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1 Presentations: The Basics CTL Presentation Skills team …hello!

2 Today’s Agenda ▪ We’ll explore and discuss some key questions about presentations ▪ 45 minutes in length (aim to end 5 minutes to the hour) ▪ Please feel welcome to ask questions at any point throughout this workshop! …this much time left!

3 GOAL What is the GOAL of your presentation?

4 What is the GOAL of your presentation? ▪ To entertain ▪ To persuade ▪ To move action ▪ To demonstrate knowledge mastery ▪ To inform ▪ To confuse or misdirect ▪ To touch emotions

5 Should you care who your audience is?

6 The best presenters will “speak” to their audience, using the right tone and message Types of Audiences: ▪ EXPERTS ▪ MANAGERIAL/PROFESSIONAL ▪ GENERAL PUBLIC/LAY AUDIENCE YES!

7 What “IS” a presentation?

8 ▪ The Speech ▪ Body Language ▪ Use of Equipment ▪ The Environment ▪ Preparation Bender, P. U. (1993). Secrets of power presentations: focusing on effective, dynamic and impressive business presentations. Achievement Group,[1994].

9 How do you BEGIN your presentation?

10 ▪ Go from the familiar to the unfamiliar ▪ Tell a Story ▪ Acknowledge the occasion & audience ▪ Quotations ▪ Make a striking statement ▪ Use an unusual statistic ▪ Ask the audience a challenging question ▪ Ask for a show of hands ▪ Make a Promise ▪ Present an outline Bender, P. U. (1993). Secrets of power presentations: focusing on effective, dynamic and impressive business presentations. Achievement Group,[1994].

11 How do you FINISH your presentation?

12 ▪ Summarize your presentation ▪ Close with an Anecdote ▪ With a Call to Action ▪ Ask a Rhetorical Question ▪ Make a Statement ▪ End the same way you began Bender, P. U. (1993). Secrets of power presentations: focusing on effective, dynamic and impressive business presentations. Achievement Group,[1994].

13 What can you do in-between?

14 Structure your presentation: ▪ Chronological/Historical: Past, Present, Future ▪ Sequential: First, Second, Third ▪ Categorical: Oranges, Apples, Bananas ▪ Compare and Contrast Extremes ▪ Hierarchical: Top, Middle, Bottom ▪ Reviews Options & Give Recommendations ▪ Expanding Radius: Individual, Neighbourhood, Community Bender, P. U. (1993). Secrets of power presentations: focusing on effective, dynamic and impressive business presentations. Achievement Group,[1994].

15 How can you connect with your audience?

16 ▪ Direct References ▪ Mutual References ▪ Ask Questions ▪ Contemporize ▪ Localize ▪ Provide Data ▪ Customize your first slide Weissman, J. (2011). Presentations in action: 80 memorable presentation lessons from the masters. Pearson Education.

17 How do you get your message across?

18 ▪ Speak to—not at—your audience ▪ Face the audience ▪ Don’t rush it ▪ Know what you can skip ▪ Respond to questions Kosslyn, S. M. (2007). Clear and to the point: 8 psychological principles for compelling PowerPoint presentations. Oxford University Press.

19 THANK-YOU! CTL Presentation Skills team


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