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Summer School - Storytelling, 2022, Leiden University, Netherlands

Publish Date: Apr 30, 2022

Deadline: Aug 08, 2022

Event Dates: from Aug 22, 2022 12:00 to Aug 25, 2022 12:00

Do you want to inspire, motivate or engage people? As you can imagine, that takes a little bit more than just telling them the facts. Using a story is the best way to get your message across. Still, finding the right story and knowing how and when to tell it can be quite challenging. 
Are you looking for an effective way to share your in-depth knowledge with peers or with people outside your field of expertise? Are you worried that you’re not that interesting or would you like to create a better connection with your audience? In this course, you’ll discover the power of a well-chosen personal story that you enjoy telling and learn new ways to bring your message across with more impact.

The power of a story
Stories have the ability to inspire people. They connect and give meaning. They appeal to the imagination of your audience and create space for new solutions and perspectives. In other words: stories encourage others to listen. And the great thing is: everyone has a story. You too have a great many stories you can use to engage your audience.  You just have to find them.
But how do you find these stories? When do you tell them? And how do you apply them in your daily practice, in which, for example, you give a presentation or a speech or you want to make yourself or your point more visible? How do you link these stories to your message? And how do you tell the story as impactfully as possible?

The Summer Course Storytelling is for

  • People who want to learn how they can use the power of their (own) stories to create more impact and connection in their daily (working) practice. 
  • Managers, administrators, directors, scientists, researchers, professors, in short everyone who speaks to groups on a regular basis. 
  • People who want to engage others with their vision, perspective or product.
  • There is a maximum of 15 spots available.

Participants work on shaping their own story during the course. At the end of the training, each participant gives a final presentation. They will also reflect on the most important insights and questions that arose during the course.

After the Summer Course you will:

  • have broadened your knowledge and skills of storytelling;
  • be able to compose a story;
  • be able to tell your story in an understandable and attractive way (and applying it to achieve a professional goal, for example in a presentation, a speech or during a meeting);
  • be able to create a better connection with your audience, and create more impact in your communication. 

Costs: €1800

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