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Develop Your Career: NAB Corporate Only - Brand You: Pitching For Success
Date Thursday, 30 August 2018
Time 30 Aug 9:00 - 30 Aug 12:30
Venue National Australia Bank The Bowl 500 Bourke Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
Pricing Corporate Member
$ 0 Per NAB employee
Guests Not Allowed
Register by Thursday, 30 August 2018

Please note that only NAB employees are able to register for this workshop.

Brand You: Pitching for Success focuses on maximizing your personal brand with a range of insights into what really matters when others evaluate you and your performance. Many people possess excellent skills and have significant experience but are frustrated at being unable to gain support for projects and promotions or being heard in meetings or by peers and others.

This essential workshop focuses on maximising your capacity to present and pitch at business and board level and how to make more effective contributions in meetings and presentations. Many of you will already have these skills, but may be frustrated at failing to cut-through. This workshop will help you to identify these blockages (or blockers) and overcome them.

Key learnings include:

  • The importance of building and supporting your brand
  • Personal presence and impact
  • Finding your voice
  • Tailoring and targeting your message
  • Making more effective contributions in meetings and presentations
  • The knack of getting noticed for the right reasons
  • Identifying blockages(and blockers) and overcoming them

Workshop outcomes

By the end of the half day course you will be:
  • More confident about what you have to offer, your areas of strength and those where work is required.
  • Better able to focus your efforts towards activities that will deliver the best return.
  • More aware of your brand and the messages / signals you are sending out on a daily basis.
  • Able to align your verbal and non-verbal communication to achieve greater authenticity.
  • Clearer about your purpose when interacting and communicating with others.

Workshop faciliator

Claire Braund Executive Director Women on Boards Australia & Non-Executive Director, Women on Boards UK

MME_Claire-2017-AFR.jpgClaire is a former journalist and public relations manager who uses her high-level advocacy skills to lead Women on Boards in Australia. A highly respected speaker on gender diversity and related business issues, Claire an informed and entertaining presenter, a renowned networker and skilled at building relationships for common benefit. She became a Churchill Fellow in 2011 for her research into the effect of gender quotas on public listed company boards in Norway, the UK and France which led to the establishment of Women on Boards in the UK in 2012. Claire is a director of the Central Coast Conservatorium of Music, a past director of the Foundation for Australian Agricultural Women and a graduate of the Benevolent Society’s Sydney Social Leadership Program.

Testimonials from former participants:

"The exercises allowed self-reflection and an opportunity to discuss with the presenter and other participants. The feedback was valuable."

"Claire has been a wealth of knowledge that was shared openly and with honesty; she also has a good sense of humour which made the workshop enjoyable."

"A useful and supportive environment that made me honestly evaluate my capacity in a no-nonsense way. Instead of thinking "No, not me, I can't", I walked away thinking "why not me?" Quite challenging, but very worthwhile."

"I found this course particularly useful in that it gave insight with a hands up approach and focus on capacity of individuals that already exists."