How to Create an Effective Personal Elevator Pitch
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How to Create an Effective Personal Elevator Pitch

Techniques for Communicating Your Value
4.5 (2 ratings)
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Created by Kaliym Islam
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 35 mins on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • How to articulate what they need to communicate in order to show their value
  • How to communicate their value in a way that gets the attention of listeners
  • How to articulate their unique selling proposition
  • How to describe what promise of value sets them apart from others
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Requirements
  • Use a personal computer
Description

In this course we’re going to learn about a communication tool that could potentially make or break your career.

We’ve organized this course into four modules. 

In module 1 we’ll focus on introducing you to the personal elevator speech and we’ll make sure that you can explain what it is, why it’s important, how long it should be and what components or information should be included in a well crafted elevator pitch.

In module 2 you will use the resources that we provide to develop a  concise statement of who you are in a professional context

Module 3 focuses on articulating the value that you offer your target audience. When you complete this module you’ll be able to use the resources that we provide to develop a statement that clearly articulates exactly it is that you can do or what you can offer a potential customer, business partner or employer, the types of problems that you are uniquely qualified to solve, and a statement of the major benefit that individuals will experience from interacting with or using you including your unique selling proposition,

In module 4 you will learn how to communicate your message so that you achieve the ultimate goal of an elevator speech which is to obtain a followup conversation.

Who is the target audience?
  • Business professionals who have a need to clearly communicate their value
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Curriculum For This Course
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How to Create an Effective Personal Elevator Pitch Course Overview
2 Lectures 07:58

This lecture provides an overview of the "How to Create an Effective Elevator Pitch" course.

Preview 02:24

An introduction to the "How To Develop An Effective Elevator Pitch" course.  This video gives you a background on the importance of the elevator pitch, provides you with an example of how the right elevator pitch can change your career and an overview of what to expect in the course.

Preview 05:34
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Introduction to Elevator Pitches
6 Lectures 09:47

This lecture introduces you what we will cover in module 1. Completing this lecture will prepare you for the exercises included in this module.

Preview 00:44

Determine your current understanding of elevator speeches or pitches

Exercise 1
4 questions

When you complete this video you’ll be able to:

  • Explain what an elevator is, 
  • Why it’s important, 
  • How long it should be, and 
  • What components or what information should be included in a well crafted elevator pitch.
What is an elevator pitch or speech?
01:51

This module helps you to understand the desired length of an elevator pitch.

How long should an elevator pitch be?
00:59

This video discusses the information that should be included in an elevator pitch.

What information should be included in an elevator speech?
01:19

This video discusses the importance of an elevator pitch.

Why is the elevator pitch important?
04:31

This video summarizes what was covered in this module.

Introduction to elevator pitch summary
00:23

A check of your knowledge of elevator pitches.

Knowledge Check
4 questions
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What Each of the Components of the Elevator Pitch Means For You
4 Lectures 04:01

This video introduces you to the components of this module which will help you discover what each of the components of the elevator pitch means for you. This module will provide you with resources and help you develop the information that you need to include in your personal elevator pitch. 

When you complete this module you’ll be able to develop a concise statement of who you are in a professional context.

Preview 00:20

This video provides resources and exercises that will help you obtain an unbiased view of who you are in a business context.

Preview 00:54

This video provides additional resources that will help you gain an understanding of what sets you apart from others.

Resources to Help You Discover Who You Are
02:23

Module 2 Summary
00:24
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Articulating Value
3 Lectures 06:47

Now that you have clarity on who you are.  You’re now ready to apply the other components of the personal elevator pitch. This video introduces you to Module 3 which focuses on articulating the value that you offer your target audience. When you complete this module you’ll be able to develop a statement that clearly articulates exactly it is that you can do or what you can offer a potential customer, business partner or employer, the types of problems that you are uniquely qualified to solve, and the major benefit that individuals will experience from interacting with or using you including your unique selling proposition.

Preview 01:02

This video walks you through using the "house chart" as a tool to help you develop your elevator pitch. 

Using the House Chart to Articulate Your Value
04:53

This video summarizes what was covered in the "Articulating Your Value" module.

Articulating Your Value Summary
00:52
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Communicating Value
3 Lectures 04:53
Communicating Your Message Introduction
00:20

Resources to help; you communicate your message
04:14

Communicating Your Message Summary
00:19
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Summing It Up
1 Lecture 01:24
Course Summary
01:24
About the Instructor
Kaliym Islam
4.3 Average rating
37 Reviews
270 Students
2 Courses
Author, Speaker, Strategist

A“fresh voice among the usual author/guru crowd...” who “...brings the credibility of someone who makes a living DOING, rather than TELLING,..”is how Kevin Kurse (The e-Learning Guru) describes Kaliym Islam. This pioneer in the application of business and technology trends to learning programs has the unique ability to identify the connections between business trends, technology and learning, and to facilitate the organizational change required to implement the required solutions. Teams under Mr. Islam’s direction have won International STC awards for innovative learning content, been cited by Josh Bersin as a best practice learning organization, and named finalists in the Chief Learning Officer Learning Elite program.

Mr. Islam is the author of two books – Developing and Measuring Training the Six Sigma Way and Podcasting 101 for Trainers, a contributing author to The HR Handbook, Prussience in Six Sigma DUNDU, and The German e-Learning Handbook, and a featured blogger for Training Industry Inc.