PowerPoint for conference presentations

This new workshop is suitable for postgraduate students wishing to learn how to create good PowerPoint slides for formal presentation purposes.

Description:

This workshop is for beginners and intermediate PowerPoint level postgraduate students. It 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
  • Insert text and work with text boxes
  • Add new slides with different layouts
  • Insert 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
  • Insert hyperlinks and navigation links to other slides in PowerPoint or jump to a website
  • Work with transitions and animations
  • Package one's file effectively

Cost

Free to registered postgraduate students.

Target Audience

SU postgraduate students who are working on a formal academic presentation and who need the skills to produce academically sound PowerPoint slides.

Venue

Stellenbosch campus, classrooms to be confirmed with participants 1 week before the set workshop date.