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YES Business presentation

  1. 1. Welcome towww.core-ed.org
  2. 2. WELCOME TO CORE EDUCATION & Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Business Presentation (oral) training Presented by Joanna Hannaford From New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountantswww.core-ed.org
  3. 3. What you need to achieve “To convince the judges that your YES Company is a good investment” en Drag on’s D style!www.core-ed.org
  4. 4. Executive Summary •  Brief summary of your business •  (executive summary) – send through to Juanita 1 week prior, •  From your business plan ,no full business plans please. •  1 A4 sheet. Clear and concise. •  Headings with short statement •  Includes financialswww.core-ed.org •  Follow the presentation
  5. 5. Event Description • Each Company is offered the opportunity to give a Business presentation • Companies must participate if they wish to enter the National Awards; the Business Presentation (Oral) is worth 30% of the total score. • Student directors will present their business to a panel of Canterbury business representatives as if they were potential investors in the company. Preliminaries may be held depending on numbers registering for YES in 2011. ( For school with 5 or more teams -Monday 16/5, Tuesday 17/5 and Wednesday 18/5 – at your school)www.core-ed.org
  6. 6. Business Presentation Competition Notes Each team will need to provide a brief executive summary of their business to the judges,1 A4 page front and back. • A laptop and data show will be provided (you may not use your own laptop). Companies will need to bring their presentation on CD or memory stick. • Attire is school uniform or business/professional. •All presentations are open to YES teams and RSVP guests, as there will be limited space this year.. • Any display material/props must be associated with the YES company product/servicewww.core-ed.org
  7. 7. Presentation Format Each company has 10 minutes at the presentation stand. Be on time or you will miss your time slot. 2 minutes prepare to give presentation 5 minutes Give the presentation (teams may not exceed 5 minutes) 3 minutes Judges Q & Awww.core-ed.org
  8. 8. Organise Your Presentation •  Thorough preparation beforehand •  Get their attention! •  Crystalise your product or service •  Mention your product within the first 3 secondswww.core-ed.org
  9. 9. Organise Your Presentation •  Introductions are fine but don’t make them too long •  Select at least 3 things you want the panel to know •  Organise content into a logical sequencewww.core-ed.org
  10. 10. Your Presentation •  Know your business •  Keep it concise •  Keep it simple •  Make it visual •  Keep to timewww.core-ed.org
  11. 11. Timing •  Opening 20% •  Body 60% •  Closing 20% •  End with a striking sentence to summarize •  Thank the judges and audience for their attention •  Time yourself, Throw away the script.www.core-ed.org
  12. 12. Know your company! •  Introduce your team. •  What is your vision for your business? •  What is your management structure? •  What is your actual product and or service? •  What are the benefits of your product? •  What differentiates/ what is the competition?www.core-ed.org
  13. 13. Know your Company – well! •  Is there a need for your product? •  How do you know? •  Have you set pricing and costing •  What is your budget r is you What ne? timeliwww.core-ed.org
  14. 14. Techniques, Style Diction •  Eye contact •  Team conduct, and presentation •  Who is speaking about what? •  Diction - •  Choice of words •  Expression •  Enthusiasm •  Business like •  Speedwww.core-ed.org
  15. 15. PowerPoint Presentations PowerPoint Presentation should not distract the audience from the message Use PowerPoint to enhance what you have to saywww.core-ed.org
  16. 16. PowerPoints! •  5 words per point •  5 points per slide •  4/5 slides per 5 minutes •  Font minimum 18pt •  Use imageswww.core-ed.org
  17. 17. Power Points should: •  Support what you are saying •  Summarise points of content •  Clarify points •  Visually enhance •  Provides relevant information/referencewww.core-ed.org
  18. 18. Trouble Shooting •  Practise practise practise •  If there is too much information, prioritise into – •  Must know •  Should know •  Nice to knowwww.core-ed.org
  19. 19. Company Directors and team workwww.core-ed.org
  20. 20. Bring along your product!www.core-ed.org
  21. 21. Presenting your company • Be tidy - school uniform, professional or relevant dress • Be polite, enthusiastic, business like • Speak to the audience • Eye Contact: Yes! “connect” • Slow down and smilewww.core-ed.org
  22. 22. Business Presentation Marking criteriawww.core-ed.org
  23. 23. Check out the Requirements What is the marking schedule Are some sections worth more? Why are they requesting this presentation? What is the time allocation?www.core-ed.org
  24. 24. SchoolTeam Strengths Mark Weaknesses stBusiness Practice &People - /5Marketing - /5Operations - /5Finance - /5Innovation - /5Presentation- /5Total - 30 www.core-ed.org
  25. 25. Check out the marking Criteria! Registrations due Friday 13 May www.core-ed.org/yes Don’t forget to check out the above site regualry for updates and registrationswww.core-ed.org
  26. 26. FINALLY • Its your company • Its your idea • The judges need to want to be a: • Shareholder • Customer or • Believer in your business 2 out of 3 might get you there 1 out of 3 wont!www.core-ed.org
  27. 27. REMEMBER SMILE! Thank you and good luckwww.core-ed.org
  28. 28. Business Presentation Oral Competition Rangi Ruru Girls School Monday 30 May & Wednesday 1 June 3.30pm-8.30pmwww.core-ed.org
  29. 29. A few extra things:Please keep the communication open with the regional Coordinator (Juanita)• Remember the coordinators mark- minutes need to be sent in regularly Invitation to a company meeting Invitation to a company launch Update on meeting with mentor received eachterm E-Market link sent Check the inside back cover of the programmebook www.core-ed.org
  30. 30. CPL (Commercial Print Ltd) Business Card CompetitionEntries close: 20th May 2011 - 5pmThe winning team will receive 250 FREE* business cards for each company member!printed by CPL Ltd 127 Park Road, Miramar, WellingtonTo EnterEmail a copy of your business card to juanita.reddish@core-ed.net – no later thanFriday 20th May 2011 5:00 pm.When emailing your computer file, please include your YES company namee.g. If your company is Topcats, the file name should be Topcats_bizcard.jpg (all filesmust be in High Resolution & either jpeg or PDF formatPlease check out the details on www.core-ed.org/yes www.core-ed.org
  31. 31. Contact: Juanita Reddish Juanita.reddish@core-ed.org PO Box 13678 Christchurch New Zealand Tel: + 64 (03) 379 6627 Fax: + 64 (03) 379 6607www.core-ed.org

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