bis221 | undergraduate

Introduction To Computer Applications And Systems

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This course provides an overview of Business Information Systems. Students learn to apply Microsoft® Office tools including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software to accomplish business objectives. Other topics include uses of application software and the Internet for effective problem solving, exploration of relevant emerging technologies, and how information is used across different industries.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Information Systems and Word Processing Tools

    • Explain the benefits of Microsoft Office 365 Applications in the work environment.
    • Describe basic hardware and software features and functions.
    • Use a word processing tool to properly format a business report/research paper.
    • Demonstrate the use of a search engine for research.

    Information Security and Business Documents

    • Explain the benefits of information security in the work environment.
    • Describe the responsibilities and challenges businesses have in securing data.
    • Create a security policy based on best practices using a word processing tool.
    • Use a spreadsheet tool for a business project.

    Wireless Technology and Spreadsheets

    • Describe how wireless technologies are used in the work environment.
    • Use a spreadsheet tool for business budget planning.
    • Review a presentation tool and the features used to create an effective presentation.

    Social Networking and Presentation Tools

    • Analyze the influences of social media in the professional environment and how online collaboration tools are used to increase communication.
    • Use presentation tool to evaluate various collaboration tools.

    Contemporary Business Topics

    • Explain the benefits of emerging technologies in the professional environment.
    • Analyze how an organization might use technology to promote its branding, products, and services.
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