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BSYS 1001 - Business Information Systems 1 - Office 2013

Business Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Computers and information technology are the foundation of business today. This course provides an understanding of computer terminology, operating systems, and the most popular office software used in business. Students learn to use spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Google Spreadsheets), word processing applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Google Documents), and presentation and graphics programs (e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Presentations, Keynote). Students also get an introduction to cloud computing and enterprise collaboration tools. The course also provides an overview of social media, Web-based collaboration, and publishing and productivity tools (e.g. WordPress, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube).

Credits

3.0

Cost

$559.20

Winter 2016

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Winter 2016 term.

CRN 78627

Tue Jan 05 - Tue Apr 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Apr 12 Tue 14:30 - 17:20 BBY SE12 Rm. 320

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

Cost

$559.20

Notes

  1. Students should be aware that this section will be taught along with international students in the IBMS program, and the course may be modified from other sections of PTS study to meet their needs (such as having a longer format and language issues may occur).

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 78628

Fri Jan 08 - Fri Apr 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 15 Fri 13:30 - 16:30 BBY SE6 Rm. 104

Instructor

Doug Hilton

Course Outline

Cost

$559.20

Notes

  1. Students should be aware that this section will be taught along with international students in the IBMS program, and the course may be modified from other sections of PTS study to meet their needs (such as having a longer format and language issues may occur). Please note there will be no class on Friday, March 25 (Good Friday)

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 77391

Mon Jan 11 - Sat Apr 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 02 Online

Instructor

Ed Bosman

Course Outline

Cost

$559.20

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 77578

Wed Jan 13 - Wed Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 30 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 318

Instructor

Juan Azmitia

Course Outline

Cost

$559.20

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 73978

Thu Jan 14 - Thu Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 14 - Mar 31 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW3 Rm. 2675

Instructor

Juan Azmitia

Course Outline

Cost

$559.20

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 77577

Thu Jan 14 - Thu Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 14 - Mar 31 Thu 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 475

Instructor

Ryan Stewart

Course Outline

Cost

$559.20

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 77579

Sat Jan 16 - Sat Apr 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 16 - Apr 02 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$559.20

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Open, save, create, move, copy, delete an rename files in a Windows environment
  • Recognize and apply common features among Microsoft Office Applications
  • Understand and navigate the Microsoft Office Interface (ribbon, tabs, groups, help)
  • Create, print and save documents (includes system default file location, why and how to save in different formats)
  • Insert, delete, move, copy, find, replace and spell check text (includes Autocorrect, thesaurus, language and date features)
  • Format characters, text, paragraphs, and pages (includes page breaks, go to feature, margins, orientation, manual page breaks, page numbering)
  • Work with graphics (introduction to images and shapes and text boxes): Describe default settings for graphics in Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Understand and apply the order of mathematical operations in MS Excel
  • Manage worksheets by inserting, hiding, deleting and adjusting rows and columns
  • Use introductory Excel functions such as sum, average, count, max, min, and round
  • Create and modify charts in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Define target audiences for your PowerPoint presentation, and select designs, themes, and content appropriate to your audience
  • Create, edit, and arrange and print a presentation
  • Work proficiently with graphics within PowerPoint
  • Create and Edit SmartArt and WordArt in PowerPoint
  • Insert, edit, format, and manipulate text boxes, shapes and objects in MS Office Applications
  • Apply transitions, animation and sounds to a PowerPoint presentation

Related Programs

BSYS 1001 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Advanced Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  2. Advanced Human Resource Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Advanced Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  5. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  6. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  7. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  8. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  9. Business Essentials
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  10. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  11. Business Management Studies (BMS)
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  12. Computerized Accounting
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  13. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  14. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  15. Global Business Studies
    Part-time   Certificate
  16. Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  17. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  18. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  19. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2016

Books for Winter 2016 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

New Perspectives on Microsoft® Office 2013, First Course
Author Ann Shaffer, Mr. Patrick Carey, June Jamrich Parsons, Dan Oja, Kathy T. Finnegan
Publisher Course Technology
Copyright 2014
Binding Spiral-bound
ISBN 978-1-28516-764-0
Price $129.95
Required

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

New Perspectives on Microsoft® Office 2013, First Course
Author Ann Shaffer, Mr. Patrick Carey, June Jamrich Parsons, Dan Oja, Kathy T. Finnegan
Publisher Course Technology
Copyright 2014
Binding Spiral-bound
ISBN 978-1-28516-764-0
Price $129.95
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

New Perspectives on Microsoft® Office 2013, First Course
Author Ann Shaffer, Mr. Patrick Carey, June Jamrich Parsons, Dan Oja, Kathy T. Finnegan
Publisher Course Technology
Copyright 2014
Binding Spiral-bound
ISBN 978-1-28516-764-0
Price $129.95
Required

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