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Howtomake a professional(Power Point) Oral Presentation<br />By Danilo López<br />
ThePresenter…   <br />Greettheaudience<br />Introduce yourself and yourco-presenter(s) ifapplicable<br />Openingwords are ...
ThePresentation<br />Arriveearly so thatyouhaveenough time togetprepared.<br />Makesuretheequipmentyou are to use workspro...
ThePowerPoint Presentation<br />Do not show toomuchwritteninformationontheslides.<br />Combine writteninformationwithpictu...
Thebodylanguage 1<br />Thepropermanagement of thebodylanguageis instrumental for a succesfulpresentation<br />Itisknownfor...
Thebodylanguage 2<br />Lack of propereyecontact causes loss of interest. Peoplewillstartgettingbored.<br />Do notstare at ...
The verbal language<br />Duringthepresentation use simple language so thateverybodyunderstandsyourpoint.  Avoidfancylangua...
Yourvoice<br /> Project yourvoice in such a waythateverybody can hearwhatyou are sayingcomfortably. Makesureyoudon’ttalkto...
Time Management    <br />Keeptrack of your time. Itisunprofessionaltoeitherspeaktoobrieflyorexceedthe time allocatedbyfar....
Lastbutnotleast…<br />Choosetheappropriateattiretodepict a professionalappearance. Itisimportanttounderscorewhosayswhat.<b...
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  1. 1. Howtomake a professional(Power Point) Oral Presentation<br />By Danilo López<br />
  2. 2. ThePresenter… <br />Greettheaudience<br />Introduce yourself and yourco-presenter(s) ifapplicable<br />Openingwords are importantto catch theaudience’sattention. Youmaychoosetostartwith a questionoranyotherstrategytogettheaudiencefocused.<br />Brieflyoutlinethecontent of thepresentation.<br />Thelatterincludesindicatingwhowilltalkaboutwhatwhenthereis more thanonepresenter. Itisimportanttoalternatewiththeotherpresenters.<br />Stand on a spotwhereyou can seeeverybody and everybody can seeyou. You do notwanttoturnyour back onpart of theaudience.<br />Announcewhetheryouwillacceptquestionsduringtheaudienceor at theend of it.<br />
  3. 3. ThePresentation<br />Arriveearly so thatyouhaveenough time togetprepared.<br />Makesuretheequipmentyou are to use worksproperly. (Checkpower, internet signal, speakers, datashow, laptops, microphone, placement of equipment, seatarrangement, etc.)<br />Makesureyouhaveallthe material tobeusedsuch a photocopies, online material, pictures, videos and others.<br />
  4. 4. ThePowerPoint Presentation<br />Do not show toomuchwritteninformationontheslides.<br />Combine writteninformationwithpictures, audio or videos in ordertoreinforceyourmessage, and makeyoupresentationdynamic and lively.<br />Do notreadtoomuch! Theaudienceknowshowtoread. Theywant o listen toyourdiscussion of thewritteninformation.<br />Whenyouhavetoread, do not lose eyecontact, do notturnyou back totheaudience.<br />Also, never stand in themiddle of thedatashow so thatyourshadowcoversvisibility. Itis a good idea to use a pointer.<br />
  5. 5. Thebodylanguage 1<br />Thepropermanagement of thebodylanguageis instrumental for a succesfulpresentation<br />Itisknownfor a factthat up to 70% of themessageisconveyedbythebodylanguage, as opposedtoonly 30% beingexpressedby verbal language.<br />Do notoverusebodylanguage, though. You are onthespotlight and people are observingany of yourgesturesormovements. You do notwanttodistracttheirattention.<br />Do not use gesturestoreplacewordsyou do notknow.<br />Keepeffectiveeyecontactwitht he audience at all times.<br />
  6. 6. Thebodylanguage 2<br />Lack of propereyecontact causes loss of interest. Peoplewillstartgettingbored.<br />Do notstare at people, though, and do not look at onepersononly. Theotherswillfeelignored. Remember, itis a general presentationnot a personal conversation.<br />Ifyoufeelnervous, choosefriendly faces in theaudience and focusonthose. Do notfocusonsomeonewho looks distracted. Thiswillonlyshatteryourownconcentration.<br />
  7. 7. The verbal language<br />Duringthepresentation use simple language so thateverybodyunderstandsyourpoint. Avoidfancylanguage.<br />In otherwords, Be Yourself!<br />Ifyouneedto use sometechnicaltermsoranyuncommonwords, makesureyouexplainwhatthey mean.<br />Also , makesureyouknowin advanceanyspecialwordyouneedto use. Itistotallyunacceptabletobeaskingabout a wordwhilethepresentationisalready in progress.<br />
  8. 8. Yourvoice<br /> Project yourvoice in such a waythateverybody can hearwhatyou are sayingcomfortably. Makesureyoudon’ttalktoosoftlyortooloudly.<br />Be careful of yourtone. Youwanttomodulateyourtonetoemphasizeyourmessage and convey subliminal nuancessuch as acceptance, disapproval, disbelief, and so on and forth.<br />Do notspeaktoofastortooslowly. Youmaybemisunderstood. Speak at your natural rhytm.<br />
  9. 9. Time Management <br />Keeptrack of your time. Itisunprofessionaltoeitherspeaktoobrieflyorexceedthe time allocatedbyfar.<br />Considerpeoplemayhaveotheractivitiesafteryourpresentation. Itisnotpolitetoretainthemfortoolongafterthe time allocatedis up. Thisonly shows lack of preparationonyourpart.<br />Allocate time toeachpart of yourpresentationaccordingtothe time available.<br />Monitor yourown time byrehearsingthepresentation. Propermanagement of time willleave a positive impression of you as a presenter.<br />
  10. 10. Lastbutnotleast…<br />Choosetheappropriateattiretodepict a professionalappearance. Itisimportanttounderscorewhosayswhat.<br />Gettoknowyouraudience so thatyou can adjustyourstyletothat particular group of individuals.<br />Whenyou are readytoend, announcetheconclusionbysayingsomethinglike :<br />In conclusion,… I’dliketoconcludebysaying… Finally, I’dliketosay… orthelike.<br />Choosecarefullyyourclosingwords. Youwanttoleave a lasting positive effect. Makesureyousummarizethemainpointsdiscussed in yourpresentation and addyouown final commentaries.<br />At theveryend, do no forgettothanktheaudiencefortheir time and attention and smilewhileyou do so.<br />
  11. 11. Thank you for your attention<br />

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