Make an Impact! Mastering Your “Small Talk” in Key Networking Situations

24.10.2023 - 25.10.2023 09:00-17:00

How can I make an impact in scientific contexts such as small-talk situations at conferences? What can help me in situations where I face an international crowd and how can I connect to an interdisciplinary audience? This workshop offers the opportunity to enhance overall effective communication (verbal and non-verbal) to improve networking and self-marketing opportunities. The workshop focuses specifically on self-expression in terms of vocal quality, body language and verbal expression in academic and professional and contexts.

Content Outline:
Throughout the workshop, participants will be guided through interactive exercises to improve their body language, as well as focus on the quality of their language content. The aim is to develop strategies to make a lasting and positive impact on groups, colleagues, and significant contact persons. Trainer input will provide the opportunity to gain new insights in effective communication and learn how to present themselves more effectively and to make the best impression and strongest impact.

• Theoretical sessions to highlight key aspects and strategies
• Role-play scenarios
• Hands-on exercises for practicing
• Both group and individual feedback

Veranstaltungsort:  TU Hamburg, Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 2 (B), Room B 0.001 and B 0.006

Graduiertenakademie für Technologie und Innovation, TUHH