The Elevator Pitch - The Art of Talking About Yourself

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

The Elevator Pitch - The Art of Talking About Yourself

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

What is an elevator pitch? It's a brief, persuasive speech that sparks interest in yourself or an idea that gets other people as excited (if not more) than you!

In this class, we’ll go through the elevator pitch process from start to finish. Beginning with understanding the importance of an elevator pitch, your purpose and when to use it. You'll then learn how to create a pitch from scratch by identifying your objective and communicating your unique selling point (USP) knowing your goals for a successful outcome.

You’ll discover the best practices for anticipating your audience, preparing your narrative, and practicing your delivery.

You’ll conclude by preparing your very own pitch to present to the class!

Takeaways

  • Understand the psychology of pitching and presentations and learn the importance of communicating your unique selling point (USP).
  • Develop a structured framework for preparing your pitch.
  • Review and discuss different opportunities to use the elevator pitch.
  • Incorporate and practice simple to follow rules for delivering effective pitches.
  • Gain self-confidence in any presentation situation.

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