Pitching for Success


This highly interactive, engaging and challenging course focuses on providing accountants, and other business professionals, with the skills required to create effective pitches and to deliver these effectively with confidence. The course includes a variety of learning methods including role plays, discussion and group exercises. The training is delivered with an emphasis on learning in a relaxed and enjoyable manner.

Venue details:  
Chartered Accountants House, , Dublin
Start date & time:  
17 October 2019 09:30
End date & time:  
17 October 2019 17:00
Price: €240.00  (€192.00 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Eric Fitzpatrick


Product type:  
CPD course
Leadership, management and personal impact

Who should attend

This course is suitable for all members, and other business professionals, regardless of previous experience in this area. The training is both facilitative, drawing on the experience of the attendees and instructional, providing knowledge as required.

Course overview

  • The component parts of a great pitch
  • How to open with impact and have a call to action
  • Focus on what is important to your audience
  • How to get to the point quickly and ensure your pitch flows
  • How to increase your persuasiveness
  • Not relying on slides
  • The importance of being passionate about your subject
  • How to craft language to increase its impact
  • How to tell your story in a clear concise manner
  • Pitching mistakes to avoid

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Create effective pitches
  • Deliver pitches effectively
  • Present with greater confidence

Speaker Bio

Eric Fitzpatrick is the owner of ARK Speaking and Training. He is an International Speaker, Corporate Storytelling expert, Sales Presentations Expert, Executive Speaker Coach, and Corporate Trainer who works with entrepreneurs, SMEs and large organisations to help make how they communicate, clear, concise and compelling. He is the creator of "T.R.U.E. Presentations", a tool that helped one organisation win a contract worth €1 million and is the author of "Persuade on Purpose".