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Office Skills Training Course

INTRODUCTION

This course is meant for absolute beginners. It is meant for students who have little or no prior experience with computers. The purpose of this course is to empower learners with the knowledge and skills needed to use computers effectively in life, college, work and beyond.
Students will learn what computers can do for them and how to use the Internet for communication.

Emphasis will be placed on using software packages for emails, word processing, spread sheets, and presentation as well as using the Internet.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is meant for absolute beginners. It is meant for students who have little or no prior experience with computers. The purpose of this course is to empower learners with the knowledge and skills needed to use computers effectively in life, college, work and beyond.

PEEREQUISITES

This training is designed for participants who are reasonably proficient in English and have an understanding of basic ICT concepts.

Duration

10 Days

Course Objectives

  • Students will learn what computers can do for them and how to use the Internet for communication.
  • Emphasis will be placed on using software packages for emails, word processing, spread sheets, and presentation as well as using the Internet.

Course Content

 

Internet

Introduction to computers and the internet

MS Word

  • Quick start
  • Introduction to MS Word basics
  • Organizing content using tables and charts 
  • Customizing formats using styles and themes
  • Inserting content using quick parts
  • Using templates to automate document formatting
  • Controlling the flow of a document
  • Simplifying and managing long documents
  • Using mail merge to create letters, envelopes, and labels 
  • Table of content

Intermediate & Advanced MS Excel

  • Introduction to MS Excel basics
  • Entering, selecting & editing data
  • Formatting cells, rows, columns & sheets
  • Creating formulas and functions
  • Charts, graphs and data sort
  • Printing Excel documents
  • Naming cell ranges
  • Linking sheets and files
  • Conditional functions
  • Basic lookup functions
  • Essential list management

MS Power Point

  • Quick start
  • Slides & layouts
  • Text & tables
  • Pictures & graphics
  • Present slideshows
  • Animation, video & audio
  • Share & co-author
  • Use 3D models
  • PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts
  • PowerPoint templates
  • Office templates

Email

  • Begin and end emails professionally
  • CC, BCC, Reply, Reply All, forward
  • Understand the fundamentals of grammar, formatting and punctuation to improve readability
  • Write better emails faster
  • Tactics to manage email volume
  • Write clear and well-structured professional emails
  • Save time through communicating appropriately from the outset
  • Avoid frustrating others with email overload

 

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

 TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

Mob: +254 715 077 817, +254 731 240 802, +254 735 331 020.

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TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 12th August 2019

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

 

Event Properties

Event Duration 10 Days
Event Date 19-08-2019
Event End Date 30-08-2019
Cut off date 12-08-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 139,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,196
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,356
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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