I did a series of articles for Microsoft.com. Read the first one here: The key to a manager’s success is often a great administrative assistant. This is never more true than on presentation day. As an administrative assistant, you may help not only with the creation and design of presentation information but also with the arrangement of logistical details that ensure a presentation’s success.
Assisting with presentations is a high-profile way for you to prove your value to management. With that in mind, it pays to be prepared. Before you even begin to assist with the creation of a slide deck, you should ask your manager several key questions regarding his or her goals ó your manager’s answers will help guide the direction of your work. You’ll also want to assess your manager’s comfort level with the intended audience and respond with an appropriate strategy. The information that follows will tell you how. Read the full article here