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Pitching Skills

UCL Advances

Monday, 3 March 2014 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

Pitching Skills

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Pitching Skills

Monday 3rd March 2014

*** UCL Students - Please contact Fiona Bell (fiona.bell@ucl.ac.uk) to get your Event Discount Code, BEFORE booking ***

1. Identify key skills and qualities that will contribute to a successful pitch:

  • Create a visual pitch mind map (e.g.: extemporaneous delivery, visual contact, modulation, pausing, gestures, confidence and poise)

2. How to prepare and structure content and use visual aids

  • Using an outline & slides

3. Focus on pitch delivery

  • Introduction
  • Developing key themes & ideas
  • Closing
  • Highlighting benefits and practical value of material

4. Crafting an Elevator Pitch:

  • The technique
  • When to use it
  • Creating an EV
  • The steps to follow

5. Creating a value proposition:

  • The key steps
  • Knowing your customer
  • Pulling it all together into a value proposition statement

6. The importance of tailoring a pitch to fit the audience

  • Understanding the stakeholders
  • Learning to adapt your presentation

7. Pitching activities:

  • Groups will be formed to create a pitch mind map and pitch their findings
  • Each attendee will design and deliver an elevator and value proposition pitch
  • A "Dragons Den" type model will be re-enacted - groups will pitch business ideas searching for investment before a panel of successful entrepreneurs

8. Workshop Summary

  • Did we achieve our learning objectives?


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When & Where

69 Wilson Street
United Kingdom

Monday, 3 March 2014 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

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UCL Advances

UCL Advances, UCL's centre for entrepreneurship and business interaction, helps anyone who wants to learn about, start or grow a business. It’s primary role is to promote a culture of entrepreneurship on campus and engagement with entrepreneurs and small businesses beyond UCL’s boundaries. It works to support start-ups and small businesses across London by helping them to access the technical and business expertise of UCL’s staff and students through a series of programmes to help support ambitious young companies.


UCL Advances is affiliated with UCL Enterprise, which provides UCL’s structures for engaging with business for commercial and societal benefit.




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