Course Outline

Brief Introduction

Types of presentation

  • consulting and information

    • designed to deliver

    • report as "just reading" the slide

    sales and persuasive (to be presented)

Preparation of slides

  • adapting the content to the duration of the presentation

  • selection scheme, create your own designs

  • way of presenting content - from general to specific or vice versa

  • selection of titles and range of content

  • visualization - graphs, tables, illustrations (graphics informative)

Preparing a Sales Deck

  • Sales slide deck

    • what to do before starting to design a slide deck,

    • what to include in a sales slides deck.

  • Slide composition

    • structuring the slides,

    • using visuals.

  • Including data

    • effective use of charts,

    • simplifying charts and graphs,

    • how to determine which data deserves a slide,

    • how not to overload your peers,

    • connecting MS Excel.

  • Amplifying your message

    • how to use your slide deck

Support Materials

  • notes for yourself

  • handout for customers

Personal competencies of good speakers

  • voice, diction, wordless message

  • self-presentation

  • ability to build credibility

Zero Hour, which I have in front of audience

  • last 15 minutes pre-concentrate

  • taming the tiger, which is about how to win the stage fright

  • first impression

  • making contact with customers

  • benefits from the break, the "effect of freshness" and not just

Errors that can be avoided

  • unconventional show about life insurance

  • too serious about handkerchiefs nose

  • Bored vs lack of specific details about the subject of presentation

Crisis situations, that is the art of improvisation

  • equipment failure

  • erroneous content on slides

  • tornado and other unforeseen circumstances

Overview of tools for interactive presentations

  • Creating Flash based presentations using Prezi

  • Haiku Deck: Another tool to create interactive Web and iOS based presentations

  • Creating animated narrator videos using GoAnimate

  • Balsamiq: Preparing effective Mockups and Wireframes

  • PowerPoint Addins

    • installing new plugins,,

    • PowerPointLabs,

    • Office Timeline,

    • Poll Everywhere,

    • PowerMockup,

    • Oomfo.

Practice makes perfect

  • AutoSummarize

  • Feedback from participants




A Good Knowledge of Powerpoint is highly recommended. 

 14 Hours

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