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  • 1. What is power point? power point Web definitions point: a wall socket. power point Web definitions Microsoft Presentation Program, a complete graphics presentation package

2. Design and deliver beautiful presentations with ease and confidence 3. Where to begin? 4. Draw up the laundry list Script your lecture/talk/address Visualize your points Tell a story or a concept Use visuals: photos, graphics, charts Keep it Short and Simple Engage/Interact/Spur Provide References 5. Reasons why you are creating slides A final draft report for approval? A progress update , financials etc. of your project Present a new concept to a group as a pitch A presentation made to guide trainees 6. Therefore factor in Purpose and Expected outcome Audience, attitudes and expectations Knowledge about Previous and Next presenters Time available to you and for the overall session Supplementary materials (handouts) 7. What else? 8. Know your audience 9. Your PowerPoint Presentation Your Presentation 10. Watch Hans tell a story about his Grandmother and the washing machine; making it a case in point for reading 11. How do you know it worked? 12. Engage/Interact/Spur your audience Give them a call to action, Challenge them with a problem, Push them to action, Elicit solutions Jog memories Motivate Engage Interact Spur 13. 10 slides 20 minutes 30 point font 14. A picture is worth more than words Would you use text? When you could use a picture? Pollution 15. Rules for PowerPoint Slides 1. There are no rules 2. See rule no.1 16. Emotions like passion and humour make a presentation memorable 17. the other side of the list Use too much text/information on one slide Use animation/transition without meaning Use low resolution images Read the text on your slide NOT 18. Things to remember The Set up (projection equipment, hall, sitting arrangements) beforehand Test the projection equipment (color setting) Check your laptop (Function keys) Use of Remote for slide flipping (Batteries and USB) Laser Pointer Checking for Virus Beware For sensitive presentations, when finished, Delete (from Recycle Bin) Pass only PDF or give a link for downloading 19. 1 hour session: Max 20 slides Font size: Minimum 18 preferably 24 Font type: Consistent Commonly used fonts Ariel Narrow, Garamond Premeir, Calisto MT, Times Roman (dont use Comic Sans for serious presentations) Spell check, sub/super scripts 50% text and 50% visuals in terms of planning space This is ideal. Visuals with superimposed text is another good option Use left alignment of text Visuals must come from the same family All copy rights/acknowledgements should be strictly followed Ground rules, minimum requirement 20. Getting into the Act: Body movements Sitting position : Small audience Standing preaching position : Large audience Friendly moving across the audience Round table configuration Pausing with blocking of the slide with a paper Making impact Using a white board/flip chart in addition : Better engagement Using Voice Modulation 9/24/2013 21Prasad Modak 21. Technology and Jazz Off beat Templates Animation Hyperlinks between slides Flash Video clips GoogleEarth Guided Presentation More is the sophistication more testing required 9/24/2013 22Prasad Modak 22. Basics on Slide Arrangements Title slide (should have author name, affiliation, logo, date) Giving Presentation Plan and Focus End slide (Thank you with contact details) Footer (slide # out of #, date, author) Slide talking points in bullets for key or complex slides Giving sources/ references 9/24/2013 23Prasad Modak 23. Level of Details Are we making the presentation to map everything? Is the audience interested? Can we handle a few details through hard copy supplement or web link that can be followed later? Can someone else substitute you anytime for the presentation? Is this intended? Are you needed every time / all the time? 9/24/2013 24Prasad Modak 24. Developing the Slides First use bare template Put only title slides Print, discuss, get approved and then finalize especially slides that will be kept in stock as a back up; slides that will be hyperlinked; slides that serve as pauses, separators, punches Now select/design the template and start filling in . 9/24/2013 25Prasad Modak 25. Preparation Design Delivery Visit for the complete list: content/uploads/2011/01/100_tips.pdf 100 Tips 26. Resources Ten slide design tips for producing powerful and effective presentations: powerful-and-effective-presentations/ Empowering PowerPoint, Creating Effective Presentations, Clay Kraby on Slide Share: creating-effective-presentations Fighting death by PowerPoint... How to make a presentation and not to bore your audience to death: powerpoint How to make great power point slides: 18172795 A non-designers guide to making awesome diagrams for your slides: your-slides How to choose the best chart for your date: 27. Resources Microsoft offers a collection of templates: us/templates/results.aspx?ctags=CT010336615 & Microsoft offers VisualBee a PowerPoint plugin (add-in) that not only adds free PowerPoint templates; it can automatically design presentations Examples of some of the most popular powerpoint presentations on slideshare: powerpoint-slideshows-slideshare/ Microsoft power point blog Microsoft power point help and how to us/powerpoint-help/powerpoint-help-and-how-to-FX101816832.aspx 100 presentation tips: content/uploads/2011/01/100_tips.pdf Slideology, the art and science of making presentations: 28. Ekonnect Knowledge Foundation A60, Naigaon Cross Road, Wadala, Mumbai 400031 Tel 91 22 24108255 / 24147481