Courses Catalogue

Industrial Training

COURSE CODE: ITE 2202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 5
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Information Technology, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Mathematics and Computing
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

Course Description 

This course is conducted in an industrial setting/placement. The student is attached to an organization which assigns him / her duties and responsibilities. The attachment exposes the learner to a typical and practical working environment. Students should spend a minimum of two and half months.

Course Objectives

The course Objectives to enable students to:

i) Be familiar with the different computing careers and their roles in a real world business organization. 

ii) Apply and translate computing knowledge and best practices to real industry based problems

iii) Acquire soft skills to enhance effective participation in group-based industry projects

iv) Learn and practice good working ethics and communication skills with industry based staff and Supervisors. 

Course Learning Outcomes 

By the end of this course, the student should be able to: 

i) Relate the different types of Computing careers and their roles in a real world business organization. 

ii) Apply and translate computing knowledge and best practice to industry based problems 

iii) Demonstrate creativity and innovation in solving problems related to real-life projects

iv) Demonstrate soft skills for enhanced effective participation in group-based industry projects 

v) Demonstrate and practice good working ethics, communicate effectively and exhibit good interpersonal skills with industry based staff and Supervisors. 

Detailed Course Outline

The major areas that will be emphasized during industrial training include   

ยท Soft skills: work ethics, customer care, communication skills, time management, general discipline, teamwork, problem-solving skills, adaptability, confidence

maintenance, communication and network devices, auditing of policies and infrastructure, Information management, website development, IT quality assurance, security, systems development