BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

APBT-290 - Simulated/Integrated Project - 3.00 Credits

APBT-290 - Simulated/Integrated Project - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This is a capstone course in which students integrate word processing, spreadshee, database, desktop publishing, and presentation software, along with their job knowledge. Students will complete a variety of office administrative tasks including dcision-making, time management, record management, and prioritizing.
Part of the:
  • Office Administration Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Executive Assistant Diploma - Diploma Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : Office Administration Assistant Certificate
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Bachelor's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 hours per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation

    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy. 

    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

    • demonstrate the mathematical skills and use of logic to solve business-related problems;

    • calculate percent and their applications in business;

    • calculate simple interest and promissory notes;

    • calculate compound interest and present value;

    • identify consumer and business credit;

    • prepare financial statements and ratios;

    • review insurance, investments, depreciation, inventory, and taxes;

    • solve mathematics or merchandising problems, including cash and trade discounts, mark-up and mark-down;

    • demonstrate competence in the solving of financial problems involving the calculation of simple and compound interest in discount, annuities, investment and management decisions;

    • solve basic linear problems in two variables and determine break-even positions in business; and

    • demonstrate use of basic statistics.

    Text and Materials: Brechner, R. & Bergeman, G. (Current Edition) Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers. Cengage Learning: Boston, MA.
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    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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