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Presentation for: Board of Directors; Venture Capitalists; Bankers and Stockholders

Details: Build on your presentation strategy for these audiences and focus on the content you will need to deliver your message and the techniques for practicing your presentation prior to delivery. Include these areas in your paper:

Content per audience - an outline of topics you will discuss unique to each audience that will meet your objective (you will have a different outline for each audience most likely). This is basically a slide by slide topical outline of your content that will serve as your plan as you move forward.

Considerations for delivering the message:
- What impediments might occur?
- How will you handle distractions?

Considerations for preparing to deliver the message:
- How will you rehearse?
- How will you manage any fear of delivering the presentation?

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In today's fast, competitive environment success usually comes to those who can deliver their ideas in a clear, organized, and confident manner. The skill needed to present information or persuade others is a learned activity. Its focus should be on the critical components of effective presentations - a clean, clear formal structure, solid evidence, and dynamic interactive delivery elements.

Don't fall in love with your wordsmithing. Make any revisions that are necessary, and then prepare a good oral presentation. In fact, you should have both a 2-minute and a 5-minute oral attention grabber. Follow up with a detailed 15- to 30-minute presentation. All should be modeled on your written business plan.

For example, you would orient and write the plan differently for presentation to a banker than you would for a venture capitalist, an underwriter, or a private investor. The venture capitalist would want to know what risks are involved, whereas the banker wants more information about how good the security is. These concerns must be individually addressed. There are no hard and fast rules for preparing a business plan--no established, formal format. The key word is ingenuity. Strive for inventiveness; strive to be interesting and captivating.

Industry Profile
Discuss pertinent trends, past, present, and future. Offer available statistical data on sales and units. Use charts, graphs, and tables if they can make the presentation clearer and more impressive. Refer to trade associations if helpful.
How to present to them
Need one page brief (2-4 page) executive summary, and full business plan; most important, one minute pitch, 3 minute pitch, ...

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Over 1000 words give tips and tricks on presentation skills along with pointed advice on handling distractions, impediments, stage-fright and rehearsal.