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    • by Dr Sally EL-AKKAD
    • Exercise expectations/concerns
    • The human brain is a marvelous thing . It begins working the moment we are born and completely ceases to function the minute we stand up to speak in public .
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    • The purpose of presentations
      • 1-Convey something you want the audience to know
      • 2-Tailor information to meet the needs of a particular audience
      • 3-Provide a forum for discussion of controversial or challenging idea
      • 4-Find out how people are reacting to a situation or an idea
      • 5-gain commitment and alignment
      • 6-provide a call to action
    • Different types of presentations
      • Information delivery
      • Sales
      • Persuasion
      • Status report
      • Product demonstration
      • Business plan or strategy
    • Exercise
    • Setting up your presentation
    • Steps for setting up your presentation
      • 1- define your objectives
      • 2- select a strategy that matches your objectives
      • 3- get to know your audience
      • 4- match your presentation to your audience
    • Identify the purpose
      • Why am I making this presentation?
      • What do i want my audience to do as a result?
    • Your objective helps you determine the following:
      • * Whether to give the presentation at all
      • * Whether to give it to this particular
      • audience under these particular
      • circumstances
      • * What to say & how to say it
      • * What the follow-up needs to be
      • * Possible objections
    • Getting started
      • Who?
      • What ?
      • When?
      • Where?
      • Why?
    • Determine structure
      • 1-define your key message
      • 2-identify the facts that support your messages
      • 3-identify where it is important to get audience participation, reactions, agreement or buy-in
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    • Organizing your presentation
    • Opening
      • * Preview the main points to be covered
      • * Define the purpose of the presentation
      • * get your audience’s interest, attention
      • * Establish your credibility
      • * What’s in it for me?
    • Body
      • * Ways to demonstrate your point
      • * Involve the audience by asking for their suggestions
      • * Test acceptance by asking for feedback
      • * Main points
    • Close
      • Take home message
      • Conclusion techniques
      • Summary
      • Anecdote
      • Quotation
      • Question
      • Call for action
    • End of first day Evening assignment TIME MACHINE
    • Second day
    • exercise
      • Evening assignment
    • Handling questions
      • * anticipate questions & objections
      • * Listen actively to your audience
      • * Let your audience know when you will take questions & why
    • When should I answer questions?
      • At the end
      • **to complete your talk
      • **be sure that the audience has the whole picture
    • When should I answer questions?
      • During
      • **keeps people engaged
      • **gives you feedback about how well they understand your message
      • But this may cause you to lose control of your talk
    • When should I answer questions?
      • at specific points
      • ** when you want people’s reactions
      • **when you want their ideas
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    • Exercise Tell us about a presentation where you were deadly bored
    • Level of interest
      • Personal stories
      • Analogies/Examples
      • Graphs & charts
      • Humor
      • Quotes
      • Statistics
      • Expert testimony
      • Audience involvement
      • Your energy, body language
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    • How long should a presentation be?
    • How long should a presentation be?
      • * As long as it needs to be to convey at least one message clearly & completely
      • * Better to make fewer points & make them well
      • * If you don’t have time to make a point clear or acceptable to your audience, save it for another presentation
      • * Ending early is better than not completing the talk or rushing through the talk at the end
      • * Plan on what to delete if your time is cut down
    • Third day We are almost there champions !! Assignment !!
    • Exercise Evening assignment Challenges in business (ppt)
    • Using visuals
      • A picture
      • is worth
      • a thousand
      • words
    • Why visuals?
      • Review a structured process
      • Present the agenda
      • Highlight key points
      • To open
      • To close
    • Visuals aids guidelines
      • 1-Only allow the audience to see it when it is being discussed
      • 2-Visuals must support the speech
      • 3-Visuals aids must be relevant
      • 4-Maintain attention
      • 5-Keep it simple
    • Visuals aids guidelines
      • 6-Contain only one concept per slide
      • 7-Contain only 3 to 6 ideas on flip chart sheet
      • 8-Use color when possible but not excessively
      • 9-Talk to your audience not the visual aid
    • Common types of visual aids
      • Graphs
      • Charts
      • Pictures
      • Cartoons
      • Film
      • Handouts
      • Objects
      • models
    • Methods of presentation
      • PC-based slides
      • Overheads
      • Slides
      • flip chart
      • handouts
    • Speech anxiety
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    • Stage fright symptoms
      • Trouble breathing
      • Stomach churn
      • Dry mouth
      • Sweating
      • Stuttering
    • Overcoming stage fright
      • 1-admit it
      • 2-arrive early
      • 3-practice,practice,practice
      • 4-know your equipment
      • 5-meet & greet your audience before you begin
      • 6-take a deep breath
    • Overcoming stage fright
      • 7-avoid caffeine the day before & the day of your speech
      • 8-visualize success
      • 9-take care of yourself, eat well & get plenty of rest
      • 10-Don’t eat a heavy meal just before you speak
      • 11-put water in front of you
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    • Presenting with power
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    • Presenting with power
      • Research has shown
      • that voice & tone
      • account for one-third
      • of the message
    • Communication types
      • Verbal (4 Ps)
      • Non verbal
    • Verbal communication
      • Power
      • Pace
      • Pitch
      • pause
    • Non verbal communication
    • Typical eye contact
    • Body language
    • Facial expressions
    • Dress to impress
    • Don’ts
    • Exercise
      • It is all about you!!
    •