Presentation Skills Vinayak Narayanan
Agenda Introduction Effective presentation Planning & Preparing your presentation Before you begin Opening your presentati...
Introduction What is Presentation ? Relevance ? Presenting is a Skill…Developed through experience and training. “ Great s...
Effective Presentation Audience centered Accomplishes objective Fun & informative for presenter and audience  Conducted wi...
Basic   Requirement <ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>How to develop yours? </li></ul><ul><li>Read, Read and Speak! </li>...
Planning your presentation <ul><li>Do homework on the topic </li></ul><ul><li>Ask  for help if you need to rehearse or hav...
Preparing your presentation <ul><li>P ay attention to  the  flow </li></ul><ul><li>Pre pare  PPT  with points to talk on <...
Presentation Sequence <ul><li>Effective visual aids usage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Serve audience’s needs, not speaker’s </li...
Before you begin.. <ul><li>Arrive early </li></ul><ul><li>Download/Prepare your presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Verify audi...
Opening your presentation <ul><li>Introduce yourself  </li></ul><ul><li>Why should they listen </li></ul><ul><li>Clearly d...
Presenting.. Microphone etiquettes. Vocal Techniques Emphasis on words/phrases Body language <ul><ul><li>Eye contact, Gest...
Presentation tips 1. Smile 2. Breathe 3. Notes 4. Finish On Or Under Time
Common mistakes Merely reading your presentation S top ping  in between Using  fillers Waiting  for  audience  response Sp...
Common mistakes Turning towards the presentation Others … Not preparing good content Throwing in jargon
Concluding presentations <ul><li>Summarize main points . </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize doubts that were unanswered </li></ul...
Responsibilities as audience Show genuine interest in learning Cell phone etiquettes. Emails/messengers/Browsing Talking/D...
Conclusion - Be Fun & informative for presenter and audience  Presentation can, - Boost self confidence  - Build a positiv...
Thank You Questions ??
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Presentation skills

  1. 1. Presentation Skills Vinayak Narayanan
  2. 2. Agenda Introduction Effective presentation Planning & Preparing your presentation Before you begin Opening your presentation During presentation Presentation Tips Common mistakes Concluding Responsibilities of audience
  3. 3. Introduction What is Presentation ? Relevance ? Presenting is a Skill…Developed through experience and training. “ Great speakers aren’t born, they are trained.”
  4. 4. Effective Presentation Audience centered Accomplishes objective Fun & informative for presenter and audience Conducted within timeframe
  5. 5. Basic Requirement <ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>How to develop yours? </li></ul><ul><li>Read, Read and Speak! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Planning your presentation <ul><li>Do homework on the topic </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for help if you need to rehearse or have stage fear . </li></ul><ul><li>Make content interesting </li></ul><ul><li>Know your audience </li></ul>
  7. 7. Preparing your presentation <ul><li>P ay attention to the flow </li></ul><ul><li>Pre pare PPT with points to talk on </li></ul><ul><li>Rehearse your presentation . </li></ul><ul><li>Use colors wisely. </li></ul><ul><li>Include code snippets/screenshot/image </li></ul>
  8. 8. Presentation Sequence <ul><li>Effective visual aids usage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Serve audience’s needs, not speaker’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple and clear </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplement presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outline of main points </li></ul></ul>Content sequencing.
  9. 9. Before you begin.. <ul><li>Arrive early </li></ul><ul><li>Download/Prepare your presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Verify audio/visual aids </li></ul>
  10. 10. Opening your presentation <ul><li>Introduce yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Why should they listen </li></ul><ul><li>Clearly define scope of your presentation </li></ul>
  11. 11. Presenting.. Microphone etiquettes. Vocal Techniques Emphasis on words/phrases Body language <ul><ul><li>Eye contact, Gestures, Posture </li></ul></ul>Use of space <ul><li>Verbal fillers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Umm, like, understood no, ok </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Presentation tips 1. Smile 2. Breathe 3. Notes 4. Finish On Or Under Time
  13. 13. Common mistakes Merely reading your presentation S top ping in between Using fillers Waiting for audience response Speaking too fast Not maintaining eye contact Speaking in dull & monotonous voice Continued …
  14. 14. Common mistakes Turning towards the presentation Others … Not preparing good content Throwing in jargon
  15. 15. Concluding presentations <ul><li>Summarize main points . </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize doubts that were unanswered </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions </li></ul>
  16. 16. Responsibilities as audience Show genuine interest in learning Cell phone etiquettes. Emails/messengers/Browsing Talking/Discussing Appreciation
  17. 17. Conclusion - Be Fun & informative for presenter and audience Presentation can, - Boost self confidence - Build a positive image - Other benefits …
  18. 18. Thank You Questions ??

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