Presentation SkillsBringing out the presenter in YOU…
Why should we learn presentation               skills• Presentation skills are a basic necessity in  every field• Right pr...
A guide on how to start a presentation•   Get people’s attention•   Welcome them•   Introduce yourself•   State your purpo...
Signposting• Move on to the next point by using ‘move on’• Move on to the next subject by using ‘turn to’• When you want t...
Survival Language• What to do if facts are wrong? – I’m  sorry, what I meant is…• If your are going too fast – Let me reca...
Dealing with nerves• Don’t make yourself nervous because you are  nervous• Walk off your excessive nervousness• Don’t let ...
Gestures•   A friendly face•   Maintain eyes contact with audience•   Use your hands to illustrate and affirm an idea•   U...
Dealing with questions• If it’s a good question, thank the person and  answer it• If a question is irrelevant say so and t...
Conclusion• Acquiring good presentation skills is more of  an art that requires constant  practice, enthusiasm and passion...
References• http://www.effective-public-speaking.com
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Presentation skills

  1. 1. Presentation SkillsBringing out the presenter in YOU…
  2. 2. Why should we learn presentation skills• Presentation skills are a basic necessity in every field• Right presentation skills resources enhance the way an idea is conveyed• Presentation skills are a must effective communication
  3. 3. A guide on how to start a presentation• Get people’s attention• Welcome them• Introduce yourself• State your purpose• State how you want to deal with questions
  4. 4. Signposting• Move on to the next point by using ‘move on’• Move on to the next subject by using ‘turn to’• When you want to discuss more on a subject use ‘expand’ or ‘elaborate’• When you want to go off the subject you ‘digress’• When you want to go back to an earlier point to use ‘go back’
  5. 5. Survival Language• What to do if facts are wrong? – I’m sorry, what I meant is…• If your are going too fast – Let me recap on that…• If you have been too complicated – So, basically what I’m saying is…• If you can’t remember the English term – Sorry, what is the word I’m looking for…
  6. 6. Dealing with nerves• Don’t make yourself nervous because you are nervous• Walk off your excessive nervousness• Don’t let your legs go to sleep• Work your wrists, arms and legs to relieve them of tension• Work your jaw by moving it side to side• Repeat positive affirmations to yourself
  7. 7. Gestures• A friendly face• Maintain eyes contact with audience• Use your hands to illustrate and affirm an idea• Use the space between you and the audience• Involve your whole body in the presentation
  8. 8. Dealing with questions• If it’s a good question, thank the person and answer it• If a question is irrelevant say so and take the next one• Some may be unnecessary because you have given the answer• So may be difficult so answer as much as you know and ask the person raising the it what they think
  9. 9. Conclusion• Acquiring good presentation skills is more of an art that requires constant practice, enthusiasm and passion.• For the sake of effective communication presentation skills should be a part of every student aspiring to reach the zenith of the corporate world.
  10. 10. References• http://www.effective-public-speaking.com

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