How to Perfect Your Pitch
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How to Perfect Your Pitch

Market Your Business and Ideas
5.0 (1 rating)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
49 students enrolled
Created by Jason Teteak
Last updated 4/2015
English
Price: $100
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Make it easy for you to deliver and for your audience to follow.
  • Captivate your audience within the first minute.
  • Use your face and body language with dynamic effect.
  • Persuade your audience with the words you choose and the way you sound.
  • Show audience members they can trust what you say.
  • Engage your listeners so their minds never wander.
  • Make all listeners feel your message is meant just for them.
  • Deliver a pitch that ends on time, every time.
  • Elicit questions and provide answers even when you have none.
  • Move your audience to respond with enthusiasm.
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Requirements
  • There are no prerequisites for this course, so dive right in!
Description

You're about to learn how to Persuade, motivate, teach or inspire any audience through your pitch. You'll discover 33 practical strategies to help you:

  • Give an amazing pitch that actually changes behavior.
  • Become a more effective leader
  • Make killer public presentations
  • Rally support for a cause.
  • Improve your public speaking skills.
  • Hook any audience
  • Build physical performance skills
  • Test for understanding.
  • Create backing for your plan
  • Set up social Innovation and change
  • Pitch them to customers, investors, judges, advisors, mentors, etc.
  • Generate confidence that you can actually pull off what you are proposing
  • Create self-sales.
  • Develop social capital (the etiquette, connections, behaviors, attitudes, etc.)
  • Build a world of advocates and activists around you.
  • Grow your presentation skills.


Don't take our word for it. Listen to what others have to say:

“Jason's tips have revolutionized my pitches and presentations at large conferences and internally."

Justin Beck, CEO, PerBlue

“Jason's techniques have improved my ability to face confrontation with confidence and encourage brainstorming among my sales force."

Stephen Eisenberg, President of Kenwal Steel

“I figured Jason Teteak might have a few new tricks—but not much that I hadn't heard before. I was wrong."

Phillip Deloria, Professor and Associate Dean

University of Michigan

“Wow. Just before I heard Jason speak, I had just finished a PowerPoint. Now I want to redo it! Best … Class … Ever!"

Craig Joseph, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Agnesian Healthcare

Who is the target audience?
  • Business leaders
  • Startups and entrepreneurs
  • Job seekers
  • Business professionals
  • Trainers
  • Students
  • HR Managers
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 12 Lectures Collapse All 12 Lectures 01:43:49
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Welcome to Pitch
1 Lecture 10:38

Persuade, motivate, teach or inspire any audience.

Preview 10:38
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Create Your Pitch
1 Lecture 10:09

Create an agenda, describe why they'd want it, supply motivating examples and invite questions.

Create Your Core Content
10:09
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Start Your Pitch
5 Lectures 55:53

Introduce yourself, deliver your hook, elicit the takeaways and reveal the takeaways.

Start with a Killer Opener - Part 1
16:48

Introduce yourself, deliver your hook, elicit the takeaways and reveal the takeaways.

Start with a Killer Opener - Part 2
06:26

Choose the proper level, stay in the sweet spot, keep at the proper distance ,move purposefully, fix your fidgets, look at every person equally, smile only when you mean it, stay focused on your listeners and hide your script.

Command With Your Body
08:22

Master the use of pace, volume and inflection, and practice your tone. Choose your words wisely, reduce filler words, avoid negative words and absolutes.

Convince With Your Voice
12:15

Use confident language, speak in a confident voice and use your physical presence. Avoid terms of uncertainty, use words that show convictions, acknowledge the expertise of your audience, show you know their world and use directionals to establish leadership.

Appear Confident and Credible
12:02
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Keep Your Pitch Going
4 Lectures 24:48

You have to show the audience that they have to listen to YOU to understand your topic

Keep the Audience Captivated
09:57

Tailor to your type of audience, their needs and to their world. Identify their plan, show empathy for their "pain" and solve their "pain".

Tailor Your Approach
04:12

Estimate the presentation time, plan for questions, test your time, and adjust as you go.

Stay on Schedule
03:53

Elicit questions, respond to questions, and follow up.

Answer Any Question
06:46
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Close to Applause
1 Lecture 02:21

Tell them what they got, how they got it, why they got it and where they can get more.

Close to Applause
02:21
About the Instructor
Jason Teteak
4.9 Average rating
867 Reviews
9,927 Students
36 Courses
Author, Keynote & TEDx Speaker, CEO Rule the Room

Jason Teteak knows what it takes to Rule the Room. The master trainer and speaking presentation teacher has taught more than 50,000 people how to flawlessly command attention.

He’s won praise and a wide following for his original methods, his engaging style, and his knack for transferring communications skills via practical, simple, universal, and immediately actionable techniques.

Jason first made a reputation in the medical training industry, where he was known as “the presentation coach and trainer who trains the trainers.” Teteak’s attention to detail and precision in communicating definitive information was honed in serving this lifesaving industry.

In response to many requests, he began to offer personalized services and quickly developed a following as a private coach and a consultant whose clientele includes elite institutions, universities, and top corporate executives.

His new book, Rule the Room, was recently published in the summer of 2013. He has developed more than fifty presentation and communication training programs ranging in length from one hour to three days that serve as the basis for this unique, practical, and comprehensive course.