This course introduces the use of the computer in a business setting. Office applications, the use of the Internet, and searching online database are introduced and discussed. Applications included word processing, spreadsheet, database and graphics programs. Students will learn to use the applications to analyze and solve basic business problems.
    Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce and post-secondary  education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create word-processing documents, develop a spreadsheet, formulate a database, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate software.

  • Business Information Management (BIM I) Course Description internet

    Word Processing Skills using Microsoft Word– Students are taught advanced word processing skills including formatting, proofreading, desktop publishing and mail merge.
    • Spreadsheet Applications using Microsoft Excel- Students become proficient in spreadsheet applications including data entry, formatting, creating formulas, and basic charting.
    • Presentation Skills using Microsoft PowerPoint – Students learn the necessary skills to create effective presentations including animations, transitions, clipart manipulation, and design principles.
    • Database Applications using Microsoft Access – Students are introduced to basic design and implementation of databases including Tables, Forms, Queries, and Reports.
    • Keyboarding and 10-key Skills– Students will do regular timed writings to improve their speed and accuracy on a keyboard. Students will also learn 10-key skills by touch.
    • Job Interview Skills – Students will write sample letters of applications, thank you letters, resumes, and fill out job applications. They will also be taught effective ways to interview and proper etiquette for a business environment.
    • Miscellaneous – Students will take spelling tests of the 100 most commonly misspelled words in business, learn effective proofreading skills, and effectively setup business documents such as letters and memos.