BAB120 - Computer Applications for Business I

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Subject Title
Computer Applications for Business I

Subject Description
Focusing on computer concepts and applications for the end-user, this course gives an overview of computer applications for the business environment. Software applications will include word processing, and spreadsheet applications and presentation graphics.

Credit Status
One degree level credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Differentiate various computer components used in the business environment such as identifying hardware components, input/output storage options and connectivity/communication channels.

2. Explain the ethical issues related to computers and measures used to protect computer integrity.

3. Illustrate the basic functions of an operating system and apply appropriate file management.

4. Design and construct documents using word processing software to support decision making and problem solving in the business environment.

5. Design and construct appropriate spreadsheets using software that will provide information to make relevant business decisions.

6. Design and construct effective presentations to organize and display information.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.