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ACPM 126: Information Communication and Technology Course
Africa Center for Project Management is pleased to announce a Certificate Course in Information Communication and Technology Online and Distance Learning, which starts 1st of every month

Overall Course Description:
The need for professionals with a strong information technology background will continue to increase as business, government, schools, and other organizations seek new applications for computers and networks in the workplace. This certificate is designed as an introductory program for those who want to explore a range of information technology subject areas before deciding on an area of specialization. Students gain an overview of information systems.
This course will two month certificate will give you the skills necessary to get the most out of your computer by building on your basic understanding of computers and giving you a higher level understanding of information and communications technology.


Course Objectives:
By the end of this course the students should be able to

  • Describe the main components of a personal Computer
  • Elucidate the key characteristics  of memory and describe the importance of memory Hierarchy
  • Describe Database Management Systems and its importance
  • Understand and define Computer Viruses and its origin
  • Understand the basic Communications Devices
  • Define the role of ICT in Learning and governance.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to PC
  • Storage Organization
  • Output devices
  • Software
  • Computer Networks
  • Introduction to Database management
  • Fundamentals of data Communication
  • Introduction to communication media and communication devices.
  • Software vulnerabilities
  • Application of ICT – E-commerce

Course Organizers:

Africa Center for Project Management was established in 2004 in Amsterdam with the Africa regional offices in Nairobi. The organization was formed to address capacity building needs among development and corporate organizations in Africa and Asia by offering Online Certificates and In-House trainings. The organization has over ten years experience working with development partners in capacity building in. We have trained over 5000 development and Business Professionals in various thematic areas.

 

Computing Requirements:

Participants will need to use email, upload and download word docs, PowerPoint files and PDFs, and post on the discussion board or send assignments by email.   If you do not have internet speed sufficient to download materials, an offline DVD or hard copies course may be the right alternative for you. Materials Provided: Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.

Exercises

After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and tasks.

Assignments
In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit three assignments.

DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week
DATES: (Two Months) Course Starts 1st of Every Month.
REGIONS TARGETED: Global
COURSE FEE: $500
ORGANIZERS: Africa Center for Project Management
LANGUAGE: English only
FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
GENERAL COURSE CONTACT:
info@onlinelearningcentre.org


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