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Presentation skills Workshop - 9 Feb 2011 - Placi Espejo

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  • 1. Oxfordshire Innovation &GrowthPlaci ONeill-Espejo Network Manager Presentation Skills Workshop 9 thFebruary 2011

2. What is the Innovation & Growth Team?

  • A new approach to Business Support
  • Supporting innovative and high growth companies
  • Create a Community of Innovation in Oxfordshire
  • Funded by SEEDA

3. Which businesses are we looking for?

  • Companies with demonstrable growth or high growth potential
  • Typical filters:openness, aspiration and attitudeability and capacityamount of external finance sought evidence of strong order book willingness to invest time willingness to innovate
  • Four segments:High growth start-ups and scalable micros;step-change, small to medium, 1m+ t/o;step-change, medium to large, 10m+ t/o;large knowledge generators, 100m+ t/o

4. Existing clients

  • Blended to the needs of the business, support available includes:
  • Starting a high growth business
  • Innovation Advice and Guidance
  • Coaching for High Growth
  • Understanding Finance for Business
  • Business Collaboration Networks

5. The Business offer

  • Tailored support
  • Delivered by experienced business professionals, coaches and mentors
  • Business knowledge, experience, skills, capabilities and contacts
  • Advice, coaching, experienced mentors, peer mentoring, networking and intelligent connections
  • Open Innovation
  • Lead on Funding for the whole of the South East
  • Local, but working across the region as one team
  • Business Link as primary route of access

6. Today is about.

  • Introductions
  • Planning/Preparation
  • Content and Techniques
  • Q & As

7. Why me?

  • Business Incubation
  • The Oxfordshire Investment Opportunity Network.
  • 300 entrepreneurs in the Thames Valley/Northants area.
  • National Conferences for Innovation in Malta and Germany
  • Top level executives on leadership, strategy, planning and open innovation.
  • Oxford Entrepreneurs and Venture Fund.

8.

  • and now.
  • Are you ready now/usual problems?
  • Delivery of the presentation
    • Media
    • Body language
    • Silence
  • Wow them at the end

9. Is this you?

  • Are you able to get the attention of people in this room?
  • Show your passion for your business?
  • Tell others what your idea is about clearly?

10.

  • Grab the audiences attention
  • Communicate clearly
  • Stay in control.

Lets 11. Preparation, have you thought of?

  • Audience
    • Age
    • Type
    • Dress Code
    • Content
  • Your layout, design, theme

12. Preparation, have you thought of? 13. Preparation, have you thought of?

  • Poor understanding of the business
  • Are you the right presenter?
  • Too much information but not the right one
  • Bad presentation technique

14.

  • Do you know too much
  • or do you just know too little?

15.

  • If you fail to prepare you prepare to fail

16. Presentation Objective

  • Define your objective.
    • Are you informing?
    • Entertaining?
    • Touching peoples emotions?
    • Or do you want to move into actions?

17. Use of media

  • Slide Structure (1)
    • 1-2 slides per minute
    • point forms not complete statements
    • key words and phrases, no wordiness
    • No more than 4 to 5 points per slide

18. 19. Use of media

  • Slide Structure (2)
    • Do not use distracting animation
    • Use at least 18-point font
    • Consistency
    • Use a colour of font that contrasts sharply with the background.

20. Use of media

  • Slide Structure (3)
    • Backgrounds that are attractive but simple and light
    • Use graphs rather than just charts and words, data in graphs is easier to comprehend & retain than in raw data
    • Shading is distracting
    • Proof read your slides, use someone else to help

21. What about? style silence 22. 23. 24. 25. Business Presentation

  • Objective
  • Product
  • Market
  • People
  • Visuals, links..

26. Effective & strong closing

  • USP
  • Commercial potential?
  • Economic and social contribution?
  • Is it

27. End

  • Invite your audience to ask questions
  • Provide a visual aid during question period
  • Avoid ending a presentation abruptly
  • Make sure you thank everyone

28.

  • Be prepared for those 10
  • NIGHTMARE questions at least

29. Remember

  • A presentation is about grabbing your audiences attention, communicating clearly and staying in control.

30. Who are you?

  • Pitch Decay:
  • 50% retention after 1 hour
  • 20% retention the next day
  • 10% retention after 1 week
  • CHOOSEYOUR 10%

31. Summary

  • Remember you are selling
  • Be ready to sell at any time, any where
  • Prepare, prepare, prepare, prepare

32. Good Luck! 33. 34. Thank You!

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