The 10 Worst HumanThe 10 Worst Human
0101 Speaking before a groupSpeaking before a group
0303 Insects and bugsInsects and bugs
0404 Financial problemsFinancial problems
0505 Deep WaterDeep Water
Source: Book of Lists, USA
Become aware of the important elements
of a presentation.
Prepare and deliver an effective
Building the Base
Great PresentationGreat Presentation
1.1. Great DesignGreat Design
2.2. Great DeliveryGreat Delivery
Think of a topic on which you would be making a 5 to 7
Outline the Purpose of the PresentationOutline the Purpose of the Presentation
You need to define your purpose for giving theYou need to define your purpose for giving the
Purpose of PresentationPurpose of Presentation
ToTo sell your Product/Servicesell your Product/Service
To Inform / TeachTo Inform / Teach
To Motivate / InspireTo Motivate / Inspire
To InstructTo Instruct
To PersuadeTo Persuade
To EntertainTo Entertain
‘If I had eight hours to
chop down a tree,
I’d spend six
sharpening my axe!’
Understand AudienceUnderstand Audience
Who is in your audience?Who is in your audience?
Are they novice / key members for makingAre they novice / key members for making
Why are they there?Why are they there?
What do they know about you?What do they know about you?
What is their current knowledge of the topic?What is their current knowledge of the topic?
What do they want / need to know?What do they want / need to know?
What is their background / experience /What is their background / experience /
A person with an opinion and no data is just
another person with an opinion.
Research the TopicResearch the Topic
What are the key books/journals/websites relating toWhat are the key books/journals/websites relating to
your topic?your topic?
Is there someone in particular that you should interviewIs there someone in particular that you should interview
for information?for information?
Do you have any existing notes on the topic?Do you have any existing notes on the topic?
Are there any other sources that you think could beAre there any other sources that you think could be
Success occurs when opportunity meets
Most important stage along with openingMost important stage along with opening
Why write close firstWhy write close first
Focus on outcomeFocus on outcome
Helps you edit contentHelps you edit content
Reinforces the connection between yourReinforces the connection between your
presentation and challenges facing the audiencepresentation and challenges facing the audience
Action RequiredAction Required
How Will You CloseHow Will You Close
How will you signal your close?How will you signal your close?
How will you summarise your main points?How will you summarise your main points?
What action is required from theWhat action is required from the
How will you close with impact?How will you close with impact?
Open with ImpactOpen with Impact
Impact TitleImpact Title
Presentation Skills vs. Present or PerishPresentation Skills vs. Present or Perish
Fast paced vs. Laid backFast paced vs. Laid back
Story, Question, Joke, Quote, Arresting FactStory, Question, Joke, Quote, Arresting Fact
Expectations from the sessionExpectations from the session
Structure: might not look pretty butStructure: might not look pretty but
will not run without itwill not run without it
Urgent Problem to be Solved
Decision to be Made
Sell a Product/Strategy
Past Sales Proof Statements
Company Proof Results
Events in order of occurrence
On a journey
Learn from other
Body - Tell StoriesBody - Tell Stories
Good stories haveGood stories have
Interesting, clear beginningsInteresting, clear beginnings
Provocative, engaging content in the middleProvocative, engaging content in the middle
A clear, logical conclusionA clear, logical conclusion
Clear Take away’sClear Take away’s
Can be related to the point that you want toCan be related to the point that you want to
Structure : Repeat 3 TimesStructure : Repeat 3 Times
It has been shown that it takes at least 3It has been shown that it takes at least 3
repetitions of information for people to be ablerepetitions of information for people to be able
to absorb and retainto absorb and retain
This leads to the following approach toThis leads to the following approach to
Tell them what you’re going to tell themTell them what you’re going to tell them
Tell themTell them
Tell them what you told themTell them what you told them
KEY RULES FOR DESIGN
• Use one concept per slide
• Use Key words and phrases
• Bullet points
• Heading / Captions
• Company Logo
• Standard Company
Top three things that annoy them
about bad PowerPoint presentations:
The speaker read the slides to us – 67.4%
Full sentences instead of bullet points – 45.4%
Text so small I couldn't read it – 45.0%
Source: What annoys Audiences about Power point presentations?
Dave Paradi, Author of The Visual Slide Revolution
Results from the 2009 Annoying PowerPoint
Placement of Text and images
Fonts and Sizes
Style and treatment of the slides
Density of Text on slides
Drawing – Charts/ Figures / Tables
KEY RULES FOR DESIGN
GREAT DELIVERY OF PRESENTATIONS
• Managing Time
• Body Language