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The presentation skills

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the presentation is about how to give a effective presentation.
the key factors and the principles(tenets) are discussed.

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The presentation skills

  1. 1. PRESENTATION SKILLS
  2. 2. WHAT IS POWERPOINT ? Powerpoint is a tool to use in oral presentations that is often used as a presentation in itself.
  3. 3. Using it like this often leads to …
  4. 4. This is more what you’re looking for!
  5. 5. MAIN FACTOR FOR AN EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION
  6. 6. CONFIDENCE
  7. 7. YOU GAIN CONFIDENCE BY HAVING CONFIDENCE IN YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU ARE PRESENTING EVEN THE PERSON WITH HIGHEST IQ MIGHT NOT POSSESS THE CONFIDENCE TO SPEAK IN FRONT OF AN AUDIENCE
  8. 8. KEY TENETS FOR A PRESENTATION oKNOW what you’re saying oORGANIZE it oMAKE it look nice oSUMMARIZE
  9. 9. KNOW YOUR SUBJECT KNOW what you’re saying. What does it mean to you? What are you trying to do? Teach? Sell? You need to know because if you don’t, your audience sure won’t. Think about it.
  10. 10. Now that you KNOW ORGANIZE IT
  11. 11. Throw your brain on paper. It will be messy; that’s ok, you’ll work on that later. Take your time but know that you will end up cutting out a lot.
  12. 12. Your structure needs to be Next, work on structuring the few essential key points.
  13. 13. One slide = one point This is your golden rule. (They’re free!) Slides are free, you can add more but not too many because presentations should be short.
  14. 14. Speeches are About Stories If your presentation is going to be a longer one, explain your points through short stories. Great speakers know how to use a story to create an emotional connection between ideas for the audience.
  15. 15. 92.55 % are Using too many numbers very small companies is boring. Instead, think about what the numbers mean and which ones are most important to your numbers! Too many audience. India accounts for 1.7% of foreign jobs What do they mean? Over 200 groups involved 14 Métro Stations, 3.8 million trips daily
  16. 16. LESS IS MORE
  17. 17. Now that you’ve set a solid structure by finding your key points making them clear, MAKE it look nice.
  18. 18.  Avoid too much text, especially for oral presentations  Espacially when they contain long phrases  Because they force you to read as I am talking The result is that you learn and retain less information because your brain has to work harder  Plus, the more information you put on a slide, the smaller the font gets and the harder it gets to read for everybody, especially the people sitting at the back  And anyways, you read a lot faster than I can talk so if all of my slides look like this, I’m basically making myself useless This is especially true for written presentations. Remember, LESS IS MORE.
  19. 19. 150 words per minute People read faster than you talk. If you write your script up on your slide, you really don’t need to be there. 250 words per minute
  20. 20. Comic Sans MS Courier New Times New Roman Match your fonts Century Gothic Arial Bookman Old Style
  21. 21. Match your colors… Bad color themes HURT!
  22. 22. Use pictures! And lots of them! Vision trumps all other senses.
  23. 23. Hear a piece of information , and three days later you’ll remember 10% of it. Twitter
  24. 24. Add a picture, you’ll remember 65%.
  25. 25. Steve Jobs uses pictures And sometimes, there are no words…
  26. 26. SOME ADDITIONAL FACTORS • Slow Down – Slow your speech down and add pauses for emphasis. • Eye Contact – Match eye contact with everyone in the room. • Don’t Plan Gestures - Planned gestures look false because they don’t match your other involuntary body cues.
  27. 27. Practice Practice & Practice
  28. 28. SUMMARIZE Every presentation should end in a summary to remind the audience what was the most important info.
  29. 29. SUMMARY KNOW what you’re saying ORGANIZE it (structure= clear key points) MAKE it look nice (don’t overload slides, match fonts and color, use pictures and tools) SUMMARIZE
  30. 30. Lastly,

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