Computing is an important part of everyday life in the twenty-first century. From music and photos to banking and communicating, computers have changed the way we work and live. A number of programs have been designed to help people to use their computers in a more effective and productive manner. These programs are known as productivity programs. You can use different computer programs to perform a variety of tasks, for example, using Microsoft Office PowerPoint can be used to help you to create a PowerPoint presentation in a quick and easy way.
These Alison courses will teach the learner how to use computer programs to organize numbers, write letters or proposals, maintain records, create and modify images, convert text into visuals, and create magazines and brochures. A number of programs are available for your computer such as presentation programs, word-processing and publishing programs, spreadsheet programs, database programs, graphics programs.