Duration: 6 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course: Information Technology (Skill Development Course) 

Course Duration: 6 months (Part-time)

Course Objectives:

1.     To provide a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of computers and their applications.

2.     To develop proficiency in using the Windows operating system and common software applications.

3.     To impart knowledge and practical skills in Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

4.     To introduce the basics of database management systems using Microsoft Access.

5.     To familiarize students with the concept and application of e-commerce.

6.     To provide a foundational understanding of networking concepts.

7.     To equip students with programming skills in C and C++.

Course Overview:

This part-time skill development course in Information Technology is designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to pursue self-employment opportunities in the field of IT. The course covers essential topics ranging from computer fundamentals to programming, with a focus on relevant tools and technologies. The syllabus is flexible and can be modified based on the requirements of the learner or location.

Course Teaching Methodology:

1.     Lectures: In-class lectures will be conducted to explain theoretical concepts and provide an overview of each topic.

2.     Hands-on Practical Sessions: Students will engage in practical exercises to apply the knowledge gained during lectures and develop technical skills.

3.     Assignments: Regular assignments will be given to reinforce learning and assess student progress.

4.     Case Studies and Real-world Examples: The course will include case studies and real-world examples to illustrate the practical application of the learned concepts.

5.     Group Discussions and Problem-solving: Students will participate in group discussions and problem-solving activities to enhance their critical thinking and teamwork skills.

6.     Guest Lectures: Industry experts will be invited to deliver guest lectures, sharing their practical experiences and providing insights into the IT industry.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

This course in Information Technology is specifically designed to empower learners for self-employment opportunities. The IT industry offers numerous avenues for entrepreneurship and freelancing. By acquiring the skills taught in this course, learners will be equipped to pursue careers as independent IT professionals, offering services such as computer maintenance, software development, and IT consulting. Additionally, the course also provides a strong foundation for further specialization or higher education in the field of IT.


Module 1: Fundamentals of Computers

·         Introduction to computers and their components

·         Computer hardware and software

·         Operating systems and their functions

·         Introduction to computer networks

 Module 2: Windows Operating System

·         Introduction to Windows OS

·         Desktop navigation and file management

·         Customizing system settings

·         Troubleshooting common issues

Module 3: MS Office

3.1 Word

·         Introduction to word processing

·         Document creation and formatting

·         Working with tables and graphics

·         Mail merge and advanced features

3.2 Excel

·         Introduction to spreadsheets

·         Data entry and formatting

·         Formulas, functions, and charts

·         Data analysis and visualization

3.3 PowerPoint

·         Creating effective presentations

·         Slide design and layout

·         Adding multimedia elements

·         Delivery techniques and presenting confidently

Module 4: DBMS Using Access

·         Introduction to database management systems

·         Database design and normalization

·         Creating tables, forms, and reports in Microsoft Access

·         Querying and filtering data

Module 5: Introduction to E-Commerce

·         Overview of e-commerce and its significance

·         Types of e-commerce models

·         Online payment systems and security

·         Building an online presence

Module 6: Networking Concepts

·         Introduction to computer networks

·         Network topologies and protocols

·         IP addressing and subnetting

·         Network troubleshooting and security


Module 7: C & C++ Programming

·         Introduction to programming concepts

·         Fundamentals of C and C++ programming languages

·         Variables, data types, and operators

·         Control structures and functions

·         Arrays, strings, and file handling


Note: The syllabus can be modified based on the specific requirements and needs of the learners or the location.

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