Business Concepts and Communications

BIT501

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to enhance your effectiveness as an emerging IT professional.

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    Level
    5
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

You will develop your communication, personal and interpersonal skills and will be knowledgeable of the legal, ethical and socially responsible practices relevant to your chosen profession.   

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Describe the impact of IT on business functions and structures
  • Demonstrate effective report and technical writing skills and prepare and perform oral and visual presentations
  • Describe ethical work practices and identify relevant legislation and industry codes of practice and conduct
  • Explain the relevance of the Treaty of Waitangi and demonstrate an awareness of social and multicultural issues relevant to the workplace
  • Demonstrate skills in self-management and an ability to perform in a team role

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed and includes a compulsory group activity in one assessment.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Certificate
Diploma
Bachelor's Degree

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying