ICT Essentials 3B: Web Programming

Course Objective

Programming Essentials in Software and website development, introduction to database, procedure programming skills and OOP (object-oriented programming).

Course Content

Learn how to write your own computer programs using one of the most popular programming languages such as:

  • PHP
  • JAVA
  • VB .Net
  • JSON

Learn the syntax, semantics, and basic data type of Databases in

  • Microsoft Access,
  • MySQL,
  • MSSQL

Apply your programming skills using hands-on lab activities and by writing your own computer programs.

Career pathways:

  • Software development professional
  • Web developer
  • Systems administrator

Course Fees: GH¢900.

Duration: 3 Hours per day, 3 days a week, 4 weeks

Methodology

  • Hands-on practicals;
  • Instructor-led discussions
  • Participants can use their own laptops or tablets if available.

Start Date:  Feb. 3, 2018.

ICT Essentials 3A: Core Programming

Course Objective

Programming Essentials in Software and website development, introduction to a database, procedure programming skills and OOP (object-oriented programming).

Course Content

Learn how to write your own computer programs using one of the most popular programming languages such as:

  • PHP
  • JAVA
  • VB.Net
  • JSON

Learn the syntax, semantics, and basic data type of Databases in

  • Microsoft Access,
  • MySQL,
  • MSSQL

Apply your programming skills using hands-on lab activities and by writing your own computer programs.

Career pathways:

  • Software development professional
  • Web developer
  • Systems administrator

Course Fees: GH¢1,100.

Duration: 3 Hours per day, 3 days a week, 8 weeks

Methodology

  • Hands-on practicals;
  • Instructor-led discussions
  • Participants can use their own laptops or tablets if available.

Start Date:  Feb. 3, 2018.

ICT Essentials 2: Networking Skills

Course Objective

Networking Skills covers basic networking concepts within the context of networks you encounter every day. In this 70-hour course, students will develop hands-on networking skills and understand the role networks play in our lives.

Course Content

  • It introduces students to networking careers and prepares them for further studies.
  • Learn how to plan and install a network using real equipment and connecting it to the Internet.
  • Practice verifying and troubleshooting network and Internet connectivity.
  • Learn how to recognize and mitigate security threats to a home network.

Configure common Internet applications, set up sharing between computers, and configure basic IP services.

Career Pathways:

  • Systems administration
  • Network administration
  • Network device management
  • Network management
  • Systems operations

Course Fees: GH¢1,100.

Duration: 3 Hours per day, 3 days a week, 8 weeks

Methodology

  • Hands-on practicals;
  • Instructor-led discussions
  • Participants can use their own laptops or tablets if available.

Start Date:  Feb. 3, 2018.

ICT Essentials 1: Hardware and Software Engineering

Course Objective

This covers fundamental computer and career skills for entry-level ICT jobs. It includes hands-on practicals that provide sufficient experience to prepare you for enterprise networking. Simulation tools help you hone your troubleshooting skills and practice what you learn.

Course Content

  • Develop working knowledge of how computers and mobile devices operate.
  • Identify common security threats and vulnerabilities such as a virus, malware, worms, phishing, spoofing, and social engineering.
  • Apply skills and procedures to install, configure, and troubleshoot computers, mobile devices, and software.

Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using both real equipment and network configuration simulation tool.

Career Pathways

Include:

  • IT/technical support
  • field service technician
  • help desk technician
  • network support technician
  • and more.

 

Course Fees: GH¢1,100.

Duration: 3 Hours per day, 3 days a week, 8 weeks

Methodology

  • Hands-on practicals;
  • Instructor-led discussions
  • Participants can use their own laptops or tablets if available.

Start Date:  Feb. 3, 2018.

Computing Fundamentals

Course Objective

Learn how to use a computer, connect devices and access search, email, and social media.

Course Content

  •  Basic computer and Internet navigation skills
  • Identify different types of computer systems, components, printers, and other devices.
  • Understand Microsoft Windows and how to work with files and folders.
  • Understand computer networking, how to browse and search the Internet, and how to use email.
  • Create accounts for Facebook, Google, Yahoo, YouTube, Google+, etc.

Identify common problems and implement simple solutions for hardware, software, and networks.

Target

Basic technology skills are essential for anyone who wants to participate and compete successfully in the digital economy. This course helps you get started in some of the most promising career paths for the future.

Course Fees: GH¢1,100.

Duration: 3 Hours per day, 3 days a week, 8 weeks

Methodology

  • Hands-on practicals;
  • Instructor-led discussions
  • Participants can use their own laptops or tablets if available.

Start Date:  Feb. 3, 2018. 

Applied ICT in Church Administration

Code: GCIRICT 2

Course Objective

  • Share with church leaders some current ICT tools and best practices to help them improve on church administration.
  • Participants learn practical skills in church administration
  • To help participants maximise the use of their ICT devices.

Course Content

  • Office productivity tools (word processing and spreadsheet) for effective communication
  • Computerised record-keeping
  • Church database management
  • Accounting and accountability.

Target

Church Leaders, Pastors, Administrators and Office holders

Course Fees: GH¢950

Duration: Five (5) Days, 3 hours each day (Evening sessions).

Methodology

  • Hands-on practicals
  • Instructor-led discussions
  • Presentations and group sessions
  • Participants can use their own laptops or tablets if available.

Dates:   Feb. 13 -17, 2018

March 13 – 17, 2018

April 3 – 7, 2018

Business Communication Using PowerPoint

Code: GCIRICT 1

Course Objective

  • Participants to understand different modes and purposes of business communication.
  • Learn persuasive skills using MS-PowerPoint
  • Create and practise effective presentation
  • Participants to develop the capacity to customize presentations for different business purposes.
     

Course Content

  • Principles and practice of effective business communication
  • Creating presentations using MS-PowerPoint – Hands-on practice
  • Using the power of PowerPoint to convince your audience
  • Presentation content and format
  • Presentation tips and tricks

Target

Directors and Managers of Companies, Customer service personnel

Course Fees: GH¢950

Duration: Five (5) Days, 3 hours each day (Evening sessions).

Methodology

  • Hands-on practicals;
  • Instructor-led discussions
  • Presentations and group sessions
  • Participants can use their own laptops or tablets if available.

Dates:   Jan. 23 – 27, 2018

Feb. 6 – 10, 2018

March 5 – 10, 2018

Project Execution/ Implementation

Course Code: PM 303

Course Objective:

This course is designed to equip leaders and team members of projects, committees or task forces with advanced

  • Directing and Managing operations, Project Knowledge
  • Project Coordination, Managing operations

Course Output:

  • Participants on this program will work through practical project Case study scenarios.
  • Undertake a visit to a project site within the Adenta Municipal.
  • Group and Individual presentation task to a panel.

Targets:

Professionals from construction sector, project coordinators, banking  SMEs owners, NGOs, government ministries

Course Fee: GHC 1,200.00

Course Dates: January 31st-2nd February (Wednesday Thursday and Friday)

2018 February 28th- March 2nd ( Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

2018 April 2nd -4th (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday)

Project Planning Course Code: PM 301

Course Objective

This course aims to provide leaders, with the requisite knowledge and understanding of the project process and people involved in project management.

Course Content:

Ø  Schedule management, Cost management, Communication, Project Organisation, Resource Planning, Procurement, Budget management

Targets:

Project coordinators, banking , SMEs owners, NGOs, government ministries,

Course Fee: GHC 1, 200.00

Course Dates: January 2018, 24th-25th (Wednesday and Thursday)

2018 February 26th-27th (Monday and Tuesday).2018 March 28th-29th (Wednesday and Thursday)

Introduction to Project Management

Course Code: PM 300

Course Objective:

To provide leaders and team members of projects, committees or task forces with advanced techniques and practical skills to understand the basic rudiments of projects and achieving project quality.

Course Content:

  • Understanding Project/Management, Characteristics of a Project;
  • SMART objectives, Project Viability and Profitability, Roles and responsibilities of a Project Manager, Project Initiating

Course Output:

  • Participants on this program will work through practical project Case study scenarios.
  • Group and Individual presentation task to a panel.

Targets:

As part of Continuous Professional from construction sector, banking  SMEs owners,NGOs, government ministries etc.

Course Fee: GHC 1,200.00

Course Dates: January 2018, 17th-18th (Wednesday and Thursday)

2018 February 19th-20th (Monday and Tuesday).2018 March 21st and 22nd (Wednesday and Thursday)