Media Training Course – 1-Day (PUBLIC COURSE in English)

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Media Training Course – 1-Day (PUBLIC COURSE in English)

  • Group size: 4 participants
  • Next available course: November 25, 2024
  • Price/person: 850 CHF
  • Custom courses & privates: Contact us

Executives and subject experts are often faced with questions from the media, internal audiences, and panels. Are you confident and ready for these tough situations? If not, we can help. You’ll learn to manage your nerves and prepared for various types of interviews and other impromptu situations. This Media Training Course provides concrete tools to help you respond to questions with confidence and charisma.

This workshop is a great alternative to private training as it’s limited to just 4 attendees. So, you can practice with your business situation and receive lots of personal coaching in a small group. It’s held in English and in Switzerland. And, it includes preparation tools, filmed practices, and individual tips for self-development. Attendees receive a certificate of completion.

Media Training Course – Dates:

Training Course DatesDays of WeekLocation & AvailabilityBooking Link
August 30, 2024FridayMartigny - FULLJoin Waitlist
November 25, 2024MondayMartignyBook Nov. 25

Times –  9:15 – 17:00            Maximum – 4 course attendees

Who should attend this Media Training Course:

This Media Training Course is for executives, subject experts or anyone who represents a company or non-profit to journalists, the public, employees, or social media bloggers. It is designed for international leaders, technical experts, communication managers, product managers, plant managers, product spokespersons, or advancing professionals. It is also appropriate for communication professionals helping those who represent the company.


Media Training Course – Topics:

The small group allows us to tailor the course to your needs and practice at each step along the way. We cover normally cover general theory and practice interviews, panels, and questions after a speech.

Topics typically include the following:

  • Nerves and stage fright – Specific tips & tricks
  • Normal interviews and questions
    • Anticipating their questions
    • Preparing key messages and witty responses
    • Bridging to key messages
    • Practicing with video feedback
  • Difficult interviews and questions
    • Handling unexpected and difficult questions
    • Responding to hostile questions
    • Practicing with video feedback
  • Panels
    • What to expect and how to prepare
    • Practice with video feedback
  • Opening and closing statements
  • Other tips (based on the group’s needs and time available)
    • What to wear
    • Body language
    • Voice and pronunciations
    • International differences
    • Virtual tips and tricks
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Your instructor:  Kimberly VanLandingham

Media Trainer, providing media training and practice

Kimberly VanLandingham, CEO & Trainer, MACCC & BSEE

  • CEO of European Market Link Sàrl
  • 10+ years as a presentation and public speaking trainer
  • 20+ years of international management experience with the DuPont Company (e.g. Global Teflon(r) Consumer Products Business Leader, Global Business Manager, EMEA Regional Manager, Growth Manager, R&D Manager, etc.)
  • Product spokeswoman on TV and radio, and a keynote speaker
  • Masters in cross-cultural communications (MACCC) and BS in engineering (BSEE)
  • Easy-to understand native English speaker (so able to help with English wording)

    Training for panel discussions and interviews

    Dr. Morgane Vanbiervliet, Market Intelligence & Business Development Manager, Debiopharm

“I would like to send you lots of thankful messages for the good panel preparation work we did together! All the tips were useful and implemented; and, they worked perfectly well. I also had lots of very positive feedback from the audience. Further, the talk drove people to our booth and resulted in a magazine video interview. It was fantastic! Your contribution was really key and I am grateful for your support, advice, and guidance.”


What makes this Media Training Course different:

      • High-energy, practice-oriented! You’ll learn by doing.
      • Small classes (maximum 4 people) enable practice with interview questions, post-speech questions, and being part of a panel.
      • 1:1 private coaching for each attendee.
      • Filmed practices to help build your own style.
      • You’ll learn from each other in a comfortable and fun environment.
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Presentation workshops in English

Media Training – Public Course location:

European Market Link Sàrl
Rue du Léman, 14
CH-1920 Martigny
+41 (0) 79 414 41 50

Our training facility is just a couple minutes walk from Martigny’s main train station, with direct trains from Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, and Brig. It’s also close to the motorway and parking. Presentation training course in Martigny, Switzerland


Media Training Course price:

The price for this public course is just 850 CHF/person. Classes are limited to just 4 participants. Price includes training facility, facilitation, training booklet, other workshop materials, private video of your practice interviews, coffee, rolls, and fruit. We break for lunch so you can enjoy the nice restaurants close by. Contact us to discuss corporate groups or private media training prices.


NOTHING TO LOSE – Flexible booking and change policy:

      • Cancel or change dates for free up to 28 days before the course. Last minute date changes require a 250 CHF change fee.
      • You may transfer your course reservation to another person at any time for free.
      • We accept most credit cards or you can request a personal or company invoice to make a bank transfer.

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Contact us to check availability, for more information on this workshop, or for custom corporate courses, available throughout Switzerland, including Geneva, Lausanne, Vevey, Montreux, Sion, Fribourg, Thun, Bern, Biel, Zurich, Basel and surrounding areas.

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