Giving presentations checklist

A presentation checklist:


  • Prepare concise, useful and interesting content
  • Have a clear introduction, main body and summary
  • Prepare brief notes on cards
  • Develop a good strategy to calm your nerves
  • Set up and check all your equipment
  • Be aware of your audience, maintain eye contact, and watch for interest, attention and questions
  • Speak with a loud, clear voice
  • Take your time, don’t rush, pause occasionally
  • Use brief prompts in your notes and talk naturally around them
  • Invite questions
Giving presentations summary (PDF opens in new window)