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OST 181
Elements of Effective Verbal Communication
• Stay focused while communicating
• Develop effective listen skills
• Make eye...
• Speak politely
• Keep on open mind
• Explain concepts for audience
• Repeat statements or message when
necessary without...
Key Aspects of Business Presentations
• Planning
– Topic – What?
– Audience – Who?
• Business
• Entertainment
– Venue – Wh...
• Writing
– Outline
– Rough Draft
– Final Draft
• Preparing Visuals
– PowerPoint
– Handouts
– Overhead/Projector
– Whitebo...
Preparing Presentation
• Design
– Themes
– Font
– Text
– Charts and graphs
– Smart Art
– Shapes
– Audio and video
– Length
Themes
• Design
– Equity
– Essential
– Grid
– Hardcover
– Slipstream
– Waveform
Spring
 Theme
Elemental
 Theme
TREK
 Theme
Fonts
Serif
d
Sans Serif
d
Fonts
Serifs
• Baskerville Old Face
• Book Antiqua
• Garamond
• Lucida Bright
• Times New Roman
Sans Serifs
• Arial
• Bata...
Text
• Headings
– Short
– Sans Serif Font
• Body
– Bullet lists (NO PARAGRAPHS)
– Serif Font
• Contrast (slides 8-10)
– Li...
Charts and Graphs
Smart Art
Shapes
Type text in shapes
Audio and Video
Presentation Length
http://www.smartdraw.com/blog/archive/2011/04/19/the-key-to-effective-business-presentations.aspx
Practice and Prepare
• Practice
– Practice often
– Use visuals
– Use notes
– Prepare and practice opening and closing
– Ti...
Delivery
• Be prepared
• Arrive early
• Dress professionally
• Always include a Q & A time
• Evaluate the presentation
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  1. 1. Presentations OST 181
  2. 2. Elements of Effective Verbal Communication • Stay focused while communicating • Develop effective listen skills • Make eye contact • Body language – nonverbal communication • Attitude of the speaker and the listener • Speak clearly – listener should understand words spoken and the message
  3. 3. • Speak politely • Keep on open mind • Explain concepts for audience • Repeat statements or message when necessary without irritation • Communicate creatively • Learn from past speaking/listening mistakes to improve communication process
  4. 4. Key Aspects of Business Presentations • Planning – Topic – What? – Audience – Who? • Business • Entertainment – Venue – Where? • Researching – Primary research – Secondary research
  5. 5. • Writing – Outline – Rough Draft – Final Draft • Preparing Visuals – PowerPoint – Handouts – Overhead/Projector – Whiteboards – Flip Charts – Videos
  6. 6. Preparing Presentation • Design – Themes – Font – Text – Charts and graphs – Smart Art – Shapes – Audio and video – Length
  7. 7. Themes • Design – Equity – Essential – Grid – Hardcover – Slipstream – Waveform
  8. 8. Spring  Theme
  9. 9. Elemental  Theme
  10. 10. TREK  Theme
  11. 11. Fonts Serif d Sans Serif d
  12. 12. Fonts Serifs • Baskerville Old Face • Book Antiqua • Garamond • Lucida Bright • Times New Roman Sans Serifs • Arial • Batang • Bookman Old Style • Calibri • Tahoma
  13. 13. Text • Headings – Short – Sans Serif Font • Body – Bullet lists (NO PARAGRAPHS) – Serif Font • Contrast (slides 8-10) – Light Background/Dark Font – Dark Background/Light Font
  14. 14. Charts and Graphs
  15. 15. Smart Art
  16. 16. Shapes Type text in shapes
  17. 17. Audio and Video
  18. 18. Presentation Length http://www.smartdraw.com/blog/archive/2011/04/19/the-key-to-effective-business-presentations.aspx
  19. 19. Practice and Prepare • Practice – Practice often – Use visuals – Use notes – Prepare and practice opening and closing – Time the presentation – Practice in venue if possible
  20. 20. Delivery • Be prepared • Arrive early • Dress professionally • Always include a Q & A time • Evaluate the presentation
  21. 21. View presentation rubric for grading details.

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