Self-Presentation in Public: Work on Body, Voice and Charisma

Self-Presentation in Public: Work on Body, Voice and Charisma19.11.2020 10:00 - 19:30 (Thu)onlineProf. Völger, Ulrike


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Doctoral candidates and postdocs of all disciplines.



  • Improved perception of your own voice and articulation

  • Discovery and development of the existing and often not fully used vocal capacity.

  • Improvement of body consciousness, posture and thus charisma.

  • Higher awareness of your own facial expressions, your gestures .The extension of your personal spectrum.

  • Development of a higher consciousness for the online format, for rooms, listeners and at the same time the own speech tempo and the kind of conveyance.

  • Increasing assertiveness and courage to approach others and make important contacts.

  • empowerment of self-consciousness and awareness of the own features / assets

  • congruence of professional competences, personality and presentation in daily life as well as in public speaking

  • Reflection of gender stereotypes and a better handling of female patterns in communication and presentation.



  • Definitions and exercises – as far as possible in online format - on the subjects:
    - posture and self-awareness of the body
    - abdominal breathing and dosage
    - personal pitch range, vocal tone, volume - way of speaking, modulation
    - facial expression, gesture
    - stage fright, charisma, spontaneity



3 hours group training:

- Overview of possible fields of development,
- short presentations and feedback of the trainer and the whole group in a protected atmosphere
- short theoretical work with Power Point illustrations
- small group work
- practical exercises
-joint closing round in the evening

40 minutes individual work:

- individual analysis of strengths and potentials
- Work on personal development opportunities
- handout


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Ulrike Völger