National Diploma in Information Technology & Public Sector Management

Duration  06 months, 100 hrs (Direct interaction – 60 hours, Learning-   Assignments
Medium Sinhala/ English/Tamil
Outcome Hands on experience on basic computer operations that will be very helpful and useful to confidently and individually work in most of the work environments and manage small businesses
Methodology Online classroom, chats, video conferencing, social media, email.  Tutor – student interaction should not be less than one hour a week, apart from the time spent on marking, evaluation and offline work.
Course Material Notes, videos and other relevant course material are accessible online and also installed in the tablet.
Facilitator Institute There will be a facilitator institute in every region for further guidance.
Basic Qualifications Passed the G.C.E. (A/L)
Course Fee 65,000.00
Course Content

Maintain files & folders

A1. Start up and turn off the computer
A2. customize computer and desktop settings
A3. Create folders and files
A4. Perform Folder/File operations
A5. Set attributes of files folders
A6. Compress and extract folder/ files
A7. Backup and restore folders/ files

Perform word processing

B1. Create different types of documents using templates
B2. Create tables
B3. Add objects and special formatting
B4. Format paragraph/document
B5. Create links
B6. Create mail merge
B7. Create templates/cover page
B8. Find & replace text
B9. Draw graphics/auto text
B10.Create Table of Content(Index)
B11.Print a word document/envelops/labels

Prepare spread sheet

C1. Format work sheet
C2. Apply built – in functions and formulas
C3. Fill ,Sort and Filter data
C4. Prepare graphs and charts
C5. Use data tools
C6. Create a pivot table
C7. Develop and customize Worksheet
C8. Set Page properties and Print a spread sheet

Prepare presentations

D1.Creating a presentation
D2. Apply design templates to an existing presentation
D3. Insert different media
D4. Slide transition and animation
D5. Insert action buttons and hyperlinks
D6. Conduct the presentation
D7. Print slides

Maintain databases

E1. Create tables
E2. Create table relationship
E3. Modify tables
E4. Create forms
E5. Create queries
E6. generate reports
E7. Modify records
E8. Backup and restore data
E9. Link data base with external document

Perform internet and electronic mail operations

F1. Perform Browser operations
F2. Use Search engines
F3. Download and upload file
F4. Perform e mail operations
F5. Print e mails/web pages

Introduction to Management & Human Resources Management
G1. Human Resource Planning, JA, JE, JD, JS Recruitment, Selection and Orientation 
G2. Human Resource Policies and Labour Laws
G3. Performance Management  
G4. Knowledge management and organizational development
G5. Career Management
G7. Employee Counselling, Retention and employee engagement
G8. Motivation & Personality Development

 Financial Regulations & Procurement Procedures
H1. Refreshing knowledge on basics of Financial Regulations
H2. Refreshing knowledge on basics of Procurement Procedures
H3. Changes occurred due to recent circulars in Financial Regulations
H4. Changes occurred due to recent circulars in Procurement Procedures

Office Management & Procedures
I1. Refreshing knowledge on basics of Office Management & Procedures
I2. Changes occurred due to recent circulars in Office Management & Procedures

Administrative Regulations
J1. Refreshing knowledge on basics of Administrative Regulations
J2. Changes occurred due to recent circulars in Administrative Regulations