Academics with policy-relevant research who want to improve how they communicate their work effectively to policy audiences.
This 1.5 hour session will take you through a process of crafting, practicing and perfecting a forty second ‘elevator pitch’ for policy audiences, equipping you with a vital tool in getting the attention of decision makers and influencers when a fleeting opportunity presents itself.
Learn the principles of a good elevator pitch, when they are useful, and why preparing one is a powerful tool for academics engaged in policy impact
Using an example, go through a simple process for developing an elevator pitch
Have the opportunity to apply this to their own work, develop their own pitch, and work with other participants to improve it
Gain the tools needed to perfect their pitches themselves
Presentation, group discussion and interactive workshop.