EFFECTIVE  POWERPOINT  PRESENTATION
Why Presentations fail …. <ul><li>Top reasons… </li></ul><ul><li>Slides being “read out”-60.4% </li></ul><ul><li>“  Full s...
Effective Presentations- What to Do..?? <ul><li>For starters,  KNOW.. </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the  purpose  of your prese...
Effective Presentations <ul><li>So you have the purpose/goal now! </li></ul><ul><li>Now Use.. </li></ul><ul><li>A Presenta...
Effective Presentations <ul><li>Always .. Select.. </li></ul><ul><li>Colours having  high  contrast </li></ul><ul><li>Why?...
Effective Presentations <ul><li>Pick.. </li></ul><ul><li>Large  enough Fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Never.. </li></ul><ul><li>-...
Effective Presentations <ul><li>Use.. </li></ul><ul><li>Bullet Points </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t </li></ul><ul><li>-Use compl...
Effective Presentations <ul><li>Avoid </li></ul><ul><li>Movement of slide elements while presenting </li></ul><ul><li>Why?...
Effective Presentations <ul><li>Select.. </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Only use if.. </li></ul><u...
Effective Presentations <ul><li>Use.. </li></ul><ul><li>Proper chart (expresses the purpose) </li></ul><ul><li>GREAT way t...
Effective Presentations <ul><li>Finally </li></ul><ul><li>Practise, Practise, Practise..!! </li></ul><ul><li>Best way to b...
Effective Presentations—What have we talked about.. <ul><li>Your ready reckoner- </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on  goal  of pre...
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  1. 1. EFFECTIVE POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
  2. 2. Why Presentations fail …. <ul><li>Top reasons… </li></ul><ul><li>Slides being “read out”-60.4% </li></ul><ul><li>“ Full sentences” instead of “bullet points”-47.8% </li></ul><ul><li>“ Moving text”/lot of graphics; complex charts-24.5% </li></ul>
  3. 3. Effective Presentations- What to Do..?? <ul><li>For starters, KNOW.. </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the purpose of your presentation? </li></ul><ul><li>-Provides information </li></ul><ul><li>- Is it persuasive ? </li></ul><ul><li>-Decide what you want your audience to know at the end of the presentation </li></ul>
  4. 4. Effective Presentations <ul><li>So you have the purpose/goal now! </li></ul><ul><li>Now Use.. </li></ul><ul><li>A Presentation Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Determine: </li></ul><ul><li>-Pre-state of target audience-----Presentation Plan-----Guide towards the goal </li></ul><ul><li>Assumptions: </li></ul><ul><li>Your audience’s knowledge level </li></ul><ul><li>The credibility you enjoy with them </li></ul>
  5. 5. Effective Presentations <ul><li>Always .. Select.. </li></ul><ul><li>Colours having high contrast </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>-Text & graphics can be easily viewed </li></ul><ul><li>Popular choices </li></ul><ul><li>- Dark background - blue/ dark purple against light text colors like white/yellow </li></ul>
  6. 6. Effective Presentations <ul><li>Pick.. </li></ul><ul><li>Large enough Fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Never.. </li></ul><ul><li>-Use fonts below 24-pt size </li></ul><ul><li>-Preference </li></ul><ul><li>-36-44 pt size fonts.( for headers/titles) </li></ul><ul><li>Remember— </li></ul><ul><li>If the font is too small, the MESSAGE is L O S T. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Effective Presentations <ul><li>Use.. </li></ul><ul><li>Bullet Points </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t </li></ul><ul><li>-Use complete sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Follow </li></ul><ul><li>- The 6-by-6 guideline, i.e., no more than six bullet points/ no more than six words in each bullet </li></ul><ul><li>- For bullet pts, use “animation” effect to “expand” ideas </li></ul>
  8. 8. Effective Presentations <ul><li>Avoid </li></ul><ul><li>Movement of slide elements while presenting </li></ul><ul><li>Why?? </li></ul><ul><li>-It distracts the audience </li></ul><ul><li>Do’s.. </li></ul><ul><li>- The text SHOULD appear on the correct spot on the slides </li></ul>
  9. 9. Effective Presentations <ul><li>Select.. </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Only use if.. </li></ul><ul><li>-adds to message on the slide </li></ul><ul><li>Remember </li></ul><ul><li>-Clip arts/graphics: distract, if not add to message </li></ul>
  10. 10. Effective Presentations <ul><li>Use.. </li></ul><ul><li>Proper chart (expresses the purpose) </li></ul><ul><li>GREAT way to present info if used properly.. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s the best way to go!! </li></ul><ul><li>For complex ideas </li></ul><ul><li>--In an overall graph, split a graph (smaller amts of data) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Effective Presentations <ul><li>Finally </li></ul><ul><li>Practise, Practise, Practise..!! </li></ul><ul><li>Best way to be comfortable— </li></ul><ul><li>-Actually feel prepared </li></ul><ul><li>-Practice your speech, as planned .. </li></ul><ul><li>-But do not memorise </li></ul><ul><li>Why?? A memorised speech sounds “canned ” </li></ul><ul><li>Remember </li></ul><ul><li>A GOOD PRESENTATION IS MORE LIKE A CONVERSATION </li></ul>
  12. 12. Effective Presentations—What have we talked about.. <ul><li>Your ready reckoner- </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on goal of presentation; use presentation structure </li></ul><ul><li>Select colours in high-contrast ; large fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Use bullet points ; built-in bullet text points </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid movement of slide-elements/ select graphics carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Use explanatory /purposeful charts </li></ul><ul><li>… And don’t just “read” them out! </li></ul>

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