Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Powerful Presentation (EME 2040)

372 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Health & Medicine
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Powerful Presentation (EME 2040)

  1. 1. How to give a powerful presentation.<br />
  2. 2. Step One: Know<br />Know your subject matter<br />It is very important that you research your subject. The ability to present a subject with confidence directly affects your audience's impressions and will help keep their attention. <br />Know your audience<br />A small amount of research into the makeup of your audience will reap large benefits on presentation day. <br />Know yourself<br />We all must push our limits that is how we learn and grow. Knowing a few of your limits, however, might prevent disaster, or at least embarrassment. <br />
  3. 3. Step Two: Prepare<br />Prepare your script<br />The Opening<br />The opening of the presentation sets the stage for what is to follow.<br />Body<br />This is the part of the script in which the bulk of the subject matter is presented. The body of a long presentation should be separated into smaller, easily assimilated modules. <br />Summary<br />This portion should be very brief and simple. Here is your chance to reinforce the central theme and purpose of your presentation. Briefly emphasize the key points and main ideas of your script in this section. <br />
  4. 4. Step Three: Select the Proper Visual Aids<br />You should use visual aids when you need to1) Focus the audience's attention2) Reinforce your verbal message3) Stimulate Interest4) Illustrate factors that are hard to visualize<br />For more information on visual aids Click Here.<br />
  5. 5. Step Four: Practice.<br />Rehearse, rehearse, and rehearse some more.<br />Tips: <br />Practice in front of the mirror<br />If possible video tape yourself and watch it to review your presentation.<br />
  6. 6. Step Five: Presentation Day<br />On the day of the presentation, arrive and set up early. Have extra copies of any handout material.  <br />Now that you have your visuals, you are well rehearsed, the room is set up. Speak clearly and with influence. There should be no surprises. Make certain that the audience questions have been addressed, and of course, thank everyone for attending. <br />
  7. 7. References <br />http://www.the-eggman.com/writings/keystep1.html<br />http://communicatebetter.blogspot.com/2010/10/presenting-with-visual-aids.html<br />http://www.creativekeys.net/powerfulpresentations/pphome.html<br />

×