Business Admininistration

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This program was created to prepare learners for careers in the accounting, financial services, marketing, or operations fields; these careers often lead to management positions for organizations like banks, government agencies, corporations, manufacturing and service businesses, small businesses, professional services and retailers. It is equivalent to the three year day school program.

POINTS

  • Specialize in Marketing, Accounting, General or Enterprise Business
  • Development of broad understanding of industry
  • Study current business software applications that improve job-readiness in a rapidly changing environment
  • Exploration of conflict resolution and communication skills

COURSE OF STUDIES

This diploma is earned by those students who complete successfully the Program of Study that is required for day school.

IMPORTANT

Estimating the length of completion time for night school is done by dividing the number of classes that are necessary by the number you will take annually. The average student takes five classes per year.

Day school students that take courses at night and Continuing Education learners are governed by day school guidelines. Consult with the appropriate day school Assistant Dean about any conflicts that might arise regarding prerequisites or entry to class.

Course Syllabus

(click on the module heading to reveal a lesson by lesson breakdown)

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Course Overview
  • Communication Skills
  • Electronic Communication Skills
  • Project: Revising E-mail
  • Quiz 1: Overview of Effective Communication Skills
  • Workplace Skills, Habits, and Attitudes
  • Active Listening
  • Constructive Feedback
  • Project: Employee Action Plan
  • Quiz 2: Desirable Workplace Skills, Habits, and Attitudes
  • Finding Reliable Internet Resources
  • Paraphrasing and Summarizing
  • Organizing Information
  • Quiz 3: Using Written Information
  • Report: Business Skills
  • Special Project
  • Review
  • Test
  • Alternate Test
  • Glossary and Credits

ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS

  • Course Overview
  • Principles of Training
  • Your Role in Business
  • Project: Your Role in the Business
  • Business Career Choices
  • Project: Business Career Choices
  • Selling Yourself
  • Project: Selling Yourself
  • Market-Based Economy
  • Business Economics Wants vs. Needs
  • Unlimited Wants vs. Limited Resources
  • Project: Unlimited Wants vs Limited Resources
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Project: Marketing and Advertising
  • Sales Techniques and Careers
  • Project: Sales Techniques and Careers
  • Business Structures
  • Management
  • Finance Options, Credit Use, and Banking
  • Project: Finance Options, Credit Use, and Banking
  • Recordkeeping Money and Asset Management
  • Consumer Rights
  • Project: Consumer Rights
  • Business Leadership Skills
  • Project: Business Leadership Skills
  • Group Dynamics in the Business Setting
  • Team-Building Skills in Business
  • Business Ethics
  • Project: Business Ethics
  • Business Etiquette
  • Methods of Business Communication
  • Verbal and Nonverbal Business Communication
  • Business Letters and Memos
  • Project: Business Letters and Memos
  • Business Presentations and Delivery
  • Business Technology
  • Use of Technology in Business
  • Project: Use of Technology in Business
  • Channels of Business Communication
  • Role of Future Business Leaders of America
  • Project: Role of Future Business Leaders of America
  • Glossary and Credits

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

  • Hardware versus Software
  • Current Business Technology
  • Quiz 1: Overview of Business Technology
  • Business Solutions Case Studies
  • Emerging Technology
  • Project: Defining Technical Terms
  • Quiz 2: Business Solutions
  • Report: Technology in Business
  • Special Project
  • Review
  • Test
  • Alternate Test
  • Glossary and Credits

WORD PROCESSING

  • Keyboarding Pretest
  • Keyboarding Exercises
  • Number Keypad
  • Project: Timed Typing Tests
  • Quiz 1: Keyboarding Skills
  • Writing and Editing a Business Document
  • Project: Creating a Memo
  • Business Letters
  • Project: Creating a Business Letter
  • Resumes
  • Project: Creating a Resume
  • Brochures and Newsletters
  • Project: Creating a Newsletter
  • Research Papers
  • Project: Formatting a Research Paper
  • Business Reports
  • Project: Creating a Business Report
  • Quiz 2: Creating Business Documents
  • Special Project
  • Review
  • Test
  • Alternate Test
  • Glossary and Credits

SPREADSHEETS

  • Entering Data
  • Formatting
  • Editing Data
  • Shortcuts
  • Quiz 1: Spreadsheet Basics
  • Formulas
  • Project: Using Simple Formulas
  • Advanced Formulas
  • Project: Using Advanced Formulas
  • Quiz 2: Spreadsheet Formulas
  • Project: Creating a Personal Budget
  • Project: Estimating Income Taxes
  • Creating Graphs
  • Project: Business Spreadsheets
  • Project: Balance Sheets and Profit-and-Loss Statements
  • Quiz 3: Spreadsheet Applications
  • Special Project
  • Review
  • Test
  • Alternate Test
  • Glossary and Credits

DATABASES

  • Comparing Databases and Spreadsheets
  • Understanding Database Terms
  • Project: Creating a Database
  • Working with Data and Records
  • Quiz 1: Database Basics
  • Using Databases to Search and Query
  • Project: Working with Queries
  • Project: Using a Database to Generate Mailings
  • Importing and Exporting Data
  • Project: Using a Database to Create a Business Report
  • Quiz 2: Database Features
  • Special Project
  • Review
  • Test
  • Alternate Test
  • Glossary and Credits

COURSE REVIEW AND EXAM

  • Review
  • Exam
  • Alternate Exam