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The aim of this course is to make sure others hear your message! Communicating your research ideas, selling your skills and experience or telling people about your business venture – all quick pitches that should leave the listener wanting to know more.

COURSE DETAILS

“Make the most of every opportunity” is often stated as key to a successful career but how can we make the most of those opportunities?

Using your research as a staring point this interactive course will have you practising a series of short pitches with your peers interspersed with tips and tricks. The aim is to hook the audience in whether it is about your research, your skills or a new business venture.

This course will cover:

  • Spoken pitches in variety of settings.
  • Written short pitches.
  • Networking tips.
  • Thinking about your audience.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this session you will:

  • Be familiar with the structure and elements of a pitch.
  • Have thought about the different audiences and meeting their needs.
  • Be practiced in delivering a variety of pitch elements.
  • Have feedback on my pitches and am able to reflect on what I can do to further enhance my performance.

INTENDED FOR

All

NUMBER OF PLACES

30

DATE / TIME

16th November 2023  | 09.30 - 13.00

BOOKING INFORMATION

To book your place on Pitching yourself please click here.

Please note that this course has now moved online.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

When registering for this course, please check our Terms and Conditions.

RDF SKILLS

B3, C3, D2

The Researcher Development Framework (RDF) provides a framework for planning and supporting the personal, professional and career development of graduate students and research staff. 

Testimonials

The confidence that comes with attending the course I think will be of most use as I network with various people. I will try and integrate Emma’s suggestions when I talk to people but probably the best thing I learnt was to be confident and relaxed when speaking! But also to get the person you are speaking to talk about themselves. I will definitely change some of my publicly available 'pitches', such as LinkedIn profile, e-mail signature, etc. The course was very well done and I very much enjoyed it. I feel that I learnt a lot about communicating and would definitely recommend the course to my colleagues.

Summary of Training Terms & Conditions

Summary of training Terms & Conditions