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Printed on 5/27/2018

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 for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
MS Office Suite, Introduction
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
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
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
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
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
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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