Communication & Presentation

Talk like TED: Convincing and gripping presentation

A workshop offered by the Human Resources Development

How to inspire experts and amateurs with short, very visual presentations on your topic.

In-person Workshop

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 19, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Individual learning path guided by video learning units.


Twenty One Skills




Alte Sternwarte, Bonn

Target group

Research managers | Postdocs | Professors


Research Track
Research Management Track
Business and Organizations Track


Certificate of attendance

20 units are applicable within the "Postdoc plus" certificates

Frau vor Laptop
© Avel Chuklanov on Unsplash


  • The secrets and the structure of professional TED Talks 
  • Design your own presentations like TED
  • Learn about body language, voice and breathing
  • Important aspects of presentations with and beyond PowerPoint
  • How to convince, inspire and hold attention
  • Free speech
  • Dealing with difficult questions and stage fright
  • Dealing with a heterogeneous audience

Frequently asked questions

No. Human Resources Development will cover the costs.

Yes, if an event is fully booked, we will put you on the waiting list. You will then move up if a place becomes available again in time before the start of the event.

The premises in the "Alte Sternwarte" are only accessible to a limited extent. If you need assistance with access, please contact the indicated contact person in time, so that we can support you accordingly on the day of the event.

If you need childcare during an event, please contact the Family Office of the University of Bonn.

In order to be able to participate in the training offers of the Human Resources Development of the University of Bonn, you must have an employment contract with the University of Bonn, be an enrolled PhD student, be active in research for the University of Bonn or be an associated member of a research network. 

For all our event offerings, you will generally receive a confirmation of participation in the event and of its contents.

In addition, we are currently developing a certificate offering along the three "Career Tracks": "Research", "Research Management" and "Business & Organizations". More information will be available soon on the related page of the certificate program: Postdoc plus.

If the currently displayed event can be credited to one of the three "tracks", this is indicated accordingly. 


Avatar Schmitz

Rebecca Schmitz

Registration and Organization


Poppelsdorfer Allee 47

53115 Bonn

+49 228 73-4199

Lesen Sie auch

Human Resources Development

We advise you and support your personal development with a wide range of offers.

Qualification Program Postdoc plus

Expand your competencies with our qualification program Postdoc plus.

Newsletter Academic Career Development

Stay up to date on important topics related to your academic career.

Wird geladen