Basic Computer Skills for Senior Citizens
What you'll learn
- Parts of a Computer e.g. mouse, USB port, earphone jack and camera
- Confidence in navigating around in PCs and mobile devices
- Opening and closing files and applications
- Basic internet browsing
- Basic email usage i.e. sign in, receiving and replying
- Creating, saving and printing documents and spreadsheets
- Learning using Youtube.
- This course does not assume any computer background.
Senior Citizens tend to have a crippling fear of all things digital. Unlike kids these days, all they had to operate in their childhoods was probably a television. It is natural for them to be nostalgic and shun computers. But if you are seeing this, you will know that there is a lot of value in learning basic computer skills. This course is designed to equip the senior citizens with knowledge on basic computer skills through which they can stay in touch with their children, grandchildren, friends and family members.
Who this course is for:
- Senior Citizens
Sam Parulekar is the founder and CEO of I-MIND Training Solutions and Consultancy. He is a graduate from Mumbai University. After gaining sufficient applauds on the training front, he identified that he is destined for training and there was no looking back from that point on wards.
In 1992, he started his own training institute which ran successfully for 13 years, making its mark as pioneers in Computer Training.
Later he took a brief sabbatical and worked as a Training Manager in Wipro. He resigned in 2012 when he decided that it is better to build his own dream. He strongly believes in the maxim that “If you are not busy building your own dream, you would be busy building others dream”.
During his two decades of experience he has trained many corporate and individuals in Computer and Behavioral programs. He has also helped many small scale companies set up and establish their brands. He feels that it is time to redeem and wants to share his experience and help others build their dreams.
He is also a certified Yoga Teacher and strives to implement yoga principles in his training programs so that the participants become more receptive and better healthy individuals.
He has written more than 20 books on management and behavioral topics which are available on internet sites.
He is an ardent lover of music and reads voraciously. In his spare time he is either writing books or composing music on his piano, guitar and flute.
He lives in Mumbai with his wife Harshada and his mother.