BAB220 - Computer Applications for Business II

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Subject Title
Computer Applications for Business II

Subject Description
This course complements knowledge gained in Computer Applications for the Business Environment 1. Working on the basic-intermediate foundation knowledge developed in MS-Excel, this course will develop more advanced skills in this popular spreadsheet software. The introduction of basic-intermediate MS-Access will provide an entry into the development of information management and database concepts. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of decision making concepts and ERP, application to various business environments and the organization wide analytical value such systems provide. Introduction to ERP software will also be discussed.
Pre-requisite: BAB120

Credit Status
One credit towards the Bachelor of Commerce Financial Services Management, Human Resources Strategy and Technology, International Accounting and Finance, Business Management and International Business Management degree programs.

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

1. Relate the application of spreadsheet technology to a business environment.
2. Relate the application of database technology to a business environment.
3. Categorize information needs of specific functional areas of an organization.
4. Examine the concept of ERP and application to various organizational functions
5. Judge the strengths and weaknesses of various ERP systems
6. Relate the concept of decision support system to personal and professional situations.
7. Categorize and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of various decision support tools.
8. Create effective spreadsheets to manage specific information.
9. Create effective databases to manage specific information.
10. Compile various analytical reports using appropriate software
11. Evaluate reported data, from a spreadsheet or database, using basic logic and statistical.
12. Operate within a team environment to identify, design, develop and report key information.
13. Confidently present data that is managed using information tools, to a classroom audience.

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.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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