Jeroen has led workshops in Public Speaking for a wide variety of student associations. Jeroen recognizes that pitching under time pressure can feel stressful. His goal? To deepen your skills with effective techniques, making pitching enjoyable – not only for the audience, but also for yourself. Imagine this: you, pitching your ideas with clarity and conviction while everyone enjoys the ride. Sounds good right? So, let’s get ready to learn how to deeply connect with your audience and create more memorable pitches, thanks to Jeroen’s friendly approach!


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


*Applications work on a first-come, first-serve basis; however, time slots will only open if a minimum of 8 students enroll.


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