Duration: 6 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Computer Software (Skills Development Course)

Course Duration: 6 Months (part-time)

Course Objectives:

1.     To provide students with a comprehensive understanding of computer fundamentals and their practical applications.

2.     To equip students with essential skills in popular software applications used in business environments.

3.     To develop proficiency in data entry techniques and accuracy.

4.     To enhance students' knowledge of the internet and its various applications.

5.     To empower students with skills necessary for self-employment and career growth in the field of computer software.

Course Overview:

This 6-month part-time course aims to provide students with the fundamental skills required to excel in the field of computer software. The course covers a range of topics including computer fundamentals, popular software applications, data entry techniques, internet usage, and desktop publishing. The course will be conducted through a combination of theory lectures, practical hands-on exercises, and real-world case studies.

Course Teaching Methodology:

1.     Lectures: Engaging and interactive lectures will be conducted to introduce the theoretical concepts of each subject.

2.     Practical Exercises: Students will be provided with hands-on exercises to practice and apply the concepts learned during the lectures.

3.     Case Studies: Real-world case studies will be analyzed to demonstrate the practical applications of the software skills taught in the course.

4.     Group Discussions: Regular group discussions will be held to encourage students to share their ideas, experiences, and problem-solving approaches.

5.     Assignments: Students will be given assignments to reinforce their understanding of the topics covered in the course.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

Career Growth: The skills gained in this course are highly sought after by employers in various industries. Proficiency in computer software enhances employability and provides opportunities for career growth.

Self-Employment: The course equips students with the necessary skills to start their own businesses or work as freelancers in areas such as data entry, desktop publishing, and software training.

Course Contents:

Module 1: Computer Fundamentals

·         Introduction to computers

·         Operating systems

·         Computer hardware and software

·         Computer networks and internet basics

Module 2: MS-Office

·         Microsoft Word: Word processing, document formatting, and mail merge

·         Microsoft Excel: Spreadsheet creation, formulas, charts, and data analysis

·         Microsoft PowerPoint: Presentation design and delivery

Module 3: Tally Prime

·         Introduction to Tally Prime

·         Company creation and configuration

·         Vouchers entry and customization

·         Financial statements and reporting

Module 4: Desktop Publishing (DTP)

·         Introduction to DTP software

·         Layout design and typography

·         Creating brochures, flyers, and business cards

·         Print-ready file preparation

Module 5: Data Entry

·         Techniques for accurate and efficient data entry

·         Keyboard shortcuts and data validation

·         Data organization and management

Module 6: Internet

·         Internet basics and web browsing

·         Email communication and etiquette

·         Online research and information retrieval

·         Introduction to social media platforms

Note: The contents mentioned above can be modified based on the specific requirements of the learners or location.


1.     Regular quizzes and tests to assess understanding of concepts.

2.     Practical assignments to evaluate hands-on skills.

3.     Project work to showcase application of software skills.

4.     Final examination covering all modules.

Please note that the syllabus provided is a general outline and can be customized based on the needs and preferences of the learners or the location where the course is conducted.

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