Presentation Skills

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Effective Communication remains the key in all these objectives and their manifestation through various tools-techniques or form of presentation. The Presenter has to prove that there is a presence and that has to be taken seriously. One needs to make sense by the content and the delivery of the content. A Presentation is defined as "a live mode of sharing information with a select audience." It is an organised representation of your thoughts and ideas, substantiated by facts and research. Hence, preparation remains the foundation of a successful presentation. It is ann oral communication to an audience that has come or is being invited to give time. When we take time from someone, we need to make sense to them.


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Presentation Skills:

Presentation Skills Submitted By: ( B.Tech . Civil Engg ) Aanchal Jain (A2315810070) Saanchi Singh (A2315810086) Neha Aggarwal (A2325110008) Deepak Gariya (A2315810064) Submitted to: Parveen Sharma


The most critical step in preparation is understanding the purpose Why am I giving this presentation? What do I want the audience know or to do at the end of the presentation? How do I want the audience to feel ? Planning

Preparing Content:

3 A’s Analyze your AUDIENCE. Define what ACTION you want them to take. Arrange your ARGUMENT to move them. Preparing Content

Sections of a Presentation:

There are 3 sections of a presentation: 1. Introduction 2. Main Body 3. Conclusion Sections of a Presentation


For taking the attention and convincing them to listen to you. Never apologize for anything which is an ERROR. Make your audience think that they are going to be informed, entertained or entertained. Start your speech with Power . Introduction

Main elements in Introduction :

Begin your talk with an attention getter . With an interesting story or a question or observation. Next, tell what is in it for them. Increase your credibility by relating something about your background and expertise. (Credibility Statement) Main elements in Introduction


Present your agenda: the Outline “Tell them what you are going to tell them, Tell them, and Tell them what you just told them” What do you expect of the audience Inform them on question-answer session etc.

Main Body:

Deliver what you promised in the shortest and most interesting way Keep in mind in structuring your message that Attention cycle & Pacing Use repetition for remembering Main Body


Use stories and examples for connection & association Use intensity by tone of your voice, colors and bolds are for visual intensity Use visuals, hands, graphics, statistics, group participation etc.


Repeat your main idea or begin with “Let’s review the main points we’ve covered” Last opportunity to emphasize main points. Must be strong and persuasive. You call for and encourage appropriate action. Conclusion

To Do in Visuals:

Check equipment Present one idea per slide Use dark background and light lettering Use maximum 6 lines per slide Use maximum 6 words per slide Keep slides simple To Do in Visuals (See ‘Designing Effective Presentations’ on

Avoid in Visuals:

Crowd information Turn your back to audience Just reading lines like notes Go back in slides for repeating Keeping the lights off longer than necessary Avoid in Visuals

Questions & Answers-Request Reaction:

Anticipate lines of questioning Rehearse Don’t rank questions Keep answers brief Be honest—don’t BS Avoid negative words Questions & Answers-Request Reaction


Don’t repeat negative questions Clarify question Defer to experts Move your eyes off questioner and to the audience If negative, end your response focused on somebody else

Podium Panic :

For some people, the thought of giving a presentation is more frightening than falling off a cliff, financial difficulties, snakes and even death. Podium Panic

Dealing with Podium Panic:

Audiences are forgiving Nervousness is usually invisible Be yourself-Do not wear a MASK Practice deep breathing/ visualization techniques Begin in your comfort zone Dealing with Podium Panic


Check out the room in advance Concentrate on the message Begin with a slow, well prepared intro; have a confident and clear conclusion Be prepared and practice


“Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.” -Dorothy Sarnoff


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