Pitching for Accountants


There are times when we are faced with having to sell our services to clients, or pitch our ideas to colleagues, or senior managers. The aim of this course to provide participants with ideas, skills and techniques that will make your pitch more persuasive and increase the likelihood of getting buy into your idea, proposal or message.

Venue details:  
Chartered Accountants House, 47-49 Pearse Street, Dublin
Start date & time:  
01 October 2020 09:30
End date & time:  
01 October 2020 17:00
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Training ticket cost:  
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Eric Fitzpatrick


Product type:  
CPD course
Leadership and personal effectiveness

Who should attend

This course is suitable for accounting and finance professionals who interact with colleagues, clients, senior management and are required to get them to buy into ideas, proposals, and services and wish to pitch their idea with increased confidence.

Course overview

  • The components of a great pitch
  • How to increase your persuasiveness and influence
  • Storytelling - how it helps when pitching
  • Making your pitch flow
  • Getting to the point quickly and retain their interest
  • Crafting language to increase its impact
  • Being clear, concise and compelling

Key learning outcomes

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

  • Identify the component parts of an effective pitch
  • Craft a compelling call to action
  • Design and deliver a pitch that is captivating and engaging
  • Open a pitch with impact
  • Create a pitch that flows and is easy to follow and understand
  • Identity pitching mistakes to avoid

Speaker bio

Eric is the owner of ARK Speaking and Training, 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, he is the author of Persuade on Purpose and an ex-international soccer player.