WORKPLACE ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONAL
- Program: Information Technology/Computer Careers
- Degree: Diploma
- Credits: Total Diploma Credits 37
- Academic Planning Guide:
The workplace administrative professional is a key member of the office team. This individual will use current software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. As a workplace administrative professional, you may have the opportunity to serve as a communications liaison to the technology staff. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to assume additional responsibility are essential including an awareness of the issues surrounding computer security in today's highly technological world. Upon completing the diploma program, students will have the knowledge to undertake a variety of tasks and responsibilities within a professional office environment. Prerequisite: CPLT1000 Computer Keyboarding or comparable course. Basic computer literacy, familiarity with the Internet, college-level reading ability, and proficiency in basic mathematics. All students must pass the Computer Literacy assessment test before registering for these courses.
Positions are available as office managers and assistants. Employment may be found with banks, insurance companies, health care facilities, government agencies, educational institutions, retail industries and various service and manufacturing businesses. Information on careers, salary and employment outlook, is available on the iSeek and Bureau of Labor Statistics websites: www.iseek.org and www.bls.gov.
- Record business transactions.
- Compare decision making solutions.
- Describe issues surrounding computer security.
- Construct relational databases with an efficient design.
- Produce variety of business documents.
- Create dynamic presentations.
- Provide solutions using office suite.
- Perform basic operating system functions.
- Utilize office suite personal information manager.
- Compose business documents.
- Differentiate desktop vs. cloud apps.
- Identify communication styles.
- Utilize proofreading and editing skills.
- Exhibit detail-oriented skills.
- ACCT1000 Introduction to Accounting 3
- ACCT1125 Excel 3
- CCIS1005 Computer Security Awareness 3
- CCIS1032 Access 2016 3
- CCIS1035 Word 2016 3
- CCIS1042 PowerPoint 2016 3
- CCIS1095 Microsoft Office 365 2
- CCIS1102 PC Operating Systems 3
- CCIS2090 Microsoft Office Integration 3
- CPLT1005 Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing 3
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