1.) Use a single template for a single presentation. Do not use  multiple template design in a single slide. Consistency ...
2. Use standard and simple template with a decent colored background. Too many bright or glossy slides do not give a prof...
3. Title page is very importantas it creates the first impression about the whole presentation.  Give a crisp title that ...
4. Try to give a table of contents   at the starting of the slide so  that the user knows what all is          there for ...
5. Give short, direct and well structured sentences. The sentence should normally not exceed more than 2 lines of the sli...
6.  Do not crowd yourpresentation with too much text     or too much of images
7.Give your ideas in the form of   bullets or points. You may  consider giving numbering in case you are explaining step ...
8.When using bullets, try using only one bullet type. Presence  of the same bullet types willmaintain the flow all throug...
9.Your presentation should not    only be in the form texts.Convey your ideas with the help                ofpictures, fl...
10. The Heading should have a larger font than the Text.
11.   Choose only one main       heading per page.
12. Avoid using more than two font styles. However, you may     use variations such as     bold, italic, underline.
13.   Choose images that canconvey your ideas without using text. Flooding your slides withunnecessary images would be of...
14. For images, using  the Picture Tools tab isbeneficial. Use the variousselections from the Picture       Shape, Picture...
15. Using Audio and Video isgood to keep up the audience’s           interest.
16.  Flowcharts can be reallyhelpful when you try to replace   them with texts that have  subtopics/ points in a flow.
17.  Keep the simplest transition for your slides. Your motive is to  keep the audience focused on what is all written in...
18.  Do not try to give all theexplanation in the presentation.    PPT is for the purpose of presenting the most importan...
19.   Always keep the last slide as        a scope for discussions              questions.
20.   Think from the audience’s           perspective.
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Effective use of powerpoint

  1. 1. 1.) Use a single template for a single presentation. Do not use multiple template design in a single slide. Consistency is the key to a good PowerPoint presentation.
  2. 2. 2. Use standard and simple template with a decent colored background. Too many bright or glossy slides do not give a professional look. Choose colors that would appeals to the eyes.
  3. 3. 3. Title page is very importantas it creates the first impression about the whole presentation. Give a crisp title that would describe the entire presentation.
  4. 4. 4. Try to give a table of contents at the starting of the slide so that the user knows what all is there for them.
  5. 5. 5. Give short, direct and well structured sentences. The sentence should normally not exceed more than 2 lines of the slide.
  6. 6. 6. Do not crowd yourpresentation with too much text or too much of images
  7. 7. 7.Give your ideas in the form of bullets or points. You may consider giving numbering in case you are explaining step by step procedure.
  8. 8. 8.When using bullets, try using only one bullet type. Presence of the same bullet types willmaintain the flow all throughout the slide.
  9. 9. 9.Your presentation should not only be in the form texts.Convey your ideas with the help ofpictures, flowcharts, audio, vide o, etc.
  10. 10. 10. The Heading should have a larger font than the Text.
  11. 11. 11. Choose only one main heading per page.
  12. 12. 12. Avoid using more than two font styles. However, you may use variations such as bold, italic, underline.
  13. 13. 13. Choose images that canconvey your ideas without using text. Flooding your slides withunnecessary images would be of no good.
  14. 14. 14. For images, using the Picture Tools tab isbeneficial. Use the variousselections from the Picture Shape, Picture Border and Picture Effect menus to improvise further on the images.
  15. 15. 15. Using Audio and Video isgood to keep up the audience’s interest.
  16. 16. 16. Flowcharts can be reallyhelpful when you try to replace them with texts that have subtopics/ points in a flow.
  17. 17. 17. Keep the simplest transition for your slides. Your motive is to keep the audience focused on what is all written in the slides.
  18. 18. 18. Do not try to give all theexplanation in the presentation. PPT is for the purpose of presenting the most important key points. Explanation should be done while communicating with the audience.
  19. 19. 19. Always keep the last slide as a scope for discussions questions.
  20. 20. 20. Think from the audience’s perspective.

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