Career Course
An introductory business skills training for Mercy High School Senior English students
Six Steps to Effective Presentations

Presentation Skills is the art of getting the attention of the audience and enthralling them with ideas or performance.  You may not be thinking that presentation skills is important right now while you are in high school.  But in actuality you are building the foundation for excellent communication, whether in the school environment or professional arena. 

To help you develop strong presentation skills, here are six steps to effectively planning and presenting:

  1. Review the Goal of the Presentation (Assignment)
  2. Analyze Your Audience
  3. Plan and Organize Content
  4. Create Visual Aids
  5. Practice
  6. Control Your Anxiety