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What are some ways to prepare an effective presentation? Give an example where you have witnessed either an effective opening or one that was not effective and why. Give an example of how to prepare an effective 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 word-smithing. 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 ...

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