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BSYS 1001 - Business Information Systems 1 - Office 2019 for Windows

Business Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

​Computers and information technology are the foundation of business today and an essential tool in the current labour market. This course provides a deep understanding of computer terminology, operating systems, and the most popular software applications used in business. The course discusses up to date technology issues and challenges that affect and impact the business environment. At the end of the course students will become proficient on Microsoft Office applications; specifically, in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Power Point. Students work individually on projects in lab settings and complete a number of individual projects and quizzes /exams.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$592.47 - $627.60 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are six offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 58572

Mon Apr 05 - Mon Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 28 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ed Bosman

Course Outline

Cost

$592.47

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. No class on May 24th
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 57660

Wed Apr 07 - Wed Jun 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Juan Azmitia

Course Outline

Cost

$627.60

Notes

  1. *Your own desktop or laptop computer is required to participate in this online course. *Not intended for beginners, this course is designed for students who have a basic understanding of how to use a personal computer, who are comfortable to learn in a virtual/online environment, and have experience using various software applications. *Find the REQUIRED TEXTBOOK for this class at the Burnaby campus bookstore and on their website: www.bcitbookstore.ca/bcit *This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Frequent contributions to online discussions are required to derive full benefit from the course and attain a passing grade. *To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, starting the first week. *Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. It is important to have a stable and consistent internet connection to access the Learning Hub platform. *If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 59668

Thu Apr 08 - Thu Jun 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Lenalda Sutherland

Course Outline

Cost

$627.60

Notes

  1. This BSYS on-line course is designed for students who have a basic understanding of how to use a personal computer, who are comfortable to learn in a virtual/on-line environment, and have experience using various software applications. These courses are not intended for beginners, and not designed for smartphones. Students must submit an e-mail address when registering for a course. *PRE-REQUISITES AND ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE COURSES INCLUDE: Access to a personal computer, the knowledge to use a personal computer, access to a reliable internet connection, knowledge of computer file management, and the ability to download and install software applications. *This course requires a commitment of 7 to 10 hours per week. The course is paced with weekly assignment deadlines and scheduled dates for the midterm and final exams. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions are required to derive full benefit from the course and attain a passing grade. *Required textbooks (e-book or hard copy), are specified by the instructor on the course outline.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 59671

Mon Apr 12 - Mon Jul 05 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jul 05 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Carlos Diaz Teran Salvador

Course Outline

Cost

$627.60

Notes

  1. No class on May 24
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 59793

Tue May 04 - Tue Aug 10 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 04 - Aug 10 Tue 13:30 - 16:20 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Serge Tarasenko

Course Outline

Cost

$627.60

Notes

  1. This section is part of the Business Fundamentals (BFUN) Program (www.bcit.ca/study/programs/7985acert). As this is the case, the course will be taught in a way that accommodates the needs of English Language Learners. Please direct any inquiries to the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway, at schanway@bcit.ca.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 59670

Mon Jul 05 - Mon Aug 16 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 05 - Aug 16 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Dave Lazenby

Course Outline

Cost

$627.60

Notes

  1. No class on Monday August 2nd
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Open, save, create, move, copy, delete, and rename files in a Windows environment.
  • Define target audiences for a PowerPoint presentation and select designs, themes, and content appropriate to those audiences.
  • Apply transitions, animation, and sounds to a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Create, edit, arrange, and print presentations, documents and spreadsheets.
  • Create and import graphics into presentations, documents and spreadsheets; including picture files, SmartArt and WordArt.
  • Create documents and presentations with tables, images, hyperlinks, and watermarks.
  • Describe default settings for graphics in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Apply the order of mathematical operations in MS Excel.
  • Manage worksheets by inserting, hiding, deleting, and adjusting rows and columns.
  • Apply functions such as the SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, MIN and ROUND functions using Excel.
  • Create and modify charts in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Integrate elements of the internet, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint across all three applications.

Effective as of Winter 2021

Related Programs

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

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  2. Advanced Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  3. Advanced Human Resource Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Advanced Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  6. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  7. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  8. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  9. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  10. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  11. Computerized Accounting
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  12. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  13. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  14. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  15. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  16. Global Business Studies
    Part-time   Certificate
  17. Long-term Care Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion
  18. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  19. Medical Office Assistant
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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