The Advanced Presentation 3.0 module sets out advanced knowledge relating to planning and designing presentations, as well as the skills needed to produce advanced presentations using a presentation application.

Whether pitching a product or service to a client in the business world, presenting research findings or new projects in the academic world, , or simply sharing your knowledge with others, having the skills to make effective presentations can be key to getting your point across. The Advanced Presentation module is aimed at anyone looking to get more from their presentations, and covers essential topics like planning your presentation, working with master templates for slides, using graphical objects, charts and diagrams, including video and audio, and working more productively with presentation software.

Module overview

CategorySkill set
Presentation planning
  • Audience and environment
  • Design, content and layout
Slide masters and templates
  • Slide masters
  • Templates
Graphical objects
  • Formatting drawn objects
  • Formatting pictures, images
  • Handling graphical objects
Charts and diagrams
  • Using charts
  • Using diagrams
Multimedia
  • Audio, video
  • Animation
  • Spelling, thesaurus
Enhancing productivity
  • Linking, embedding
  • Importing, exporting, securing
Managing presentations
  • Custom shows
  • Slide show settings
  • Slide show delivery

What are the benefits of this module?

  • Allows users to become more confident, efficient and effective in using a presentation application.
  • Proves mastery of the application.
  • Enables users to plan and design more effective presentations.
  • Improves user’s productivity.
  • Developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practising computer professionals from all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  • Understand target audience, venue and technical considerations in presentation planning.
  • Create and modify templates and themes, and work with slide master layouts.
  • Enhance a presentation using built-in drawing and image tools. Use alternative text for accessibility.
  • Apply advanced chart formatting features and create and edit diagrams.
  • Insert audio and video, create audio and screen recordings, and apply built-in animation features.
  • Use linking, embedding, importing and exporting features to integrate data. Use password protection to secure a presentation.
  • Work with custom slide shows and apply slide show settings. Use presenter view and control a slide show.

Syllabus

The detailed syllabus for the Advanced Presentation module is publicly available, so that there is complete clarity about what is covered.

The syllabus document, which sets out the specific skills and knowledge that you will learn and against which you will be certified, can be downloaded here.


Sample tests

Do you want to better understand the Advanced Presentation module and how we test skills and knowledge?

Try out the Advanced Presentation sample tests here to get a feel for the coverage of the module, or practice before your certification test.

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ICDL Professional is made up of groups of modules that are tailored for different sectors, covering the core skills that will only become more important over time.

Each module is supported by training materials that cover the syllabus content in a way that is easy to relate to day-to-day tasks and responsibilities within a particular sector.

Modules can be mixed and matched from different sectors to create a unique ICDL Profile. For example, someone working in marketing might take Digital Marketing, Advanced Word Processing, Advanced Presentation, and Image Editing.

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