Duration: 6 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Computer Application for Self-Employment

Course Duration: 6 months (Part-time)

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide students with a strong foundation in computer applications and information technology.
  2. To develop practical skills in using various software applications, including Microsoft Office tools.
  3. To enhance students' knowledge of the internet, email, and online communication.
  4. To equip students with essential skills for self-employment and career growth.
  5. To cultivate effective communication and personality development for professional success.
  6. Optional: To introduce students to Urdu software (InPage) and ICT resources.
  7. Optional: To provide hands-on training on Tally Prime for accounting and financial management.

Course Overview: This part-time course aims to empower students with the necessary computer skills and knowledge to pursue self-employment and excel in their careers. The course covers a wide range of topics, including computer fundamentals, Microsoft Office tools, internet usage, email communication, personality development, optional Urdu software (InPage), and optional introduction to ICT resources. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to gain proficiency in Tally Prime, a popular accounting software widely used in businesses.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  1. Lectures: Interactive lectures to deliver theoretical concepts and explanations.
  2. Practical Sessions: Hands-on practice sessions to develop skills in using computer applications and software tools.
  3. Group Discussions: Encourage student engagement and foster collaborative learning.
  4. Case Studies: Analyze real-world scenarios to apply knowledge and problem-solving skills.
  5. Assignments: Individual and group assignments to reinforce learning and assess understanding.
  6. Project Work: Undertake a project to demonstrate application of learned skills.
  7. Guest Lectures: Inviting industry experts to share insights and experiences.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  1. Increased Employability: Proficiency in computer applications is highly sought after by employers in various industries.
  2. Entrepreneurial Skills: The course equips learners with the necessary skills to start their own businesses and be self-employed.
  3. Professional Communication: Improved communication skills and personality development enhance career prospects and client interactions.
  4. Financial Management: Knowledge of Tally Prime provides learners with the ability to manage accounts efficiently.
  5. Flexibility: The part-time format allows learners to balance their studies with other commitments.


Module 1: Introduction to Computers and IT

  • Computer basics and components
  • Operating systems and file management
  • Computer hardware and software

Module 2: Windows 7 Applications

  • Introduction to Windows 7 interface
  • Using Paint for basic image editing
  • Wordpad and Notepad for text editing

Module 3: Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft Word: Document creation, formatting, and editing
  • Microsoft Excel: Spreadsheet creation, formulas, and data analysis
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: Creating impactful presentations
  • Microsoft Access: Introduction to databases and data management

Module 4: Internet and Email

  • Internet fundamentals: Browsing, searching, and online safety
  • Email communication: Composing, sending, and managing emails

Module 5: Personality Development

  • Effective communication skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Professional etiquette and behavior

Module 6: Optional - InPage (Urdu Software)

  • Introduction to InPage software for Urdu publishing

Module 7: Optional - Introduction to ICT Resources

  • Basics of information and communication technology resources

Module 8: Tally Prime

  • Introduction to Tally Prime software
  • Accounting principles and financial management
  • Creating and managing accounts, ledgers, and transactions

Note: The syllabus can be modified based on the requirements of the learners or specific locations to align with industry demands and local preferences.

Please note that the syllabus provided is a general guideline and can be adjusted or customized as per specific requirements and time constraints. It is essential to ensure that the course is updated with the latest software versions and industry trends to provide students with relevant and up-to-date skills.

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