29. November 2023


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The Q&A Session – Preparing for the Audience Discussion

Course Type: Workshop
Target Group: Doctoral researchers, postdoctoral researchers
This one-day activity-based workshop, led by a theatre professional, aims to help speakers evaluate and reflect on best practices for handling the question and answer session.
Participants will learn how to deal with “worst case scenarios”, and handling aggressive comments and difficult questions while staying polite, confident and succinct. They will practice listening, expanding thinking time and use the discussion to reiterate their key message.
Exercises are used throughout the course to ensure that participants can immediately put skills into practice. Participants will be required to prepare a 3-minute overview of their topic as a basis for the audience discussion.
Counting towards the Certificate "Leadership, Management, Science Communication and Knowledge Transfer" (Module III or IV, 8 AE).