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a basic presentation designed to aid in developing visuals for speaking engagements

a basic presentation designed to aid in developing visuals for speaking engagements

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Making Successful Presentations Making Successful Presentations Presentation Transcript

  • Making Successful Presentations
  • Objectives
    • You will learn key elements of making successful presentations, resulting in improved communication of your message.
    • You will learn to utilize the WIIFM concept in order to connect with your audience.
    • You will learn to apply basic design elements for creating supporting visual aids.
  • “ There are two types of speakers, those that are nervous and those that are liars.” Mark Twain
  • Why do we make presentations?
  • 2 A giving or exchanging of information, signals, or messages as by talk, gestures, or writing 5 The art of expressing ideas, especially in speech and writing
  • 80% Communication
  • 20%
  • Informative
  • Persuasive
  • WIIFM
  • Be prepared
  • Rehearse
  • Timing
  • Clarity
  •  
  • Control
  • Equipment
  • Relax
  • Energy
  • Connect
  • Basic Design Elements
  • Making Successful Presentations
    • Welcome to the Making Successful Presentations Session. I apologize upfront. I am not an expert in this topic, but we could not find anyone to do it. So, I’ve done a little reading and educated myself about communication . So, we’ll make the best of it.
    • Objectives:
    • WE have several important objectives for the session today, all of which are designed to help you achieve your ultimate goal—becoming a more effective communicator. I assure you that all of the objectives are measurable and achievable, and can be evaluated—both quantitatively and anecdotally. When we are through today, you will have mastered them, thus being one step closer to becoming a strong communicator.
    • Questions?
    • Types of Presentations
    • Inform
    • Teach
    • Motivate
    • Sell
    • Persuade
    Animation issues Design issues Text issues Content issues
  • Making Successful Presentations Color scheme is congruent Background and images are relevant Font is large and legible
  • Presentations “ There are two types of speakers: those that are nervous and those that are liars.” Mark Twain Why the black Background?
  • “ There are two types of speakers, those that are nervous and those that are liars.” Mark Twain Taking it a step further
  • Presentation Basics
    • Prepare materials ahead of time
    • Know your material
    Be prepared Limit bullet items Keep to the center
  • Be prepared Image eliminates need for bullets Expound on this point