You call a presentation "Impressive" when you see the whole group is engaged, enjoyed, appreciated & cross-questioned to understand the "subject" . These signals can tell you how much presentation was a success.
Factors involved in Impressive presentation.
There are multiple factors involved in giving "Impactful Presentation"
- Content of presentation
- Design of presentation
- Domain Knowledge
- Practice of giving presentation
The content of presentation is the text, image or material written or placed around subject of presentation. This is usually pointers, headlines, graphs and images and it is complemented or explained by presenter. There are voice over based presentations which are self-explanatory and can work well in case presenter is not required but in case of powerpoint presentation, a presenter is required for running the show. A good & balanced presentation write up help understanding the presentation well by audience.
Design of Presentation
The very first thing even before you start is usually the first slide which audience can see on the projector screen. Presentation look n feel is important as this is the only thing which will take care of gap /silences in your speech. A professionally designed presentation is added advantage for presenter and may compensate some mistake made here n there. A presenter and presentation usually complement each other and these two must go hand in hand for best presentation delivery. Check out some of the good designed presentations here
A presenter is commonly a person who is well versed in the subject to be presented. If you are not expert in your topic of presentation, then the audience will come to know in few slides and either they ll loose interest or ask questions which will be embarrassing for the presenter. Always prepare well about the topic and know inside out to all your data, subject or topic. An inspiring presentation is always one which is actually prepared & presented by Subject Matter Expert.
Thumb rule of successful presentation delivery is practice. Always run through presentation multiple time and see what all need to be improved upon so that you can catch up all queries, data, numbers etc. You will have a good grip of presentation delivery when you are confident. Try removing hun… aaa and any other "fill in the gap " words or phrases. Well, prepared is half done.
By taking care of above points you can sure give your notable presentation