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PowerPoint Training FECOFUN November 14, 2008 Kelli Fraser and Reejuta Sharma
Why are we here? 1.Design Basics 2.Content selection 3.What do I get out of it?
You are the presenter.. PowerPoint is your visual aid.
Audience appeal Purpose What will they DO? Know your audience!
Mottled Background Darker Font
Design basics – title page Title that explains the core Date of presentation Name of presenter Place where you will be presenting Your logo
Design basics – font Maximum of 2 different fonts One sans-serif; one serif Standard sizes for title, body, footer Use basic fonts so easier to read Font size: point Use CAPS on first letters of titles
Design basics – font Certain combinations of fonts evoke a certain mood.
Design basics – colour colour palate/colour schemes Template layout + logo’s colour palate Consider a standard layout
Design basics – backgrounds Background fill: white Power of Text colour: black, dark blue, dark green Highlight: red
Design basics – pages Max 8 words a line Max 8 lines a slide Footer gives you extra publicity space (logo/website) Body content not in header Move pages with slide sorter
Design additions: animation Words or images “fly in” (+ speed/sounds) Unprofessional - text emphasis only Page transition
Design additions: photos Make it professional Understand direction
Appeal: general audience? Appeal: forester?
Other design additions Inserting video Slide show: record narration
Meeting helpers: handouts Ideal not to use slides How to print: –File Print –In pop up box: “print what” and select “handouts”
Meeting helpers: notes Below the main frame you can add speaking notes –File Print –In pop up box: “print what” and select “notes pages”
Other meeting helpers “Meeting Minder” while in slide show Tools: spell check, compare & merge File: “pack and go” or “convert”; Save as web file or Presentation Slide show: hide slide Converting to.pdf
Content selection: slides 1: Why are we here? 2: What is the project or problem? 3-4: Background 5: Solution or proposal 6: How we will get there? 7: Policy challenges 8: Next steps 9: Summary of critical path 10: Contact information
Golden rule 10/20/30
Last slide A BUSINESS CARD! Your name and title Your organization Your Your phone number Your organization’s Web site