Registration: Taking your presentations to the next level: advanced intensive workshop in a small group - with presentation experience

Place: FNO 01/171
Time: day 1: 10.00 - ca. 17.30 hrs; day 2: 9.30 - ca. 17.00 hrs (all days incl. 1 h lunchbreak)
Trainer: John Kluempers, PhD
Language: English
Participants: max. 6 persons
Credit Point: acknowledged with 0,75 CP for the doctoral training programme of RUB-RS Certificate


This workshop is particularly helpful for researchers who would like to work on a distinguished and individual style of presentation.


Course Description

In this workshop you can work on developing an individual style of presentation with high personal impact.


Based on examples you will bring to the workshop you will define your own benchmarks and challenges for giving convincing presentations with high impact. During the workshop you will identify the most important criteria of excellent presentations and will learn how to implement them into your own way of giving presentations


Your presentations will be recorded and analyzed so that you can make adjustments already during the workshop. The small size of this workshop allows for highly individual training conditions.

Workshop goals

  • Discover and develop your own excellent presentation standards.
  • Find out which strengths you already have and which you want to take to your presentation.
  • Gain more confidence in presenting to an audiende in different environments.


Bring a recorded presentation from a scientist or another expert who is an excellent speaker from your point of view. It is easy to find talks on the Internet. One large source for recordings is Please also bring a 5-7 minute prepared presentation on your current work.



John Kluempers, PhD, is a native English speaker and has his doctorate in linguistics. Afterwards, he moved to Tokyo, Japan where taught at numerous colleges and universities. Upon returning to Germany, he actively used his voice for nearly a decade as a news and sports broadcaster for Deutsche Welle’s English service. Additionally, Dr. Kluempers is an expert for professional and scientific English and a member of Toastmasters International, an organization where people become better public speakers. Since 2010 he has led the "Scientfic Presentation" section for textATRIUM.

Date: 01.–02.12.2020

starting 01.06.2020 08:00

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