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‣ Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Course Number:ITC0503
Duration:4 days
Number of Participants:15

Course Dates:

August 27-30, 2018

Target Group

All Public Officers

Pre-requisite:Successful completion of Introduction to Computer Applications or equivalent.  
Course Aim:To provide participants with basic knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel.  

Course Outcome:

At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in
    creating and manipulating data in a
    spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel
      

 

Course Content

  • Creating a worksheet
  • Starting Excel
  • The Excel worksheet
  • The Worksheet Window
  • Entering data (text, numbers)
  • Formatting the worksheet
  • Calculating a sum
  • Formulae, functions and formatting
  • Order of operations
  • Entering and verifying formulae and
  • functions
  • What-if analysis
  • Absolute vs Relative addressing
  • The IF function
  • Charting
  • Working with large worksheets
 

Delivery Method:

 Face-to-Face 

Instructional Methods:

The following methods will be used in course delivery:
  • Lecture
  • Demonstration
  • Practical exercise
 

‣ Time Management

Duration:1 day
Number of Participants:
20
Course Dates: July 11, 2018
Target
Group:
 
All Public Officers  
Course Aim:  To expose participants to current methods and strategies for managing their time, with a view towards improving individual and organisational productivity.  
Course
Outcomes:
 
 
At the end of the training, participants will be able to:
  • Define Time Management;
  • Analyse Time Schedules;
  • Set Goals and Objectives;
  • Prioritise Activities;
  • Identify Time Wasters; and
  • List Key Strategies for Time Management.  
Course
Content:
 
 
The course will cover the following broad subject areas:
  • The Concept of Time Management;
  • Recording Use of Time;
  • Analysing Use of Time;
  • Identifying Time Wasters; and
  • Strategies for Managing Time.  
Delivery
Methods:
 
 
Face-to-face  
Instructional
Methods:
  
The following methods will be used in course delivery:
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies
  • Role Plays  

‣ Communication and Interpersonal Skills

Duration:

2 days

 No. of Participants:

 20

Course Dates:July 30-31, 2018

Target Group:

All Public Officers

 Course Aim:

 To enable participants to enhance their interpersonal relations through the use of effective communication techniques.

Course Outcomes:

At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Define the role of communication in various settings
  • List communication barriers and strategies for minimising/eliminating these barriers
  • Demonstrate communication and interpersonal relationship techniques
 

Course Content:

The course will cover the following broad subject areas:

  • The communication process
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • Interpersonal skills:
  • dealing with difficult personality types
  • conflict management
  • Assertion vs aggression
  • Strategies for enhancing interpersonal skills
 

Delivery Methods:

Face-to-face

Instructional Methods:

The following methods will be used in course delivery:

  • Lectures
  • Case Studies
  • Role Plays
  • Small group and plenary discussions
 

‣ Effective Presentation Skills

Duration:5 days
Number of Participants:
20
Course Dates: July 23-27, 2018
Target
Group:
 
Public officers who are required to deliver presentations as part of their duties, and wish to build a foundation in successful presentation skills.
Course Aim:  To give participants the tools to cultivate confidence and competencies required to deliver effective presentations
Course
Outcomes:
 
 

At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Overcome the fear and nervousness associated with presenting
  • Develop key skills to construct and deliver effective presentations
  • Present with clarity and energy
  • Use visual aids to enhance the appeal and professionalism of their presentation
  • Demonstrate confidence and dynamism as a presenter
 
Course
Content:
 
 

The course will cover the following broad subject areas:

  • Planning the presentation
  • The Art of Communication – positive body language
  • Speech writing techniques
  • Managing the audience
  • Tools of the Trade: Using Visual Aids and PowerPoint
  • Voice intonation and its uses
  • Successful impromptu speaking

 

Delivery
Methods:
 
 
Face-to-face  
Instructional
Methods:
  

The following methods will be used in course delivery:

  • Lectures
  • Group Discussion
  • Practical exercises

 

Assessment Method:
  • Individual presentations