The Centre offers a variety of ICT courses for individuals and organisations alike. We leverage a tailored approach to ensure that our clients acquire the desired skillset to enable them thrive in their respective disciplines, with ICT being at the core.

The International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL)

Register for training and certification in International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) modules with us and place yourself on the global market. ICDL is the International Standard for Digital Skills. Makerere University Business School – ICT Centre is a certified Training and Testing Centre for the ICDL. Our ICDL training and certification offers are as follows:

Digital Citizen

Specially developed to cater for those with no experience whatsoever of computers and the Internet. Digital Citizen helps to remove the fear of using a computer for complete novices by using a simple, non-threatening approach to educating individuals in the basic skills of using a computer, email and the Internet.

Workforce Modules

These are digital skills for employability and productivity.

  • Computer Essentials
  • Online Essentials
  • Documents
  • Spreadsheets
  • Presentation
  • Cyber Security
  • Collaboration
  • Data Protection
  • Information Literacy

Professional Modules

These are digital skills for occupational effectiveness.

  • Presentations (Advanced)
  • Documents (Advanced)
  • Web Editing
  • Image Editing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Project Planning
  • Management Spreadsheets
  • Data Analytics
  • Advanced Database
  • ICT in Education
  • Using Databases
  • Databases (Advanced)

**Training and certification fees are confirmed after an assessment of the required skills is concluded.

ICT Short-term Certificate Courses

Certificate in Graduate Data Analysis (CGDA)

This course is designed to equip participants with the skills in Research Data Analysis. At the end of the training, participants are expected to be able to; come up with measurable objectives of research study, identify different types of analysis that can be used in research, differentiate between qualitative and quantitative research data analysis, carry out correct analysis for research, perform analytical operations using different types of analysis, and interpret the output(s) from the different types of analysis techniques. The training mainly covers SPSS although additional tools may be explored.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Postgraduate students (Masters, PGD and PhDs) who are doing their research and Projects
  • Individuals in need of learning and improving on research Data Analysis Using SPSS

Course Duration

The course is designed to run for a period of one week with a total of 20 contact hours. 

 

Award

Upon successful completion of the training, participants are awarded the Certificate in Graduate Data Analysis.

 

Training Fees

The fee for the Certificate in Certificate in Graduate Data Analysis course is UGX 500,000 per participant for the general class (minimum of 5 participants), and UGX 700,000 per participant for a smaller class (3 participants). Special arrangements are made for one-on-one sessions.

Certificate in Systems & Network Administration (CSNA)

This course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to configure, install, manage, and administer basic network infrastructures. Participants learn to build, repair, and troubleshoot networks, and computer systems. Entry-level positions associated with the skills gained in this course include help-desk support analyst, network administrator/assistant, and systems assistant/analyst among others.

 

Who Should Attend?

Individuals, University and College students interested in pursuing a career in Systems and Network Administration.

 

Course Duration

The course is designed to run for a period of four weeks with a total of 10 contact hours per week. However, special arrangements can be made such that the course is completed within a shorter period. 

 

Award

 Upon successful completion of the training, participants are awarded the Certificate in Systems & Network Administration.

 

Training Fees

The fee for the Certificate in Systems & Network Administration course is UGX 300,000 per participant for the general class (minimum of 5 participants), and UGX 500,000 per participant for a smaller class (3 participants). Special arrangements are made for one-on-one sessions.

Certificate in Graphic Design (CGD)

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills in Computer Graphics design. At the end of the training, participants will be able to recognize how a visual image can be an effective means of communication, understand, develop and employ visual hierarchy using images and text, utilize a wide range of type styles in combination with visual image and use a computer to create and manipulate images and text for use in various print and digital mediums among others.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Multimedia Officers
  • Exhibition Designers
  • Content and Brand Managers
  • Creative Art Directors
  • Website Designers
  • Marketing Officers
  • Public Relations/Communications Officers
  • Photographers/Photo Editing Artists
  • Individuals, University and college students interested in pursuing a career in Graphic Design.

 

Course Duration

The course is designed to run for a period of four weeks with a total of 10 contact hours per week. However, special arrangements can be made such that the course is completed within a shorter period. 

 

Award

Upon successful completion of the training, participants are awarded the Certificate in Graphic Design.

 

Training Fees

The fee for the Certificate in Graphic Design is UGX 300,000 per participant for the general class (minimum of 5 participants), and UGX 500,000 per participant for a smaller class (3 participants). Special arrangements are made for one-on-one sessions.

Certificate in Website Design, Development and Maintenance (CWDDM)

This course is designed to equip participants with the skills and project-based experience needed for entry into web design and development careers. At the end of the training, participants will develop awareness and appreciation of the many ways that people access the web, and will be able to create standards-based websites that can be accessed by the wide spectrum of web access technologies.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals, University and college students interested in pursuing a career in Website design, development and maintenance
  • Website Designers/Developers
  • Website managers/administrators/officers
  • Multimedia Officers
  • Communications Officers

 

Course Duration

The course is designed to run for a period of three weeks with a total of 10 contact hours per week. However, special arrangements can be made such that the course is completed within a shorter period. 

 

Award

Upon successful completion of the training, participants are awarded the Certificate in Website Design, Development & Maintenance.

 Training Fees

The fee for the Certificate in Website Design, Development & Maintenance is UGX 300,000 per participant for the general class (minimum of 5 participants), and UGX 500,000 per participant for a smaller class (3 participants). Special arrangements are made for one-on-one sessions.

Certificate in Computerised Accounting Applications (CCAA)

This course is designed to equip learners with theoretical and practical accounting skills. The course has four modules including: Accounting in MS Excel, Accounting in Tally, Accounting in Sage and Accounting in QuickBooks. Some of the topics covered include;

  • Setting up company accounts
  • Inventory management
  • Transaction processing
  • Preparing and/or generating periodical reports
  • Modeling in Excel

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountants
  • Finance Administrators and /Officers
  • Accounts Assistants/Clerks
  • Revenue Officers
  • Bookkeepers
  • Asset/Stock managers/officers
  • Business owners
  • University and college students
  • Individuals interested in developing a career in Computerised accounting

 

Course Duration

The course is designed to run for a period of three weeks with a total of 10 contact hours per week. However, special arrangements can be made such that the course is completed within a shorter period. 

 

Award

Upon successful completion of the training, participants are awarded the Certificate in Computerised Accounting.

 

Training Fees

The fee for the Certificate in Computerized Accounting course is UGX 300,000 per participant for the general class (minimum of 5 participants), and UGX 500,000 per participant for a smaller class (3 participants). Special arrangements are made for one-on-one sessions.

Certificate in Online Marketing and Sales (COMS)

This course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage and measure online/digital campaigns, and promote product/service sales through online technologies. The training covers various areas including social media marketing, blog marketing, Email marketing and SEO among others.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Account Coordinators
  • Marketing Directors/Managers /Officers
  • Product Managers
  • Brand Managers
  • Public Relations/Communications Officers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Sales Managers/Representatives
  • University and college students
  • Individuals interested in developing a career in online marketing and sales

 

Course Duration

The course is designed to run for a period of four weeks with a total of 10 contact hours per week. However, special arrangements can be made such that the course is completed within a shorter period. 

 

Award

Upon successful completion of the training, participants are awarded the Certificate in Online Marketing & Sales.

 

Training Fees

The fee for the Certificate in Computerized Accounting course is UGX 300,000 per participant for the general class (minimum of 5 participants), and UGX 500,000 per participant for a smaller class (3 participants). Special arrangements are made for one-on-one sessions.

Certificate in MS Project Planning & Management (CMPPM)

This course is designed to provide participants with the with theoretical and practical skills in project planning and management using MS Project application. Participants will be able to understand the discipline of project management as it applies to using Microsoft Project, create a Work Breakdown Structure, identify Task Relationships, setup projects and project baselines, manage resources, format output and print reports among others.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Project Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Public Relations Officers
  • Finance Administrators 
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Public Officers
  • Engineers
  • Marketing Directors
  • Business owners and analysts
  • University and college students interested in pursuing a career in project planning and management.

 

Course Duration

The course is designed to run for a period of two weeks with a total of 10 contact hours per week. However, special arrangements can be made such that the course is completed within a shorter period. 

 

Award

Upon successful completion of the training, participants are awarded the Certificate in MS Project Planning and Management.

 

Training Fees

The fee for the Certificate in MS Project Planning and Management course is UGX 400,000 per participant for the general class (minimum of 5 participants), and UGX 600,000 per participant for a smaller class (3 participants). Special arrangements are made for one-on-one sessions.