Oral presentation skills Taken from: http://www.cwu.edu/source/oral-presentations-source Kuek Yuwen Vanessa, Katrina Sim, Stephen Harrowfield, Sharm Sanger Class 71.1B Outline 1. Presentation layout 2. Presentation layout rules 3. How to begin your presentation 4. Speaker transitions 5. How to end your presentation 6. References 7. Public speaking tips 1. Presentation layout Your presentation layout should include: 1. Title slide: include full name and class 2. Outline 3. Conclusion 4. References 2. Presentation layout rules For a professional-looking presentation: 1. Do NOT include too many words on your slide the amount of text should not be >50% of the slide 2. For titles, use font size 40 (maximum). For text, use font size 26 (minimum) 3. Avoid using too many pictures on one slide the rule is 3 (maximum) 2. Presentation layout rules 4. Acknowledge all pictures and examples taken from websites put the url under the picture or the example 5. Number the points on your slides 6. Use animation, but do not use it too much 7. No short forms e.g. don’t do not Don’t too use much animation! http://ayuminini.deviantart.com/art/TOO-MUCH-ANIME-277807590 3. How to begin your presentation 1. Greet the audience 2. Introduce yourself and your group members 3. Introduce your business idea or presentation topic 4. Speaker transitions How do you change from one speaker to another? Speaker before says: Thank you for your attention. I will now hand over to (member’s name) to tell you about ... Speaker after says: Thank you (member’s name). Hello everyone, I’m (your name). I will talk about ... 5. How to end your presentation 1. Summarise your business idea 2. Remember to SELL you idea 3. Thank the audience for listening and ask if the audience has any questions 4. Acknowledge your references conclusion 6. References Copy and paste the url of all your sources i.e. Where did you get the information or pictures from. Example: http://www.justrelax.com.sg/laundry.html http://www.singaporelaundry.com/rates.html Websites NOT allowed: Baidu.com, naver.com, google.com, wikipedia.com, yahoo.com 7. Public speaking tips 1. Have eye-contact with your audience look at the corners of the room 2. Smile! you will feel more confident 3. Speak slowly http://myrome.org/portal/mirror-practice-speaking 4. Practice reading your script at home and in front of a mirror 5. Do NOT read from your slides or your script during your presentation 8. Dress code: ONLY business attire Girls dress or collared blouse and skirt/pants, and covered shoes Boys long-sleeved collared shirt WITH tie, pants and black or brown shoes 9. You can use tables, pie charts, and bar or line graphs to show research data Company MacDonalds KFC Burger King Hamburger $2.40 $2.10 $3.40 Drink $1.20 $1 $1.80 Dessert $0.90 - $1.20 Sales Sales 4 MacDonalds 3 KFC 2 Burger King 1 0 Hamburger Drink Macs Dessert KFC BK Thank you What questions do you have?