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Presentations 102

  1. 1. Presentations 102 Developing Your Presentation Skills
  2. 2. Who Is This Guy? <ul><li>Matt Corker </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alumni Relations Manager, Students & Young Alumni </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UBC Alumni Affairs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Passionate about presenting </li></ul><ul><li>Represent Alumni Affairs “on stage” at events or conferences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Throughout BC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Across Canada </li></ul></ul>Introduce Overview Comfort Confidence Catchy Conclude
  3. 3. Goals of the presentation <ul><li>Build upon information in Instructor Resource Package </li></ul><ul><li>Review and introduce relevant presentation techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Share some secrets of success </li></ul>Introduce Overview Comfort Confidence Catchy Conclude
  4. 4. Presentations 101 <ul><li>Maintain eye contact </li></ul><ul><li>Speak clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Know your audience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making it relevant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Have materials to enhance your presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand-outs, visuals, props </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain flow and keep audience’s attention </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Don’t read off your notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Either on screen or in hand </li></ul></ul>Introduce Overview Comfort Confidence Catchy Conclude
  5. 5. Presentations 102 <ul><li>Be comfortable </li></ul><ul><li>Be confident </li></ul><ul><li>Be catchy </li></ul>Introduce Overview Comfort Confidence Catchy Conclude
  6. 6. Being Comfortable <ul><li>Know how to frame your presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>QPR is like CPR - a skill to save lives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Completed or died from suicide; completed an act of self harm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Practice” not “role play” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set expectations or goals early on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Forward thinking not regretful of past actions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepare your dialogue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice what you are going to say at each slide </li></ul></ul>Introduce Overview Comfort Confidence Catchy Conclude
  7. 7. Being Comfortable <ul><li>Slideshow Tips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text-heavy therefore have handout with notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elaborate on the points listed on each slide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Repeat those worth emphasizing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Switch slides as you talk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Practice Tips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Warm your audience up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Turn to your neighbour and ask the question?” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anticipate the questions relevant to your audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Find the root to why they are asking the question </li></ul></ul></ul>Introduce Overview Comfort Confidence Catchy Conclude
  8. 8. Being Confident <ul><li>Being confident comes after being comfortable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Stand and deliver” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who you are and why you are there </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Positioning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where you stand / movement indicates focus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How you stand / movement indicates pace </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Timing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pauses – silence is great </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making mistakes – correct it and move on </li></ul></ul>Introduce Overview Comfort Confidence Catchy Conclude
  9. 9. Being Catchy <ul><li>Confidence is catchy (and memorable) </li></ul><ul><li>Goals outlined at beginning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reiterated at the end </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Repetition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pause, repeat, pause, repeat </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create “light switch moments” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide examples, quotes, or info that drive a point home </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Try something different </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Present from the middle of the lecture hall instead of at front </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Include videos, skits, social media (text/twitter) </li></ul></ul>Introduce Overview Comfort Confidence Catchy Conclude
  10. 10. Key Messages <ul><li>Refer back to Instructor Resource Package </li></ul><ul><li>Use the techniques to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be comfortable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Practice dialogue not just your presentation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be Confident </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stand and deliver using your body and voice </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be Catchy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create “light switch” moments </li></ul></ul></ul>Introduce Overview Comfort Confidence Catchy Conclude
  11. 11. Any questions? Introduce Overview Comfort Confidence Catchy Conclude
  12. 12. Thanks for coming! <ul><li>Matt Corker </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alumni Relations Manager, Students & Young Alumni </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7-3293 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Or, for the Millennials in the crowd: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook me </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect on LinkedIn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscribe to my blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check out my website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow me on Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join me in yammering </li></ul></ul>Introduce Overview Comfort Confidence Catchy Conclude

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