P691G – Graduate Student Professional Development Seminar

Week 11 – Designing presentations for in-class and your professional life using backward design


  • Define goal and objective
  • List the sequence of backward design
  • Describe an elevator pitch



  • Define a situation for a two-minute elevator pitch
  • Write a goal for the elevator pitch, “what do you expect the recipient to remember in 2-3 weeks?”
  • Write an objective for the elevator pitch
  • Start writing the elevator pitch