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Thinks you need to be aware of when presenting!

Thinks you need to be aware of when presenting!



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  • 1. Speaking: Verbal Structure Presentation Skills
  • 2. What should you say!?
    • What you say depends on the situation or the occasion
    To generate ideas To discuss and decide To answer questions Inform, persuade Audience You and Audience You to Audience You Group collaborations Consult/Join Meetings Questions & Answer Tell/Sell Presentation
  • 3. Tell/ Sell Presentation
    • An opening
    • A preview of the main points
    • Clear demarcation of main points
    • A closing
  • 4. Goals of a presentation
    • Arouse audience interest
    • Show how topic related to them
    • Show you are competent in the subject matter
    • A chance to establish rapport with audience
  • 5. Techniques for Tell/Sell
    • Use humor
    • Refer to the unusual
    • Refer to the familiar
    • Use audience motivation techniques
  • 6. Motivation Techniques
    • Tangible benefits
    • Career or task benefits
    • Ego benefits
    • Group benefit
  • 7. Questions & Answers
    • Say” please feel free to ask questions as they come up!”
    • “Please hold all your questions until the end of the presentation.”
    • “Feel free to interrupt with questions of understanding or clarification.”
    This is interaction between the audience and you!!!
  • 8. Questions after the presentation
    • Lose audience attention and/or comprehension
    • Place yourself in awkward position if they do interrupt
  • 9. How to take questions
    • Once you have established when to take questions do the following:
    • Prepare in advance
      • FAQ – frequently asked questions include
        • Value
        • Cost
        • Action
        • Details
  • 10. How to take questions (cont)
    • Show your understanding
      • Repeat questions
      • As for clarifications if you genuinely don’t understand
    • Stick to your objective and your organization in mind
    • Keep everyone involved
  • 11. What to say if you don’t know!?
    • I don’t know
    • If you need time to think
      • Repeat the question “slowly”
      • Turn around (ask the person that asked the question!)
      • Turn outside ( ask the audience)
  • 12. How to answer difficult questions!
    • Confusing questions
      • I wish we had more time so we could discuss that…
      • Let’s explore that in more detail after the presentation is over
    • Controlling questions
      • Reinforce the topic that we are talking about
    • Hostile questions
      • Agree or disagree. Give reason!
  • 13.
    • The end!