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 undergradate course is 5 weeks.
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Topics and Objectives
- Identify basic hardware, peripherals, and networking components.
- Describe the functions and use of operating systems, key utilities, software applications, and the Internet.
- Use word processing software to properly format business documents and research papers.
- Use spreadsheets to evaluate and display data.
- Use presentation software to deliver business information.
Integrated Software Solutions
- Explain the benefits of using integrated office applications within a cloud-based environment.
- Evaluate emerging IT trends and the use of social media to meet business objectives.
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