Frequently, presenters must deliver
material of a technical nature to an audience unfamiliar with the topic or
The material may be complex
or heavy with detail.
technical material effectively, use the following guidelines from Dale
Consider the amount of time available and prepare to organize your
Narrow your topic.
Divide your presentation into clear
segments. Follow a logical progression. Maintain your focus throughout. Close
the presentation with a summary, repetition of the key steps, or a logical
Keep your audience in mind at all times.
For example, be sure data is clear and information is relevant.
Keep the level of detail and vocabulary appropriate
for the audience.
Use visuals to
support key points or steps.
to the needs of your listeners, and you will have a more receptive audience.