EBOOK: Perfect Presentations!

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), May 16, 2006 - Study Aids - 152 pages
"Made me consciously think about different aspects of presentations and furthermore gave me some very good ideas and 'little tricks' to keep the audience focussed."
MSc Management student

"Will it be useful? Oh yeah! This gave me a lot of tools to do a good presentation and also to analyse other people's presentations and then improve my way of performing."
MSc Management student

An invaluable tool for anyone with a presentation to do in a class, seminar or in the workplace.

Perfect Presentations! helps students and professionals gain the skills and confidence they need to give an effective presentation. This lively, concise and to-the-point guide offers practical advice and tips not only on how to plan and prepare, but also on how to deliver the perfect presentation.

Perfect Presentations! is ideal for everyone who becomes nervous at the prospect of doing a presentation. Levin and Topping show the importance of knowing your topic area, structuring your presentation well, and building up a rapport with your audience. They offer many suggestions and exercises to help gain and develop these presentation skills.

  • How to overcome your fears
  • How to use body language and eye contact
  • How to make your presentations audience friendly
  • How to use visual aids


Speaking to an audience with confidence and clarity
Part One Finding your voice
Part Two Preliminaries
Part Three Preparing your materials
Part Four Thinking about your audience
Part Five Rehearse Rehearse Rehearse
Part Six Lastminute checks
Part Seven Giving your presentation
Part Eight Evaluation
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About the author (2006)

Dr Peter Levin is an educational developer at LSE. One of his roles is that of teamwork tutor for students working on group projects. Prior to taking up his present position he lectured in social policy at LSE. He is author of Making Social Policy (Open University Press, 1997).

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