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Offline Presentation Skills


This three-part course helps participants prepare for giving a presentation in an offline setting by studying and practicing basic techniques. It covers general rules for structuring a presentation, what they should do and should not do in a presentation and how to deal with nerves. The course is very hands-on and offers ample opportunity for practice.


  • Structure of a presentation
  • Speaking schedule and voice usage
  • Style and contents
  • Use of Powerpoint
  • Style and contents
  • Non-verbal communication and nerves

This course is the basis for a number of workshops that focus on specific aspects of presentation skills, such as presenting in a foreign language, speaking skills in an educational setting, presenting a thesis or speaking at a conference 


Participants are expected to attend all lessons. The course takes place during three consecutive weeks, each lesson lasting three hours. Self-study time: approx. three hours a week (total 18 hours).

Course overview 

  • Programme is for

    Students who have not had previous instruction on presentation techniques, or who have had little opportunity to practice.

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1 ECTS.

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below  

  • Time

    Check the available time slots on the page below  

  • Location

    Online (MS Teams)

  • Course fee

    UT students: €25 (non-refundable administration fee), payable at registration.

  • Maximum participants

    max. 8 participants

  • Trainers

    Henno Schouten,

  • Course materials

    Traintool (you will be given access a week before the course starts)

Further Information
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053-489 2040
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Offline Presentation Skills
May 2021
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