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OLRN1980 Access - Specialist

Description: Learn to use Microsoft Access for Windows. You will learn by using its pull-down menus, toolbars, and dialogue boxes. Access is a computerized database that allows you to manipulate, link, chart, query, and report your data to customize the information you need. Access creates a system of relational database management in a user-friendly environment.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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OLRN1087 Computer Applications for Business I

Description: This is a hands-on computer applications course that provides students with the intermediate and advanced word processing skills to produce professional business documents efficiently. Students will also develop expertise in electronic presentation software and spreadsheet applications in order to meet the demands of today's business industry. It is recommended that students have previous computer and internet experience.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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COMP1122 Computer Keyboarding Skills I

Description: This is a ‘learn to type' course. In this course students will learn keyboarding techniques using various methods. Keyboarding speed and accuracy will be emphasized. Proofreading and editing documents is covered. Research about repetitive stress injury and proper ergonomics will be included. The student should be able to achieve a speed of 25 to 30 net words per minute. (Note: It is to the student's advantage to aim higher than the minimum of 25 nwpm. Most employers require a greater speed). Course software requires Windows Operating System to be installed.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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COMP1150 Computer Literacy For Windows (Word/Excel)

Description: Recommended: Keyboarding skills are an asset. This course provides an introduction to the basics of using a computer and Microsoft Office. Students will be introduced to Windows, a word processor (Word), and an electronic spreadsheet (Excel). This course will benefit those who need to understand the basics of a computer on the job or at home.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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OLRN1092 Computer Skills for Small Business

Description: This course is designed to provide the student with sufficient computer skills to produce the initial sections of a business plan. The student will be exposed to Windows XP, Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, for the purposes of assembling their business plan.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1319 Computerized Accounting

Description: This course introduces student to a multi-module accounting software program designed for small to medium-sized buisnesses. Students will use the software and their knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to create and maintain accounting records, including period end procedures and the creation of financial statemnets for sole proprietorship. This course uses Sage 50.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1715
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COMP1042 Desktop Publishing for Business

Description: Using Microsoft Word, students will learn to combine basic design principles and techniques to produce a variety of printed matter, such as stationery, business cards, posters, newsletters, resumes, and more. This is a practical, hands-on course that will place emphasis on producing real-life, professional materials using specific desktop publishing terminology and document-handling techniques.
Hours: 64
Credits: 4
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OLRN1293 Excel

Description: Recommended: Familiarity with MS Office products including MS Outlook

Learn to use MS Excel for Windows to create and format spreadsheets in order to analyze data and make more informed business decisions. You will discover how to; create, edit, format and print workbooks; use mathematical formulas and functions; create and format charts and shapes; insert images; cut, copy and paste data.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1480 Introduction To Computers

Description: This course will familiarize students with the digital world by exploring the hardware and software of their computer system. Students learn to build properly formatted documents using Microsoft Word, spreadsheets, including correctly functioning formulas, using Microsoft Excel, and create commanding presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint while using the cloud to store and access their files. This course will familiarize students with both the hardware and software of their computer system. Students learn to use the most common functions of the Windows operating system including the Windows Explorer program for file management and will be able to identify security risks and protect their computers. This course also reviews networks, internet, and email use.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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COMP1183 Microsoft Office 2013

Description: This course will familiarize students with the applications contained in the Microsoft Office Professional or Academic or University Edition of Microsoft Office 2013 covering Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook. Students must be familiar with their PC and its Operating System, be able to use the Internet as well as receive and send e-mail, including attachments.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN2055 Office Technology and Procedures

Description: This course helps the student acquire practical and transferable office administration skills, attitudes, behaviours and knowledge, which can be valuable in obtaining and retaining careers in today's fast-changing office environment. Topics covered include Internet research and reporting and e-mail messages; managing time and stress; telecommunications; office reception and customer service; planning meetings and travel arrangements; handling the office mail; and records management.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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ACCT1080 Quickbooks Level I

Description: This course is an introduction to QuickBooks 2016. Over the course of 6 modules, you will learn the how to make General Journal entries, enter payroll transactions; as well as enter Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions and inventory transactions. We will also look at various reports used to analyze a business's financial activity.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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ACCT1085 Quickbooks Level II

Description: This course will build on the learning from the Introduction course and will include the following topics: setting up a new company, purchasing, inventory management, units of measure, estimates and progress billing, job costing, customizing invoices and other forms, multicurrency, budgeting and advanced reporting (customizing and memorizing).
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: ACCT0010 or ACCT1080
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OLRN1444 Quickbooks Online

Description: QuickBooks Online (QBO) is a cloud-based accounting software program. Students will learn the difference between QuickBooks Pro and QBO before utilizing program features. Students will explore and apply key features, including: tracking and communicating customers, invoicing, supplier management, profitability analysis, payroll, HST management and reporting. Additionally, students will explore 3rd party application integration.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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OLRN1930 Word - Specialist

Description: Learn to use Microsoft Word for Windows, a terrific word processing package that has the convenience of pull-down menus. Learn to create, edit, format, and print documents. Use paragraph, page, and character formatting commands. Create multiple page documents with tables, and desktop publishing.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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OLRN1414 WordPress for Business (Non-coding)

Description: Content management systems (CMS) provide structured content management features such as the ability to store news documents, images, video and any other online content type imaginable. WordPress is an industry-leading CMS, and is used by businesses of all sizes. In this course, students will learn to build and maintain a self-hosted website using the WordPress hosted service. Some topics include layout, themes, plugins and widgets. Students will have the ability to expand and edit their own work after completion.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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