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Office Skills, Basic

20-106-11 Certificate (C) 11 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Oshkosh

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Don’t know the first thing about using a computer? We can help. This program covers skills such as keyboarding and using the computer to send messages, manage tasks, file contacts and keep track of schedules. You’ll learn to maintain records, communicate verbally and in writing, and how to provide good customer service. And, you’ll complete business projects in a simulated office environment.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Options
MS Office Suite, Introduction
10-103-120
2Credit
54
54
54 hours in class and estimate 54 hours outside of class. Provides an opportunity to gain technical skills employers are seeking, by using the features in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Through hand- on course work, students will be able to integrate Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Business Office Simulation
10-106-110
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Provides the opportunity for students to complete work-related business projects in a simulated environment. Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills by integrating knowledge and software skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation projects.
Coreq: MS Office Suite, Introduction (10103120)
Office Fundamentals
10-106-166
3Credit
90
72
90 hours in class and estimate 72 hours outside of class. Focuses on the development of fundamental office skills. Students will gain skill in general office duties, records retention and maintenance, application of office technologies, verbal and written communication, and customer service.
Business Relationship Development
10-106-160
2Credit
36
72
36 hours in class and estimate 72 hours outside of class. Provides students with opportunity to develop and analyze networking and business relationships. Includes examination of the networking process, tools to facilitate and enhance networking opportunities and networking communication development.
Select a total of 1 credits from these options
Keyboarding for PC Users
10-106-107
1Credit
36
18
36 hours in class and estimate 18 hours outside of class. Introduces keying by touch. It emphasizes control of the alphabetic keys and the numeric keypad. Practice drills to improve keying skills are included.
Keyboarding Speed Development
10-106-112
1Credit
36
18
36 hours in class and estimate 18 hours outside of class. Focuses on improving typing speed and accuracy through the use of skill-building software. Introduces data entry using the numeric keypad.

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