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Public Speaking Training Course
Doctoral schools of the University of Tartu and AvalikEsinemine.net
 

AvalikEsinemine.net in collaboration with Doctoral schools of the University of Tartu organizes 6 public speaking trainings for doctoral students and supervisors of doctoral schools. The training will be given by lecturer/trainer Janek Tuttar.

The training program teaches the participant on how to give a better presentation in front of the audience, adds social skills, courage and motivation. The training offers various tips and techniques on how to raise interest in listeners and how to get your message across clearly which can be later put to practice in giving lectures or speaking at conferences. The participant will learn how to cope with stage fright and learn various new tactics on how to stay in control of oneself when presenting.

About the trainer

Janek Tuttar is a trainer with about 25 years of teaching experience. Since the spring of 2007, he has been associated with the Estonian Business School Mainor, where he teaches public speaking.

The benefits it has given to students are indicated by the fact that they have nominated him nine times in a row as the best teacher (most recently in 2021).

Janek has a master’s degree in social sciences in communication management, while his master’s thesis is on the topic of stage fright. You can find more information about Janek here.

Learning Outcomes

As an outcome of the program the participant:

  • Is able to apply different presentation techniques;
  • Is able to cope with stage fright;
  • Is able to be confident and courageous while presenting;
  • Is able to analyse their performance and knows what to pay attention to;
  • Is able to put theory into practice;
  • Gains self-belief, self-confidence and motivation to perform.

The location of training

  • Tartu Vocational Education Centre. Address: Kopli 1, Tartu.
  • Room: A213

Training schedule

09.45 - 10.00 Arrival and coffee
10.00 - 11.30 Main mistakes of presenters.
11.30 - 11.45 Pause
11.45 - 13.15 How to behave on stage. Preparing for the presentation.
13.15 - 14.00 Lunch (in the canteen of the Vocational Education Centre)
14.00 - 15.30 Analysis of the audience. Presenting to a large/small audience. Raising attention and interest and the main objectives of the introduction.
15.30 - 15.45 Pause
15.45 - 17.00 Unexpected presentations. Using notes. The main reasons for stage fright and main methods for coping.

 

In the training for instructors:

15.45 - 17.00 Unexpected presentations. Managing a group presentation. Assessing the presentation of a junior colleague.

Number of seats and registration

The number of seats is limited (maximum of 15 people). Registration is open until all seats are filled. Accepted participants will receive an e-mail about two weeks before the training with the notice of admittance and training information. The same information will also be sent to people on the waiting list. If you have been admitted to the training but are unable to participate, please let us know immediately so that we could pass on the available seat to the next person on the waiting list.

Participants are guaranteed lunch and coffee break with snacks.


2021/2022. academic year curriculum and registration
 

Time of training Target group Venue Registration
05 October 2021 Doctoral students (training in Estonian) Tartu Vocational Education Centre, room A213 Register here
18 October 2021 Doctoral students (training in Estonian) Tartu Vocational Education Centre, room A213 Register here
16 November 2021 Supervisors (training in English) Tartu Vocational Education Centre, room A213  
22 February 2022 Supervisors (training in Estonian) Tartu Vocational Education Centre, room A213  
28 March 2022 Doctoral students (training in English) Tartu Vocational Education Centre, room A213  
11 April 2022 Doctoral students (training in Estonian) Tartu Vocational Education Centre, room A213  

 

 

 

More information:

Merili Hansen, merili.hansen@ut.ee, 737 6535
Janek Tuttar,
info@avalikesinemine.net +372 5623 0397

The event is supported by the European Union Regional Development Fund (University of Tartu ASTRA project PER ASPERA).