Computer Networking, Hardware Repair And Maintenance

A computer network is no longer an option in any organisation. Computer networks are the most efficient means
of sharing resources in organisations and provide a platform for effective communication and cost reduction. This
course aims at equipping participants with knowledge and skills in designing, installing and configuring Local area
Networks. It will also equip participants with skills in assembling computer hardware components and troubleshooting
computer hardware and software problems.


Fresh IT Graduates, Computer Teachers, IT Laboratory Technicians, A level Holiday Makers and all people who are
interested in kick starting a career in IT.
Prerequisite: Applicants must have basic working knowledge of microcomputers

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Assemble computer hardware components
Trouble shoot hardware and software problems
Install and Configure operating systems (MS-Windows 7/8)
Design a Local Area Network
Terminate Ethernet cables with RJ45 connectors
Set up and configure a local Area Network
Share resources on the network

Assembling Computer Components
Installation of Windows 7 Operating System
Installation and Configuration of Computer Peripherals (printers, scanners, etc)
Troubleshooting Techniques
ICT Inventory Development and Management
Introduction to Computer Networking
Networking Media and ComponentsTermination of Ethernet cables (RJ 45 connectors)
Setting Up and Configuration of a Wired LAN
Sharing Resources (files, folders and printers) on the network
Setting Up and Configuration of a Wireless LAN
Network Security and Administration

Demonstrations, group work and practical exercises.

DURATION: 2 weeks
DATE: June 02 - 13, 2016
September 12 - 23, 2016
TUITION FEES: Ug.Shs.480,000=
Accommodation (excluding meals) Ug.Shs.360,000=
VENUE: Uganda Management Institute – Kampala Centre
CODE: IT: 13

Additional Info

  • Course Code: IT: 13
  • Start Date: Monday, 12 September 2016
  • End Date: Friday, 23 September 2016
  • School: Distance learning and Information Technology
  • Department: Information Technology
  • Centre: Main Campus