Duration: 2 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: IT Proficiency  (Skill Development Course)

Course Duration: 2 months  (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

1.     Develop proficiency in essential IT skills required for self-employment.

2.     Gain practical knowledge and hands-on experience with software applications commonly used in business settings.

3.     Understand the fundamentals of computer systems, databases, networking, and programming.

4.     Explore the concept of e-commerce and its potential for self-employment opportunities.

5.     Acquire the necessary skills to enhance career growth and improve employability prospects.

Course Overview:

This course aims to equip students with the foundational IT skills necessary for self-employment. It provides comprehensive training in various software applications, computer fundamentals, database management, networking concepts, and programming languages. By the end of the course, students will have a solid understanding of these IT domains, enabling them to pursue self-employment opportunities or enhance their career prospects.


Course Teaching Methodology:

1.     Lectures: In-depth theoretical explanations by the instructor.

2.     Hands-on Practice: Practical exercises and assignments to reinforce learning.

3.     Group Discussions: Collaborative learning and sharing of ideas and experiences.

4.     Case Studies: Analysing real-world scenarios and applying IT skills to solve problems.

5.     Project Work: Undertaking a self-employment project to apply learned skills.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

1.     Enhanced Employability: Acquiring IT proficiency increases job prospects across industries.

2.     Self-Employment Opportunities: IT skills enable individuals to start their own businesses or offer freelance services.

3.     Efficiency and Productivity: Proficiency in IT tools and software enhances work efficiency and productivity.

4.     Competitive Advantage: IT proficiency provides a competitive edge in today's digital world.

5.     Flexibility and Adaptability: IT skills empower learners to adapt to evolving technologies and market demands.


1) Fundamentals of Computers

Introduction to computers and their components

Operating systems and file management

Computer hardware and software concepts

Computer security and ethical considerations


2) MS Office Suite

Microsoft Word

Document creation and formatting

Editing tools and advanced features

Collaboration and sharing options

Microsoft Excel

Spreadsheet creation and formatting

Formulas, functions, and data analysis

Charts, graphs, and data visualization


Microsoft PowerPoint

Presentation creation and design

Slide formatting and animation

Effective use of multimedia

DBMS Using Access


3) Introduction to databases and DBMS concepts

Designing and creating a database using Microsoft Access

Data manipulation and retrieval

Querying and reporting


4)Introduction to E-Commerce

Understanding the basics of e-commerce

E-commerce business models

Online payment systems and security

Setting up an e-commerce website


5) Networking Concepts

Introduction to computer networks

Network components and protocols

Network configuration and troubleshooting

Internet and web technologies


6) C & C++ Programming

Introduction to programming concepts

Fundamentals of C and C++ programming languages

Variables, data types, and control structures

Functions, arrays, and pointers


Note: The syllabus can be modified based on the specific requirements of the learners or the location, considering the Indian student population. The course can be adapted to include additional topics or focus on certain aspects as per the needs and skill level of the participants.

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