HFL433 Presentation Skills

Code HFL433
Name Presentation Skills
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Social Science
Academic staff Gunārs Ozolzīle, Dace Ratniece, Jūlijs Muraškovskis, Airisa Šteinberga, Māra Bernande
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The aim of the course is to develop students' successful presentation skills. During the course, practical knowledge and skills about the purpose, tasks and expected results of the presentation, its visual design, the way of presentation, the style of speech and body language are acquired..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The aim of the course is to acquire the knowledge necessary for a modern specialist to present and develop presentation skills: to prepare an attractive presentation and to select the most appropriate visual aids; to assure a free and secure emotional state during the presentation; to use the speech affecting features during the presentation; to use the keywords that are important for a successful transfer of information to different types of people in different perceptual systems; to create a good contact with the audience, to lead and to involve it in the presentation; to answer audience questions and overcome objections; to raise your self-esteem and gain self-confidence.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Understanding the theory. - Discussions about the principle understanding and necessary improvements.
Practical training methods in strengthening the practical skills. - Role playing games and practical tasks.
Ability to use presentation competences, providing the feedback. - Demonstration.
Ability to present and justify the prepared presentation - Final test. Presentation skills (using digital technology).
Course prerequisites not necessary

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