The Information Communication Technology (ICT) courses are designed to combine theoretical and practical studies of the use of ICT in the media industry.
We show and guide students to use common and professional software applications necessary in the media world.
Students will develop a greater awareness of how applications are used in the workplace, analyze latest trends in communications technology, and consider the impact of these new media in the industry.
They will also learn how to use these technologies for personal and professional growth. The skills learnt will be useful to students for current employment and for media entrepreneurship.
What will you learn?
Participants will learn:
- Basic Computer Appreciation & Fundamentals
- Understanding different Operating Systems
- Basic ICT Tools, e.g. Microsoft Office
- Basic media ICT tools, e.g. Adobe applications
- Use of ICT for media research
- Basic Graphics and Editing tools
- Connecting with the world
- Connecting with each other
- Creating with ICT
- Interacting with ICT
- Storage devices and media
- The world of data
(1): Short Courses - (1, 2 or 3 Days)
(2): Long Courses:
a. Basic - 4 Weeks (including 1 week of internship)
b. Intermediate - 4 Weeks (including 1 week of internship)
c. Advanced - 4 Weeks (including 1 week of internship)
Short ICT Courses - (1, 2 or 3 Days):
- Video Editing
- Audio Editing
- Computer Appreciation
- Adobe Audition
- Website design
- Setting up Online Media
- Opportunities in media ICT
As part of the office’s leadership team, Aro played key roles in all business development - proposal, design, implementation and review processes adding value for money strategies, leading to higher success rate. As Head of Media Development (2009-2011), Aro was responsible for designing and delivering all capacity building activities and acted as Project Lead where he interfaced with donors and development partners on Governance, Health and Resilience projects.
From 2005-2008, He produced the award-winning youth reproductive health magazine show “Flava” and the largest HIV Spots campaign in Africa. He also produced environment and climate change output and was Music Producer on the epic HIV focused TV series “Wetin Dey?”
Aro previously worked as a producer with Aso Radio and Internews Network (USAID funded INGO) where he designed and produced Just Jisting - a ground breaking youth talk show that opened up the air space to engaging discussions on reproductive health issues. In 1999 Aro founded Kleverest Scenta - Nigeria’s foremost media volunteer scheme which has produced achievers in various fields. He founded the ‘Kleverest Scenta’ pages which over the years has been a source of development information and career guidance. He is an Environmental and Resources Planner, a music composer, and a sound reinforcement instructor.