Office Administration - Executive

Ontario College Diploma (20 courses) Part-time Online
Program Code: 0210A07PWO Academic Year: 2016/2017


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This program is available starting every month.

Other Delivery Options

Full-time Online

Our Program

This Ontario College Diploma program (Perth - delivered in a compressed format over 45 (Pembroke - 46) weeks) provides graduates with the theoretical and practical skills required to work as administrative assistants in the public or private sector.

Students develop knowledge and skills related to organizing and managing an executive office. Emphasis is placed upon formatting and preparing professional business and financial documents. Students participate in simulations dealing with realistic problems and solutions as well as develop advanced word processing, presentation, Internet, email, project management, spreadsheet and database skills in a network environment. Field placements are only available to students registered in the on-campus program.

Graduates of the Office Administration - Executive program may complete three additional on-campus courses to receive an Office Administration - Legal, Ontario College Diploma.

To qualify for this diploma, you must complete the program within six years.

Success Factors

This program is well-suited for students who:

  • Have a strong interest in working in an office environment.
  • Have an interest and aptitude in computer and technology applications and enjoy a hands-on approach to learning.
  • Possess strong communication (written, verbal, technology) and interpersonal abilities.
  • Are well-organized, pay attention to detail, multitask and can work effectively under time constraints.
  • Are able to work at a computer for extended periods of time.

Your Career

Graduates may find employment in administrative fields within the private and public sectors (corporations, small- or medium-size businesses, government, institutions and associations). With further experience, graduates may progress to positions as senior executive assistants, office managers or may explore entrepreneurial options.

Fees & Expenses

Fees for part-time programs are charged on a course-by-course basis and are published on each individual course page. For questions related to fees, please call the Registrar's Office at 613-727-0002.

Graduation Fee

Once you have completed all the courses in the program, it is the responsibility of the student to contact the Registrar's Office to obtain a certificate/diploma application. A graduation fee of $40 will be charged when the application is submitted. When your certificate/diploma application has been approved, you will be invited to Spring or Fall Convocation.

Admission Requirements

College Eligibility
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without an OSSD).
College Eligibility
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without an OSSD).

Notes

Field placements are only available to students registered in the on-campus program.

Courses appearing to be unavailable online (during the registration period) may have substitute courses which are taken instead. If you are a full-time student, you are automatically put into those courses; if you are part-time, please contact your program coordinator for the current substitutions and links to these courses.

CCOL Academic Planner

The Academic Planner provides registered part-time students in the Centre for Continuing and Online Learning (CCOL) the ability to declare into a program of study. The Academic Planner outlines successfully completed courses to date, as well as courses that need to be completed in order to meet graduation requirements. It is therefore, essential that all part-time students in CCOL declare to their program of study, allowing administrators to plan course offerings. The tool is available on ACSIS, located under 'Continuing Education' on the left-hand toolbar.

Program Progression

As per policy AA39: Program Progression and Graduation Requirements when students are admitted to a program, they are assigned to the Program of Study that aligns with their start date. If a student takes a break for two or more consecutive terms the Program of Study is reset to align with the current version (when studies are resumed). For more information please contact your Program Coordinator.

2013/2014 Program Progression

If you started the Office Administration Executive Certificate program between September 2013 and before August 2014, to complete the Diploma you need to successfully complete: ENL1962, GEN1001M, OFF2275, OFF2373, OFF2377, QUA2227, ENL1813, OFF2276, OFF2300, OFF2395, OFF2223, OFF2266, OFF2279, OFF0029, OFF2224, OFF2267, OFF2291, and OFF2307 or equivalent courses:

  • and one general elective from the approved general elective list
  • and one English elective from the approved English elective list

2014/2015 Program Progression

If you started the Office Administration Executive Certificate program between August 2014 and before August 2015, to complete the Diploma you need to successfully complete: ENL1962, GED2013, OFF2275, OFF2373, OFF2377, QUA2227, ENL1813, OFF2276, OFF2300, OFF2395, OFF2223, OFF2266, OFF2279, OFF0029, OFF2224, OFF2267, OFF2291, and OFF2307 or equivalent courses:

  • and one general elective from the approved general elective list
  • and one English elective from the approved English elective list

2015/2016 Program Progression

If you started the Office Administration Executive Certificate program between August 2015 and before September 2016, to complete the Diploma you need to successfully complete: ENL1962, GEN1001M, OFF2275, OFF2373, OFF2377, QUA2227, ENL1813, OFF2276, OFF2300, OFF2378, OFF2395, OFF2223, OFF2266, OFF2279, OFF0029, OFF2224, OFF2267, OFF2291, and OFF2307 or equivalent core courses:

  • and one general elective from the approved general elective list
  • and one English elective from the approved English elective list

2016/2017 Program Progression

If you started the Office Administration Executive Certificate program after September 2016, to complete the Diploma you need to successfully complete: ENL1962, OFF2275, OFF2373, OFF2377, OFF2378, QUA2227, ENL1813, OFF2276, OFF2300, ACC2207, OFF2395, BUS2200, OFF2266, OFF2279, ACC2208, OFF2267, OFF2291, and OFF2307 or equivalent core courses:

  • and one general elective from the approved general elective list
  • andone English elective from the approved English elective list

Additional Information

For more information, please contact Sandy Miller, Program Coordinator, at 613-727-4723 ext. 7349 or millers@algonquincollege.com.

Courses

Online:Online Learning   On campus: On Campus
Course
Number
HoursCourse NameWinterSummer
Series: 01
ENL196245.0English FundamentalsOnline Learning Online Learning
OFF227575.0Document Production IOnline Learning Online Learning
OFF237375.0Administrative ProceduresOnline Learning Online Learning
OFF237760.0Computer Basics and Presentation Software SkillsOnline Learning Online Learning
OFF237845.0Interpersonal RelationsOnline Learning Online Learning
QUA222745.0Business Math FoundationsOnline Learning Online Learning On Campus
Series: 02
ACC220745.0BookkeepingOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
ENL181345.0Communications IOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
OFF227675.0Document Production IIOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
OFF230060.0Advanced Word ProcessingOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
OFF239545.0Spreadsheet Applications (Oa)Online Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
General Education Elective: choose 1
ART000848.0Art History and TheoryBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
COR173745.0Abnormal PsychologyOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
DAT011345.0Growing Up Digital - Living and Working in CanadaBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
ENL000942.0Introduction to Children's LiteratureOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
ENL001042.0Science FictionOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
ENV000245.0Environmental CitizenshipBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
FAM100345.0Psychology of LearningBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
GEO000142.0Political GeographyPolitical Geography

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course.

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GEO000245.0Introduction to Geology: an Overview of Planet EarthBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
GEO000345.0Geography and TourismBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
GEO500345.0Introduction to Paleontology (Fossils)Blank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
HLT013945.0Introduction to Complementary TherapiesIntroduction to Complementary Therapies

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course.

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MGT234645.0Introduction to E-BusinessOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
PSI000242.0Canadian PoliticsBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
PSY000145.0Co-Dependency as an AddictionBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
PSY000245.0Domestic and Workplace ViolenceBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
PSY000745.0Cults and TerrorismOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
PSY001045.0Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic MindsBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
PSY001145.0Criminal Psychology II - Criminal MindsBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
PSY001442.0Learning, Thinking and Problem SolvingBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
PSY001545.0Social PsychologyBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
PSY175442.0Psychology IntroductionOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
SSC004842.0Technology: Apocalypse Or Eden?Technology: Apocalypse Or Eden?

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course.

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SSC501242.0Racism and DiscriminationBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
Series: 03
BUS220045.0Introduction to Business and GovernmentBlank Icon Online Learning Blank Icon
OFF226690.0Executive Integrated Projects IOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
OFF227960.0Desktop PublishingOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
English General Education Elective: choose 1
ENL172545.0The Writing of Canadian Identity

ENL1725 The Writing of Canadian Identity

Canadian identity is challenging to define, but depictions of our multicultural society are found and explored in our writing. This course explores the importance of writers' perceptions of Canada, how they promote their ideas through publishing, and how those published works affect Canadian society. Students are introduced to a wide range of writing with the dual aim of exploring the theme of Canadian identity while enhancing students' cultural and self-awareness. Through assigned readings, discussion, presentations and essay writing, students investigate the role of the artist in defining and shaping society.

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course.

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ENL172645.0Language and Culture: Studying the Power of TextBlank Icon Blank Icon On Campus
ENL179845.0Contemporary Canadian IssuesOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
ENL182545.0Communication Dynamics

ENL1825 Communication Dynamics

Social psychology involves the study of individuals, groups, or organizations and their interpersonal or impersonal connections with others. Participants in this course consider various readings/texts in order to explore notions of self-concept, as well as human behavior such as conformity, obedience and persuasion. Special attention is paid to readings/texts which deal with individuals' inner experiences, thoughts, feelings, emotions and introspections. Case studies allow students to reflect and build upon their own observations and experiences.

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course.

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ENL182945.0The Art of OratoryOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
Series: 04
ACC220860.0Accounting PracticesAccounting Practices

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course.

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OFF226790.0Executive Integrated Projects IIOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
OFF229160.0Database and Project ManagementOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon
OFF230760.0Applied Office ManagementOnline Learning Online Learning Blank Icon

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

ENL1962 English Fundamentals

Students develop language skills necessary to promote success in program courses and, ultimately, business careers. Students achieve correctness and mastery in writing sentences appropriate to a business environment through the study of English language usage, mechanics and style. Skills acquired in these areas enable students to demonstrate competence in composing, editing and proofreading written messages.

OFF2275 Document Production I

Canadian business documents reflect the image of an organization. Students format business correspondence, business memos, and letters, with an emphasis on following instructions, proofreading and the correct use of software functions. Students achieve a minimum keyboarding speed of 30 words per minute and a production rate of 15 words per minute with standard word processing software.

OFF2373 Administrative Procedures

Although tools and techniques may change, the role of the administrative assistant remains a valuable asset in all types of organizations. Students construct an introductory awareness of the roles and responsibilities of administrative assistants. They also develop the skills used in a business office environment including office organization and layout; ergonomics; time, work, and resource management; visual and electronic records management; as well as telecommunication techniques, services and equipment. Practical assignments and case studies examine both the organization and dissemination of oral and written communications.

OFF2377 Computer Basics and Presentation Software Skills

Efficient use of computers and office productivity tools is essential for the timely completion of assigned tasks in the workplace. Students develop their software skills through a series of activities and practical tests, and increase their abilities with presentation software, ensuring that they are following instructions, proofreading and using software functions correctly. Beginning with the operating system, students develop a range of valuable skills for computer operation, file management, email and electronic calendaring techniques.

OFF2378 Interpersonal Relations

In the context of increased use of technology in today's workplace, the human touch remains a cornerstone of business interactions and the successful achievement of goals. Students analyze interpersonal relations and effective digital communication in the workplace. Discussions and projects investigate important contemporary topics including cultural diversity, teamwork and problem solving. Students are provided with an opportunity to develop productivity, stress management skills and other competencies for building relationships in the workplace.

QUA2227 Business Math Foundations

Students are provided with a review of the essential basics of business mathematics. Ratio, proportion and percent are covered. Students also study payroll-type applications and use bank reconciliations as a tool to manage an office.

ACC2207 Bookkeeping

The ability to accurately record day-to-day transactions is an essential skill for bookkeepers and office administration staff. Students complete the full accounting cycle from identifying and recording business transactions through to the preparation of financial statements while following Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Activities focus on the manual preparation of a complete set of accounting records.

Pre-requisites: QUA2227

ENL1813 Communications I

Effective communication is important for building relationships and successful functioning in every part of an organization. Through the different modes of reading, writing, speaking, listening, researching, analyzing, and representing information students develop the skills required for communicating effectively in personal and professional environments. Over the term, students will create a portfolio that includes communication tools and activities related to their chosen career path. An emphasis is placed on developing skills for communicating in digital environments.

OFF2276 Document Production II

Business documents represent proof of an organization's communications and transactions and, as such, must be produced in an efficient and consistent manner. Students work to ensure that their keyboarding speed is up to 40 words per minute and that their production rate is up to 20 words per minute. With an emphasis on following instructions, proofreading and the correct use of software functions, students format complex business correspondence, formal reports and tables.

Pre-requisites: OFF2275

OFF2300 Advanced Word Processing

Efficient use of computers and office productivity tools is essential for the timely completion of assigned tasks in the workplace. Students continue to develop their skills with office productivity tools. Through a series of activities and practical tests, students enhance their abilities with advanced word processing functions, ensuring that they are following instructions, proofreading and using software functions correctly.

Pre-requisites: OFF2275

OFF2395 Spreadsheet Applications (Oa)

Efficient use of computers and office productivity tools is essential for the timely completion of assigned tasks in the workplace. Students continue to develop their skills with office productivity tools. Through a series of activities and practical tests, students develop a range of valuable skills for computer operation and spreadsheets, ensuring that they are following instructions, proofreading and using software functions properly.

Pre-requisites: QUA2227

ART0008 Art History and Theory

This course is designed to familiarize students with early historical foundations to present day exemplars of art making. World art with an emphasis on Western art history (from renaissance to today) and minor focus on international art (Canadian, Contemporary, Asian, First Nations, Islamic, etc.) is covered. Students will be expected to complete required readings, write an essay and final examination.

COR1737 Abnormal Psychology

Emphasis is on the study of signs and symptoms of the major mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia and personality disorders. Additionally, there are discussions about eating and sleeping disorders, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder.

DAT0113 Growing Up Digital - Living and Working in Canada

Youth in Canada today are the first generation to grow up in a digital world and they are transforming our culture and institutions. This course looks at the Internet and its role in shaping recent history and society. It examines the impact of digital media that empowers our youth to communicate, learn, play, shop and work differently from previous generations. It also provides analytical tools to anticipate and act on what lies ahead in the future.

ENL0009 Introduction to Children's Literature

This subject will explore and evaluate the fiction, poetry and non-fiction genres of children's literature with their historical contexts as they apply.

ENL0010 Science Fiction

Science Fiction shows you other worlds; it describes possible future societies and the problems lurking ahead. It also shows how human beings can and do create these future worlds - that our future is in our hands. Science fiction stands as a bridge between science and art, between the engineers of technology and the poets of humanity.

ENV0002 Environmental Citizenship

Based on the general principles of national citizenship, environmental citizenship goes beyond national borders to emphasize global environmental rights and responsibilities. Focus is on both conservation and planned sustainable use of our planet's resources, as well as on the recognition that environmental health is a prerequisite to human health. Being an environmentally-aware citizen involves personal commitment to learning more about the environment and to taking responsible environmental action. Students are encouraged to adopt attitudes and behaviours that foster global environmental responsibility.

FAM1003 Psychology of Learning

To be successful, individuals need to understand how they acquire new knowledge/skills and how environmental factors impact this process. By examining a variety of theories from both historical and current perspectives, students develop an understanding of how an individual's learning is influenced by developmental, psychological and social elements. Students use real life situations to identify how these theories can be used to support learning and development within continuously changing environments.

GEO0002 Introduction to Geology: an Overview of Planet Earth

This introductory course examines the science known as geology, the study of the earth. The course begins with the formation of the universe, the solar system, earth and its moon and the planets. Subsequent topics include the history of the earth, describing how oceans and continents were formed, plate tectonics, the movements of the continents, rock types and their formation.

GEO0003 Geography and Tourism

This course examines the world landscapes as well as associated cultural and historical phenomena. Contemporary theories in the earth sciences such as geological time, plate tectonics, processes of erosion, and factors affecting climate are explored. The course is intended for students who wish to know more about how the physical, cultural and historical elements of the world landscape combine to make each designated region interesting and unique.

GEO5003 Introduction to Paleontology (Fossils)

This course is an introduction to the study of fossils - paleontology. It examines the evolution of life on earth, how fossils are preserved, the identification of fossils and the Geological Time Scale.

MGT2346 Introduction to E-Business

Students are provided with tools, skills, an understanding of technology, business concepts and issues that surround the emergence of electronic business. Emphasis is on that part of the Internet known as the World Wide Web (WWW), where such tools as browsers are used. In addition to acquiring basic skills for navigating the Internet, students develop an understanding of the current practices and opportunities in electronic publishing, electronic shopping, electronic distribution and electronic collaboration. Students also explore several of the problems surrounding electronic business and commerce, such as security, authentication, privacy, encryption, safeguarding of intellectual property rights, acceptable use policies and legal liabilities.

Pre-requisites: BUS2301

PSI0002 Canadian Politics

This course will provide an overview of Canadian politics covering the structure of Canadian government, the practice of politics and a background of major political issues.

PSY0001 Co-Dependency as an Addiction

This course provides an overview of how individuals can become addicted to others and relationships. It examines the personalities of abusers and those who are abused. How individuals with complimentary personality disorders unite and form bonds is examined. Object Relations Theory and how women and men are unconsciously drawn to abusive partners because of personality disorders caused by childhood abuse or neglect are the focal point of this course. Students learn how individuals with co-dependent personalities can become capable of breaking free from the cycle many get caught in.

PSY0002 Domestic and Workplace Violence

This course examines workplace, school yard and family violence. Strategies for dealing with this violence will be explored. Conflict resolution strategies will be developed which can be applied to the workplace, school or home environment. Issues such as how and why co-dependency exists as well as the battered wife syndrome and abusive males will be addressed. Students will also examine why confrontation can escalate into violence in the workplace and why bullying exists in schools.

PSY0007 Cults and Terrorism

This course focuses on conformity issues surrounding religious fundamentalism, sects, cults, and terrorist groups. The reasons why people join and why they may have a difficult time leaving, are examined. Society's contributions to supporting cultic groups are explored. Strategies for protecting individuals and vulnerable populations from cultic and terrorist activity are developed.

PSY0010 Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds

What makes a psychopath tick? Are they born that way, or are they products of society? Are serial killers really possessed with evil, or do they know exactly what they are doing? In this course, students study how and why some individuals become criminals and why some actually become killers. You study what is known about serial killers, stalkers, rapists and criminals. Also, the latest techniques used in criminal profiling and questioning are examined.

PSY0011 Criminal Psychology II - Criminal Minds

This course further explores issues discussed in Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds, and compares and explains psychological models as they relate to criminology.

PSY0014 Learning, Thinking and Problem Solving

This subject examines selected knowledge about human behaviour and the use of this knowledge to the individual. Students learn how to better understand themselves and others, and to use psychological theory, and research to manage their own lives and their own problems more effectively.

PSY0015 Social Psychology

Social psychology is the scientific study of how people think about, interact, influence and relate to others. The course will emphasize understanding about how and why individuals behave, think and feel in social situations. Of particular importance will be the study of the individual, their thoughts and resultant behaviour in social situations.

PSY1754 Psychology Introduction

In order to understand ourselves and interact appropriately with others, we must first understand the basis for behaviour. The study of psychology provides students with an understanding of why people think and act as they do. It examines the scientific process of research, the human brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.

SSC5012 Racism and Discrimination

This course targets racism and discrimination that are observed in the Canadian multiculturalism context. Students are able to identify types of discriminations and racisms based on our cultural values and find the connection between discrimination and the society. Students also analyze sociological factors, such as the media that could cause biases and prejudice. The objective of this course is to enhance the sensitivity and intolerance of mistreatment based on racial or ethnic background and to consider how to handle these issues as occupational professionals and individuals in this pluralistic society.

OFF2266 Executive Integrated Projects I

Students undertake complex projects based on scenarios in a simulated company and complete all tasks associated with each activity that involve composing, transcribing, editing, and preparing documents from verbal and written instructions, using word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and presentation software. Major areas of concentration are domestic travel, spreadsheets and charts, mail-outs, questionnaires, business and technical reports, event planning and office systems. Emphasis is placed upon accurate content, proofreading, time management and production.

Pre-requisites: ENL1813B AND ENL1962 AND OFF2276 AND OFF2300 AND OFF2395

OFF2279 Desktop Publishing

Students develop desktop publishing skills using advanced word processing for practical assignments that integrate design principles and techniques. Students produce professional documents, including brochures, flyers, newsletters, logos and business cards. Through a series of activities and practical assessments, students are able to develop and expand their desktop publishing skills.

Pre-requisites: OFF2276 AND OFF2300

ENL1725 The Writing of Canadian Identity

Canadian identity is challenging to define, but depictions of our multicultural society are found and explored in our writing. This course explores the importance of writers' perceptions of Canada, how they promote their ideas through publishing, and how those published works affect Canadian society. Students are introduced to a wide range of writing with the dual aim of exploring the theme of Canadian identity while enhancing students' cultural and self-awareness. Through assigned readings, discussion, presentations and essay writing, students investigate the role of the artist in defining and shaping society.

ENL1726 Language and Culture: Studying the Power of Text

From its use in contemporary art, advertising, social media, song lyrics, marketing, and literature, language and text have been used to express and evoke the entire range of human thoughts, reaction, and emotion. In this interactive, discussion-based course, students analyze and critique the use of language and the visual aspects of text as a form of expression. Through an examination of traditional and contemporary approaches to text, students will develop an understanding of how language and text influence expression, culture, and mass media. To complete their experience, students create and annotate an outlet for their own text-based artistic expression, using a medium of their choice.

ENL1798 Contemporary Canadian Issues

A critical understanding of contemporary Canadian issues is essential to being an active member in our democratic society. Students explore a variety of topics and analyze their ethical implications and relevance to Canadian life. Discussions and debates, as well as related interactive activities, offer opportunities to consider recent controversies from different perspectives. Use of a variety of media (e.g. newspapers, articles and electronic resources) allows for in-depth reflection on the history of current social and political issues.

ENL1825 Communication Dynamics

Social psychology involves the study of individuals, groups, or organizations and their interpersonal or impersonal connections with others. Participants in this course consider various readings/texts in order to explore notions of self-concept, as well as human behavior such as conformity, obedience and persuasion. Special attention is paid to readings/texts which deal with individuals' inner experiences, thoughts, feelings, emotions and introspections. Case studies allow students to reflect and build upon their own observations and experiences.

ENL1829 The Art of Oratory

From ghost stories around the campfire to political speeches by world leaders, oratory plays a significant role in human interaction. Participants examine the social significance of public speaking, including theoretical, psychological and physiological aspects of this art. Participants prepare and take part in workshops, as well as critique and deliver oral presentations, as they tell their own stories.

OFF2267 Executive Integrated Projects II

Students undertake complex projects based on scenarios in a simulated company and complete all tasks associated with each activity that involve composing, transcribing, editing, and preparing documents from verbal and written instructions, using word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and presentation software. Major areas of concentration include international travel, meetings, conference planning, event planning, budgets and job readiness. Emphasis is placed upon accurate content, proofreading, time management and production.

Pre-requisites: ENL1813B AND ENL1962 AND OFF2276 AND OFF2300 AND OFF2395

OFF2291 Database and Project Management

Students develop skills in database management through the generation and management of tables, relationships, queries, forms and reports. As well, project planning, scheduling and resource allocation are explored through project management software. Through a series of activities and practical assessments, a range of valuable skills are developed for computer operation and database and project management.

OFF2307 Applied Office Management

Many administrative assistants who work in small offices are required to function as office managers. Students undertake simulated projects that profile the responsibilities of an office manager in a small office environment. Areas of concentration include office systems management, human resources management, safety and accessibility, management skills, conflict resolution and corporate visibility and promotion through social media.

Pre-requisites: OFF2373