Nelson Higher Education

Higher Education

Presentation Skills, 4th Edition

  • Eli Mandel
  • ISBN-10: 1426004877
  • ISBN-13: 9781426004872
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2007, 2000
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

Anyone can learn how to give an effective, engaging presentation. Here’s the secret it doesn’t come naturally to anyone. Overcoming anxiety, developing confidence, speaking clearly and creating excitement are skills that everyone needs to strengthen. The keys to success are adopting the propertechnique and then practicing constantly to perfect whatyou’ve learned.

Table of Contents

Part One: Assessing Your Skills
Chapter 1: Evaluating Yourself
Chapter 2: Dealing with Anxiety
Chapter 3: Tips for Reducing Anxiety
Chapter 4: Turning Your Assessment into a Plan

Part Two: Planning Your Presentation
Chapter 5: Clarifying Your Strategy
Chapter 6: Six Steps to Planning Your Presentation
Chapter 7: Some Thoughts on Using Handouts
Chapter 8: Preparing For Your Next Presentation

Part Three: Using Slides and Other Visual Aids
Chapter 9: Using Slides and Visual Aids Effectively
Chapter 10: Designing Your Slides
Chapter 11: Use Your Slides-Don't Let Them Use You
Chapter 12: Part Summary

Part Four: Preparing for Your Presentation
Chapter 13: Personal Appearance
Chapter 14: Controlling the Presentation Environment
Chapter 15: When You Can't Practice-Successful Impromptu Speaking
Chapter 16: Part Summary

Part Five: Delivering Your Presentation with Energy and Composure
Chapter 17: Engaging Your Audience
Chapter 18: Putting Energy to Work
Chapter 19: Maintaining Composure
Chapter 20: Question-and-Answer Techniques
Chapter 21: Dealing with Hostile Questions
Chapter 22: Part Summary

Appendix to Part 3
Additional Reading