BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

ADMN-165 - Introduction To Computing Systems - 3.00 Credits

ADMN-165 - Introduction To Computing Systems - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Introduction to Computing Systems explains how computer systems, comprised of hardware and software, work. Computing systems are used as a tool, and are intended to increase operation efficiencies in business. Having a clear understanding of computing systems is important to those who often work with limited resources. In addition to enabling the student in understanding how to implement and utilize computing systems, this course will review examples of how computing systems and information technology have been used in economic development.
Part of the:
  • BUSINESS Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Associate of Arts Degree- General Arts - Year 1
  • Administrative Studies Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Aboriginal Community Economic Development Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : COMP 050, or equivalent or permission of the instructor.
    Transferability: BCOU Individual Assessment, ADMN 165 & BUSM 260 (3) will transfer to Simon Fraser University as BUS 237 (3).
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 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 the student will be able to:

  • exhibit functional knowledge of software applications used in business, including: word processors, spreadsheets, data base software, presentation software, Internet browsers and electronic mail;

  • conduct research using computer systems technology such as Internet search engines; and

  • determine the appropriate computer software and hardware required for use in various situations.

  • Text and Materials:
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved December 2000.