Introduction to these resources

Creating an effective presentation requires planning and plenty of practice. This resource offers advice and additional resources to help you to prepare a presentation. It has been written for those who are new to giving presentations and for those who simply want to improve their presentation skills.

The resource has been organised into the following areas:

  • Aims – want do you want to gain from the presentation and what should the audience gain?


  • Content - selecting the content and ideas that you want to communicate

  • Structure – arranging your ideas into a persuasive dialogue

  • Visuals – advice to help prepare your visual aids


  • Practice - speaking clearly with a good body language

  • The event – managing nerves and preparing for questions

  • Afterwards – Ideas for Review & Reflection to ensure you learn from each presentation

  • Further resources, and some ideas for Inspiration


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