||This course introduces the student to emerging office technologies and tasks that increase work quality and productivity in changing office environments. Topics include voice recognition, digital transcription, cloud computing (including securing information), editing PDF files and accessing information through the Internet. This course also provides students with a general understanding of computer-based systems in organizations and how information is used to satisfy business needs. The goal of the course is to help students learn how to use and manage information and information systems to revitalize business processes, improve managerial decision making and problem solving, and gain competitive advantage.
- Utilize operating system tools to schedule regular computer scans and disk defragmentation.
- Describe and apply current printer technologies and cloud storage use and retrieval.
- Identify internal and external computer connections.
- Evaluate various software applications and utilities.
- Categorize various malicious software threats and preventions.
- Evaluate various types of software legal issues.
- Demonstrate effective Internet search techniques.
- Summarize network communication technologies.
- Differentiate various computer storage technologies.
- Classify peripheral hardware devices.
- Investigate the latest industry trends using technology.
- Utilize file management to organize, store and retrieve data.
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