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BSYS 3800 - Business Information Systems for Managers

Business Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course provides students with an overview of business information systems needed for current business practices. The course begins with a quick introduction to the BCIT lab system, a review of Windows and a discussion of file management. The course then moves on to business software applications needed by business managers which may include presentation software (Microsoft PowerPoint), word processing (Microsoft Word), and introductory concepts in database management (Microsoft Access).





Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 84464

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Apr 08 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 08 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 389


Dave Lazenby

Course Outline




  1. This course is part of the Advanced Diploma in Business Management, and cannot be used towards the completion of any other programs in the School of Business. No class February 18.

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

In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Customize the Windows operating system to create an efficient working environment.
  • Develop an effective file management system.
  • Develop professional quality business documents such as reports and presentations.
  • Select business software applications to achieve specific document goals.
  • Discuss business technology issues and challenges that affect the business environment.

Effective as of Fall 2014

Related Programs

BSYS 3800 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Business Management - Advanced Diploma
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma

Books & Supplies

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

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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.

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Np Ms Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory
Author Carey
Copyright 2017
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-1-30587-917-1
Price $134.95


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