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105 Good Presentations

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How to Make an Effective Presentation

Kerstin Siakas

Alexander Technological Educational Institution of Thessaloniki Department of Informatics
iQMS for TMs V2.0

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© Kerstin Siakas, ATEI of Thessaloniki, Department of Informatics

Part I 


How to organise the presentation How to deal with questions

Part II 

How to make an attractive slideshow

Conclusion

iQMS for TMs V2.0

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Department of Informatics .An effective presentation should always have: an introduction a body a conclusion iQMS for TMs V2. ATEI of Thessaloniki.0 3 © Kerstin Siakas.

Signal the beginning 2. Greet your audience 3. Give the title and introduce the subject [slide 1] 5. Department of Informatics . Introduce yourself 4. Introduction 1.I.0 4 © Kerstin Siakas. Mention the supports iQMS for TMs V2. ATEI of Thessaloniki.

Make a transition between the introduction and the body iQMS for TMs V2. Department of Informatics . Mention the time needed 8.0 5 © Kerstin Siakas.Introduction 6. ATEI of Thessaloniki. Welcome questions 9. Announce the outline [slide 2] 7.

5 ] The information should be: 1. ATEI of Thessaloniki.0 6 © Kerstin Siakas. Body [slide 3. easy to understand iQMS for TMs V2. Department of Informatics .4. well structured 2.II. signposted 3.

repeat and summarize 5. Department of Informatics .II. highlight the important points iQMS for TMs V2. Body and don t hesitate to: 4. ATEI of Thessaloniki.0 7 © Kerstin Siakas. rephrase.

ATEI of Thessaloniki. Summarize the content and emphasize the main important points [last slide] THEN 3. Signal the end of the presentation 2. Conclusion 1. Give your personal opinion (if necessary) iQMS for TMs V2. Department of Informatics .III.0 8 © Kerstin Siakas.

III.0 9 © Kerstin Siakas. Conclusion 4. Department of Informatics . ATEI of Thessaloniki. Close your presentation 5. Ask for questions and comments iQMS for TMs V2.

0 10 © Kerstin Siakas. ATEI of Thessaloniki.How to deal with questions 1. When they are embarrassing iQMS for TMs V2. When they are easy to answer 2. Department of Informatics .

ATEI of Thessaloniki.0 11 © Kerstin Siakas.1. Department of Informatics . easy to answer Structure your answers (tripled) Keep them short! iQMS for TMs V2.

0 12 © Kerstin Siakas. embarrassing questions Either the question is not clear p Rephrase it and ask for confirmation Or you don t know! p Be honest iQMS for TMs V2.2. Department of Informatics . ATEI of Thessaloniki.

Any questions ? 13 .

Some tips for a good PowerPoint slideshow 14 .

0 15 © Kerstin Siakas.Font size If you use a small font. Department of Informatics . ATEI of Thessaloniki. your audience won t be able to read This is a 20-point font This is a 28-point font This is a 32-point font This is a 40-point font This is a 44-point font iQMS for TMs V2.

Department of Informatics . Use a font colour that contrasts sharply with the Use of Colour background a font colour that does not contrast with the background colour is hard to read     a different colour for each point is unnecessary Trying to be creative can also be bad Bright colours can put a strain on the eyes iQMS for TMs V2.0 16 © Kerstin Siakas. ATEI of Thessaloniki.

0 17 © Kerstin Siakas. It is difficult to read iQMS for TMs V2.Font style  Don¶t use complicated fonts  Use sans serif typefaces  CAPITALIZE ONLY WHEN NECESSARY. Department of Informatics . ATEI of Thessaloniki.

0 18 © Kerstin Siakas.Check your slides for    speling mistakes the use of of repeated words grammatical errors you may have make iQMS for TMs V2. Department of Informatics . ATEI of Thessaloniki.

Department of Informatics . Don t try to cram a lot of text on every slide and avoid long and complete sentences. Use bullet points and keywords only! No more than six bullets per slide and six words per bullet is a good rule. ATEI of Thessaloniki. iQMS for TMs V2.0 19 © Kerstin Siakas. otherwise the audience will spend too much time trying to read what is written instead of listening to you.Use key words This page contains too many words for a presentation slide.

Department of Informatics . ATEI of Thessaloniki.Background Fancy or busy backgrounds are distracting iQMS for TMs V2.0 20 © Kerstin Siakas.

0 21 © Kerstin Siakas. Department of Informatics .Animation Don t overuse animation and special effects People tend to stop listening while they are watching iQMS for TMs V2. ATEI of Thessaloniki.

Bear in mind   Your slideshow is NOT your presentation It s only there to help your audience keep it simple (KISS principle) Make it attractive and to the point iQMS for TMs V2.0 22 © Kerstin Siakas. ATEI of Thessaloniki. Department of Informatics .

ATEI of Thessaloniki.0 23 © Kerstin Siakas.In conclusion An effective presentation is:    accurate well organised and signposted visually attractive iQMS for TMs V2. Department of Informatics .

ATEI of Thessaloniki.In conclusion A good presenter is     well prepared able to deal with questions enthusiastic and confident aware of his/her audience iQMS for TMs V2.0 24 © Kerstin Siakas. Department of Informatics .

ATEI of Thessaloniki. Department of Informatics .0 25 © Kerstin Siakas.Thank you for your attention iQMS for TMs V2.

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