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The Computer Applications course provides a comprehensive introduction to essential computer software and tools used in professional and personal settings. Participants will learn to effectively use applications such as word processors, spreadsheets, presentation software, and email clients. The course aims to enhance participants’ digital literacy and proficiency with common computer applications.

Who this Course Is For

  • Beginners who want to gain basic computer skills.
  • Professionals looking to improve their proficiency with office software.
  • Students who need to use computer applications for academic purposes.
  • Anyone interested in becoming more comfortable with everyday computer tasks.


  • Understand the basic functions and features of common computer applications.
  • Develop skills in word processing, creating spreadsheets, and making presentations.
  • Learn to manage email and organize digital files effectively.
  • Gain confidence in using computer applications for various tasks.


Basic knowledge of using a computer and navigating the operating system.No prior experience with specific computer applications is required.

Week 1: Introduction to Computer Applications

  • Overview of computer hardware and software.
  • Navigating the operating system (Windows/macOS).
  • Basic file management: creating, saving, organizing, and finding files.
  • Introduction to internet browsing and online safety.

Week 2: Word Processing

  • Introduction to word processors (Microsoft Word, Google Docs).
  • Creating, editing, and formatting documents.
  • Using templates and styles for consistent formatting.
  • Inserting and manipulating images, tables, and charts.
  • Reviewing and collaborating on documents.

Week 3: Spreadsheets

  • Introduction to spreadsheet software (Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets).
  • Creating and formatting spreadsheets.
  • Basic formulas and functions for data manipulation.
  • Creating charts and graphs to visualize data.
  • Using spreadsheets for budgeting, data analysis, and more.

Week 4: Presentations and Email Management

  • Introduction to presentation software (Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Slides).
  • Creating, editing, and formatting presentations.
  • Adding multimedia elements (images, videos, audio).
  • Effective presentation techniques and design principles.
  • Managing email with email clients (Microsoft Outlook, Gmail).
  • Organizing emails, using filters, and managing contacts.
  • Comprehensive Overview: Covers essential computer applications used in both professional and personal contexts.
  • Hands-On Practice: Practical exercises and projects to build hands-on experience with each application.
  • Digital Literacy: Enhances participants’ digital literacy and comfort with using computer software.
  • Productivity Tools: Focus on tools that improve productivity, such as word processors, spreadsheets, and presentation software.
  • Effective Communication: Training in managing email and organizing digital communication.
  • Real-World Applications: Practical examples and projects that demonstrate the real-world applications of computer software.
  • Confidence Building: Builds confidence in using computer applications for various tasks and purposes.
  • Foundation for Further Learning: Provides a strong foundation for further learning in specialized computer applications and advanced features.

About this Course

  • Duration 4 Weeks
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Level Beginner
  • Price UGX 300,000 250,000

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