Seminar in English

Get to the Point!

Speaking, writing and presenting concisely and clearly

Lengthy speeches and long-winded texts test the patience of your audience and readers. Do it better! Communicate more effectively and efficiently. In this workshop you will learn to sum up your relevant message in a nutshell – both verbally and in writing. Get your message across in a few precise and targeted words in order to easily achieve what you want.


Knowing what matters

  • Winning and losing your audience and readers – dos and don’ts.
  • A clear message is brief and pointedly put.
  • Concentrating on the essentials.

Dramatic composition

  • Captivating your audience and readers – even with factual information.
  • Effectively deploying linguistic devices and dramatic means.

Statement, presentation and discussion

  • The three phases of your successful contribution: opening, body and skilful conclusion.
  • Clearly structuring, polishing and effectively staging (short) speeches.
  • Finding the appropriate arguments quickly and easily.
  • Building a convincing argumentation.
  • Championing your own point of view.

Successful short presentations

  • Seizing the opportunities to score points.
  • Being persuasive in just sixty seconds (elevator pitch).

Writing clearly and concisely

  • Writing emails and texts so that people want to read them.
  • Conveying your concerns in a clear and compelling way.
  • Less is more: how to convince with concise texts.
  • Creating effective texts systematically and without losing time.

Optimising your presentation

  • Please bring along your presentation sequence (max. 5 charts) on your notebook to the workshop for practice.

Optimising your business texts

  • Bring along, e.g. letters, emails, memos, circulars, position papers and decision papers (max. 2-3 pages) for editing.

Online Learning Platform

Once you have registered, you will be able to access your online learning platform, including extra materials for consolidating what you have learned.


  • You will learn to distinguish between what is trivial and what is important and to focus on the core content.
  • You will learn to develop your texts and arguments clearly, precisely and to the point – in a straightforward way and without meaningless phrases.
  • You will learn about tips and tricks to structure and develop interesting and motivating speeches and texts that grab the attention of your audience and readers.
  • You will learn to convey your message so that it actually reaches your audience and readers.
  • You will communicate more effectively and efficiently.
  • You will express yourself in a more active, more focused and thus more effective way.


Practice-proven exercises, speech and writing tasks, participant presentations with individual feedback from trainer and group.
On the basis of typical speaking and writing situations and concrete questions from participants, we will develop individual strategies for using words and language in a concise, focused and convincing manner.

Who should attend

Experts and managers who want to argue their concerns / stand their ground more effectively in future by impressive speeches and pointed (short) presentations as well as clearly structured and concisely formulated texts.

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Training in English
2 days

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Frankfurt a. M.
Seminar in English
1. day: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
2. day: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Participation fee
€ 1.470,- excl. VAT
€ 1.749,30 incl. 19% VAT

The stated participation fee includes a group lunch per full seminar day, refreshments during breaks and extensive course handouts. The participant must settle accommodation costs directly with the hotel. Regarding the booking of the hotel, you will find a reservation form in your online learning platform.

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