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Paper 06: Information Communication Technology

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The Professional courses are administered at Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Levels. Each level requires an average of one year, though candidates are advised to provide for an additional one year to meet requirements for internship/ practical experience.

A student must book for a minimum of three papers in a level in any order unless is exempted or has credits.

Prior to certification, candidates will be required to:

  • Attend workshops on ethics, soft skills and emerging issues organised by kasneb and ICPAK and earn IPD hours.
  • Obtain 1-Year practical experience, or alternatively attend workshops on work based simulation organised by kasneb and ICPAK.

This course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work or practice as professional accountants, auditors, finance managers, tax managers and consultants in related areas in both public and private sectors.

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Course Content

WEEK1. Introduction to information communication technology (ICT)
1.1 Introduction to information communication technology 1.2 Computer hardware 1.3 Computer software 1.4 Programming languages and tools 1.5 Information systems personnel and hierarchy 1.6 Role of ICT in business environments 1.7 Information centres 1.8 Impact of ICT in business

  • INTRODUCTION TO ICT &COMPUTER HARD WARE
    01:30:00
  • Computer software & Programming languages
    01:36:00

WEEK 2. Overview of operating systems
2.1 Overview of an operating system 2.2 Functions of an operating system 2.3 Types of operating systems 2.4 Computer booting 2.5 Selection and acquisition of operating systems

WEEK 3 Systems analysis and design
10.1 Elements of information systems 10.2 Systems theory 10.3 Types of information systems 10.4 Personnel involved in systems analysis and design

WEEK 4 Information systems in an enterprise
7.1 Overview of information systems 7.2 Components of an information system 7.3 Types and characteristics of information systems 7.4 Systems in a functional perspective 7.5 Enterprise applications and the business process integration

WEEK5 COMPUTER NETWORKS

Data security
5.1 Overview of data security 5.2 Threats and controls 5.3 Data backup and restoration procedures

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