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ESSENTIAL
PRESENTATION
    SKILLS
INTRODUCTION
Presentations are ways of
communicating ideas and
information to a group.

Presentation carries the
speaker's personality and
allows immediate interaction
between all the participants.
A GOOD PRESENTATION HAS:-


 Content


 Structure


 Human Element
THE BODY

Your body communicates different impressions to the
                   audience.
People Not Only Listen To You, They Also Watch
                     You.

Throughout your presentation, display:

 Eye contact
 Facial Expressions
 Gestures
 Posture and body orientation
 Proximity
THE VOICE

The voice is probably the most valuable tool of the
presenter. It carries most of the content that the
audience takes away.

There are three main terms used for defining vocal
qualities:
                       Tone               Pace
  Volume
ACTIVE LISTENING

Good speakers not only inform their audience, they also listen to
them.

Active listening is NOT the same as hearing!

Hearing is the first part and consists
of the perception of sound.

Listening, the second part, involves an attachment of meaning to
the aural symbols that are perceived.

Passive listening occurs when the receiver has little motivation
to listen carefully.

Active listening with a purpose is used to gain information, to
determine how another person feels, and to understand others.
NERVES

The main enemy of a presenter is tension,
which ruins the voice, posture, and
spontaneity.

First, do not fight nerves, welcome
them! This is because adrenaline starts
to kick in.

It's a left over from our ancestors' quot;fight or
flightquot; syndrome. If you welcome nerves,
then the presentation becomes a
challenge and you become better.

Tension can be reduced by performing
some relaxation exercises.
QUESTIONS
Keep cool if a questioner disagrees with you. You are a professional! No
matter how hard you try, not everyone in the world will agree with you!

Questions do not mean you did not explain the topic good enough, but that
their interest is deeper than the average audience.

Always allow time at the end of the presentation for questions.

After inviting questions, do not rush ahead if no one asks a question.

When a question is asked, repeat the question for everyone to hear.

When answering, direct your remarks to the
entire audience.

To reinforce your presentation, try to relate
the question back to the main points.

Answers that last 10 to 40 seconds work best.
After a concert, a fan rushed up to
famed violinist Fritz Kreisler and
gushed, quot;I'd give up my whole life
to play as beautifully as you do.quot;

     Kreisler replied, quot;I did.quot;
PREPARING THE PRESENTATION

To fail to prepare is to prepare to fail.

To prepare the presentation, ask yourself the following:
•What is the purpose of the presentation?
•Who will be attending?
•What does the audience already know about the subject?
•What is the audience's attitude towards me (e.g. hostile,friendly)?

There are several options for structuring the presentation:

Timeline: Arranged in sequential order.

Climax: The main points are delivered in order of increasing importance.

Problem/Solution: A problem is presented, a solution is suggested, and benefits
are then given.

Classification: The important items are the major points.

Simple to complex: Ideas are listed from the simplest to the most complex. Can
also be done in reverse order.
Eleanor Roosevelt was a shy young
girl who was terrified at the thought of
speaking in public.

But with each passing year, she grew
in confidence and self-esteem.

She once said, quot;No one can make you
feel inferior, unless you agree with it.quot;
THE THREE THINGS YOU MUST KNOW.

1.Use visual aids where
  you can

2.Rehearse, rehearse,
  rehearse

3.The audience will only
  remember
  three messages
Use visual aids where you can
                             How we take in
                          information during a
                              presentation




          Achieving
             your
          objectives




            Making the
           presentation
            memorable
Rehearse, Rehearse, Rehearse

  Rehearsing could make the
  difference between a good
 and an average presentation.



The audience will only remember three messages
The audience are likely to remember only three things from
your presentation - plan in advance what these will be.
Veni, Vidi, Vici (I came, I saw, I conquered) - Julius Caesar**
quot;Friends, Romans, Countrymen lend me your earsquot; - William Shakespeare
quot;Our priorities are Education, Education, Educationquot; - Tony Blair
A Mars a day helps you to work, rest and play - Advertising slogan
Stop, look and listen - Public safety announcement
If you have handouts, do not read straight from them.

Speak to the audience...NOT to the visual aids

Speak clearly and loudly enough for all to hear.

Tell them what name and title you prefer to be called.

Listen intently to comments and opinions.

Circulate around the room as you speak.

Vary your techniques

Be there before your audience arrives; be the last one to leave.

Remember - it is better to finish slightly early than to overrun.
Thank You!
Note:
         Many of the photographs have been taken from the internet
using a popular search engine.




                             Contact Info:
                                               Nikunj Singh
                                               onlynikunj@gmail.com

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Essential Presentation Skills

  • 2. INTRODUCTION Presentations are ways of communicating ideas and information to a group. Presentation carries the speaker's personality and allows immediate interaction between all the participants.
  • 3. A GOOD PRESENTATION HAS:- Content Structure Human Element
  • 4.
  • 5. THE BODY Your body communicates different impressions to the audience. People Not Only Listen To You, They Also Watch You. Throughout your presentation, display: Eye contact Facial Expressions Gestures Posture and body orientation Proximity
  • 6. THE VOICE The voice is probably the most valuable tool of the presenter. It carries most of the content that the audience takes away. There are three main terms used for defining vocal qualities: Tone Pace Volume
  • 7. ACTIVE LISTENING Good speakers not only inform their audience, they also listen to them. Active listening is NOT the same as hearing! Hearing is the first part and consists of the perception of sound. Listening, the second part, involves an attachment of meaning to the aural symbols that are perceived. Passive listening occurs when the receiver has little motivation to listen carefully. Active listening with a purpose is used to gain information, to determine how another person feels, and to understand others.
  • 8. NERVES The main enemy of a presenter is tension, which ruins the voice, posture, and spontaneity. First, do not fight nerves, welcome them! This is because adrenaline starts to kick in. It's a left over from our ancestors' quot;fight or flightquot; syndrome. If you welcome nerves, then the presentation becomes a challenge and you become better. Tension can be reduced by performing some relaxation exercises.
  • 9. QUESTIONS Keep cool if a questioner disagrees with you. You are a professional! No matter how hard you try, not everyone in the world will agree with you! Questions do not mean you did not explain the topic good enough, but that their interest is deeper than the average audience. Always allow time at the end of the presentation for questions. After inviting questions, do not rush ahead if no one asks a question. When a question is asked, repeat the question for everyone to hear. When answering, direct your remarks to the entire audience. To reinforce your presentation, try to relate the question back to the main points. Answers that last 10 to 40 seconds work best.
  • 10. After a concert, a fan rushed up to famed violinist Fritz Kreisler and gushed, quot;I'd give up my whole life to play as beautifully as you do.quot; Kreisler replied, quot;I did.quot;
  • 11. PREPARING THE PRESENTATION To fail to prepare is to prepare to fail. To prepare the presentation, ask yourself the following: •What is the purpose of the presentation? •Who will be attending? •What does the audience already know about the subject? •What is the audience's attitude towards me (e.g. hostile,friendly)? There are several options for structuring the presentation: Timeline: Arranged in sequential order. Climax: The main points are delivered in order of increasing importance. Problem/Solution: A problem is presented, a solution is suggested, and benefits are then given. Classification: The important items are the major points. Simple to complex: Ideas are listed from the simplest to the most complex. Can also be done in reverse order.
  • 12. Eleanor Roosevelt was a shy young girl who was terrified at the thought of speaking in public. But with each passing year, she grew in confidence and self-esteem. She once said, quot;No one can make you feel inferior, unless you agree with it.quot;
  • 13. THE THREE THINGS YOU MUST KNOW. 1.Use visual aids where you can 2.Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse 3.The audience will only remember three messages
  • 14. Use visual aids where you can How we take in information during a presentation Achieving your objectives Making the presentation memorable
  • 15. Rehearse, Rehearse, Rehearse Rehearsing could make the difference between a good and an average presentation. The audience will only remember three messages The audience are likely to remember only three things from your presentation - plan in advance what these will be. Veni, Vidi, Vici (I came, I saw, I conquered) - Julius Caesar** quot;Friends, Romans, Countrymen lend me your earsquot; - William Shakespeare quot;Our priorities are Education, Education, Educationquot; - Tony Blair A Mars a day helps you to work, rest and play - Advertising slogan Stop, look and listen - Public safety announcement
  • 16. If you have handouts, do not read straight from them. Speak to the audience...NOT to the visual aids Speak clearly and loudly enough for all to hear. Tell them what name and title you prefer to be called. Listen intently to comments and opinions. Circulate around the room as you speak. Vary your techniques Be there before your audience arrives; be the last one to leave. Remember - it is better to finish slightly early than to overrun.
  • 17. Thank You! Note: Many of the photographs have been taken from the internet using a popular search engine. Contact Info: Nikunj Singh onlynikunj@gmail.com