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Business Computer Applications Certificate

10 courses required MIC 111* Computer Applications I
MIC 211** Computer Applications II
MIC 310 Word Processing Techniques
MIC 410 Computer Presentation Techniques
MIC 510 Spreadsheeting Techniques
MIC 610 Database Techniques
OAG 170* Professional Computer Applications I (found under Office Administration)
OAG 270** Professional Computer Applications II (found under Office Administration)

NOTE:* MIC 111 OR OAG 170
** MIC 211 OR OAG 270 PLUS 4 General Business Electives, of which one should end in the letter “G” - Example: SSC 110G.

Microsoft Office 2013

NOTE: If you enroll in a computer course, please bring a USB flash drive/memory stick to the first class.

COMPUTER PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES
MIC 410
This course builds on the Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 software introduced in Professional Computer Applications I. This intermediate level course focuses on the effective impacting of your audience with powerful presentation graphics. Working with electronic presentations and text, creating speaker's notes and handouts, adding clip art, graphs and organizational charts will be covered in depth. In addition, advanced features, such as adding transitions, creating colour schemes and linking to other applications will also be explored. 3 units of credit. (Note: Students must have MS Office 2013 software for online computer courses.) Pre-requisite: MIC 111 or OAG 170. $318.22 ($269.22 tuition + $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
ONLINE 065 1214 May 8-July 28
SPREADSHEETING TECHNIQUES
MIC 510
This course builds on the MICROSOFT EXCEL software introduced in Computer Applications II. This intermediate level course reviews worksheet basics, building formulas, formatting, editing, graphics, printing and presenting the results of electronic spreadsheets. Areas of focus will include financial, statistical and what-if analysis, innovative chart and graph techniques, managing information in lists including macros using Visual Basic for application, hyperlinks, scenario manager, sorting and filtering a worksheet database, pivot tables, creating a data map, integrating applications with the clipboard and object linking and embedding (OLE). 3 units of credit. Pre-requisite: MIC 211 or OAG 270. (Note: Students must have MS Office 2013 software for online computer courses) $318.22 ($269.22 tuition + $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
ONLINE 065 1215 May 8-July 28
WINDOWS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
MIC 125
This introductory course in computer applications provides you with a foundation of general computer skills in Microsoft Office Computer Fundamentals, WORD, POWERPOINT and EXCEL. A significant component of the course will be the development of your ability to use online and computer assisted learning. No prior computer experience is assumed. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1040 May 11-Jul 27 Thu, 6:00P-9:30P

General Interest Computer Courses

COMPUTER BASICS
GENC 102
To provide users with a basic introduction to the world of computers. Topics included are computer terminology, an introduction to Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel. The course will be hands-on to give the maximum amount of computer experience. 1 unit of credit. $140.20 (tuition $128.20, materials $12.00)
WINDSOR 050 1247 May 9-Jun 27 Tue, 6:00P-8:30P
WINDSOR 055 1248 Jul 3-Jul 27 Mon, Thu, 9:00A-11:30A
CHATHAM 550 1246 May 10-Jun 28 Wed, 6:00P-8:30P
COMPUTER BASICS - OLDER ADULTS
GNR 321N
Discover that “it’s never too late to learn” about computers. This “hands on” course will introduce you to working in a Windows environment, designing a letter using Microsoft Word, exploring “E-mail” and the wonders of the World Wide Web. $99.44 (tuition $80.00, materials $8.00, HST $11.44)
CHATHAM 550 1414 May 15-May 19 Mon-Fri, 9:00A-12:00P
EXCEL FOR WINDOWS – ADVANCED
GNR 627N
This workshop gives participants the opportunity to explore the advanced features of this popular Windows based spreadsheet. The aim is to help you to fine-tune your skills as you learn about managing large worksheets, using database features (creating, sorting, querying and pivot tables) working with formulas and functions, linking worksheets and working with ranges. You will also explore how to better present your worksheets using AutoFormat to achieve professional results. Please bring a storage device to class. $98.31 (Tuition $80.00, materials $7.00, HST $11.31)
CHATHAM 570 1443 Jun 24 Sat, 9:00A-4:00P
INTRO EXCEL FOR WINDOWS-BASIC
GNR 630N
Aimed at the new user, this 6 hour seminar provides an introduction to the basic commands, functions and capabilities of the Windows version of the Excel 2013 spreadsheet package. Topics include creating and updating worksheets, moving and copying data, using simple formulas to perform calculations and printing spreadsheets. Please bring a storage device to class. $98.31 (tuition $80.00, materials $7.00, HST $11.31)
CHATHAM 570 1439 Jun 17 Sat, 9:00A-4:00P
INTRO TO POWERPOINT BASICS
GNR 1192N
This workshop will introduce you to the wonderful world of PowerPoint 2013. Learn how to use a design template and style checker to create selected text, add a new slide and print a presentation using Outline View and Clip Art to create an electronic slide show $98.31 (tuition $80.00, materials $7.00, HST $11.31
CHATHAM 570 1734 Jun 10 Sat, 9:00A-4:00P
WORD BASICS
GNR 35082N
This workshop will provide you with hands-on training in the basic fundamentals of using Word. You will learn how to open, create, edit, save, format, preview and print your documents. Also, how to use proofing tools such as spelling and thesaurus. $96.05 (tuition $80.00, materials $5.00, HST $11.05)
CHATHAM 570 1461 May 13 Sat, 9:00A-4:00P

Office Administration

Completion of the following twelve courses provides the student with the Office Administration– General Post-Secondary Certificate (also offered during the day). Students completing the General certificate may enroll in the Office Administration – Medical Diploma or the full-time Office Administration – Executive Diploma (Windsor.) Office Administration Medical Diploma courses can be completed in the evening or in some cases, online. The full-time Executive and Medical Fast Track Post-Secondary Diploma programs are also available in Chatham.

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION GENERAL CERTIFICATE

12 courses required ACC 145 Accounting for the Office Assistant
BUS 108 Introduction to Canadian Business
COM 200 Communication and Today’s Workplace
OAG 110 Language Fundamentals
OAG 125 Administrative Procedures
OAG 150 Administrative Documents I
OAG 160 Essential Business Calculations
OAG 170 Professional Computer Applications I
OAG 230 Business Computing and the Internet
OAG 250 Administrative Documents II
OAG 270 Professional Computer Applications II
ELECTIVE One elective course ending in the letter "G". Example: SSC 110G
ACCOUNTING - OFFICE ASSISTANT
ACC 145
An introductory course offering a working knowledge of accounting records and procedures. The accounting cycle is covered along with financial statements. 3 units of credit. $269.22 (Online $318.22 includes $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1054 May 8-Jul 31 Mon, 6:00P-9:30P
ONLINE 066 1055 Jul 3-Aug 18
ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS I (KEYBOARDING)
OAG 150
Basic skills in touch keyboarding; vertical, horizontal, block and spread centering; basic letter styles, tabulations and reports will be covered in this course. Emphasis will be placed on the production of mailable copy. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 055 1045 Jul 4-Aug 10 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS II (KEYBOARDING)
OAG 250
This course is designed to train the student in the accurate and efficient use of keyboarding and transcribing equipment with emphasis on production of mailable copy. Along with keyboarding on word processing equipment, the student operates a transcriber to produce a variety of business documents. Proper format and application of correct grammar, punctuation and spelling to all material is emphasized. Pre-Requisite: OAG 150. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1052 May 10-Jul 26 Wed, 6:00P-9:30P
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES
OAG 125
This course examines automated office systems and procedures in a business environment. The topics covered are: information processing and integrated office automation, telephone techniques, meetings and conference planning, correspondence procedures and records management, time management skills financial management, mail and postal services, data and reference research, and using computerized forms and simulations. 3 units of credit. $318.22 (Tuition $269.22 + $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
ONLINE 066 1044 Jul 3-Aug 18
BUSINESS COMPUTING AND THE INTERNET
OAG 230
This course examines automated office systems and procedures in a business environment. The topics covered are: information processing and integrated office automation, telephone techniques, meetings and conference planning, correspondence procedures and records management, time management skills financial management, mail and postal services, data and reference research, and using computerized forms and simulations. 3 units of credit. $318.22 (Tuition $269.22 tuition + $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
ONLINE 065 1053 May 8-July 28
COMMUNICATIONS
COM 200
Skillful evaluation and construction of written communications is essential in the modern work environment. In this course, students develop abilities in four categories of information management: access and evaluation of electronic information, summarizing information, creating information for diverse purposes and audiences, and publishing information using both print and electronic media. Using an analytical approach to the development of writing style and content, this course emphasizes the elements of logic and audience awareness within written messages. 3 units of credit $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1162 May 8-Jun 26 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:00P
WINDSOR 055 1161 Jul 4-Aug 21 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:00P
CHATHAM 550 1160 May 9-Jun 15 Tue, Thu, 6:30P-9:30P
ESSENTIAL BUSINESS CALCULATIONS
OAG 160
A two-part course designed to give the student practice in analyzing and solving business problems, manually and with the aid of an electronic calculator. Part one consists of a review of basic arithmetic fundamentals and functions. Part two consists of practical business applications in banking, merchandising, interest, consumer finance and payroll. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1046 May 11-Jul 27 Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
CHATHAM 550 1047 May 9-Jun 15 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
INTRODUCTION TO CANADIAN BUSINESS
BUS 108
This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of the Canadian business system. Students will develop an understanding of the basic practices of business and become familiar with common business terminology. The knowledge and skills learned in this course can be applied directly to many business situations and will provide a solid foundation for business activities and future business courses. 3 units of credit. $269.22 (Online $318.22 includes $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 2634 May 8-Jun 19, Mon, Wed, 6:30P-10:00P
CHATHAM 550 1167 May 9-Jun 15, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
ONLINE 066 1168 Jul 3-Aug 18
LANGUAGE FUNDAMENTALS
OAG 110
This course is designed to improve the student’s basic grammar skills. The course will cover the various parts of speech, sentence construction, punctuation, capitalization, meanings of words, and use of numbers. Specific emphasis will be given to language fundamentals that are important in the business office. This course is designed to improve the student’s basic grammar skills. The course will cover the various parts of speech, sentence construction, punctuation, spelling, and meanings of words. Specific emphasis will be given to language fundamentals that are important in the business office. 3 units of credit. $269.22 (Online $318.22 includes $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
CHATHAM 550 1042 May 8-Jun 19 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P
ONLINE 066 1043 Jul 5-Aug 18
PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I
OAG 170
The purpose of this course is to build computer skills designed for the office professional. In this introductory level, students will be introduced to basic computer terminology, Windows operations including use of Microsoft Explorer, as well as basic functionality in WORD and POWERPOINT applications. Emphasis is on practice to achieve mastery level in each competency taught within the course. In-class Simulation Labs are mandatory and form a major component of the course syllabus. A major focus in the labs will be to identify how these applications can be used within the professional office setting to maximize efficiency in documentation creation and management. Students will also be introduced to various methods for effective proof-reading and the integration of WORD and POWERPOINT for use within a modern automated environment. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1050 May 10-Jul 26 Wed, 6:00P-9:30P
WINDSOR 070 1049 May 13-Jun 17 Sat, 9:00A-4:30P
WINDSOR 055 1051 Jul 4-Jul 20 Tue, Thu, 9:00A-4:30P
CHATHAM 550 1048 May 9-Jun 15 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II
OAG 270
The purpose of this course is to build on the professional office skills introduced in Professional Computer Applications I. Professional use of Microsoft EXCEL and Microsoft ACCESS to create a variety of business analytic and storage documents will be introduced at this level. Emphasis is on practice to achieve mastery level in each competency taught within the course. In-class Simulation Labs are mandatory and form a major component of the course syllabus. A major focus in the labs will be to identify how these applications can be used within the professional office setting to maximize efficiency in documentation creation and management. Students will also be introduced to the concept of selecting the appropriate tool for a specific situation and integrating them when possible. Pre-requisite: A good working knowledge of computers. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1057 May 10-Jul 26 Wed, 6:00P-9:30P
WINDSOR 070 1059 Jul 8-Aug 12 Sat, 9:00A-4:30P
WINDSOR 055 1058 Jul 25-Aug 10 Tue, Thu, 9:00A-4:30P
CHATHAM 555 1056 Jul 4-Aug 10 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P

Office Medical Courses

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT - MEDICAL CERTIFICATE 8 courses required OAH 300 Medical Typing and Theory Techniques
OAH 301 Electronic Medical Records, Billing and Administrative Documents
OAH 302 Health Services Office Management
OAH 303 Medical Terminology I
OAH 304 Medical Transcription I
OAH 400 Pharmacology & Safety Systems in Health Service Offices
OAH 401 Medical Terminology II
OAH 402 Medical Transcription II
OFFICE ADMINISTRATION – HEALTH SERVICES DIPLOMA Requirements: OFFICE ADMINISTRATION GENERAL CERTIFICATE
  OFFICE ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT - MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

Plus the following courses:

OAH 305 Social Relations, Ethics and Legislation in the Health Service Office
OAH 403 Internship*
Elective (2) Two elective courses ending in the letter G from the Humanities/Social Sciences section. Example: SSC 110G
NOTE: *All OAH 3xx courses must be completed before doing the internship.
  Please call 972-2727 ext. 4048 for information on the next scheduled Internship.
ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS & ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS
OAH 301
This course focuses on electronic medical billing (EMR) and scheduling functionality specifically utilized in the medical office, as well as advanced MS Word and Excel administrative documents. Understanding and applying the basics of MOH (OHIP) billing, third party billing, as well as client scheduling using electronic medical billing software will enhance the students' understanding for future opportunities in advanced health services facilities. Pre-requisites: OAG 150, OAG 170, OAG 230, OAG 270. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1082 May 9-Jul 25 Tue, 6:00P-9:30P
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I
OAH 303
This course is designed for the applied health professional, and is one of 2 parts. It begins with medical word parts - prefixes, suffixes, root words, and combining forms. The structure and function of each of the body systems will be studied along with its associated terminology, pathological conditions, clinical tests, surgical procedures, laboratory procedures, and abbreviations. Emphasis will be placed on correct spelling and the ability to decide if a word makes sense in context. 3 units of credit $269.22 (Online $318.22 includes $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1084 May 11-Jul 27 Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
ONLINE 065 1083 May 8-July 28
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY II
OAH 401
This course is designed for the applied health professional, and will be taught over two semesters. It begins with medical word parts - prefixes, suffixes, root words, and combining forms. The structure and function of each of the body systems will be studied along with its associated terminology, pathological conditions, clinical tests, surgical procedures, laboratory procedures, and abbreviations. Emphasis will be placed on correct spelling and the ability to decide if a word makes sense in context. Pre-requisite: OAH 303. 3 units of credit. $318.22 (Tuition $269.22 tuition + $49.00 access fee) Text extra
ONLINE 065 1096 May 8-July 28
PHARMACOLOGY & SAFETY SYSTEMS IN HEALTH SERVICE OFFICES
OAH 400
This is an introductory course in Pharmacology. The student will learn commonly used medications and their actions and basic side effects. 2 units of credit. $241.30 ($192.30 tuition + $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
ONLINE 065 2631 May 8-July 28
TRANSCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
OAM 347G
This course will encompass different methods and techniques for understanding cultural differences; dealing with patients/clients/colleagues, and spoken techniques with or without an interpreter. Through lectures, class simulations and film, the student will practice appropriate situational assessment and behavioural skills. An investigation of local services available in the community will be part of student training. Emphasis will be placed on empathetic interaction with patient/clients/colleagues. 3 units of credit. $318.22 (Tuition $269.22 tuition + $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
ONLINE 065 1155 May 8-July 28
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