Office Administration - Executive

International

Course List

Term 1

OAG-1025: Document Production I and Keyboarding

Document Production I and Keyboarding is a comprehensive beginner course in both keyboarding and document processing. Proper keyboarding techniques are taught, practiced, assessed and geared to both inexperienced and experienced students. Drills, skill builders and timed writings for speed and accuracy are used for developing a minimum speed of 33 net words per minute with minimal errors. Beginner to intermediate word processing concepts will be applied to the production of a variety of business correspondence including proofreading and attention to detail while applying and using the correct Microsoft Word functions. This course integrates both information input speed and accuracy required to meet multiple deadlines encountered in subsequent courses and in today's fast-paced business environment.

OAG-1023: Online Communications and Social Media

This course covers the comprehensive features of Microsoft Outlook, an industry standard for online communications. Concepts and skills are introduced in this course through lecture and demonstration, with students gaining immediate hands-on access to the complete and web-based software. Topics include comprehensive commands in all Outlook modules. Emphasis is placed on learning the Windows operating system, including organizational skills and management of electronic information. Microsoft One Note is taught and includes the fundamentals of electronic note taking. Students will be introduced to social media, and they will learn the importance of being a good digital citizen and effective Internet research.

OAG-1153: Multimedia Presentations

This hands-on course focuses on tools and techniques for creating professional business presentations. Students develop the knowledge necessary to design and develop dynamic presentations using PowerPoint. Students learn to communicate their message to an audience with effective slide presentations that incorporate design factors, text, graphics, sound and other multi-media effects. Students use team building skills to develop and facilitate a group presentation.

GED-XXX3: General Education Elective

MTH-1002: Business Mathematics

This course is designed to introduce the learner to the skills required to solve business mathematics problems. Basic arithmetic and algebra skills are covered, as well as business applications including percentages, markup/markdown, trade discounts, simple interest, and compound interest. No prior knowledge of financial mathematics is required.

Term 2

OAG-2214: Document Production II

This course is a further study in operating microcomputers and using word processing software. Emphasis is placed on mastering word processing concepts and applying them to format a variety of business documents. Accurate and efficient production of documents is an integral part of the course. Students will also learn to proofread using the techniques that professional proofreaders have found most practical and effective. In addition, students practice keying accurately throughout the course. Students need a minimum grade of C to progress to OXH 3003.

OAG-2204: Professional Workplace Skills

This hybrid course examines the various duties, responsibilities, and procedures required of an administrative assistant in today's office environment, incorporating both theory and practical applications. Students will learn effective interpersonal and business communications as well as applying practical business skills, including planning business travel, meetings and conferences, taking minutes, managing records, managing time and stress, and developing strong customer-focused skills. Students will also begin the process of creating an academic/work portfolio and will work through an office simulation using all skills learned to date. Students will explore Virtual Assistant opportunities, to reinforce the job opportunities available as an entrepreneur.

OAG-2314: Spreadsheet Management

This hands-on course introduces students to the power of spreadsheets. Students create workbooks, worksheets, and chart sheets suitable for the business world. Students analyze practical business examples that develop the skills and know-how to apply them to different environments.

ACC-2503: Financial Foundations

This course provides an introduction to accounting for a small business concern with a study of the fundamental principles and methods of record-keeping. Topics covered in this course include the following: basic bookkeeping skills as well as accounting applications for cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking activities, special journals and payroll.

ENG-1244: Business English Skills I

This course emphasizes the writing of effective business communications, including letters, memoranda, email, and short reports. Other tasks include applying proofreading and editing skills. These skills will prepare the student for the work environment, which requires practical business writing to be clear, correct, and concise. Students are introduced to the research process and develop critical thinking skills.

JSS-1001: Job Search and Success

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of how to conduct a job search and how to succeed in the work place. This includes self-reflection, effectively designing a cover letter and resume, online job searches utilizing social media, behavioural based interviewing as well as marketing oneself effectively in a job interview. Job safety, successful work strategies and harassment and discrimination plan of action is also discussed.

GED-XXX3: General Education Elective

Term 3

OXH-3003: Document Production III

This course is designed for the office administration student who has decided to major in either the executive or health services environment. This course develops advanced word processing skills and emphasis is placed on producing high-quality work from various sources. Producing AODA compliant Word documents is also explored.

OXH-3803: Database Management

This course is designed for the office administration student to introduce them to database management software using Microsoft Access. The student gains an understanding of relational databases including how to organize business or personal records in a table; how to increase database validity and integrity; how to perform queries to extract pertinent information; how to create forms for ease of data entry; and how to create professional reports.

OAX-3084: Advanced Management Applications

This advanced course builds on OAG-2314 and assumes prior knowledge of Microsoft Excel fundamentals. Students learn to create, format and edit professional worksheets and workbooks using advanced Microsoft Excel features. In addition, students learn Microsoft Project to create, modify and successfully manage project plans. With numerous projects to manage, one needs to stay organized and productive. Hands-on exercises for both Excel and Project are taught in a real-world environment. Practice is encouraged to achieve mastery level in Excel and Project for all outcomes taught.

ACC-3903: Financial Applications in Business

This course introduces learners to computerized accounting systems and illustrates the practical uses of computers in an office setting. The learners work with Sage 50 Accounting Software in order to enhance the theoretical concepts learned in previous accounting courses.

ENG-2243: Business English Skills II

This communications course emphasizes the research process through documentation, quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing as well as the writing of effective business communications including email, letter and memoranda that utilize specific writing approaches. Other tasks include development of writing skills and style, running business style meetings, taking minutes, exploring written communications via social media and mobile technologies, and creating a business style formal research report.

GED-XXX3: General Education Elective

Term 4

OAX-4304: Desktop Publishing

This is an advanced document-processing course using Windows, desktop publishing, business graphics software and authoring software. In this course students (1) develop desktop publishing skills using MS Publisher; (2) develop business graphics using MS Visio Professional; and (3) become proficient using Adobe Acrobat Pro. Advanced functions are taught and explored with an emphasis placed on producing high quality work from various sources. In addition, students enhance their keying accurately throughout the course.

OAX-4005: Executive Capstone and Event Management

In this hybrid capstone course, students put their acquired skills and knowledge to work in the key areas of office and business administration, human resources and finance. This experience allows students to apply the skills and knowledge they have acquired during their program of study. Students are assessed on both hard and soft skills with a strong emphasis placed on software applications including opportunities for integration and collaboration. Students will problem solve, collaborate in teams, demonstrate excellent customer service, show off organizational abilities and coordinate projects, as well as produce consistent and accurate documentation. Students will coordinate and execute meetings in teams using a prescribed online meeting software followed by the team executing a professional meeting/workshop for the class in a Learning Studio.

OAX-4104: Web Management

This is an introductory web page design course that incorporates a hands-on approach to teaching web page design. The role of graphic presentation is also considered in the design phase. Students also analyze the design of commercial web sites in developing an appreciation for visual impact and functionality in their own web pages.

CPL-1003: Internship - Part-Time*

Co-operative education/internship provides students with the opportunity to apply classroom learning to the workplace, undertake career sampling and gain valuable work experience that may assist students to find permanent employment after graduation. For further information regarding Co-op please refer to www.lambtoncollege.ca/mycareer

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OXH-4003: Office Entrepreneur*

Students who do not secure an internship will participate and complete a multifaceted project(s) designed to provide an experiential office learning experience. Students have the opportunity to strengthen s employment-ready skills upon successful completion of this course, given this provides them with the best balance between using authentic project tasks, being assessed by people working in the field, while keeping it in a simulated "workspace" environment. A Supervisor's view of a student's performance in areas of punctuality, attendance, professionalism, teamwork and overall work are documented and assessed.

*In addition to completing the Term 4 courses, students are highly encouraged to register for the CPL-1003 Internship. If students don't take CPL-1003, they must take OXH-4003 Office Entrepreneur.

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International Education
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