Presentation skills idowu olayiwola

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Presentation skills idowu olayiwola

  1. 1. Presentation skills A successful presentation is one that combines rich and interesting content with effective delivery
  2. 2. OVERVIEW • Describe the qualities of a good presentation • Understand the various occasions where we can use presentations • Understand the various types of presentations • Discuss the planning process of a presentation • Understand the process of building a presentation • Deliver a dynamic presentation
  3. 3. Hi! My name is Idowu, I work in a Advertising firm, My management is considering the idea of venturing into Internet Advertising. I need to make a presentation to the board of directors on the status and future of Internet Advertising • desired impact on the audience • Deciding factor on venturing
  4. 4. 4 KEY AREAS • INTRODUCTION • PLANNING • BUILDING • DELIVERING
  5. 5. Why are presentations necessary? • Presentations have become an integral part of today’s business world. • Selling a product • Pitching a business plan • Reporting on a project
  6. 6. • • • • • • • An exchange of Information A specific predetermined topic Packaged for specific audience Presented within a specific time Researched Structured Allows interaction with the audience
  7. 7. When presenting… Communicate in an effective and easy-to understand manner There are three types of presentations One to One (Sales Calls) One to Many Many to Many Question?
  8. 8. The four(4) P’s • Planning: Prepare well in advance • Perseverance: Upgrade yourself on presentation skills and take feedback from audience • Patience: Never rush, Answer questions patiently, speak calmly • Practice : After creating a presentation, practice it.
  9. 9. What is a presentation? • A presentation is the delivery of information on a predetermined topic that you have created for a particular audience. • It is planned for a timeframe. The more prepared the better the presentation and the more confident you will feel.
  10. 10. • State the goals and purpose of your presentation: Stay focused & Give a logical flow • Give a logical format • Know your audience • Familiarize with environment
  11. 11. • What’s the purpose of my presentation? • To persuade the audience • To inform the audience • To inspire the audience • What is my stake for the presentation? • Am I doing it because I have been asked • Do I have any personal goals
  12. 12. • What is expected from the presentation? • Decision making by the board on the new venture • Is there an intention to bag a new contract • Is it to find a new solution to a problem
  13. 13. • Do my organization and I share the same goals for the presentation? • Will it improve my organizations image? • Is this a hope to make additional contacts for self improvements
  14. 14. GOAL ANALYSIS • Purpose (Persuade, Inform, Inspire) • Stake (Full Obligation, Achieve Personal Goals) • Expectation (Generate Business, Solve problem) • Common Goals (Improve Organizational Image, Improve Self Image)
  15. 15. ORGANIZE • Introduction – Get audience’s attention, Introduce yourself, Welcome the audience, Explain what you are going to talk about and why • Body – Convey the information – One or more main points with sub points • Conclusion – – – – Summarize the main points Leave the audience with something to think about Thank the audience Ask questions
  16. 16. Know the audience • • • • • • • Size Gender Age Shared purpose, sense of affiliation Level of understanding Level of technical knowledge Hard data or principles (Number crunchers and Management) • Attitude • Choice or compulsion
  17. 17. • VENUE (room layout, size, acoustics, sound system, audio/visual aids)
  18. 18. BUILDING • Select relevant and recent information. • It must be well written and structured to suit the purpose of the audience. • Sources of research (All you know, People around, Internet, journals, books, libraries) • Creating mind maps • Develop an outline • Write an introduction • Develop a contingency plan • Add visual aids
  19. 19. DELIVERING • The success of a presentation does not depend on the ability to plan and build but also on the ability to deliver it • Depends on your skills as a public speaker • Verbal and non verbal skills • Self confidence • Attitude in handling questions and answers
  20. 20. CONCLUSION • A successful presentation is one that combines rich and interesting content with effective delivery
  21. 21. Thank you

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