Course Details

Presentation Skills

Academic Year 2022/23

CZ057 course is part of 21 study plans

N-P-C-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

N-P-C-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

N-P-C-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

N-K-C-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

N-K-C-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

N-K-C-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

N-P-E-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

N-P-E-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

N-P-E-SI (N) Summer Semester 1st year

N-P-C-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

N-P-C-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

N-P-C-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

N-P-C-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

N-K-C-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

N-K-C-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

N-K-C-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

N-K-C-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

N-P-E-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

N-P-E-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

N-P-E-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

N-P-E-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

The course provides practical mastery of presentation skills. Students will learn the theory of complex preparation of the presentation at the lectures and at the seminars they will present specialized topic from field of civil engineering. Students are provided with group and individual feedback based on which students can enhance the effectiveness of their presentations for professionals and the general public. We will demonstrate how to structure the content of our speech with regard to important factors that affect the perception of the speaker - the curve of your audience's attention and nonverbal forms communication.

Course Guarantor

RNDr. Ing. Jaroslav Lindr, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Social Sciences

Objective

Orientation in subject, ability to aplicate of knowledge, information and practises in professional and personal life.

Knowledge

Knowledge of ethic principles and their connections with management. Understanding of human change in firm culture, manager´s personality and firm strategy.

Syllabus

1. Introduction to the topic. Selection of a theme for spoken presentation.
2. Assessment criteria for the presentations. Stage fright and relaxation techniques.
3. Emotional intelligence. Empathy and its role in interpersonal communication.
4. The role of self-knowledge and self-monitoring in communication. Criticism and praise in communication.
5. Basics of the nonverbal communication. Principles of appropriate verbal and nonverbal expression. Beginning with the presentation.
6. Analysis of the most common mistakes in speech in terms of nonverbal communication .
7. Verbal communication, public speech. Rhetorics. Physiology of the speech act. Work and exercise with speech organs.
8. Types of presentations (informative, persuasing and improvised) and their specifics. Work with the audience. Presentation of the results on the professional and lay level.
9. Software support of presentations. Presentation tools and their appropriate use.
10. Ethics and etiquette in terms of presentation situations.
11. Specifics of presentations of civil engineering disciplines.
12. Specifics of team presentations. The role of the individual in the working group.
13. Presentation of printed materials. Written communication.

Prerequisites

No special knowledge is needed, except those gained on a High school (about human communication).
Knowledge of basics from general and social psychology is invited.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

2 credits

Semester

summer

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/255138

Lecture

13 weeks, 1 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Introduction to the topic. Selection of a theme for spoken presentation.
2. Assessment criteria for the presentations. Stage fright and relaxation techniques.
3. Emotional intelligence. Empathy and its role in interpersonal communication.
4. The role of self-knowledge and self-monitoring in communication. Criticism and praise in communication.
5. Basics of the nonverbal communication. Principles of appropriate verbal and nonverbal expression. Beginning with the presentation.
6. Analysis of the most common mistakes in speech in terms of nonverbal communication .
7. Verbal communication, public speech. Rhetorics. Physiology of the speech act. Work and exercise with speech organs.
8. Types of presentations (informative, persuasing and improvised) and their specifics. Work with the audience. Presentation of the results on the professional and lay level.
9. Software support of presentations. Presentation tools and their appropriate use.
10. Ethics and etiquette in terms of presentation situations.
11. Specifics of presentations of civil engineering disciplines.
12. Specifics of team presentations. The role of the individual in the working group.
13. Presentation of printed materials. Written communication.

Exercise

13 weeks, 1 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Introduction. Basic description of the presentation preparation. Principles of feedback.
2. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback.
3. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback.
4. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback.
5. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback.
6. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback.
7. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback.
8. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback.
9. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback.
10. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback.
11. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback.
12. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback.
13. The practical part of the course: an individual performance and a feedback. Feedback for the work of students.