Winning pitches

Course summary

Getting competitive pitches right can make all the difference to an organisation’s success. The Centre has a history of developing winning pitches with and for a wide variety of organisations and we have developed this course to share our expertise.

SC, Goldsmiths
“The course provides a unique combination of presentation skills and dealing with outside organisations. I feel so much more confident now that I've done the course.”

Course dates and location

We can deliver this course virtually for your organisation, on a date and time that suits you. If you have four or more people who would like to attend this course then group training could be the most cost-effective option. Contact one of our Training Coordinators on 020 7490 3030 or email for more information and a quote.

If you would like to attend this course then register your interest with us. Currently, this course is run on request meaning that a date will be scheduled once we have at least three people interested in attending this course.

  • There are no dates available at the moment.

The course unpicks the process of developing and delivering a successful pitch, guiding participants from the moment they are invited to tender through to closing the deal. Combining interactive sessions with video feedback, you will complete the day feeling excited and confident about your next pitch.

Over the day you will cover:

  • understanding your clients and what they want from you
  • making the most of pre-pitch contact
  • ensuring the client believes in you
  • getting a good brief and asking the right questions
  • adding value
  • structuring a winning presentation
  • presentation skills refresher
  • body language that instils confidence
  • follow-ups and feedback
  • a year of free support from your trainer

This course will enable you to identify your strengths and build on them through a series of discussions, practical exercises and video feedback sessions.

All our training courses are delivered virtually. The webinar systems used do not require software download.

This course is suitable for anyone in the voluntary or public sector who pitches in competitive situations. Please note that the course does not cover any aspects of fund-raising. The Centre works with people from all sectors including the public sector, voluntary sector, corporate sector and private sector.

This course will help you prepare and present your best pitch in a competitive situation.

The Centre offers a wide range of courses which will help you develop your delivery skills including Presentation skills; Influencing skills and Radio and Television interviews.

  • £- plus VAT not-for-profit price (applies to charities and all other not-for-profit organisations, including public sector and housing)
  • £- plus VAT standard price (applies to all other organisations)

Book this course

We have a two-tier pricing structure, offering discounted rates to charities and not-for-profit organisations: Not-for-profit price applies to charities and other not-for-profit organisations (including public sector and housing) Standard price applies to all other organisations

If you are requesting a charity discount, we will need your registered charity number

(if so please specify – please note, this information will be kept private and only used to ensure we can support your learning needs on the day(s) of the course)

(e.g. dietary, access, religious)

We will invoice you for your course and this will be sent via email within two working days. Once you have received your invoice, you can pay by BACS, credit card or cheque.

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