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Presentation Skills and Techniques

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Presentation Skills and Techniques

  1. 1. 2013 RI CONVENTIONWelcome toPresentation Skills and TechniquesRotary International Convention
  2. 2. 2013 RI CONVENTION2013 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONPanelistsDean Rohrs, PDGChristina Bredin, PDG, RPICModeratorMark Kriebel, PDG, RPIC
  3. 3. 2013 RI CONVENTION
  4. 4. 2013 RI CONVENTIONPRESENTATIONS SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES• Presentation Preparation• Use of Visuals• Effective Presentation Basics
  5. 5. 2013 RI CONVENTION“Spectacular achievementis always preceded byunspectacular preparation.”Robert H. SchullerPRESENTATIONS SKILLS AND TECHNIQUESPREPARATION
  6. 6. 2013 RI CONVENTIONPreparation:
  7. 7. 2013 RI CONVENTIONThe take away:• Why are you givingthis presentation?• What do you wantyour audience totake home?
  8. 8. 2013 RI CONVENTIONWho are you speaking to?- Culture- Gender- Age- Knowledge level
  9. 9. 2013 RI CONVENTIONKnowledge level
  10. 10. 2013 RI CONVENTIONPractice!!“There are always threespeeches, for every one youactually gave. The one youpracticed, the one you gave,and the one you wish yougave.”
- Dale Carnegie
  11. 11. 2013 RI CONVENTIONPRESENTATIONS SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES - VISUALS
  12. 12. 2013 RI CONVENTIONPOWERPOINT• Support for the audience• Images• Fonts – colors• Animations• Max five bullets per slide
  13. 13. 2013 RI CONVENTIONFLIP CHARTVISUALS
  14. 14. 2013 RI CONVENTIONEmbeddedvideoVISUALS
  15. 15. 2013 RI CONVENTIONHAND OUTSVISUALS
  16. 16. 2013 RI CONVENTIONEFFECTIVE PRESENTATION BASICS• Voice• Appearance• Body language• Oral language• Personality
  17. 17. 2013 RI CONVENTIONVOICE• Pleasant, sense of warmth• Natural, sincere• Dynamic• Expressive• Easily heard
  18. 18. 2013 RI CONVENTIONAPPEARANCE• Appropriate To Audience• Smile• Dress• Grooming
  19. 19. 2013 RI CONVENTIONBODY LANGUAGE• Distracting mannerisms• Convey emotions• Good comfortable speakingposture
  20. 20. 2013 RI CONVENTIONEYE CONTACT• Eyes are the second mostpowerful tool for communicating• Include all the audience, eachindividual• Monitor attentiveness & reaction
  21. 21. 2013 RI CONVENTIONORAL LANGUAGE• Culturally appropriate• Language appropriate for theoccasion• No distracting noises• Speak slow enough and emphasiseitems of importance• Use pauses to command attention
  22. 22. 2013 RI CONVENTIONPERSONALITY• Be Natural• Spontaneous• Conversational• Be Enthusiastic• Be YOURSELF!!
  23. 23. 2013 RI CONVENTIONPRESENTATION SKILLS AND TECHNIQUESQuestions??

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