SWI511 - Software Integration

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Subject Title
Software Integration

Subject Description
In SWI511, students will continue to improve their ability to work effectively in Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint, producing complex spreadsheets and databases as required, and developing on-screen presentations in order to analyze data in typical business situations. As well, students will develop skills that involve the integration of the Microsoft software applications.

Credit Status
SWI511 is a required credit for all Office Administration students enrolled in the one-year compressed Executive Diploma program.

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

1. Determine the correct computer software program to use to complete tasks in a business environment and apply the necessary computer skills to complete these tasks.

2. Prepare relevant business documents used in today’s business environments by applying software integration techniques such as embedding, linking, copying, pasting, importing, and exporting data using Microsoft Office software.

3. Develop critical-thinking skills by completing several business-related independent projects.

4. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments and perform tests and in-class assignments as scheduled.

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.

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.

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.