Duration: 1 YEAR

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Office Automation and Publishing (Skill Development Course)

Duration: 1 Year (2 Semesters)

Semester I:

Course Objectives:

  • To introduce students to fundamental computer concepts and principles.
  • To provide a solid foundation in operating systems and their functions.
  • To develop proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • To teach the basics of HTML and web page creation.

Course Overview:

  1. Computer Concepts and Fundamentals

    • Introduction to computers and their components
    • Operating systems and file management
    • Computer hardware and software
    • Computer ethics and security
  2. Operating System

    • Understanding different operating systems
    • File management and navigation
    • Troubleshooting common OS issues
  3. MS-Office

    • Microsoft Word
      • Creating and formatting documents
      • Working with templates
      • Mail merge and document sharing
    • Microsoft Excel
      • Spreadsheet creation and data analysis
      • Formulas, functions, and charts
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
      • Creating engaging presentations
      • Slide design and animations
  4. HTML and Front Page

    • Introduction to HTML
    • Basic HTML tags and structure
    • Creating a simple web page
    • Introduction to FrontPage for web design

Teaching Methodology:

  • Lectures, practical demonstrations, hands-on exercises.
  • Assignments and projects to apply knowledge.
  • Guest lectures from industry experts.
  • Interactive workshops and group discussions.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment: This semester provides a strong foundation in computer literacy and essential office automation skills. Graduates can seek employment in various administrative roles and are well-prepared for self-employment opportunities such as freelance content creation, basic web design, and data analysis.

Semester II:

Course Objectives:

  • To teach basic and financial accounting principles.
  • To provide hands-on experience with computerized accounting using Tally with GST.
  • To develop graphic design skills using D.T.P. tools.
  • To introduce computer networking and internet fundamentals.
  • To work on a comprehensive project to apply skills gained.

Course Overview:

  1. Basic and Financial Accounting

    • Introduction to accounting principles
    • Double-entry bookkeeping
    • Financial statements
    • Income and expense tracking
  2. Computerized Accounting through Tally with GST

    • Setting up accounts in Tally
    • GST concepts and implementation
    • Generating financial reports
  3. D.T.P. (Page Maker, Corel Draw, Photoshop)

    • Desktop publishing basics
    • Creating brochures, flyers, and posters
    • Image editing and graphic design
  4. Computer Network and Internet

    • Introduction to computer networks
    • Network components and configurations
    • Internet fundamentals and web browsing
  5. Project Work

    • Comprehensive project based on course learning
    • Students choose a relevant topic for implementation
    • Presentation and documentation of the project

Teaching Methodology:

  • Practical sessions with accounting software.
  • Graphic design workshops.
  • Hands-on experience with networking and internet tools.
  • Project guidance and mentorship.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment: This semester equips students with advanced skills in accounting, graphic design, and computer networking. Graduates can pursue careers in accounting, graphic design, or explore self-employment opportunities as graphic designers, freelance accountants, or entrepreneurs in the IT sector.

Please note that the course contents can be modified based on learner requirements and regional needs while still meeting the core objectives of the course.

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