Communications & slide writing academy

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Heinrich Rusche
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Heinrich taught thousands on how to become an effective communicator and create professional slide presentations

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This Academy is right for you

and can transform your career if...

You are in the first years of your corporate career and want to upgrade your skills to fast-track your next promotion

You are graduating soon and want to start a career in consulting or professional services with a headstart

You want to learn to communicate and create business documents meeting highest professional standards

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Hear it yourself from the instructor

Heinrich, Ex-McKinsey Project Lead and Creator of Firm Learning

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Heinrich is a passionate teacher on Communications & Slide Writing

Heinrich is a former McKinsey project lead who created thousands of slides over the course of his career

He regularly conducts corporate trainings with 100+ training sessions for corporate clients conducted to date

He teaches 200k+ subscribers on his channel Firm Learning on Communications and Slide Writing

After his career in consulting, Heinrich transitioned into C-level positions in Industry and Tech

He is an accomplished Lecturer, teaching in MBA programs of Business Schools such as University St. Gallen

Introducing the Communications & Slide Writing Academy:
Transform your communication skills

Foundations

Learning Objectives, Document Types, Getting Practical

1
Module

Communication Insights

Top-down Communication, Pyramid Principle, Storylines, Issue Trees

2
Module

Problem Solving

Hypothesis-based Thinking, Problem Statements, Day 1 Answers

3
Module

Slide Writing

Presentation Types, Action Titles, Layouts, Slide Elements, Workflow

4
Module

Professional Readiness

Professional Mindset, Professional Conduct, Corporate Politics

5
Module

Bonus Bag

Slide Blueprints, Checklists, Example Documents, Practical Guides

6
Module

Heinrich is an introvert, in high school he was rather shy and struggled to deliver convincing presentations

While working at McKinsey, he needed to overcome these traits as he needed to prepare, moderate and lead client meetings almost every week

Heinrich witnessed how not every consultant acquired these abilities, strong communication skills can be learned with dedication and work

Heinrich systematized his learnings via his work on Firm Learning, to make the knowledge accessible also for a die-hard introvert

In this Academy, Heinrich shares all the insights he learned over the last years on how this is possible

How introverts can become charismatic communicators

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Testimonials

Heinrich helped thousands of young professionals over the last years to transform their careers - this Academy aims to do the same for you

In an interactive format, Mr. Rusche gave us deep insights into the everyday life and challenges of a management consultant. Throughout the event, we were inspired by his openness and teaching style. With his help, our consultants were able to learn fundamental ways of thinking, but also important methodological basics, which they still fall back on today.

Evgenij Habibov
Evgenij Habibov
Strategy, Stadtsparkasse

I still use the Slide Writing lessons every week for the PowerPoint decks I make for my team lead. It enables me to work more efficiently and effectively.

Dries De Mey
Dries De Mey
Consultant, Capgemini

Sound, relevant and actionable advice - that’s what you always get from Heinrich! He strategically focuses on the “must-have skills” for any early stage professional; and I’ve personally greatly improved my presentation and organisation skills from his resources.

Yuvraj Borkhade
Yuvraj Borkhade
Associate, EMERGEiQ

The Firm Learning online courses were life changing.

Mariana Soares
Mariana Soares
Consultant, Deloitte

Heinrich Rusche conducted a training on Communication Skills for my team at ERGO Group. The training received excellent reviews from all participants and had a perceivable impact on the communication skills of my team. We can highly recommend Heinrich Rusche as a professional trainer for corporate teams and look forward to work together with him again.

Dr. Ute Apel
Dr. Ute Apel
Leadership, ERGO Group

Firm Learning has been of immense help in my journey to become a consultant. I recently got a job with one of the Big 4 firms and certainly Firm Learning helped me secure the job.

Titus Kuhora
Titus Kuhora
Consultant, KPMG

Heinrich from Firm Learning helped me to successfully land my job at BCG INVERTO. Throughout the application and interview phase, the content of Firm Learning has been extremely valuable. Firm Learning gave me a great insight into what it is like to work as a consultant and succeed in the job.

Finn Rippen
Finn Rippen
Consultant, goetzpartners

The practical and handy advice Firm Learning provides through very informative videos definitely helped me to constantly improve my skills and sharpen my focus towards the most important challenges on my professional journey as a strategy consultant.

Andy Gracklauer
Andy Gracklauer
Consultant, MHP - A Porsche Company

Firm Learning has served as an excellent introduction to consulting, problem-solving, and slide deck creations. These techniques have assisted me in improving my projects along with my career. I would suggest Firm Learning to anybody considering themselves in management consulting or entrepreneurship.

Afreed Faizan
Afreed Faizan
Professional, Venture Capital Firm

Heinrich provides a huge amount of value for everyone interested in professional services. His courses helped me to significantly expand my capabilities as a consultant.

Aleksej Woroschbitow
Aleksej Woroschbitow
Professional, Enpal

Firm Learning was invaluable in landing an offer from McKinsey. Heinrich gave me an inside look at the consulting industry which helped me think and speak like a consultant during my interviews - something that no amount of casing and personal interview prep can teach.

Arjun Naganathan
Arjun Naganathan
Consultant, McKinsey

Thanks to Heinrich, I gained many more valuable insights impacting my professional skillset sustainably to the better. Especially his tried and tested best practices around soft skills such as time management and hard skills like presentation design are a true value-add.

John Isufi
John Isufi
Professional, E.ON

Heinrich's content especially around creating effective presentations and communicating with leadership has been immensely useful to me during my career. His knowledge is commendable, and his content is truly engaging and informative!

Raghu Prabhu
Raghu Prabhu
Professional, GoDaddy

Detailed content, great structure, and well communicated by Heinrich. Strong recommendation for ambitious business students aiming to join top notch management consulting firms.

Joseph-Daniel Schiedlbauer
Joseph-Daniel Schiedlbauer
Consultant, Horváth

Because of the Firm Learning videos, I made it into consulting even though I'm studying computer science. I can highly recommend the contents of Firm Learning.

Marcel Bosse
Marcel Bosse
Software Engineer, Walther IT Consulting

Although I have an engineering background, I had deep interest in business consulting for a long time. I have been accepted from the first interview to start as a junior consultant in Germany. I still learn from Heinrich and follow for more content to be successful in my career.

Gunay Musayeva
Gunay Musayeva
Consultant, Tisson

Wait! Check out this Bonus Bag

12-month access to the Communications & Slide Writing online community

Example slide blueprints

Slide blueprint template deck that Heinrich uses himself

Example presentations reflecting strong slide writing skills

Example business presentations showcasing best practices

Document checklist for strong presentations

Checklist to create Slides at highest professional standards

It is time to take the leap

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Price in USD, includes VAT (if applicable).

Includes

12-month access to the Communications & Slide Writing Academy

Slide blueprint template deck

Checklist for professional slides

Example business presentation

Graduation certificate upon successful completion

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This Academy is not for everyone. It is not for you if...

You work in a career that does not require you to communicate well, both in oral and in written form

You are a senior leader with many years of experience and you already "know it all and have seen it all"

You struggle to learn in a self-paced environment without 1-on-1 attention (this Academy is not a 1-on-1 coaching program)

You are looking for silver bullets that improve your skills with minimal time and effort (this Academy will transform your skillset, but it does take time and effort)

Ready to make an investment in yourself?

Video preview of the course

Includes

12-month access to the Communications & Slide Writing Academy

Slide blueprint template deck

Checklist for professional slides

Example business presentation

Graduation certificate upon successful completion

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Connect with students and learn from each other

Students of Communications & Slide Writing Academy have access to complimentary student community

Ask questions, engage in conversations with fellow students, celebrate your wins in the community

Get feedback on module projects from fellow students

Still have questions?

The Academy is not based on live classes, you do not need to be available on any specific dates. Instead, the Academy delivers on-demand videos to enable everyone to study the material at the most convenient time. Currently, the Academy includes 8+ hours of on-demand video content, in addition to worksheets and module projects to apply learnings.

Many employers offer educational budgets for employees, or provide other ways to cover educational expenses. We are aware of several students who got employer funding for this purchase. Reach out to your employer in case of any questions.

This Academy is the new flagship offering of Firm Learning and supposed to replace older courses. All content is newly created and expanded compared to legacy offerings. While we do cover selected topics already discussed in prior offerings, most insights are new. Students of older Firm Learning courses on Business Presentations will find the Slide Writing module to be most comparable, though this content has been expanded as well.

We do not consider it a sound business practice to offer "lifetime access" to the Academy, as no one can guarantee that a website / offering is running in perpetuity or for the lifetime of anyone involved. Research shows that Academies which do not encourage participants to take action often lead to subpar results. With the 12 months access period, we want to motivate you to actively work on your skills and achieve real results for yourself, while giving everyone more than enough time to work through the curriculum.

Yes, participants will receive a certificate after successfully completing the Communications & Slide Writing Academy. You have the right to use this certificate as part of your application documents or for other career purposes.