Presentations with impact: master the art of public speaking

Learn to prepare and structure speeches for presentations with impact: you will master audiovisual resources, perform voice tests in our CCLab laboratory specially designed for this purpose, and you will practice gestures and body position to master rhythms and tempos in the drafting and execution of speeches.

  • presentations
  • public speaking
  • speeches
Next edition
Classes start
03 May, 2021
Program ends
06 May, 2021
Schedule
from 4 pm to 8 pm. Total length of the course: 16 h
Language
Spanish
Modality
On-campus
ECTS credits
2
Price
1200 €

How many speakers are able to capture the audience's attention during their entire speech? Few, despite the fact that in 90% of professions public speaking is a crucial skill for professional success.

The ability to give good presentations can be make all the difference in the course of a professional career. For this reason you have to know how to capture the attention of the audience by taking care of both the content and the staging.

We adopt an entirely practical methodology which involves preparing and giving a public presentation. Your presentations will be given using the most complex technical conditions, bio-feedback systems and virtual reality to perfect them. 

We will record the practical exercises to complement your learning in order to view and determine areas for improvement.

Why choose this program

01

CCLab Laboratory

The development of communication skills plays a central role in the UPF-BSM educational model and in the professional development of our students. The CCLab Communication Laboratory offers you a wide range of resources and activities that will allow you to work on communication skills in a practical, personalized way and based on scientific principles.

02

Executive training

Spread over four afternoon sessions, enabling you to successfully develop your communication skills without neglecting your professional obligations.

03

High-level networking

Grow your network of professional contacts with high level executives.

Who is it for?

The course is aimed at consultants, executive directors, controllers, operations professionals and area or business unit managers who need to improve their presentations.

Admission and enrolment

Curriculum

This Executive Education Course in Presentations with impact: master the art of public speaking combines lecturer presentations with student participation.

It takes a theoretical-practical approach, to facilitate learning, make it fun and encourage participant interaction, student-to-student and student-to-lecturer.

Overcome stage fright

Causes of stage fright to understand how to mitigate it
Exercises to reduce anxiety using bio-feedback and virtual reality

Preparing interesting content

Selection of information so as not to bore
Resources to capture the audience’s attention
Organizational strategies to facilitate recall
Oral language rules to be clear and understandable

Expressively presenting content

Voice management and its qualities to ensure expressiveness
Managing body position and gestures to reinforce content

Staging the presentation

Supporting audiovisual resources to make the presentation appealing
Putting into practice on camera the speeches prepared during the course

Qualification obtained

Upon passing the Executive Education Course in Presentations with impact: master the art of public speaking, you will receive an official certificate from UPF Barcelona School of Management endorsed by the prestigious Pompeu Fabra University, the top ranked university in Spain and Latin America (Times Higher Education Ranking 2020).

Faculty

Academic directors

Emma Rodero Antón

Associate Professor UPF

Methodology

The Executive Education courses combine content that is key for any professional currently employed in or seeking a managerial role, with activities aimed at putting the acquired knowledge into practice.

01.

Recordings, bio-feedback and virtual reality

The methodology is entirely practical, based on the preparation and improvement of a public presentation with the most complex technical conditions, bio-feedback systems and virtual reality. We will record the practical exercises to complement your learning in order to view and determine areas for improvement.

02.

Collaborative learning and real presentations

The diversity of student profiles enriches learning through a shared and interdisciplinary perspective. An integrative learning approach is used in the classroom, in which the active participation of all classmates is promoted in the form of dialogue and exchange of ideas for the resolution of various practical exercises and real presentations.

03.

Practical approach

The program has a theoretical base, taught by lecturers, complemented with the practical experience of a real presentation analysed from a scientific perspective in our CCLab laboratory.

04.

Executive vision

We take full advantage of the time available, concentrating valuable learning within a few hours, in accordance with the demands of our participants, who hold positions of great responsibility in important companies.

Evaluation

Evaluation consists of following the sessions and practical exercises worked on in class and of giving presentations. 

Tools

The On-Campus&Live methodology allows you to follow the program in person and also remotely.

In this modality, two stable subgroups are opened that will coexist throughout the course: one face-to-face and the other with 100% remote students. The remote students will follow the program in a synchronous way with the face-to-face students. That is, they will share the same school calendar and schedule as the face-to-face students.

Personalized, interdisciplinary, and based on management as a practical resource for bringing ideas to life.

Professional Future

Executive Education training combines fundamental content for any professional currently employed in or seeking a managerial role, with activities aimed at putting the acquired knowledge into practice.

Student profile

The Executive Education Course participant ecosystem is made up of professionals with a relevant career history. 

The diversity of profiles and sectors represented in Executive training at UPF-BSM contributes added value to the learning experience. It consists of directors, CEOs, managers, executives, entrepreneurs, consultants and heads of teams, areas and departments.

35

Average age

10

Average years of professional experience

Career opportunities

This Executive Education program will provide you with the necessary knowledge to exercise executive and Director/Management functions.


  • CEO, Board of Directors or General Management of companies and organizations of any kind.
  • Team or Department manager.
  • Strategic consultant.
  • Management positions in any of the functional areas of a company: marketing, finance, human resources, production, etc.
  • Entrepreneur with your own project, thanks to the broad business vision provided to ensure its success.
  • Intrapreneur: entrepreneur of projects within your organization.

Admission and enrolment

The admission and enrolment process for this course consists of a few simple steps.

Who can apply?

Our Executive Education Courses are aimed at professionals in or seeking management positions and looking to acquire or recycle essential knowledge for their executive professional development.

How to apply?

To enrol in this program, you must read and accept the Contract Terms and Conditions and fill in the registration form.

The following steps need to be taken to register for the course:

1. Fill in the admission application form. You will receive a username and password to access the eSecretaría platform.
2. On the platform, upload a scanned copy of your ID (both sides).
3. Go to the "Enrolment" section to pay for the course by credit card or bank transfer.

In certain cases, additional documentation may be requested. 

The application is subject to the availability of places.

Grants, scholarships and financing

Grants and discounts

External financial aid

A large number of external entities and institutions offer financial aid options to students who want to enrol on one of our master programs and postgraduate courses.

 

Alumni discounts

If you are a member of our alumni associations or of one of our partner universities, we offer you a series of applicable discounts on the amount of tuition for your program.

UPF Employee Discounts

If you are a member or family member of an employee of the UPF group or belonged to the collaborating institutions of the UPF Barcelona School of Management, you can enjoy a series of applicable discounts on the tuition fees for your program.

Presentations with impact: master the art of public speaking