Courses Master Display 2020-2021
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Increased ability to give a (good) presentation (enhanced presentation skills).
The presentation skills training program focuses on creative ways of presenting information. In general, students in their final year of undergraduate education have used PowerPoint on numerous occasions for various courses. The training in this skills course focuses on different communication techniques. Some examples follow.
Pecha Kucha: a timed presentation using pictures. Students learn to time their presentation and respect deadline of 20 seconds per slide. Requires good preparation.
Elevator Speech: few minutes to draw someone's attention to an issue, aiming at establishing a future appointment with the interlocutor and tell him/her more. Students learn to be concise and effective.
TED talk: combines story-telling, the use of catchphrases, metaphors, analogies, maintaining the audience's interest. Learning objective: the power of words and presence on stage.
PowerPoint is a support but how you convey your information is of paramount importance.
Reading booklet, provided on Eleum.
TRANSITIONAL REGULATION (EBS2030):
In the bachelor Fiscal Economics program outline for the academic year 2018-19 and earlier, this course is compulsory. Starting from the 2019-20 outline, this course is an elective. In other words, if you are a Fiscal Economics student from the 2018-19 or earlier cohort, you are required to follow this course. Other students have the choice to do so.
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