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ICDL for Employers

Benefits of ICT Skills for Employers

Skilled employees enable organisations to use technology more effectively, leading to increases in productivity and competitiveness and ensuring that operational objectives are achieved more efficiently.  ICDL certification programmes are used to increase the value of human capital and achieve productivity gains through developing competent employees.

Increase overall efficiency and productivity

  • Produce professional quality documents and presentations efficiently without support from others
  • Use formulas and functions to efficiently and effectively carry out complex calculations
  • Confidently run and generate automated queries and reports (quicker than creating manually)
  • Enable integration of ICT to existing business processes: use of PDAs, VoIP, online ordering

Save time and money

  • Ensure less time and money is spent on IT support to resolve simple IT challenges: both IT helpdesk and other colleagues’ time

Increase employees' confidence and job satisfaction

  • Produce better looking presentations, graphs, charts and letters
  • Complete more tasks to a higher standard, thus improving output
  • Employees spend less time on mundane tasks

Significantly enhance internal and external communication

  • Use email, instant messaging, and VoIP to communicate
  • Produce documents and presentations that look more professional
  • Use shared documents for collaborative projects