Pitching yourself: how to get people interested in you and your research
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.
“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
By the end of this session participants will have:
- Looked at networking tips and tricks to meet the audience
- Worked on a variety of short pitches – written and verbal
- Received feedback on their pitches
- Pitched for a variety of audiences
PGR and ECRs/Research Staff
number of places
Dr Emma Williams
DATE/TIME AND BOOKING INFORMATION
Information about the next scheduled course, and how to apply for a place, are in our course programme.
The Researcher Development Framework (RDF) provides a framework for planning and supporting the personal, professional and career development of graduate students and research staff.