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  • Presentation Techniques The ART of presenting
  • Today
    • Presenting in general
    • The Elevator Pitch
    • Excerzise: pitch your favorite movie
    • Lunch
    • Workshop: prepare your project pitch for Showcase
  •  
  • Prepare
    • Prepare
    • Prepare
    • Know your subject
    • Prepare
    • Know your audience
    • Prepare
    • Prepare
    • Structure your material
    • Prepare
    • Prepare
    • Plan your delevery
    • Prepare
  • Your subject
    • What is your message
      • Make it clear to yourself to…
      • Make it clear to the audience
    • Know your material
    • Do your research
    • Simplify and clarify
  • Audience
    • Who are they?
    • What do they know?
    • What do they expect?
  • Audience
    • Who are they?
    • What do they know?
    • What do they expect?
    • Jan says:
    • Always consider your audience
  • Structure
    • Tell them what you are going to tell
    • Tell them
    • Tell them what you’ve told them
  • More structure
    • Tell a story
      • Introduction
      • Main body: your information and facts
      • Conclusion
      • Does this remind you of something?
  • Yet more structure
    • Traditional Narrative
      • Beginning
        • Introduction of charachters, environment and conflict.
      • Middle
        • Unfolding the story/conflict.
      • End
        • Conclusion/resolution of conflict.
  • How to combine
    • Tell them what you are going to tell
    • Tell them
    • Tell them what you’ve told them
    • Introduction
    • Main body: your information and facts
    • Conclusion
  • You guessed it …more structure
    • Back to introduction
    • Get a HOOK – something to capture the audience
          • it should have one of these traits:
            • Provocative
            • Intriguing
            • surprising
  • And then some structure
    • Plan for the time you have to present
    • Rehearse and practise for timing
  • Delivery
    • Be yourself
    • Love the pause
    • Engage your audience
    • Use audio-visual aids
      • But keep them brief and to the point
  • The Elevator Pitch
    • A "hook”
      • Get the Investor's attention with a " hook ."  A statement or question that piques their interest to want to hear more.  
    • About 150-225 words
      • Your pitch should go no longer than 60 seconds .  
    •   Passion
      • Investors expect energy and dedication from entrepreneurs.  
    • A request
      • At the end of your pitch, you must ask for something .  Do you want their business card, to schedule a full presentation, to ask for a referral?  
    • Mistakes are good
        • - for learning
      • (Learn from OTHER peoples mistakes!)
  • 1. AIM Why? 2. AUDIENCE For whom? 3. CONTEXT Where? 4. CONTENT What? 5. MEDIA How? 6. EFFECTS For what results? 7. REVIEW Did it succed?
    • Why am I producing it?
    • Why is it needed?
    • What effects and results are being sought?
    • Who is it for?
    • What characheristics does the target audience have (age? Gender? Background? Expectations? Needs?)
    • Where will it be recieved?
    • By a group or individuals?
    • Publicly or privately at home?
    • What am I trying to convey?
    • What are the essential facts, ideas, opinions, attitudes, pictures?
    • What do I want to share?
    • Given the aims, target audience and content, how shall I most effectively acheive those aims?
    • Shall I use words, pictures, audio, video, exhibition, etc.?
    • What style shall I use?
    • How do I want to relate to the audience? formal or informal? Personal or impersonal? conventional or unconventional? simple or complex?
    • How shall I 'code' all of these ideas most effectively to be 'decoded' by the audience?
    • What outcome do I want?
    • What changes do I want to create in the audience?
    • How will I judge wether it has been effective?
    • Has the whole process of production and presentation achieved the expected results?
  • 1. AIM Why? 2. AUDIENCE For whom? 3. CONTEXT Where? 4. CONTENT What? 5. MEDIA How? 6. EFFECTS For what results? 7. REVIEW Did it succed?
    • Why am I producing it?
    • Why is it needed?
    • What effects and results do I want?
    • Who are they?
    • What do they know
    • -What do they expect?
    • Where will it be recieved?
    • By a group or individuals?
    • Publicly or privately at home?
    • What is your message
      • Make it clear to yourself to…
      • Make it clear to the audience
    • Know your material
    • Do your research
    • Simplify and clarify
    • Speech, gestures
    • - Audio-visual aids
    • What outcome do I want?
    • What changes do I want to create in the audience?
    • How will I judge wether it has been effective?
    • Has the whole process of production and presentation achieved the expected results?