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Presentation, Pitch, and Consulting Skills

2 units

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Course Description

In the dynamic and interdisciplinary world where MIMS graduates operate, the ability to consult, pitch, and communicate effectively is paramount. While technological details come and go, these skills remain central to fulfilling interactions with various types of stakeholders, including colleagues, leadership, clients, customers, subject matter experts, as well as one’s broader network on social media. In this world increasingly driven by digital transformation and interdepartmental and cross-functional collaboration, mastering the art of impactful communication becomes not just an advantage, but a necessity.

This course delves into this interdisciplinary nexus with the goal of providing practical and applicable knowledge and techniques, emphasizing the invaluable skill of articulating complex technological concepts to a diverse audience. The course, then, is designed to equip students with the tools and strategies to bridge gaps, influence decisions, and drive innovation through the power of effective communication, including in the creation of one’s own voice and branding.

Focusing on real-world scenarios and practical exercises, students will cultivate both technical and non-technical abilities essential for tech professionals and leaders. The final presentation acts as a summative opportunity to amalgamate core concepts and techniques acquired throughout the program. Projects are built around real-world scenarios and case studies. The course emphasizes enhancing students’ presentation, strategic, and organizational skills, paving the way for their success in the ever-evolving consulting landscape.

Last updated:

February 15, 2024