Guide to Presentations / Edition 2

Guide to Presentations / Edition 2

by Mary M. Munter, Lynn Russell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131755234

ISBN-13: 9780131755239

Pub. Date: 06/29/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This concise, practical book is written for you if you need to give professional presentations.

  • If giving a presentation makes you nervous, how can you relax?
  • How can you enhance your credibility before, during, and after your presentation?
  • How can you design slides to highlight key data and hold your audience's interest?

Overview

This concise, practical book is written for you if you need to give professional presentations.

  • If giving a presentation makes you nervous, how can you relax?
  • How can you enhance your credibility before, during, and after your presentation?
  • How can you design slides to highlight key data and hold your audience's interest?
  • How can you improve your nonverbal image (gestures, voice, stance, and so forth?
  • How can you make sure your audience remembers the main points of your presentation?
  • How can you become a more persuasive presenter?

Like all the books in the Prentice Hall Guides to Advanced Business Communications series, this book is . . .

  • Brief: summarizes key ideas only
  • Practical: offers clear, straightforward tools you can use
  • Reader-friendly: provides easy-to-skim format

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131755239
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/29/2007
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.22(w) x 8.18(h) x 0.31(d)

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Table of Contents

I. PRESENTATION STRATEGY.

1. Analyzing Your Audience.
Who Are They? What Do They Know and Expect? What Do They Feel?

2. Identifying Your Intent.
Set Your Objective and Interaction Level. Choose the Appropriate Medium (Presentation, Meeting, Writing, etc.)

3. Making Your Message Memorable.
Techniques for Emphasizing Key Ideas. Techniques for Persuasion.

II. PRESENTATION IMPLEMENTATION.

4. Structuring Your Presentation.
Research and Organize Your Content. Decide What to Say.

5. Designing Your Visual Aids.
Select Your Equipment. Compose Your Message Titles. Choose Your Chart Design. Ensure Consistency. Strive for Simplicity and Readability.

6. Redefining Your Nonverbal Delivery.
Analyze Your Nonverbal Skills. Enhance Your Nonverbal Delivery. Manage Your Nervous Symptoms.

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