HST420 - Computer Applications for Business III

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Subject Title
Computer Applications for Business III

Subject Description
In this course, students are introduced to advanced computer applications for the business environment. Student will extract data from existing database and spreadsheet applications related to specific business environments, interpret the data to make solid business decisions, and present their work in a professional manner. By the end of the course, students will be able to communicate information for various organizational uses, while also demonstrating how information can be shared among the various applications.

Credit Status
One credit.

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

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

  1. Create advanced spreadsheets for specific analytical and interpretation purposes.
  2. Transform raw large-scale data into business intelligence to support decision making in relevant business situations.
  3. Extract data by constructing advanced queries and preparing reports based on data analysis.
  4. Communicate findings and recommendations to support organizational objectives and business outcomes.
  5. Integrate various applications to demonstrate the relationship between the information and raw data.
  6. Analyze data from various sources to propose insights and correlations that can be derived from the data.

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.

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

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 http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students 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.