Pitching and Storytelling

Whether we are pitching a business idea, presenting a project to our colleagues, or talking to customers, we need to be able to interest, convince and influence people with our words.

Event details: 

Date: Tuesday 8 August 2023
Time:  3-4:30pm AEST
Platform: Zoom

Registrations are now closed

In this workshop your students will:

  • understand the fundamentals of narrative patterns and tools
  • learn how to communicate their message in a simple and concise way
  • learn how to build a compelling story and how to persuade their audience
  • practice and master the art of storytelling


Tomas Piccinini

Tomas Piccinini is the UQ Ventures Manager and works across with the larger team to develop, implement and deliver on student programs. Previously, Tomas was the Manager for the Ventures Discovery team. He lead and coordinated the design and delivery of entrepreneurship and design thinking programs for High Schools. In his time with Ventures he has engaged with over 8,000 students from around the world and inspired and mentored dozens of them to pursue their passions and start their businesses. Before joining the Ventures team, he studied a Master of Business at UQ, specialising in Social Impact & Sustainability and has won multiple awards for his research and engagement programs.





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For more information on any of the Global Connect Scheme workshops, contact the Global Strategy and Partnerships team. 

About Ventures

At UQ, Ventures reflects the entrepreneurial spirit of our community, to be bold and adventurous in working together to find opportunities and solve challenges that create positive change locally and globally. 

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