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1 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Making Presentations

2 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Context “Set the Room” Audience as client/customer Persuade Inform

3 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Making Presentations Preparing a Presentation Preparing Yourself Delivering a Presentation

4 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Making PowerPoint Slides Readable This is a “sans serif” style font. AaBbCc FfGgHh IiJjKk NnOoQq This is a “serif” style font. AaBbCc FfGgHh IiJjKk NnOoQq In both examples above, the font size is 24 points. This text is 18 points.

5 © 2014 R.P. Vitale This font is called “Arial” This font is called “Tahoma” This font is called “Times New Roman” This font is called “castellar” This font is called “Comic Sans MS” This font is called “Calibri” Fonts All are 24 point.

6 © 2014 R.P. Vitale This is bright red on my LCD screen. This is orange on my LCD screen. This is gold on my LCD screen. This is bright green. All projectors will not have the same color balance. Colors can make a big difference.

7 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Client Identification Appropriate colors and background Slide Layout

8 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Don’t distract audience with background A bright, well-lit room  Light background with dark text is best. A dark, low-light room  dark background with light text. Avoid the cheesy, cliché templates. You don’t want do have the same exact design as the guy presenting right after you, do you? Don’t Be Cheesy!

9 Making Presentations © 2010 R. P. Vitale

10 Making Presentations Preparing a Presentation Preparing Yourself Delivering a Presentation

11 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Tell a Story Not just information!  What people relate to  Hear what is easy  Tell the story about the data Organize your Talk

12 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Avoid Focus on Unnecessary details Minimize number of lines & bullets Don’t lose audience in your visual aids – avoid unnecessary visual distractions Communicate, Don’t Inundate

13 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Style? Note Cards? Memorized? Written/Read? Podium?

14 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Visual Rhetoric Part of communication process Impressions – interpret the world Persuaded by  Color  Design  Fonts  Clothing  Sincerity

15 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Context Determined by content Audience judgments and beliefs Every presentation makes a choice Font size, Spacing Headings, Colors If you use defaults you communicate You don’t know design Little creativity, effort, interest

16 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Your designs introduce you follow professional design standards visual appeal proper grammar and punctuation designs and language that match the audience and culture. Credibility

17 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Do not attempt to show great detail (such as a spreadsheet). Your audience will not be able to read it and they most likely aren’t interested in that level of detail. Numbers should be rounded: Sales of $4,756, should be shown as Sales: > $4.7 million or Sales: ~ $4.8 million

18 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Audience Language ABS 10K Proforma Backlite Points Other Media Issues

19 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Your slides are your outline No need for pages of notes But don’t talk to your slides!

20 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Advantages to you: Allow yourself flexibility Adjust pace based on audience

21 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Preparing a Presentation Preparing Yourself Delivering a Presentation

22 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Know the material. Believe in yourself. Understand appearances. Know your habits.

23 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Practice Not just an effort to remember stuff Don’t practice habits that don’t work!

24 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Preparing a Presentation Preparing Yourself Delivering a Presentation

25 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Be Prepared What could possibly go wrong?

26 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Know your audience. Know the room and layout. Control the room.

27 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Making Presentations Wrap-up Preparing a Presentation Preparing Yourself Delivering a Presentation

28 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Life After Death by PowerPoint

29 © 2014 R.P. Vitale Questions?


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