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Presentations With Powerpoint

  1. 1. Presentations with Powerpoint – part 1 Miles Metcalfe, 2008-10-22
  2. 2. What we’ll cover
  3. 3. What we’ll cover • The first of two sessions
  4. 4. What we’ll cover • The first of two sessions • Get beyond Powerpoint to the presentation
  5. 5. What we’ll cover • The first of two sessions • Get beyond Powerpoint to the presentation • Next week:
  6. 6. What we’ll cover • The first of two sessions • Get beyond Powerpoint to the presentation • Next week: • Powerpoint karaoke!
  7. 7. Have something to say “It’s not worth doing a presentation for a small idea, or for a budget, or to give a quarterly update. That’s what memos are for.” Seth Godin
  8. 8. Tips – not rules Rules are the death of good presentations – but know why you are breaking them
  9. 9. The basics
  10. 10. The basics • If you are conveying information:
  11. 11. The basics • If you are conveying information: • Tell people what to expect
  12. 12. The basics • If you are conveying information: • Tell people what to expect • Give it to them
  13. 13. The basics • If you are conveying information: • Tell people what to expect • Give it to them • Sum it up
  14. 14. The basics • If you are conveying information: • Tell people what to expect • Give it to them • Sum it up • Leave on a rise
  15. 15. More basics
  16. 16. More basics • If you are pitching, conveying an idea or a vision:
  17. 17. More basics • If you are pitching, conveying an idea or a vision: • Tell a story
  18. 18. More basics • If you are pitching, conveying an idea or a vision: • Tell a story • Be open
  19. 19. More basics • If you are pitching, conveying an idea or a vision: • Tell a story • Be open • Entertain
  20. 20. Stuff you wished you’d known the first time…
  21. 21. Don’t read the bullet points
  22. 22. Don’t read the bullet points Seriously – don’t do this!
  23. 23. Contrast is important
  24. 24. Contrast is important
  25. 25. As ! claquot;ty
  26. 26. As is clarity
  27. 27. One slide a minute is fast
  28. 28. Know the venue
  29. 29. Don’t take risks
  30. 30. Alt-Tab
  31. 31. Alt-Tab * *Or Command-Tab on a Mac
  32. 32. Stuff you might find useful one day
  33. 33. Rave Template Miles Metcalfe Head of IT R&D
  34. 34. Rave Template  You can use the Ravensbourne template Miles Metcalfe Head of IT R&D
  35. 35. Rave Template  You can use the Ravensbourne template  It’s available on the Intranet Miles Metcalfe Head of IT R&D
  36. 36. Rave Template  You can use the Ravensbourne template  It’s available on the Intranet  It isn’t easy to use Miles Metcalfe Head of IT R&D
  37. 37. Rave Template  You can use the Ravensbourne template  It’s available on the Intranet  It isn’t easy to use  You might want to try it without the pictures Miles Metcalfe Head of IT R&D
  38. 38. If you are really stuck
  39. 39. Get a remote
  40. 40. Mind-mapping
  41. 41. Resources • Presentation Zen • Slideshare • Seth Godin • Intranet templates
  42. 42. Thanks!
  43. 43. Intentionally left blank

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