Virtual Sales Pitch

Practice how to deliver successful video-based sales pitches on Zoom, Skype, Webex, Teams and more.

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Course overview


Cost: $150 USD

27 Online Modules

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Simulation Training


Learn through online classes, practice in a video meeting simulation

Classes and simulation are through a web browser, no VR headset required

Simulation provides feedback on performance, you can also self-evaluate

As the world has adapted to remote working, the way we deliver sales pitches has changed. Most people now deliver pitches online, through video conference calls or webinars.

This requires a unique skill set for delivery compared to in-person sales. For example, adapting to a lack of client feedback and body language cues on virtual calls can be difficult.

To address this and provide an effective way to improve these skills, we’ve created a course that combines best practices for virtual sales pitching with a realistic simulation to practice in. You'll learn key tips and then practice, improve and build your confidence in a virtual sales pitch simulator.

Course outcomes

This Virtual Sales Pitch course teaches you the fundamentals for pitching virtually, covering topics from finding out customer needs, to setting up your camera, to introducing yourself and overcoming objections.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to confidently deliver a sales pitch in an online meeting.

Course overview

There are two main parts to this blended course:

  • Online classes: Learn fundamental techniques and strategies for giving video-based sales pitches through articles, videos, quizzes and case studies. The course includes around 3 hours of online classes.
  • Virtual simulation: After completing the classes, you can practice what you've learnt by pitching in a realistic simulation, which mimics online meeting software such as Zoom, Skype, Webex and Microsoft Teams.
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Course curriculum

  • Introduction to the virtual sales pitch course, with more information about the simulation and what to expect when pitching virtually.
  • Welcome
  • About the virtual simulation
  • Expectations and preparation
  • Interacting with a virtual audience can be very different to in-person. Learn how to keep your audience engaged and effectively answer questions.
  • Expressing your "Why"
  • Authenticity and enthusiasm
  • Keeping it engaging
  • Answering questions
  • Importance of being a great listener
  • Selling to the 4 types of personalities
  • The importance of eye contact and body language in a virtual sales pitch, as well as hand gestures, ways to use your voice, and attire.
  • Naturalness
  • Eye contact in a virtual environment
  • Using hand gestures
  • Body language and posture
  • Using your voice to ensure clarity and attention
  • What to wear
  • Techniques for the sales pitch, including how to overcome objections, ask for business and common techniques for closing.
  • The virtual sales pitch
  • Overcoming objections
  • Example: Effective storytelling
  • Difference between features and benefits
  • Finding out customer needs
  • How to setup your camera, lighting and microphone to get the most out of your pitches. Testing your equipment to make sure everything works.
  • Lighting
  • Microphone and audio quality
  • Camera position and background
  • Learn more about how to deliver your presentation and put everything you've learnt into practice with the virtual sales pitch simulation.
  • Introducing yourself and speaking up
  • Using visuals to support your content
  • Asking for the business
  • Practice what you've learnt in the video conferencing simulation.

Simulation overview

How does the simulation work?

Practice your sales pitch on a secure webpage that looks and feels like a video conferencing platform.

While delivering your pitch, the simulation will analyse your voice and delivery, providing feedback when you’ve finished on aspects such as pace, audience perception and confidence.

At the end of the pitch and throughout, answer text and audio-based questions from the virtual audience. You can also load in custom questions for a more targeted Q&A session.

Enable distractions while you present, such as mobile phones ringing and loud background noise, to test your pitching skills further.

Virtual sales pitch simulation

Practice virtual sales pitches in the VirtualSpeech simulation. Answer audience questions, receive instant feedback on your performance, and watch yourself present on a video recording to identify areas for improvement.

Features in the virtual simulation

  • Practice video-based sales pitches in a risk-free simulation
  • Receive instant feedback on delivery, including your level of assertiveness, openness and speaking pace
  • Answer questions from the virtual audience in the chat bar as well as verbally
  • Common distractions occasionally occur so you can practice handling them
  • Track progress through AI, feedback and quizzes
  • Review the recorded audio and video to identify improvements you can make to your delivery and connection with the prospect
  • Check slide change timings by watching the replay of you presentation alongside your slides

What equipment is required?

Both the online classes and simulation run through a web browser, so no additional software or download is required. Unlike other VirtualSpeech soft skills training courses, there is no VR element, so a VR headset is not required.

The simulation has been tested across multiple browsers and runs smoothly on Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and Edge.

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