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  1. 1. Designing an Effective, Winning Presentation Dallas, Texas - 2008 Presenter: Adrian Mikeliunas
  2. 2. Agenda  Introduction  Why a Present-ation?  A Winning Presentation Formula:  Repetition  Interest  Content Display  Q&A 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 2
  3. 3. Adrian Mikeliunas, Consulting Manager  CISSP, CISA, PCI QSA  25+ years IT experience  10 years instructor at George Washington University & 5 years at Learning Tree Intl.  12 years IT Security, World Bank, DC  2 years Certification & Accreditation at Department of Homeland Security (CBP & TSA)  ¾ year at Nuclear Regulatory Commission, MPKI 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 3
  4. 4. Purpose of a Presentation  Communication!  WII – FM  Focus on the Audience!  It’s a 2 way street:  You  Message  Audience  Begin with the end in mind & Answer:  Who, What, When, Where 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 4
  5. 5. Communicate  Voice  Intonation, Tempo, Mood, Accent, Tone, Inflexion  Body Movements  Hand gestures, Facial expressions  Visuals  Words, Pictures, Charts 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 5
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  7. 7. From Bad to Better  The reality of presentations:  Not everyone is qualified, talented or motivated  The results speak for themselves  Boring  Confusing  Plain Awful!  Example: from plain vanilla to… 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 7
  8. 8. Availability of Food • Country Availability – for many countries still a major issue and impediment to development • Regional Availability – will be a lower priority issue for a growing number of countries in parts of Asia and Africa in the oncoming years • Global Availability – not a major issue as the price is food falling
  9. 9. Availability of Food Country Availability – for many countries still a major issue and impediment to development Regional Availability – will be a lower priority issue for a growing number of countries in parts of Asia and Africa in the oncoming years Global Availability – not a major issue as the price is food falling
  10. 10. Availability of Food Country Availability - Still a major issue and impediment to development Regional Availability - Lower priority issue for a growing number of countries in parts of Asia and Africa Global Availability - Not a major issue as the price is food falling
  11. 11. Topics  A Winning Presentation Formula:  Repetition  Interest  Content Display 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 11
  12. 12. Repetition – The 4 W’s  Who is the presenter?  What is it about?  When was it given?  Where was it given? 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 12
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  14. 14. Sample Footer DATE SLIDE NUMBER # PRESENTER & ORGANIZATION 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 14
  15. 15. Repetition – Templates Templates can help you create a unifying visual theme  Selecting an Existing Template 1. Select Format 2. Apply Design Template 3. Choose a template and Apply 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 15
  16. 16. Repetition - Templates 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 16
  17. 17. Repetition – Slide Master  Customize all slides by:  Select View menu,  Select Master  Select Slide Master 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 17
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  21. 21. Topics  A Winning Presentation Formula:  Repetition  Interest  Content Display 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 21
  22. 22. Interest  Good Content  Activity & Participation  Adult Learning Styles  Visual  Auditory  Kinesthetic  ASK QUESTIONS! 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 22
  23. 23. Interest – Slide Transitions  Transitions can increase visual appeal, however:  Don’t overuse transitions  Don’t mix too many styles  Use sound sparingly (if at all)  “Blank” slides can help 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 23
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  26. 26. Interest – Slide Transitions To add transitions: 1. Select Slide Show 2. Select Slide Transition 3. Select Effect 4. Click on Apply 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 26
  27. 27. Interest – Slide Transitions 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 27
  28. 28. Interest – Slide Transitions 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 28
  29. 29. Interest - Animated Bullets  A  B  C 1 2 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 29
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  32. 32. Interest - Animated Charts 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr East West North 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 32
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  36. 36. Interest - Multimedia  Pictures  Animated GIFs  Logos  Clip Art  Sounds  Movies 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 36
  37. 37. Network Access Protection 1 Policy Servers e.g. MSFT Security Center, SMS, Antigen or 3rd party Not policy compliant 4 Restricted 3 MSFT Network Network 2 DHCP, VPN Policy Server compliant Switch/Router Policy Windows Vista Client Fix Up Servers e.g. MSFT WSUS, SMS & 3rd party Corporate Network 5 Enhanced Security All communications are authenticated, authorized & healthy Defense-in-depth on your terms with DHCP, VPN, IPsec, 802.1X Policy-based access that IT Pros can set and control 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 37
  38. 38. Topics  A Winning Presentation Formula:  Repetition  Interest  Content Display 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 38
  39. 39. Content Display  White Space  Slide needs to look nice!  Good Form & Proportion  Emphasize picture or text  Leading  Amount of space between one section and the next.  Editing: No Typoes! 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 39
  40. 40. Content Display – White Space Our objective is to achieve viable rural livelihoods where:  Rural areas enjoy a standard of living that makes them attractive communities in which to live and work;  Residents have a voice in the institutions and decision making processes that affect rural areas. 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 40
  41. 41. Content Display – White Space Our objective is to achieve viable rural livelihoods where:  Rural areas enjoy a standard of living that makes them attractive communities in which to live and work;  Residents have a voice in the institutions and decision making processes that affect rural areas. 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 41
  42. 42. Content Display – Leading: 1 Our objective is to achieve viable rural livelihoods where:  Rural areas enjoy a standard of living that makes them attractive communities in which to live and work;  Residents have a voice in the institutions and decision makingprocesses that affect rural areas. 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 42
  43. 43. Content Display - Leading: 2 Our objective is to achieve viable rural livelihoods where:  Rural areas enjoy a standard of living that makes them attractive communities in which to live and work;  Residents have a voice in the institutions and decision makingprocesses that affect rural areas. 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 43
  44. 44. Content Display – Editing 1 Our objective is to achieve viable rural livelihoods where:  Rural areas enjoy a standard of living that makes them attractive communities in which to live and work;  Residents have a voice in the institutions and decision makingprocesses that affect rural areas. 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 44
  45. 45. Content Display – Editing 2 Our objective is to achieve viable rural livelihoods where:  Rural areas enjoy a standard of living that makes them attractive communities in which to live & work  Residents have a voice in the institutions & decision making processes that affect rural areas 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 45
  46. 46. Custom Flows  Depending of time or audience:  Show a Shorter or Longer version  Show related slides from another presentation  Anticipate & Prepare for Questions  Build support slides in a separate file or at the end of current file 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 46
  47. 47. Custom Shows  To Create, from Slide Show Menu:  Select Custom Show,  Select New, enter show name  Include slides you want  To Play, from Slide Show Menu:  Select Custom Show name  Click Show 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 47
  48. 48. Showing External File  Add a HyperLink to your slide  Click on link if necessary  Escape key to get back to original presentation 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 48
  49. 49. K.I.S.S. The point of the presentation is to give information to the audience not to show how well you can use the features of PowerPoint so use features like animation, slide transitions, etc… sparingly. So: Keep It Simple Simon. 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 49
  50. 50. Topics  A Winning Presentation Formula:  Repetition  Interest  Content Display 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 50
  51. 51. Questions? 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 51
  52. 52. Additional Slide This slide is intentionally blank It has been used to reserve space for answers for the audience! 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 52
  53. 53. References  Active Training – Mel Silberman  Inspire Any Audience – Tony Jeary  Wake’ Em Up! – Tom Antion  What to say when you are dying at the platform – Lillie Walters  The Mind Map Book – Tony Buzan  http://www.toastmasters.org 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 53
  54. 54. Interest – Multimedia Resources  Microsoft Design Gallery:  http://dgl.microsoft.com/  search for clips / images by category  Microsoft PowerPoint Templates:  http://search.officeupdate.microsoft.com/TemplateGallery/  Search for “Powerpoint templates” with search feature  Use “view-master-slide master” to create variations  Save the slide master using “File-Save As-Design Template” 10/2008 A. Mikeliunas, CISSP 54

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