Personal pitching

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

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

This course will cover:
  • Spoken pitches in variety of settings
  • Written short pitches
  • Networking tips
  • Thinking about your audience
Objectives: 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
  • Pitched for a variety of audiences
  • Received feedback on their pitches