Pitching for funding
All DPhil students and All Research Staff of: Medical Sciences Division; MPLS Division; Doctoral Training Centre - MPLS
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 participants 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

Date: 28 February 2018, 8:30 (Wednesday, 7th week, Hilary 2018)
Venue: Venue to be announced
Speaker: Emma Weisbord (University of Oxford, Oxford University Centre for the Environment)
Organising department: Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)
Organiser: Anne Miller (MPLS)
Organiser contact email address: anne.miller@mpls.ox.ac.uk
Booking required?: Not required
Booking url: https://weblearn.ox.ac.uk/course-signup/rest/course/4D004D101199
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Sophie Campbell