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Duration: 2 half days
Date: 10th November 2020 and 17th November 2020
Time: 9am - 1pm
You know that time you delivered a presentation and froze on stage, or you crumbled at the thought of pitching an idea on Zoom. What about when you forgot your content and spent the whole session reading your slides. Or maybe you were so nervous you nailed a bottle of wine at lunch and slurred your way through the deck you prepared last minute? If any of these sound familiar, you need to join us for Pitch Perfect .
What will you get from this workshop?
Delivering pitches, presentations and public speaking is part and parcel of being successful in selling services. Get used to the idea and get good at it so you don’t have to worry. That’s what Pitch Perfect is all about.
In two half-day workshops delivered online we’ll develop your communications skills, building your confidence at delivering pitches and public speaking in any situation. Whether you are fairly accomplished, or introverted and inexperienced, this course will help you to gain true speaking confidence by developing your natural abilities.
You will draw on your trainer’s background in stand-up comedy to help you engage and entertain your audiences like never before.
By completing these two half-day training courses you will be able to:
- make a great first impression
- show confidence and control your nerves
- write rich, concise material with a story
- engage an audience and keep their attention
- communicate authentically
- use visuals effectively
- adapt to the unexpected
The workshops will be held online using Zoom. They will be in interactive throughout and you will be gently pushed out of your comfort zone to learn enhanced speaking techniques through direct experience.
You will need to prepare and bring with you a 4-minute presentation on any subject you like. This can be in simple note format or with visuals if you wish. You will deliver this twice, building and iterating it throughout the workshop into a thing of utter power: impactful, persuasive and easy to deliver.
Who is this session for?
Anyone at your agency that needs to deliver high impact presentations:
- Management and SLT: Directors, Associate Directors, Board Members, Founders, Partners
- Client Services: Account Directors, Account Managers and Account Executives
- Creatives: Strategists, Designers, Creative Directors
- Business Development
Jon has worked as a designer (and experienced the joy of deadlines) at games companies including Sony and Electronic Arts, and as a professional stand-up comic for a few years. He knows how to engage and motivate an audience and by his own admission is occasionally funny too. Now, as a coach and speaker, Jon teaches effective communication, using his personal skills to both show and tell. Jon has most recently provided communication skills training for Foster + Partners and Cambridge University. Jon’s unique insights from the worlds of computer game design and stand-up comedy enable even the most introverted of his clients to deliver presentations that delight and motivate their audiences.
Andy is a seasoned agency professional and marketing consultant. He has accumulated more than 20 years of experience working in marketing, including spells at Pleon and Ketchum (Omnicom owned agencies) and founding Klaxon; his own marketing communications agency. Andy has worked across sectors during his career, and his past clients include Google, the EU, Vodafone, lastminute.com, Astra Zeneca, FedEx, Xerox, Oracle, Shell and a wide array of SMEs. Andy is also the host of the Techmap podcast, where he talks to industry experts about the latest marketing trends and the business of marketing.
Meet Jon and Andy:
£195.00 plus VAT per delegate.
Dates and Times:
Workshop 1 – 10th November 2020
Workshop 2 – 17th November 2020
Both workshops will run from 9am – 1pm.
- Two half-day workshops held online
- Handout pack of reference materials
- Recordings of your two presentations – before and after – to show the progress you make.
Book your place:
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