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This online course is for people requiring an understanding of business applications and information systems, and an overview of their contribution to businesses and other organisations.
The course will enable you to use current information technologies effectively in simple structured situations. The course assumes confident use of MS Word, MS Excel and MS Access.
It will also enable you to understand the ways in which information is used within organisations and the technologies and systems that support these uses.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
Intermediate to Advanced level skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access plus Windows File Management are essential for this course. You will need access to Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Access.
Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.
There is no textbook to purchase for this course, however e-books from the Library are used for the practical elements.
This course is internally assessed with no examinations. There are two practical and two theory assessments.