Presentation Skills For Managers / Edition 1

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Briefcase Books, written specifically for today's busy manager, feature eye-catching icons, checklists, and sidebars to guide managers step-by-step through everyday workplace situations. Look for these innovative design features to help you navigate through each page:

  • Clear, concise definitions of presentation terms and jargon
  • Tips for being smart when planning and delivering your presentation
  • How-to hints of the pros for smooth, successful presentations
  • Practical advice to avoid mistakes during the entire process
  • Warning signs for where things could go wrong
  • Actual examples of principles and practices described in the book
  • Specific procedures and techniques for creating a great presentation

Proven Techniques for Designing­­and Delivering­­a Powerful Presentation Every Time

The ability to give a persuasive presentation is a tremendous career booster. Presentation Skills for Managers shows you how to create and deliver powerful presentations to any group, of any size, for any purpose. From the organization and preparation of convincing content through tips and tools for its skillful delivery, this newest Briefcase Book provides you with:

  • Guidelines for selecting and using equipment tailored to your audience and subject
  • Tested tips for involving your audience, and making their questions work for you
  • An easy-to-follow primer for using Microsoft PowerPoint, today's most popular software package for making compelling slides and presentations

Numerous building blocks go into the creation and delivery of a presentation, and all must blend seamlessly for the presentation to succeed. Let Presentation Skills for Managers show you how to skillfully combine the three essential elements of a successful presentation­­content, design, and delivery­­into a single, compelling package, one that will work to strengthen your powers of persuasion as it enhances your career.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071379304
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/18/2001
  • Series: Briefcase Books Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 180
  • Sales rank: 872,640
  • Product dimensions: 0.44 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Jennifer and Mike Rotondo Jr. (Powder Springs, GA) founded Creative Minds, Inc., which specializes in electronic media design for business.

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Table of Contents

1 What Makes a Great Presentation? 1
2 Preparing Your Content 13
3 Converting the Content into a Slide Presentation 31
4 The Three Keys to Setting up a Great Slide Presentation 50
5 The Basics of Designing High-Impact Slide Presentations 71
6 Adding Pizzazz to Your Slide Presentation 85
7 The Presentation Environment and Logistics 107
8 Presenter's Guide to Facilitation 118
9 Getting Ready and Delivering Your Presentation 130
10 Handling Questions and Other Delivery Issues 150
11 Evaluate, Learn, and Improve 166
App PowerPoint Quick Reference 179
Index 185
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