Management Consulting Presentation Essential Training

Management Consulting Presentation Essential Training

Management Consulting Presentation Essential Training

The secret formula of McKinsey slide deck: The art and science of building persuasive business presentations

Language: english

Note: 4.6/5 (588 notes) 46,331 students

Instructor(s): John Burress

Last update: 2022-06-27

What you’ll learn

  • Learn how to build a presentation like a management consultant from scratch
  • Explore the basic blocks of a McKinsey-styled presentation
  • Understanding storyboarding for business
  • Writing powerful key messages
  • Using dot-dash storyline and pyramid principle to craft a compelling storyline
  • Working with tables, words, and graphics
  • Using simple and complex charts to visualize insights
  • Apply plan-do-check-act cycle to create a management consulting presentation yourself
  • Managing presentation nerves
  • Setting up your room for presentation
  • Master the system that covers almost everything you need to create compelling, memorable, and persuasive business presentations
  • Tips for handling a Q&A section
  • Understand essential body language techniques of public speaking
  • Learn how to write cover page, agenda, and executive summary like a management consultant
  • Learn the complete consulting presentation list to give an outstanding business presentation
  • Understand how to prioritize findings from many analyses
  • Tips for finding the right data quickly

 

Requirements

  • This course has no pre-requisites. It’s designed for anyone who wants to get better creating compelling, memorable, and persuasive business presentations
  • In this course, we’ll be working with decks, so it’d be great that you have some hands-on experience in using presentation applications like PowerPoint or Apple keynote
  • There are no mandatory prerequisites for this course, you can dive right in

 

Description

**Updated for 2023!**

In today’s job market, you are only as good as your presentation skills. As the competition for high-level consulting and management positions becomes increasingly cutthroat, you need a powerful way to make your message stand out from the rest.

My name is John Burress and I’m excited to introduce you to the McKinsey presentation system. During my time as a corporate strategist, I’ve used McKinsey presentations to significantly grow many leading businesses using the same techniques you’ll learn under my instruction.

Recent studies reveal that over 80% of clients intuitively prefer presentations that use the McKinsey system due to its unique mechanics and ease of understanding.

My multi-faceted intensive course will guide you through the intricacies of management consulting presentations and cover a wide range of topics so you can begin utilizing the system for your own clients. You will graduate with a deeper understanding of the principles and best practices needed to compete in today’s job market.

Topics include:

· Exploring the basic blocks of a McKinsey-styled presentation

· Learning storytelling for business

· Writing powerful key messages

· Building smarter storyline

· What’s a storyboard and why do you need one

· Using dot-dash storyline and pyramid principle to craft a compelling storyline

· How to build a presentation like a management consultant from scratch

· Working with tables, words, and graphics

· Understanding simple and complex charts

· Managing presentation nerves

· Setting up your room for presentation

· Tips for handling a Q&A section

· Essential body language techniques of public speaking

Forbes reports that 70% of successful Americans report that presentation skills were critical to the development of their careers. Are you certain your skills are up to par?

If you’re ready to move into the upper echelon of effective communication and presentation success, sign up today. I look forward to meeting you soon.

 

Who this course is for

  • Anyone who wants to get better creating a compelling, memorable, and persuasive business presentation and effectively delivering it
  • This course should be helpful to all business professional and anyone involved in public speaking and persuasive presentations
  • This course is also great for business owners and entrepreneurs who need presentations to support you and pitch your products
  • This course will cover all you need to know to get started building a McKinsey styled presentation right from the beginning
  • Anyone wanting to use a system to build an elite management consulting presentation
  • This course is for anyone looking to improve their presentation skills at any point in their career

 

Course content

  • Welcome
    • Introduction
    • What you should know before watching this course
    • Why do consultants use PPT so much
    • Using exercises
    • Preparation: learning principles
    • Explore presentation apps
    • Download the presentations from McKinsey, BCG and Accenture
  • Plan
    • What is management consulting
    • What’s consulting project
    • Understand PDCA (Plan Do Check Act)
    • Identify main building blocks
    • The basic building blocks
    • Headline
    • Keep vertical and horizontal logic MECE
    • Storyboard
    • The basic storyline in business contexts
    • Build dot dash version of storyline
    • Write first, format later
    • The Pyramid Principle: logic in writing and thinking
    • Bonus: The thought process in McKinsey reports and presentations
    • Analyze your audience’s knowledge level
    • Audience checklist
    • Free gift worth $199
  • Do
    • Combine the best of written and oral presentation skills
    • Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and the plain English test
    • Cover page
    • Agenda
    • Agenda checklist
    • Executive summary
    • Communicate the main message in < 2 lines
    • Use down-to-earth language
    • Remember why you are paid to be there
    • Checklist to display information effectively
    • Headline checklist
    • Headline checklist
    • Maintain the logic flow
    • Using active phrasing examples
    • Use ellipse to support the flow
    • Produce the most important data to support headlines
    • Body is a more detailed explanation of the headline
    • Avoid lengthy and dense bullets of text
    • Using columns
    • Layout design
    • Graphs tend to be poorly presented
    • Why management consultants love data
    • Data visualization apps for management consultants
    • How to choose among words, tables, graphics
    • Graphics or exhibits
    • Main types of charts
    • Other types of charts
    • Key graph elements
    • Each chart form is best equipped to illustrate one of five comparisons
    • 5 basic kinds of comparisons
    • Component comparison
    • Item comparison
    • Time series comparison
    • Frequency distribution comparison
    • Correlation comparison
    • Typical amount in a consulting presentation
    • Secondary y axis
    • 3D chart
    • Review chart checklist
    • Chart checklist
    • Diagram
    • Bonus: Editable PowerPoint diagrams
    • Tables
    • Table checklist
    • Table vs. Chart
    • Bonus: IBCS STANDARDS for free (Worth $49)
    • Words
    • Find the right data quickly
    • Kicker
    • Kick checklist
    • Version management
    • Prioritize findings from many analyses
    • Appendix
    • Legal disclaimer
    • Theme
    • Color
    • Design principles
    • Font
    • Font size
    • Image
    • Video
    • Background
    • Animation
    • Pace information flow
    • Present the data in tables and charts
    • Slide chooser
  • Check
    • In summary, when faced with a deadline, remember the following guiding principle
    • Presentation checklist
    • Use these questions to review your slides
    • How to choose meeting room
    • Minimum legible font size
    • Set up your room for presentation
    • Location checklist
    • Practice
    • Pre-meeting
    • More management consulting presentations that are publicly available
  • Act
    • Quickly establish a link with your audience
    • Build credibility
    • Avoid hedgers
    • Attitude
    • Eye contact and body language
    • Three techniques to improve body language
    • Voice control and how to improve yours
    • Don’t read your slides
    • How to talk without notes
    • Taking notes
    • Call participants by name
    • Using a microphone
    • Managing space
    • Apply 10-minute rule
    • Humor
    • Handle disruption
    • How to dress for a client meeting
    • Wrap up
    • Meeting minutes
    • Meeting minutes template
    • Q&A
    • Debrief your presentation
  • Conclusion
    • Next steps
    • Course keynotes

 

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