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Skills Library

Our skills library is full of useful information. You can search for keywords in the boxes below, and even filter what kind of medium you like while learning. Are you interested in one topic in particular? Visit our guided learnings about teamwork, presenting and writing. You can always check out the upcoming workshops to see if the skill you want to improve is available this quarter.

Guided Learning: Elevator Pitch

An elevator pitch has become an essential form of communication, which allows you to present any subject to an audience in a very short amount of time. This guide will give you instructions and directions on how to most effectively create an elevator pitch.

Guided Learning: Preparation for a Presentation

Proper preparation is necessary to be able to give a good presentation. In this guide you can read some tips and check whether you have prepared sufficiently or see what you can improve.

Guided Learning: Use of English - Pronunciation

This guide is meant to be used by non-native English speakers to further improve their spoken English. It contains several tips and tricks and also some exercises. After going through this guide, your English should be improved both in the choice of words and in pronunciation and fluency.

Guided Learning: Using visual aids

Have you ever struggled with deciding which visual to use and how to use it correctly in a presentation? This topic guide gives you insights concerning that specific topic.

House style of the TU/e
Here you can find the house style for presentations which the university uses.
How to give a TED-style presentation
Article on how to give a good TED talk: what should be in it and why?
How to prepare your presentation
Preparing for your presentation is very important; this guide gives you information and key points to think about.
Life after death by PowerPoint

A short video that explains and shows some of the most common errors made while giving a PowerPoint presentation.

Planning and structuring effective meetings
This page explores how good preparation and an effective chairperson may contribute to the success of a meeting by giving a sense of direction or purpose.
Preparing an IEEE paper
This document contains an article template, as well as instructions on how to prepare your paper for publication in IEEE Journals.