This workshop is suitable for SU postgraduate students wishing to
learn how to create effective PowerPoint slides for formal presentation
purposes. This workshop is for beginners and intermediate PowerPoint level SU postgraduate students. lt covers how to use the following PowerPoint functions effectively:
Create a new PowerPoint presentation, starting from scratch
Explore the PowerPoint interface - know where to find what
- lnsert text and work with text boxes
Add new slides with different layouts
- lnsert and edit pictures and shapes
Be aware of design issues for a good presentation
Streamline one's workflow in PowerPoint (working more effectively)
Work with images, charts and graphs
Work with SmartArt
- lnsert hyperlinks and navigation links to other slides in PowerPoint or jump to a website
Work with transitions and animations
Package one's file effectively
This workshop opportunity is funded by the Postgraduate Office. There is no cost involved for registered SU postgraduates who sign up and attend, however, in the case of late cancellations or non-attendance, applicants will be responsible for the full workshop fee since late cancellations and non-attendance have considerable cost implications for our office.
SU postgraduate students who are working on a formal academic
presentation and who need the skills to produce good PowerPoint slides.
Contact and booking details
Booking is essential and places are limited. Please note that we will confirm your place upon
receipt of your application.
Click on a date below to sign up.
Online course format
content is made available via SUNLearn to enrolled participants before the virtual question and answer session.
Participants then have seven days to work through the course material
and exercises on SUNLearn at their own pace before the live question and answer session
via Microsoft Teams. The live sessions allow
participants to ask the facilitator questions and receive feedback on
The online feedback via Microsoft Teams consists of two sessions per day:
First session: 09:00-10:00
Second session: 11:00-12:00
In-person course format
The in-person workshop takes place over half a day.
Venue: Stellenbosch central campus (final venue information will be sent to confirmed participants).
The Postgraduate Skills Development Programme reserves the right to move a workshop forward
or cancel it if there is not enough interest. Registrations close 5 days
prior to a workshop.
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