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A quick how to and summary of industry best practises for powerpoint speaker presentations, by ES COmputer Training, www.escomputertraining.com ... see website for full courses.

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  2. 2. Guidelines <ul><li>Speaker Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Kiosks </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Shows </li></ul><ul><li>Web Page Formats - Informational </li></ul>© copyright 2009, ES Computer Training, all rights reserved
  3. 3. Speaker Presentations guidelines © copyright 2009, ES Computer Training, all rights reserved
  4. 4. Speaker Presentations <ul><li>PowerPoint is meant to focus attention on the speaker’s content </li></ul>
  5. 5. Text: For a speaker presentation: <ul><li>No paragraphs of content </li></ul><ul><li>No more than 7 words per line </li></ul><ul><li>No more than 7 lines of text per page </li></ul><ul><li>People read ahead. </li></ul><ul><li>Point form text should reinforce speaker comments </li></ul>© copyright 2009, ES Computer Training, all rights reserved
  6. 6. Graphics To Enhance <ul><li>Use sparingly </li></ul><ul><li>For emphasis </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics age every 3 years </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Change often </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>© copyright 2009, ES Computer Training, all rights reserved
  7. 7. Backgrounds and formats <ul><li>Microsoft Templates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>seen many times over </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>original ? or visually pleasing? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alternatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>your corporate backgrounds and logos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create your own background. </li></ul></ul>© copyright 2009, ES Computer Training, all rights reserved
  8. 8. Speaker Presentations T he Slide Carousel <ul><li>Only enough slides for your presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>no need for full slide carousel </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tailor presentation to your local and specific audience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Include names </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>area of interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>geographical area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>specific circumstances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For example, For the Ottawa insurance broker and business professional…..   </li></ul></ul></ul>© copyright 2009, ES Computer Training, all rights reserved
  9. 9. Practise, practise, practise… <ul><li>Stand tall </li></ul><ul><li>Smile </li></ul><ul><li>And most of all </li></ul>© copyright 2009, ES Computer Training, all rights reserved
  10. 10. Enjoy the presentation © copyright 2009, ES Computer Training, all rights reserved

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