PROGRAMME PURPOSE

The programme is designed to equip students with necessary skills to design, program,

operate, support and use computer systems to satisfy industry requirements.

3.0 PROGRAMME AIMS

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills in:

3.1 Communication Skills

3.2 Principles of Information Technology

3.3 Office Productivity Software

3.4 Programming

3.5 Computer Architecture

3.6 Mathematics and Statistics

3.7 Foundations of Management

3.8 Entrepreneurship

Purpose: 

To equip students with knowledge, skills and values of compiler construction and other advanced programming methods.

Objective: 

At the end of the module, the trainee will be able to:

1. Translate computer language

2. Perform object oriented programming

3. Perform logic programming

Purpose: 

To equip students with skills, knowledge and attitudes to enable them plan, design, develop and install Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN)

Objectives: 

At the end of this module, the trainee will be able to:

1. Describe data transmission types

2. Outline functional tasks of a protocol

3. Install various types of networks

4. Apply the principles of open systems interconnection (OSI)

5. Apply the principles of network communication

6. Perform internetworking

7. Carry out network administration

Purpose: 

To equip trainees with knowledge, skills and attitudes in the management of information systems.

Objectives: 

At the end of this module, the trainee will be able to:

1. Describe management Information Systems

2. Describe how Information Systems are built

3. Manage the electronic commerce and business of a firm

4. Manage hardware and software assets

5. Enhance management decision-making for the digital firm

6. Redesign the organisation with information systems

7. Provide information systems security and control

PURPOSE: 

The aim of the module is to create awareness of the importance of entrepreneurship and its relevance to career growth by building entrepreneurial competences, attitudinal change that will lead to self motivation and

generation of business ideas.

OBJECTIVES:

 At the end of the Module, trainees will be able to:

1. Apply entrepreneurial concepts in computer and information

technology work

2. Develop Entrepreneurial Competences and Attitudes

3. Apply enterprise management skills

4. Identify information technology business opportunities

5. Establish a computer and information technology business entity

6. Sustain a computer and information technology enterprise

PURPOSE: 

To provide students with an opportunity to be able to apply practical knowledge gained to analyse, design and develop systems.

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the module, the trainee will be able to:-

1. Plan, design and develop a practical project.

2. Practice skills acquired in managing the development cycle and presentation

techniques.

Purpose: 

To equip students with knowledge, skills and values in applying the techniques and tools of systems design to the development of information systems.

Objective: 

At the end of the module, the trainee will be able to:

1. Develop Management and Information Systems

2. Carry out Systems Engineering and Quality Assurance

3. Design Input and Controls

4. Design outputs

5. Implement systems

6. Select suitable hardware and software

7. Carry out Security/Risk Analysis