The Ferguson Center
for Public Speaking
Claire E. Deal
Associate Professor of Rhetoric
Morton Hall, 114
Preparing & Delivering Your Presentation
Preparing and delivering an oral presentation may feel like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be! By following the steps reviewed in this section, preparing your oral presentation can be virtually painless. The key to success is allowing yourself adequate time to accomplish each step. Stop by the Ferguson Center at any point during the process of preparing your presentation for one-to-one assistance with your project.
The major steps involved in preparing your oral presentation include: