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Business Computing Applications

The purpose of this course is to ensure that students have the requisite fundamental skills and knowledge in business computing applications. The course presents and demonstrates the applications, concepts, and skills relevant to information technology in the context of the modern business environment. Topics include word processing, spreadsheets, database software, and presentation software. (There are no prerequisites for this course.)

Course Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Use word-processing software to format document, texts and paragraphs, pictures, tables, and charts
  • Use word-processing software to create reports and mailings while collaborating with others
  • Use spreadsheet software to format cells, use formulas and functions, and work with pivot tables to extract detailed data in order to draw conclusions
  • Use spreadsheet software to format work sheets, manage the workbook, and add charts
  • Use database software to create tables, forms, and reports
  • Use database software to work with queries and analyze information
  • Use presentation software to create slides with content and graphics, appropriate backgrounds, and effective use of typefaces and point size
  • Use presentation software to create and deliver a presentation

Successful completers of Business Computing Applications classes are eligible to apply for prior learning credit through CCRI's Department of Business and Professional Studies.

Program Dates:  May 2 - August 10, 2022 (with week of July 4 off), Monday/Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Location: Hybrid - Virtual AND In-Person (Monsignor Gadoury School, 1371 Park Ave, Woonsocket, RI 02895)

If interested in applying for future cohorts, please complete our  Program Inquiry Form.

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