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The aim of this course is to prepare you to pitch for investment – for your research or your business venture.

COURSE DETAILS

Those with funding need to know about you and why they should place their investment in you and your venture. This may be a pitch for research funds, a pitch in an enterprise competition or a presentation asking for an R & D budget. It is a skill that is much needed for the next career step. This interactive course will use your research as a starting point but feel free to come with a business venture idea too.

This course will cover:

  • The structure and elements of a pitch
  • What different funders are looking for in a pitch
  • Opening and closing your pitch
  • Team pitching
  • The use of props
  • Making your message clear

objectives

By the end of this session students will have:

  • Practised a variety of pitch elements
  • Thought about the audience and meeting their needs
  • Explored the structure and elements of a pitch
  • Received feedback

INTENDED FOR

PGR and Research Staff 

number of places

24

course leader

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.

rdf skills

D2, D3

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