Death By

Video Conference

Deliver quality video conferences

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take control of your video conferencing

Inspired by his first TEDx talk, "How To Avoid Death By PowerPoint", David JP Phillips has created this subject to help you overcome a new threat, known as the dreaded video conference. He understands that delivering a meeting or presentation via video can be challenging. Inside this subject, he shares his unique perspective on videoconferencing in the current climate, takes a deep dive into the psychological and cognitive aspects of the digital audience, and offers you a comprehensive guide on how to take control, and deliver video conferences like a professional.

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Video conferences increase efficiency, save money, reduce the CO2 footprint, allows for flexibility and provides the opportunity for collaboration - They are here to stay.

dive into the psychology

Video conferences introduce a new perspective. By learning the psychological aspects of the digital audience you can optimize the space and achieve optimal results.

connect. engage. interact.

Learn how to engage, interact and connect with your audience via video. The digital space can present several challenges and it is important to learn the relevant skills to overcome this.

technical setup

The biggest challenge with video conferencing for most people, is the technical nature of the setup. Overcome this challenge by gaining insights into different kinds of setups, sound quality, lighting, backdrop and so much more.

optimize structure

Take control of your video conferencing and discover various insights on how to achieve success, gain respect through the implementation of structure and skills.


The ability to deliver via video has unique requirements, especially if you want to hold the attention of the audience. This course will guide you through how to use your body language, voice and language to influence how you are perceived.

18 Videos Inside Death By Video Conference

15 Chapters, videos, interactions, exercises, mini-quizzes and 1 Diploma

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Will I receive certification for taking this subject?

Yes, you earn a certification for every subject you complete. You can use this certificate to boost your CV and get your DREAM job.
This is subject to passing the final quiz, under each course.

Which format do your subjects offer?

All subjects within the HeadGain Academy offer short manageable video instruction, theory, academic resources, and exercises, which allow you to move through each lesson easily.

How long do I have, in order to complete subjects?

Each subject has a recommended time frame, however, each individual is on their own journey. You can move through the subject at your own pace and decide for yourself. The only limitation is how long your license is valid.

What happens when I have worked through all the chapters in a subject?

The system will monitor your progress and once each chapter has been completed, you will unlock the final quiz. If you pass the final quiz with 80% or more, you will receive a certificate confirming your hard work and competency, which you can include in your CV.

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Death By Video Conference
Teaches You Optimal Video Conference Setup

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