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Computer Education for Senior Citizens
Sailesh | 06 Jun 2008

Computer and technology knowledge are inaccessible to many Elders but here is a chance to develop your skills and also be part of the brigade marching forward to give back to society and educate them

Computer and technology knowledge are inaccessible to many Elders but here is a chance to develop your skills and also be part of the brigade marching forward to give back to society and educate them


With the belief that our Elders should upgrade themselves with latest technology and not be isolated from rest of the world, Silver Innings in association with Sterlite Foundation introduces a Pilot Project of Computer Education for Senior Citizens in three centers in Mumbai. After the success of this project this course will be replicated in other parts of Mumbai and other cities of India.

Computer and technology knowledge are inaccessible to many but here is a chance to develop your skills and also be part of the brigade marching forward to give back to society and educate them.

Courses offered:
Basic in Computers + Hardware
Basic in Computers + DTP
Basic in Computers + Tally
Basic in Computers + Retail

Basics in Computer would cover- Word, Excel, PPT and Fundamental

Retail Management would cover Effective Communication and Customer Relationship Management.

Hardware (basic) - The objective is to ensure that the person studying hardware is able to troubleshoot and resolve conflicts in the computer systems.
Desk Top Publishing (basic) - DTP helps to develop the knowledge bank required to become a designer and enter the vast field of designers.

Tally- Tally knowledge helps a person maintain accounts and acquire knowledge about the functioning in an organization through practical sessions.

Duration for the combination of the courses is: 2 months

Frequency: 3 days a week – Mon, Wed, Fri OR Tue, Thu, Sat

Time: 1 hour between 12.30- 3.30 pm

Batch Size: 20 to 25

Age Group: 50 years and above

Educational Qualification: not required

Fees: Rs.100/- per month, i.e. Rs.200/- for the combined course

Venue:
1. Sterlite Training Institute,
Apar building, 2nd Floor,
Opp.Vithalwadi Station,
Vithalwadi,
Dist. Thane, Maharashtra

1. Sterlite Training Institute,
Maharashtra Labour Welfare Board,
Lalit Kala Kendra, N.M.Joshi Marg,
Near Delise Rd Police Station,
Lower Parel (E), Mumbai

1. Sterlite Training Institute,
Women Graduates Union,
Near Colaba Bus Station,
Colaba
Mumbai - 400 005

Advantage:
ü       Senior Citizens will get basic computer knowledge
ü       Volunteering and Mentoring Opportunity with Sterlite Foundation and give back to society
ü       Certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the course
 
 Last Date to register your name: 21st June 2008.
 
Tentative Date for First Batch : 1st July 2008
 
About Sterlite Foundation
Sterlite Foundation an ISO 9001-2000 certified organization was founded on 15th September 1992 to help the society achieve substantial growth and human progress by fulfilling its social responsibilities. Sterlite Foundation promotes computer literacy among the less fortunate. Vedanta Group supports and funds Sterlite Foundation to perform its philanthropic activities in India. The projects include women empowerment, child care, tribal welfare, youth empowerment and computer education.
 
About Silver Innings
Silver Innings is a dedicated organisation for senior citizens and their family members. Silver Innings www.silverinnings.com was lunched on 1oth April 2008 with a vision of an elder friendly world in which ageing becomes a positive, rewarding experience.
Silver Innings Foundation has been established to uphold and secure the rights of elderly and actively work towards improving their quality of life by networking, advocating and researching elderly issues and providing a wide range of services according to their needs.
 
To register call Silver Innings: 9987104233 or Write silverinnings@gmail.com  to know more about the call Sterlite Foundation Tel: (022) 22826005/ 22810418.
Date: 5th June 2008