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Administrative Office Practices

OAT 268

Administrative Office Practices

OAT 268

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: OAT 151, OAT 172, CST 151, CST 257, CST 147 all with a C (2.

0) grade minimum. Develops advanced office skills through the integration of MS Office programs and the use of Internet, e-mail, and electronic calendaring activities. Provides opportunities for problem solving, decision-making, and teamwork. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate the ability to complete projects in work groups.

Objectives:

  • Analyze projects into component parts.
  • Give and receive constructive criticism.
  • Determine priorities for activities in project.
  • Complete and assemble a project of professional-quality material.

Integrate skills developed in prerequisite classes to accomplish assigned tasks or projects.

Objectives:

  • Use hardware and software typically encountered in an office setting.
  • Use standard formatting models to create business documents.
  • Use a variety of resources to accomplish work-related tasks.
  • Recognize and apply the principles of standard written English to various forms of business communication.
  • Demonstrate quantitative literacy.
  • Demonstrate keyboarding skill that meets or exceeds current industry standards.
  • Demonstrate, through both internal and external measures, skill attainment and flow measures that meet or exceed current industry-recognized standards for the administrative office professional.

Demonstrate the ability to use other office skills.

Objectives:

  • Explain basic business etiquette.
  • Use e-mail method for some assignments.
  • Use Internet for research.
  • Use electronic calendaring and scheduling.

Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the workplace.

Objectives:

  • Attend class promptly and consistently.
  • Follow written and oral directions.
  • Complete and submit assignments on time.
  • Participate constructively in classroom activities.
  • Display civility toward other class members and the instructor.
  • Demonstrate academic integrity.