Introduction to Personal Computers: Using Windows 7


Personal computers today are an essential tool for both business users and private individuals. Almost everyone needs to learn basic computing skills in order to keep pace with advancements in technology and business needs. This course will provide you with the basic skills you need to get started with personal computers and work with the various features, tools, and options available in Windows 7. In this course, you will familiarize yourself with the basics of personal computers, customize 7, and manage files and folders. You will also work with simple tools and browse the Internet. The knowledge and skills gained from this course will enable you to use your personal computer efficiently and productively and give you an edge in an established business environment.This course is targeted to individuals who do not have any background, knowledge or experience in computers and who need to use personal computers at home or office.

This course carries the following professional education credits: 0.6 CEUs. For more information on accreditation bodies, please visit



  • In this course, you will familiarize yourself with the basic components of the personal computer, log on to Windows 7, explore its interface, manage files and folders, use the common tools and programs available in Windows 7, customize the Windows 7 desktop, and browse the Internet.

Hardware and Software Required:

  • Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (or higher)
  • Browser Mozilla Firefox 2 (or higher)
  • Browser Apple Safari 2 (or higher)
  • Operating System Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or Windows 7
  • Operating System Apple Mac OS X 10.4 (or higher)
  • Processor Pentium III 1 GHz (or better)
  • Processor Macintosh Intel-based or PowerPC G4 (or better)
  • RAM 512 MB (1 GB or more recommended)
  • Internet connection 256K (broadband recommended)
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 (current version recommended)
  • Adobe Reader 7 (or higher)
  • Other requirements may apply to supplemental offline activities. Omitting these optional activities does not affect course completion.


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Course Info

  • Code: EL-IPC-UW7
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Price: Call for price

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