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.
This program prepares students to enter and progress in the field of Entrepreneurial 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 or to operate their own small business.
* Not all programs are offered at each location.
In today’s highly technical environment, a skilled Entrepreneurial 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.
Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:
Minimum 10 words per minute (WPM).
- Operating Systems Advanced level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
- Word Processing
Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Publisher
- Data Management
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
Sage 50 Premium Accounting
- Simulations and Drills
Practical Applications – 3 Units
- Office Skills
Personal Computer Fundamentals for End Users, Internet Fundamentals, Basic Bookkeeping Levels 1 and 2, and basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook
- Business Skills
Customer Service, marketing and Sales, Grammar Essentials for Business Writing, Business Correspondence Levels 1 and 2, Business Planning, Management Fundamentals, and Business Math
- Job Readiness/Employability Skills
Thought Patterns For A Successful Career