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Functions of Informative Presentations

Describe and give examples of three major functions of informative presentations. How is a demonstrative presentation organized? What are its strengths and possible weaknesses?

What is a listener's perspective? Why is it crucial to take a listener's perspective when making a persuasive presentation? How can opinion leaders be used to boost a persuasive presentation

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The Three Major Functions of Informative Presentations:

1. Teach and describe a new concept.


- Briefings are relatively short presentations that inform an audience about a particular event.
- A meeting on the procedures of an upcoming event.
- Cooking session.
- Training seminars educate listeners to help them improve specific skills
- Orientation on the policies, rules and regulations of a company.

2. To report or update on existing projects or events.

- Reports simply give an account of the status quo.
- Tables, graphs and statistics inform status of specific concerns.
- Oral sales report.

3. Set agendas and produce results from the presentation given.

- Routine and regularly scheduled meetings serve as an opportunity to share information, present new goals, present messages of support, or provide summary reports and suggestions for improvement.
- After a meeting, the minutes are summarized and the agenda for the next meeting are taken from the results of the meeting, e.g., suggestions, conclusions, etc.

How is a demonstrative presentation organized?

Step 1:
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