(A Grant-in-aid Institution under Ministry of Cooperation, Government of India)
Ganeshkhind Road, Near Pune University, Pune - 411007, Maharashtra, India

Training Programs
Diploma in Management of Computer Operations

The unique Diploma in Management of Computer Operations for Cooperatives is an exclusive Diploma and first of its kind in the country. The contents of the Diploma are based on actual requirements of Cooperative Institutions like Banks, Sugar Factories and Dairy Cooperatives and therefore, will go a long way in systematic implementation of computerisation to achieve expected results through computerisation. The Diploma is, therefore, moulded into various Modules and components which will take care of handling of IT operations at VAMNICOM as well as in their respective organisations during their one month Project Placement. The Course Curriculaum of this Diploma will help the participating staff/officers to shoulder the challenging responsibility of IT Security, Data Base Administration etc. This Diploma is approved by NCCT, New Delhi.


The Diploma aims to cover following objectives :

1. To make aware of IT operations

2. To acquaint with emerging technology challenges

3. To explain the role of individuals in IT operations and importance of segregation of duties

4. To equip IT staff/officers in procedural aspects of IT operations

5. To familiarise with various aspects and its importance in computerised environment.

DURATION : 3 months

( Two months at VAMNICOM & one month at Sponsoring Organisation )


First Term - First month (VAMNICOM)

  • Module - I
      1. Basics of Computer

      2. IT Operations

      3. Office Automation

      4. Emerging IT Trends, IT Applications and IT Security - I


    Second Term - Second Month - Project at sponsoring organisation (Duration - 1 Month )

  • Module-II
      1. Project Work at Sponsoring Organisation.

  • Module-III
      1. Emerging IT Trends, IT Applications and IT Security - II

      2. Advanced MS-Excel

      3. Project Work and Project Report Preparation


Examination will be conducted for the subjects with due weightage to theory and practical examination including continuous internal assessment (CIA) with 60% weightage and external examination with 40% weightage.


The participants will have to undertake project work in the second month at their respective organisations. On successful completion, the Diploma will be awarded on the basis of Internal and External assessment.


IT Staff/Officers & Staff of various Departments/Sections who are not having any formal educational background of Information Technology from Cooperative Banks, Sugar Factories, Dairy Cooperatives and other Cooperatives.


Any Graduate may join the Programme. The educational qualification may be relaxed for experienced and deserving candidates who are associated in IT operations for minimum of last three years.

Intake Capacity : 20 


Rs. 22,000 for Non-Resident participants (lunch & session tea included)

Rs. 30,000 for Resident participants



On completion of the Programme, the participants will be able to -

1. Make Error free data entry

2. Take Data backup with due care & restore the data

3. Identify problems in the computer hardware devices like keyboard, printer, CPU, monitor, UPS, scanner etc.

4. Update anti-virus software

5. Monitor UPS and battery performance

6. Utilise optimally various features available in the application software.

7. Use Office package effectively for organisational requirements like

Office correspondence, simple calculations, accounting,

forecasting & budgeting and preparing business presentations

8. Use Internet effectively for searching information and to Send & receive e-mails

9. Update website contents

10. Maintain inventory of IT Assets

11. Resolve minor operational problems while using application software

12. Ensure use of licensed software

13. Maintain secrecy of the confidential data


The course will enable the organization -

1. To Develop a strong IT culture in the organisation

2. To gear up towards paperless functioning by increased IT enabling activities

3. To ensure full utilisation of application software

4. To broaden the base of office automation

5. To provide better services through reduced IT operational problems

6. To optimize the budgets through reduced maintenance cost on IT - hardware, software and network

7. To ensure optimal performance of application software deployed to take care of requirements of various departments/sections

8. To facilitate implementation of latest IT solutions for software and hardware within the organisation

9. To take timely decisions on upgradation/replacement of hardware, software set up by maintaining IT assets inventory scientifically

10. To ensure prolonged life cycle of IT assets through appropriate routine maintenance.

11. To enable effective and efficient usage of IT set up in the organisation

12. To establish appropriate accountability through segregation of roles and responsibilities of users

13. To develop conducive environment through the reduced instances of IT related crimes and frauds

14. To facilitate development of Information Security framework and policies ensuring protected environment for data security


For any clarification, you may please contact :

Dr. Y.S. Patil

Associate Professor & Head

Centre for Information Technology

Vaikunth Mehta National Institute

of Cooperative Management

University Road, Pune - 411 007

Tel :020 66221400 (EPBX); 66221440-Direct

Fax : 020 25537726  Email : cit@vamnicom.gov.in

Website : www.vamnicom.gov.in