Presentation Skills

Tell a story, engage the audience, leave them inspired, and sell your product or idea.
These modules provide a road-map for delivering effective presentations.

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  • Welcoming audience

  • Introducing the topic

  • Introducing yourself to build credibilty

  • Dealing with nervousness

  • Different purposes of presentations

  • The importance of knowing your audience

  • Opening a presentation

  • Greeting the audience

  • Introducing yourself

  • Introducing the topic/purpose

  • Presenting the outline

  • Organizational details

  • Getting the audience’s attention

Today’s topic is …

  • Welcoming audience

  • Introducing the topic

  • Introducing yourself to build credibilty

  • Dealing with nervousness

  • Welcoming audience

  • Introducing the topic

  • Introducing yourself to build credibilty

  • Dealing with nervousness

My next slide shows …

  • Presentation tools

  • Using approximate numbers

  • Creating effective visuals

  • Presenting visuals effectively

  • Introducing visuals

  • The rule of six

  • Emphasising important points

  • Making contrasts and describing change

As you can see from this graph …

  • Types of visuals

  • Describing graphs and charts

  • Interpreting visuals

  • Tips for describing trends

  • Talking about visuals

  • Talking about trends (verb tenses, adjectives and adverbs

To sum up …

  • Concluding a presentation

  • Strategies for a good conclusion

  • Summarising the main points

  • Making recommendations

  • Phrases for effective conclusions

  • Using your voice effectively (stressing words, making pauses)

Any questions?

  • Handling the question and answer session

  • Dealing with questions

  • Asking polite questions

  • Anticipating questions

  • Dealing with interruptions

  • Reforming questions