In this assignment, you will use the following transferable skill:
You will use this skill to contribute to professional, in-field knowledge through the creation of a product for your Public Policy Tool Kit: an elevator speech.
An elevator speech (also known as an “elevator pitch”) is a prepared statement that succinctly outlines an idea. The name is derived from the notion that the speech/pitch should be short enough to deliver your idea to someone with whom you are sharing an elevator ride.
The content of your speech will provide you an opportunity to demonstrate your ability to utilize your synthesis and/or evaluation skills in conjunction with your knowledge, application, and/or analysis skills.
To complete this assignment, do the following:
If you choose a different topic, please discuss the topic with your instructor to make sure it is appropriate and relevant.
Keep in mind that you will need to focus your thoughts in order to write a succinct, effective speech that communicates your message in the limited time you have with this audience.