2Opening Slide(s) In-House Presentation: For a Customer: Company Name & LogoProject TitleAudience Greeting/IdentificationYour Name & TitleFor a Customer:Put their logo large at top; yours small at bottom
3Special Welcome to Livonia Butterbeans, Welcome Egg Lovers!Special Welcome to Livonia Butterbeans,2014 Egg QueenEGGS-ilicious Corporation
4EGGS-ilicious Corporation EGGspansion John CarlbergMarketing Division
5FormatBullet PointsSlides should have brief, concise text, usually in bullet format. These bullet points are merely the cues—you will elaborate fully upon them when you speak.
6OverviewBegin with an overview of your presentation to orient your audienceThe 4 PsDeliveryVisualsHandoutsClosings
7IntroductionDelivering your presentations effectively involves using a proven four-step process: Plan, Prepare, Practice, and Present. Follow these guidelines and you and your message will have high impact on your audiences.
8Plan Identify and describe your audience Knowledge Experience Needs Goals
9Identify and organize your key points Plan (cont’d)Define the purpose of your talk based on the outcome you seek with your audience:InformPersuadeMotivate to actionSellTeachTrainTIPIdentify and organize your key points
10Prepare Establish a positive Mind-Set Value your message. Visualize yourself succeeding.Visualize your audience responding.Give yourself pep talks.
11Prepare (cont’d) Prepare an attention-getting Opening Use a question related to audience need.Pay a sincere compliment.Relate a relevant incident.
12TIP Develop transitions or bridges between key points. Prepare (cont’d)Illustrate and support Key Points with evidence and visuals.StatisticsAnalogiesDemonstrationsTestimonialsIncidentsExhibitsTIP Develop transitions or bridges between key points.
13Prepare (cont’d) Prepare a memorable Close Dramatize your ideas. Throw down a challenge.Use a motivating statement.Restate the key benefit.Deliver a convincing summary.
14Practice Practice your presentation and review your visuals for ClarityRelevancyEye-appealVisibilityQualityMemorability
15Practice (cont’d)Practice your presentation before an audience, coach, video camera. Receive feedback and coaching onStrong opening.Clear key points.Logical flow using clear transitionsCredible evidence. and...
16Practice (cont’d) Also receive feedback and coaching on Memorable close.Clarity of message.Identifying distracting mannerisms.Results achieved.
17Present Rely on the fundamentals Own your subject. Feel positive about your talk.Project to your audience the value of your message.
18Present (cont’d) Make a positive first impression: Establish eye-contact.Display poised, confident body language.Be relaxed.Be well groomed.
19Present (cont’d) Build rapport with the audience: Be sincere. Be yourself.Say “we” not “you.”Talk in terms of your audience’s interest.Involve your audience.
20Close your presentation to make a favorable, lasting impression Present (cont’d)Hold the attention of the audience:Be enthusiastic--SMILE!Use vivid words.Express yourself clearly and concisely.Tell a story.Have an upbeat voice.Have proper body animation.TIPClose your presentation to make a favorable, lasting impression
21Remember to PLAN / PREPARE / PRACTICE / PRESENT Present (cont’d)Strive for continuous improvement:Measure the success of your talk.Identify the strengths as well as areas to improve.Decide how you will improve the next talk.TIPRemember to PLAN / PREPARE / PRACTICE / PRESENT
37Two Closings First Second Segue into it with a recap of main points Say thanks and solicit questionsSecondAnother thanks and, since this is final impression time, include such things as:Your slogan/proposalYour name and contact infoAny other valuable resources (personnel, Web sites, etc.)