If there is one skill that is essential for getting your message across in the current environment, it is the ability to hold your audience with great online pitches.

Successful virtual pitches can lead to securing additional funding, help present findings of a report and impress new clients.

Over the duration of this course, learn techniques to successfully plan and prepare for online pitches; gain techniques to enhance your on-screen presence; gain the confidence to overcome the barriers to presenting remotely, and practice delivering a real-life online pitch.

This high-impact virtual training course covers the key components and competencies that make a great online presentation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Preparing a strong virtual pitch
  • Learn how to make an impact online
  • Utilise body language techniques whilst online
  • Develop techniques to negotiate online
  • Through role-plays practise delivering a virtual pitch
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
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10:00 - 10:45

Planning and Preparing a Strong Virtual Business Pitch

  • Identify the platform that best works well for you when it comes to pitches
  • Gain tips to prepare your virtual presentation
  • Prepare and control your environment for the pitch: virtual background, remove unnecessary distractions
  • Develop a failsafe plan to resolve any issues that might arise during the pitch: technology difficulties, dealing with distractions from the person you are pitching to
  • The importance of simple, succinct and clear messages
10:45 - 11:00

Morning Break

11:00 - 12:15

Virtually Making a Great Case Instantly

  • Make a lasting impact on screen
  • Create an engaging virtual presentation and pitch
  • Maintain your energy levels in the digital presentation environment
  • Gain feedback from the trainer to help you improve your virtual presence
  • Learn how to own the “virtual space”
12:15 - 13:00


13:00 - 13:45

Utilise Body Language Techniques Online

  • Influencing through non-verbal communication
  • Learn how to build trust remotely
  • Practice developing your on-screen body language
  • Gain practical techniques to remotely read eye movement
13:45 - 14:30

The Art of Persuading Online

  • Learn how to be more persuasive online
  • Gain tips to remotely manage difficult personalities and questions
  • Acquire techniques to retain the audience’s attention
14:30 - 14:45

Afternoon Break

14:45 - 15:45

Workshop: Delivering an Engaging and Impactful Virtual Pitch

In this interactive session, delegates will apply the days learning through role-plays, where you will practise delivering a virtual pitch.

15:45 - 16:00

Evaluation, Feedback and Closing Remarks