This course provides entrepreneurs the opportunity to understand technology better and to see how technology can assist them in growing their business. It will also help them see and understand how to optimise their communications skills through technology with not only their employee, but also their suppliers and customers. The entrepreneur will also start to understand the benefits of social media and how they can use social media to help them grow and to start to use social media as a marketing tool.
This course is a great way for entrepreneurs and small business owners to start to understand the important role technology can play in their business. It will assist them in reducing certain costs as they will be able to optimise their time and rather focus on the operational side of the business than to run, phone or drive around to communicate to employees, suppliers or customers. This course will focus on the introduction levels to computing concepts and will also focus on the intermediate levels of computer skills needed to effectively run a business.
•Understand technology and the benefits to one’s business better
•Be able to ensure all admin processes within your business is electronic
•Reach a wider audience or target market through the use of technology
•Reduce time spend on administrative tasks
•Reduce cost on marketing strategies
•Being able to backup all business documents and thus ensuring increased security of data
•Use software applications such as MS Word, and Excel for your business
Basic Computing Concepts (includes Operating Systems)
Microsoft Office Word 2010 (with an emphasis on Business Writing)
Microsoft Office Publisher 2010 (for Business Templates)
Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 (Gmail)
Microsoft Office Excel 2010 (emphasis on Business Finances)
Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010
Web 2.0 and Smartphones
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (emphasis on e-learning and searching the web for information/knowledge)
Information and Communication Technology
Who Should Attend:
Anybody who has a start-up business or has a small business that has been running for a while that realises the need and the benefits of using technology for their business or who wants to start a small business and wants to start it right from the beginning is welcome to enrol.