Computerized Business Applications

Program Info:

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instruction. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them. Part-time students may set their own schedules to a minimum of two training sessions per week. These times may be scheduled during the day, evenings, or on weekends.

Program Highlights

This program prepares students to enter and progress in the field of Computerized Business Applications. Upon graduation, the student will have the knowledge to meet the challenges of today’s highly competitive world with the skills required by employers.

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Career Opportunities

In today’s highly technical environment, a skilled Computerized Business Applications Specialist can be an invaluable member of the management team. Opportunities and compensation in this area are better than ever for those who possess the skills and perform well.

CORE COURSES

  • Keyboarding
    Minimum 40 words per minute (WPM)
  • Operating Systems
    Advanced level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
  • Word Processing
    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Spreadsheets
    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Database Management
    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
  • Office Skills
    Personal Computer Fundamentals for End Users, Internet Fundamentals, and basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook
  • Graphics/Presentations
    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Business Skills
    Business Correspondence Level 1, Customer Service, Grammar Essentials for Business Writing, and Management Fundamentals
  • Employability Skills
    Job Search and Résumé Writing and Thought Patterns for a Successful Career

ELECTIVE COURSES

  • Students must complete a maximum of 5 credits from the following:
  • Office Skills
  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Graphics/Presentations
  • Accounting

Program Type:

Diploma

Anticipated salary:

C$37,310 – C$65,013
(Information from PayScale Canada)

Program Duration

43 Weeks

Program Notes:

Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.

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