SHARON KARWOWSKI, AFC ANNE BARTON, AFC, CPFM So You Have to Present to Your Board of Trustees
Agenda Types of presentations Where to start How to do it Avoid pitfalls What’s next
Types of Presentations Informative Demonstrative Persuasive Entertaining
Where to Start Find out who your audience will be Determine purpose of the presentation Determine what type of presentation you will give Begin to draft key points
How to Do It 10-20-30 rule 10 slides 20 minutes 30 point font Walk a mile in their shoes Know your audience
How To Do It Create your “promise” to deliver 15 word summary of your presentation Opening statement Be early for set up – test technology
How To Do It State your “promise” up front Involve the audience immediately Thank each participant who shares Slow down – make eye contact Key points – don’t read slides Share personal stories Project your voice
How To Do It Practice! Spontaneous gestures Have fun
Pitfalls Don’t put too many details on slides Don’t overdue animation Don’t let your power point “take over the show” Remember – you are the expert!
What’s Next? Volunteer to present Practice makes perfect To increase comfort level Present, present, present!