Business Computing

Business Computing (Years 9/10)

This unit will prepare students for the senior college years with foundation skills in organisation, ICT and business. Students who complete the unit will also be awarded with an Australian-wide recognised vocational certificate. This unit allows the students to easily progress into the Business Administration (A/V) course in Years 11 & 12.

The unit has as its main aspects:

  • Using Office 2010 to perform:
    • Word Processing including business documents and mail merge
    • Spreadsheets including advanced electronic spreadsheet applications including automatic formulae, graphs and general record keeping
    • PowerPoint including embedding video and web links
  • Using digital devices including smart phones, tablets and GPS devices
  • Understanding how to use the Internet effectively and safely as a research and information gathering tool, including setting the student up with the skills required to successfully research Year 11 and 12 assignments
  • Introducing appropriate business language skills including written and face-to-face communication
  • The HTML programming language required to create web pages on the Internet