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Young Modellers’ Forum 2000 Guide to Presentation Skills. David Manallack December 1 st 2000. Outline. Why? Image Essential Presentation Skills Nerves Structure of a Presentation Questions Visual and Presentation Aids Others + summary. Image.

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Young modellers forum 2000 guide to presentation skills

Young Modellers’ Forum 2000Guide to Presentation Skills

David Manallack

December 1st 2000


Outline
Outline

  • Why?

  • Image

  • Essential Presentation Skills

  • Nerves

  • Structure of a Presentation

  • Questions

  • Visual and Presentation Aids

  • Others + summary


Image
Image

  • First impressions count (remember the interview analogy)

  • Smart dress (should suit the meeting)

    • no Dilbert ties

    • no visible pens

    • no badges (i.e. want audience to focus on the speaker)

  • Think about image in terms of ‘will it detract from what I’m saying?’


Essential presentation skills
Essential Presentation Skills

  • Volume (no monotones) and variation

  • Speed

  • Emphasis

  • Use pauses (no umms or errs)

  • Speak clearly, and explain clearly

  • Direct peoples eyes

  • No typographicol errors (Hawkeye is out there)


Essential presentation skills 2
Essential Presentation Skills - 2

  • Smile (with sincerity)

  • Eye contact

  • Use hands (as a visual aid, not a windmill)

  • Move around (if appropriate). Don’t dance

  • Keep to time

  • Be enthusiastic


Nerves
Nerves

  • Use them to your advantage (control them)

  • Prepare, Prepare, Prepare, read, read, read

  • Use discrete notes [wean yourself over time]

  • The audience is willing you on

  • Don’t panic if your lose your place. 2 seconds to the audience may seem like a minute to you. (The audience is forgiving)


Nerves 2
Nerves - 2

  • Practice (not too many times) [keep your edge]

  • No booze, take deep breaths before you begin

  • Develop mental relaxation techniques

  • Volunteer to give talks


Structure of a presentation
Structure of a Presentation

  • Beginning

    • possibly have an attention grabber (“quote”)

    • set the scene

  • Middle

    • what do I want to get across

    • logical sequence

  • End

    • summarise key points

    • conclude (i.e. what it means and what happens next)

    • possible return to attention grabber


Questions
Questions

  • Know your stuff

  • If you don’t know

    • ask them to repeat (time thing)

    • rephrase it back (time thing)

    • be honest

    • delegate

  • Tense situations - take it out of the room

  • Anticipate questions and prepare accordingly


Visual and presentation aids
Visual and Presentation Aids

  • Where will I stand (can audience see?)

  • Rehearse with actual transparencies / slides / PowerPoint and an audience

  • Revolver - 6 bullets/slide (i.e. not too busy) Possibly use reveal method if appropriate.

  • Use walk around microphone

  • Consider props

  • Wow them with technology (movies/WWW etc)


Others points summary
Others Points + Summary

  • No click pens or coins

  • Two hands for lasers

  • Choose a champion

  • Practice and read

  • Go on a course

  • One more to make 6 bullets


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