Directorate of Computer Services

The Directorate of Computer Services (DCS) is responsible for designing, developing and maintaining Information and Communication (ICT) service at IFM. Currently, the directorate provides and supports various services including:

  • Modern computers, printing, and photocopying facilities
  • Free access to the internet through wired and wireless connectivity
  • Access to various generic and specific software packages
  • Development and management of IFM information systems
  • Development and management of the IFM digital service portal (website)
  • Management and development of IFM communication infrastructure including LAN and telephone system
  • Management of data storage facilities and backup services
  • Troubleshooting and repairing of ICT equipment
  • User support and help desk services

Lab Facilities

Directorate of Computer Services own different labs which are equiped with different types of computer. All computers have internet and different software to facilitate teaching activities.

computer lab

Lab Locations

Directorate of Computer Services is located at 4th floor of the block A building at the Institute.The Labs are allocated in different campus as shown in the table below

LAB NAME LAB LOCATION LAB TYPE # OF COMPUTERS
Lab 1 Main Campus Multimedia Lab 25
Lab 2 IFM main Campus Internet and Practical Lab 40
Lab 3 IFM Main Campus Internet and Practical Lab 40
Lab 4 IFM Main Campus Internet and Practical Lab 40
Lab 5 IFM Main Campus Internet and Practical Lab 40
Lab 7 IFM Main Campus Internet and Practical Lab 40
Lab 8 IFM Main Campus Internet and Practical Lab 40
Lab 1 IFM Mwanza Campus Internet and Practical Lab 27

Other Services

The directorate also organizes and conducts general and tailor-made training in various specialties. Typical example include planning, development and managing computer networks, identifying and developing electronic government services (e-Government), utilization of computer applications, programming, etc.