Case Study Presentation – Understand Evaluation Criteria in Detail

Presentation    –  40 Marks

  • Sequence, Clarity, Team Participation, Smooth change over from one speaker to another  – 10
  • Time Management – 10
  • Communication Skills, Confidence Level, Quality of visuals – 10
  • Special Features (Creativity) in presentation – 10

It is better to understand each part in detail……………

1.1   Explanation of Sequential Steps

Irrespective of Process used by  circles i.e.

– 12 Step Problem Solving Process suggested by QCFI

– 7 Step Problem Solving Process

– 8 D Problem Solving Process

– 6 Step Problem Solving Process

– Six Sigma Methodology (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve & Control),

Teams focus should that they have taken care of steps and solved the problem in a systematic way.

1.2. Clarity

Ensure that they have used comprehensive vocabulary. Difficult concepts explained with example.

– Is the presentation well-structured?

– Is the general context of the problem well explained?

– Is the problem well explained? (Why is it an important problem?)

– Is the proposed solution well explained?

– Does the presentation give a (short) overview of earlier and related work(after)?

– Is Diagnostic / Remedial journey clearly explained?

– Is the conclusion clear and relevant?

– Is the presentation not too technical? Were there unnecesary details that could have been omitted? Is all necessary terminology explained?

– Is the presentation not too simple? Were there aspects that could have been omitted because they were standard, obvious, or already well-known by the target audience?

1.3. Team Participation

We  do not expect all the members to participate in presentation, but we do expect contribution of each in completing the task in any manner. So even if all the members are not making the presentation it is all right, particularly if the circle is new.

2.0 Time Management

How efficiently team used the time allotted for changeover, i.e., setting the stage for action. How adequately team have used the 12 or 15 minutes time in ensuring that the case study is understood by all present.

3.0 Communication Skill & Confidence

Their expression, understanding and answering the questions asked by the judges. Manner of Presentation and level of confidence.

– Was the presenter easy to understand? Not too quiet, not too loud? Not to slow, not too fast?

– Was the presenter not to hyperactive or nervous?

– Did the presenter finish in time (12 minutes)?

– Did the presenter respond and react well to the questions?

3.1 Presentation Aids

How effectively they have used the Transparencies / Slides as an aid to present their case study.

– Is the number of slides adequate given the time needed for the presentation? (Too many slides? Not enough slides?)

– Aren’t the slides overloaded? (Too much text, too much pictures)

– Is there a good use of colours? (Not too much? Not enough?)

– Is there a good balance between the use of text and pictures?

– Are the text and pictures readable? (Not too small, not too big, good choice of


4.0.  Special Feature

Usage / Display of Models, Diagrams, Samples.  Creativity in analytical part or in presenting the case study.

4.1. General Effectiveness 

– Were the speaker(s) goals achieved?

– Was the material presented in a relaxed, professional manner?

– Could the speech be easily heard and understood?

– Was time used effectively?

– Was the general impression created positive?

In next post I will share about Questions after presentation…………