Nailing your pitch

In this session we’ll develop a pitch to engage someone with your work.

Then, when that magic moment arrives where you have an opportunity, you will be able to do yourself justice and really connect with potential partners and have a constructive conversation.

The course consists of a full day – four sessions of 90 minutes. They begin with conceptual discussions and get more practical through the day – by Module 4 you are on your feet doing multiple pitches and getting detailed, personalized feedback. 

The session includes pre-work to get the brain working before the session. Also, Module One can be delivered in advance via Zoom or Skype if preferred.

Session 1 – How pitching works.

  • Identifying the values and priorities of your audience
  • Mapping your research to your audience’s priorities
  • Building trust and rapport
  • Introduction to pitch structure.
  • Defining a good outcome.

Session 2 – Build a pitch and try it out

  • Powerful introduction
  • Storytelling skills
  • Put it all together – try it out

Session 3 – Presentation and conquering nerves

  • Connecting with people
  • Posture and voice
  • The trick to being remembered
  • Presentation checklist
  • Warm ups

Session 4 – Advanced module: the multi-layer pitch

  • Analysing the layers
  • Professors or pre-schoolers?
  • Add a bit of magic
  • Polishing the pitch
  • Filming and feedback session.

Cost:  $3000 (GST not charged), for up to 20 people, delivered at your workplace.

After this session you’ll be confident at justifying your work, explaining what you do and asking for funding, partnerships or collaborations!

Contact Dr Phil on philuponscience@gmail.com to discuss!