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  1. 1. Successful presentations BY KAMAL M. AL AMSRI Goodpresentations 1 How to make a good presentation?
  2. 2. Plan of the presentation  Why to make a presentation?  Preparations:  Choosing thetopic,learning aboutit.  Studyingtheaudience.  Choosingasuitable tool.  Practicing.  Let’s go …  Your behavior during the presentation.  Technical characteristics of the presentation. How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 2
  3. 3. Whyto make a presentation? Why presentations are important? Why we need presentation skills? Reduce miscommunication. Give insights to the audience. Reduce stress (of the presenters). Attract and interest the audience. How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 3
  4. 4. Basic preparations 1- Chooseyour topic. 2- Learn about your subject (try to master it!). 3- Learnas much as you can about your audience.  Findout whattheyknow (or thinktheyknow) andfeelabout.  Bereadyforquestionsand/orremarks. 4- Use a suitable presentation tool. 5- Practice before performing. How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 4
  5. 5. Choose your topic according to: 1- Thepresentation’s purpose (persuation,Information, explaining,…). 2- Theaudience: Level of difficulty andformality. Avoid controversy. 3- Theoccasion:course, celebration, ceremony,conference,… How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 5
  6. 6. Adapt your presentation to your audience: Their knowledgeon the topic: experts, beginners, … Their education level : collegestudents, schoolchildren,higher education graduates, ... Their needs and interests: instructions,motivation, information,clarification, … Demographics:age, gender, and race. How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 6
  7. 7. Choose your tool…  Many presentations tools (software): MS PowerPoint And alternative (or comlpementary) tools:  Prezi (personal or Prezi For Business)…  Adobe reader …  OpenOffice Impress  SlideDog ,  Videos,  … How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 7
  8. 8. Practice before performing… Test your knowledge … Try the timing … Will you have the time to present ALLyour ideas ? Give people the time to read the slide … Test clarity and coherenceof ideas and graphics. Test your software and material. How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 8
  9. 9. Let’s go! General tips… Keepit simple: concentrate on your coreMessage. Start strongly. ... Smileand makeeye contact with your audience. How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 9
  10. 10. Your behavior during the presentation Use your voice effectively. Use your body too.  makeyour gesturesopenandconfident.  movenaturallyaround thestage.  moveamongtheaudiencetoo, ifpossible. Relax, BreatheandEnjoy. Tel stories aboutyour topic. How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 10 AGAIN: concentrate on your core Message!
  11. 11. Quality of the slides… Choosethe right fonts and colors. Use masks (MS PowerPoint) … Use MStemplates or create yours … Use few and suitable transitions and animations (simple and standard)…  Limittransitions& builds(animations). Number your slides. Avoid mistakes … How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 11 Try to be standard …
  12. 12. Big and bold fonts BIG andBOLD fonts are clear and powerful… Limit bullet points & text. How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 12
  13. 13. Too dense = illegible ! How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 13 Evaluate ….
  14. 14. The10-20-30 Rule for Slideshows PowerPoint presentation should: 1- haveten slides, 2- last no more than twenty minutes, and 3- contain no font smaller than thirty points. How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 14
  15. 15. Use graphics and illustrations… To invoke emotions… To motivate… To explain … To impress … … How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 15
  16. 16. Payattention to colors … Are color suitable for the subject?  e.g.bleufor IT,greenfordevelopment,…  Useflatcolors … Be sureto have a “good” contrastin order to be visible … Certain colors (combination of colors) pose problems for certain audiences…  Forexample,brightredandbrightgreenclashwithone anotherformany audience participants How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 16
  17. 17. Color blinded test, Daltony, Daltonian Color blindness, color vision deficiency : 7% of men, 0.5% of women … How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 17
  18. 18. Colors and emotions … Red stimulates attention to detail and excitement. Blue is associated with conservatism and tranquility (used in the corporate world). Green is perceived as warm and emotive, and encourages discussion and interaction. Purple is considered exotic and luxurious. How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 18
  19. 19. Contrast is essential for thevisibility … How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 19 Text 1 Text 2 Text 4 Text 3 Text 7 Text 5 Text 6 Text 8 Text 9 2 3
  20. 20. What do think about this? ‫الشريحة‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬ ‫الشريحة‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫هذ‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫ه‬ ‫الشريحة‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫أ‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫في‬ ‫يك‬ ‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬‫؟‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫الشريحة‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬ ‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشري‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫حة‬‫؟‬‫ما‬ ‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫ال‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫شريحة‬‫؟‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫هذه‬‫الشريحة‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫الشريحة‬‫؟‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫الشريحة‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬‫هذه‬ ‫في‬‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫هذ‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫ه‬ ‫الشريحة‬‫؟‬‫؟‬ ‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬ How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 20
  21. 21. You can be creative, but … Be careful to the patterns. Be clear… Always, focus on the message … How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 21
  22. 22. Avoid backgrounds with patterns … ‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬ ‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬ ‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫ه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫ذه‬ ‫الشريحة‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬‫في‬ ‫أيك‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫؟‬‫ر‬ ‫ما‬‫أيك‬ ‫؟‬ ‫الشريحة‬ ‫هذه‬ ‫في‬ How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 22
  23. 23. How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 23
  24. 24. Some pattern can be accepted … How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 24
  25. 25. Use only clear tables and illustrations How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 25 Evaluate ….
  26. 26. Evaluate this slide … How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 26
  27. 27. Proposed model forevaluating presentations How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 27 Note/10Criterion Timing6 Standardization7 Controlled creativity8 Choosingcolors9 Text andgraphicsclarity10 Note/10Criterion# Density andcontentquality1 Transition ofideas2 Excitement and presentation skills 3 Confidenceandvoiceuse4 Bodylanguage5
  28. 28. Thanks … Your questions and remarks are welcome …  Kamal AL MASRI For your attention How to make a good presentation, Kamal M. AL MASRI 28

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