Computer Skills for Business

The American Business School Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Computer Skills for Business

  • Host University

    The American Business School Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    Computer Science, Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    COMP 110 - Computer Skills Development (or its equivalent)

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course will emphasize the use of computers in office work, problem solving and the preparation of documents. This requires an ability to know which applications can be best applied to which problems, as well as the ability to learn and implement new software packages. The course will introduce computer hardware, user?s interface WINDOWS 98/2000 and applications software such as word processing and spreadsheets. The classes will take place in a computer laboratory where each student will have an access to a PC.

    It is hoped that the students will:
    - Be able to create MS Word documents in an easy-to-read professional way, using all available MS Word tools;
    - Be able to use MS Excel for all current calculations that do not require sophisticated techniques;
    - Be able to work both in teams and independently

    Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
    - present work in an easily-readable way
    - choose Word features depending on the nature of the document being prepared
    - implement simple and sophisticated Word techniques to achieve the desired result
    - enhance Word documents with tables and graphics
    - use Excel to perform basic calculations
    - present the Excel results in a professional manner
    - learn the functioning of an application through self-tutorial

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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