Foundation Skills in IT

Foundation Skills in IT

Course Code:


Course Duration:

120 hours

Course Delivery:

104 hours


16 hours

Course Partner:


The objective of the course is to train students on basic skills in IT to help enhance employability and make students industry-ready. This interactive course is disseminated through experiential learning. The skills acquired through this course help the students prepare for employment, and as well orient them towards life-long learning. This interactive course is designed by experts from large member companies—Accenture, Cognizant, HCL, Infosys, Microsoft, TCS and Wipro (Mission 10X). PMI has provided the Project Management Module.

Pre-requisite Knowledge/Skills

  • Students need to undergo the NAC-Tech Diagnostic Test.

Course Objective

Upon successful completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the functionalities of the Operating systems such as Memory Management, Process Management, File System Management, Device Management.
  • Enhance problem solving skills
  • Understand Algorithm Design Techniques
  • Understand Code Optimization Techniques
  • E-R Modeling and Normalization
  • Work with advanced SQL such as Joins, Sub queries, etc.
  • Understand implementation Models of SDLC
  • Understand OSI Model and Network Topologies
  • Improve Office Etiquette, E-mail and Telephone Etiquette
  • Mange time at work using Time Management
  • Work in Teams with assertiveness and resolving conflicts
  • Understand Project Management Processes
  • Create the Work breakdown structure
  • Develop Project Schedule and Cost Estimate
  • Monitor and Control risks in projects

Course Outline

The contents of this course are designed to support the course objectives. The following focus areas are included in this course:

Section A: Technology

  • Module 1: Technology Fundamentals
  • Module 2: RDBMS
  • Module 3: Software Development Life Cycle
  • Module 4: Networking

Section B: Business Dynamics

  • Module 5: Campus to Corporate
  • Module 6: Interpersonal Effectiveness

Section C: Principles of Project Management

  • Module 7: Setting up projects
  • Module 8: Project Planning
  • Module 9: Executing and managing a project

Course Deliverables

For Faculty

  • Course Material
  • Course Slides
  • Facilitator Guide
  • Student Exercises
  • Case Studies
  • Certification from ICT Academy

For Student

  • NAC-Tech Assessment
  • Course Material
  • Orientation session by ICT Academy / Industry Experts
  • Exercises
  • Case Studies
  • NAC Final Assessment
  • Co-Certification from ICT Academy and NASSCOM