Top 10 Consultant Tips for Making PowerPoint Presentations


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Top 10 Consultant Tips for Making PowerPoint Presentations

  1. 1. Top 10 PPT Tips for CONSULTANTS<br />PowerPoint Services from<br />
  2. 2. A Consultant’s PowerPoint Presentation<br />Has complex business concepts<br />Has loads of data<br />Has many technical processes<br />Has varied financial data<br />Has to grab the attention of the audience<br />Has to sustain the audience interest<br />Has to be comprehensible to the audience<br />
  3. 3. Tip 1: Choose the Right Template<br />Important to visually connect with your audience<br />Slides should be neat and well formatted<br />Usage of appropriate templates will resonate with the audience<br />Do not create templates from scratch<br />Sourcingright imagery is difficult<br />Time Consuming<br />Does not look professional<br />Use customized themes and templates for specific functions or industries to enhance visual appeal.<br />Click here for a range of customized PowerPoint themes and templates<br />
  4. 4. Tip 2: Importance of the Title Slide<br />Create a great first impression with the title slide<br />The right title slide will<br /> Establish the subject of your presentation despite complex content<br />Be simple <br />Comprisea compelling visual <br />Providethe topic of the presentation<br />Have text and imagery that are complimentary and self explanatory<br />
  5. 5. Tip 3: Use Strong Visuals to Simplify Complex Messages<br />Present complex concepts and messages through strong visuals<br />Creating Strong Visuals through SmartArt<br />Time Consuming<br />Generic<br />Not professional<br />Use specific diagrams and visuals to make an impact and provide the right message<br />24point0 has ready to download org charts, synergy and strategy maps, and stakeholder diagrams. <br />Requires minimal editing<br />Enables presentation of information effectively<br />
  6. 6. Tip 4: Present Geographical Info with Editable Maps<br />Use Editable Maps to present geographical data<br />Provides more clarity<br />Is visually appealing<br />Creates a strong impact<br />You can download editable maps of different countries having various levels of detail at 24point0. <br />Layer information on these maps to show a variety of information<br />
  7. 7. Tip 5: Use Animation to Communicate Growth and Progress<br />Avoid 2-dimensional charts and graphs to present profits and growth<br />Do not overload charts with too much data<br />Use animation judiciously to present detailed, data driven information<br />Use only one animation effect per slide <br />Keep the amount of data per chart to a minimum. <br />
  8. 8. Tip 6: Showcase Cause and Effect Scenarios with Slide Transitions<br />How can you, as a consultant, best present the cause and effect of a particular business decision to your audience? <br />Or the before and after scenarios of an initiative? <br />You can speak about it in a forceful manner but how do you drive it home with a visual aid?<br />The Transitions feature in PowerPoint is perfectly suited to illustrate these kinds of sequential ideas. <br />Transitions such as wipes or fades between slides will have a strong visual impact on your audience – forcing them to sit up and take notice. <br />
  9. 9. Tip 7: Dramatize Information to Increase Impact<br />Increase impact through dramatization of information<br />Highlight contrasts<br />Demarcate positive and negative points<br />Don’t just use bulleted, 2 columnar lists<br />Use unique, attractive graphics<br />24point0 has created graphics that can make your audience sit up and take notice. <br />You can buy and download customizable graphics such as Heaven and Hell or the Iceberg diagram that can effectively communicate the pros and cons of any decision.<br />
  10. 10. Tip 8: Inject Humor to Make a Memorable Point<br />Communicate business processes and their impact memorably through humor<br />24point0 has created an editable comic panel that can be a powerful communication tool. <br />You can buy and download a set of slides that uses stick people evocatively to communicate content. <br />
  11. 11. Tip 9: Design Tables to Show Data Comprehensibly<br />Don’t overload data with information<br />Make most relevant information instantly accessible and understood by the audience<br />Use PowerPoint’s Table style gallery’s tabular styles to judiciously illustrate your point. <br />24point0 has created a package of editable tables and graphs that can help you present data in a clear and concise manner.<br />
  12. 12. Tip 10: Use Creativity to Present Common Concepts<br />Goal setting, defining priorities – these are concepts which all consultants regularly present. <br />These can be illustrated as bulleted lists or as a generic graphic that your audience has probably seen hundreds of times. <br />Representing them in new, creative ways can increase the audience’s interest in what you have to say.<br />24point0 has specially created illustrations such as the Lighthouse graphic and Stairs diagram that can memorably present concepts of this nature. <br />
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