Opening a Presentation


Follow these four simple steps to open a presentation effectively .


STEP 1 .

Greet. 

Examples.

  • Good morning.
  • Good afternoon. or
  • Good evening everyone.

STEP 2 .

Welcome or Thank the audience for coming.

Examples.

  • Welcome to – the Presentation Skills Training Program by Live Leadership.
  • On behalf of my team, I would like to welcome you all to – .
  • Thank you for coming today.
  • Thank you for being here.
  • Thank you for being here on time.
  • Thank you for waiting for me patiently.
  • Thank you for inviting me.
  • Thank you for giving me this opportunity to – .

STEP 3 .

Introduce yourself.

Examples .

  • I am Abhinav from ABC company.
  • As you know, I am Simi from the marketing team.
  • My name is Leo. And I am the Training Lead at Live Leadership.
  • I’d like to quickly introduce myself. My name is Richard. And I am from Future Software.
  • For those of you who don’t already know me, my name is Gary.

STEP 4 .

Tell them what you are going to talk about.

Examples .

  • I am here to talk to you about – .
  • I am here to present my views about – .
  • Today, I would like to talk to you about – .
  • I am looking forward to talking to you about – .
  • I would like to present to you – .
  • I am here to present to you  – .
  • Today, I’d like to share with you my thoughts about – .
  • Today, I’ll be talking about – .
  • My goal today is to – .

All steps together .

Good morning everyone!

Welcome to the Presentation Skills Training Program by Live Leadership.

My name is Leo. I am the Training Lead at Live Leadership. And I will be your trainer for this program.

My goal is to make sure that by the end of this program, all of you are able to deliver intelligent and powerful presentations like a master presenter .– by using a little bit of science,and a little bit of art! – the Science about the Human Brain,and the Art of Storytelling.