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NHS Blackpool Presentation Skills Training

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Slides from the NHS Blackpool Training Course on Presentation Skills

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NHS Blackpool Presentation Skills Training

  1. 1. Blackpool 21st August 2012
  2. 2. Why is it important to you to be able to present well?
  3. 3. We communicate through stories
  4. 4. Presentation Basics
  5. 5. I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, But I’m not sure you realise thatwhat you heard is not what I meant. Robert McCloskey
  6. 6. What is the purpose of your presentation? 1. To inform and educate 2. To enthuse action 3. Ceremonial speech
  7. 7. Structure your presentation- A belting start!- Get your message across- Wrap it up well to finish
  8. 8. Never go overyour allocated time
  9. 9. Whats the story?
  10. 10. Design of Visual Aids
  11. 11. Which visual aids should you use?
  12. 12. How many?
  13. 13. Images make your slides interesting and nice to look at. This is more important than you might think.
  14. 14. Text should just be forcontext... Let thepictures explain the point.
  15. 15. Your font says a lot about you...
  16. 16. Trace the route your eyes take...
  17. 17. We look at peoplefirst, before welook at what theyare doing...or the text onthe screen
  18. 18. We find facesirresistible... route the eyes take(and white fontlooks great on adark background)
  19. 19. and eyes are themost arresting con-Text
  20. 20. Delivering With Confidence
  21. 21. Be aware of potentialmixed signals...You are presenting, sodon’t hide or mumble.
  22. 22. Wear bright colours and stand out!
  23. 23. Appear calm... ...take the loosechange and keys out of your pocket and put your pen down!
  24. 24. Nail the first 15seconds...+3 words.
  25. 25. NEVER give out notes in advance...or people will justcount down yourslides to the nextcoffee!
  26. 26. Handling Presentation Nerves
  27. 27. Would you reallyrather be in the box than delivering the eulogy?
  28. 28. You are not afraid of heights. You are afraid of falling! Phil Jones
  29. 29. Your audience are friends
  30. 30. Have an anchor
  31. 31. ...and a routine
  32. 32. Don’tramble
  33. 33. Questions - Why are we so afraid of them?
  34. 34. Types of questions1. The brilliant question!2. The question that is not a question3. The organisers question4. The nit-pickers question5. The hostile question6. The sub-text question
  35. 35. Presentation task - well it is what youre here forPlan a 5-minute presentation
  36. 36. Seek an opportunity to present What 3 specific thingscan you work on to make it as good as it can be?
  37. 37. Have you anyquestions for me?
  38. 38. Evaluation

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