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Computer Applications for Business
In this age of technological advances it is essential for everyone, no matter what their field or area of interest, to possess computer knowledge and skills and to be able to use them to meet their personal and/or professional needs. Oakton provides the programs and courses to help you develop these essential skills.
The CAB curriculum serves students with a variety of personal and career goals.
What You Can Learn
The program prepares students to use application software such as word processing, spreadsheeting, database, presentation graphics, drawing and desktop publishing to solve business problems and increase efficiency in the workplace.
Courses develop supervisory skills, expand business productivity, and enhance skills in communication, human relations and modern office technology systems and procedures.
The sophistication of the office systems technology field demands trained and competent personnel and the College offers the opportunity for this training for careers as administrative assistants, office managers, directors of information support systems, office supervisors, word processing managers, trainers, marketing support representatives, desktop publishers, office support professionals and office automation specialists.
For more information, contact Doris Gronseth, department chair, at 847.376.7055 or firstname.lastname@example.org