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Elements of Successful Presentations. Objectives. You will gain an understanding of the elements of successful presentations, resulting in improved communication of your message. You will learn to apply basic design elements for creating supporting visual aids. . Communication:.

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Objectives

  • You will gain an understanding of the elements of successful presentations, resulting in improved communication of your message.

  • You will learn to apply basic design elements for creating supporting visual aids.


Communication:

2 A giving or exchanging of information, signals, or messages as by talk, gestures, or writing

5 The art of expressing ideas, especially in speech and writing

Webster’s New World Dictionary, 3rd ed.


Communication:

Communication influences thoughts, feelings, and actions.

Information merely informs

Use the 80/20 Rule


Presentations

“There are two types of speakers: those that are nervous and those that are liars.”

Mark Twain


Types of Presentations

  • Informative

  • Persuasive


Presentation Basics

What is the purpose?

  • Who is the audience?

  • WIIFM? What’s in it for me?


Presentation Basics

Preparing the presentation

  • Begin with the conclusion

  • Develop a strong intro and close


Presentation Basics

The introduction

  • Let’s them know why they are there

  • Grabs their attention


Presentation Basics

The body

  • The heart of the message—details, facts

  • Keep it simple—don’t bog them down


Presentation Basics

The closing

  • Reinforces WIIFM

  • Helps them remember the key points

  • Lets them know what actions to take


Presentation Basics

The essentials of the message

  • Clarity

You want your message to shine through


Presentation Basics

The essentials of the message

  • Consistency

Stay on point

Adhere to good grammar rules


Presentation Basics

The essentials of the message

  • Medium

Choose what will deliver your message effectively—to the right audience!


Presentation Basics

The essentials of the message

  • Relevancy

The right information for the right audience


Presentation Basics

The essentials of the message

  • Primacy/Recency

You want the audience to remember both the opening and close of your presentation


Presentation Basics

Be prepared

  • Know your material

  • Prepare materials ahead of time


Presentation Basics

Be prepared

  • Rehearse it!

  • Get a handle on timing


Presentation Basics

Be prepared

  • Create visuals with key points

  • Become comfortable w/ equipment


Presentation Basics

Be prepared

  • Become familiar with the room

  • Match clothing to the audience


Presentation Basics

Engage your audience!

  • Use questions and discussions

  • Create activities to bring the topic to life


Elements of successful presentations
Elements of Successful Presentations

Animation issues

Welcome to the MALC Elements of Successful Presentations Session. I apologize upfront. I am not an expert in this topic, but we could not find anyone to do it. So, I’ve done a little reading and educated myself about communication . So, we’ll make the best of it.

Objectives:

WE have several important objectives for the session today, all of which are designed to help you achieve your ultimate goal—becoming a more effective communicator. I assure you that all of the objectives are measurable and achievable, and can be evaluated—both quantitatively and anecdotally. When we are through today, you will have mastered them, thus being one step closer to becoming a strong communicator.

Questions?

Types of Presentations

Inform

Teach

Motivate

Sell

Persuade

Text issues

Content issues

Design issues


Background and images are relevant to topic

Font is large and legible

Color scheme is congruent

Elements of Successful Presentations


Presentations

“There are two types of speakers: those that are nervous and those that are liars.”

Mark Twain

Why the black Background?


Presentation Basics

Be prepared

Limit bullet items

  • Know your material

  • Prepare materials ahead of time

Keep to the center


Objectives

  • You will gain an understanding of the elements of successful presentations, resulting in improved communication of your message.

  • You will learn to apply basic design elements for creating supporting visual aids.


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