Duration: 3 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Computer Concept  ( Skill Development )

Course Duration: 3 Months (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide students with a fundamental understanding of computers and their applications.
  2. To introduce popular Microsoft Office software tools (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook).
  3. To equip students with practical skills for document creation, data analysis, presentation design, and email management.
  4. To prepare students for self-employment opportunities in computer-based tasks.
  5. To enhance career prospects in administrative roles, data entry, and office management.

Course Overview:

Module 1: Computer Fundamentals 

  • Definition, history, and characteristics of computers
  • Types of computers and their applications
  • Overview of a computer system

Module 2: MS Word 

  • Navigating the Word interface
  • Creating and formatting documents
  • Desktop publishing with Word
  • Inserting images, graphics, and video
  • Creating tables and solving equations
  • Creating indexes, bibliographies, and tables of contents

Module 3: MS Excel 

  • Creating and formatting spreadsheets
  • Entering data and using formulas/functions
  • Creating charts and diagrams
  • Managing data lists and forms
  • Working with Excel templates
  • Using what-if analysis for decision-making

Module 4: MS PowerPoint 

  • Navigating the PowerPoint interface
  • Creating presentations from scratch or templates
  • Adding text, multimedia, and special effects
  • Animating objects and using transitions
  • Designing slides with themes and colors
  • Setting up and rehearsing slide shows

Module 5: MS Outlook (

  • Sending and receiving emails
  • Managing emails with folders and filters
  • Adding attachments and formatting emails
  • Setting reminders and organizing tasks
  • Managing contacts and address books
  • Using the calendar for appointments and events

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • Interactive lectures and hands-on practical sessions using Microsoft Office software.
  • Group projects and assignments to apply learned skills.
  • Individual and group discussions.
  • Assessments and evaluations of document creation, data analysis, and presentation design.
  • Guest lectures from professionals in administrative roles and data management.
  • Portfolio development to showcase practical skills.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment: This 3-month course is highly relevant for Indian learners as it equips them with practical computer skills essential for various administrative roles, data entry positions, and office management tasks. Graduates can pursue self-employment opportunities as freelance data entry specialists, administrative assistants, or office support professionals. Given the widespread use of Microsoft Office software in India, this course offers significant opportunities for self-employment and career advancement.

Note: The course contents can be modified based on specific learner requirements or location preferences. Additional topics or modules can be added to cater to specialized areas of computer applications and office management.

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