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INTEGRATED BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 1

COURSE CODE: 5020

This is a certification preparation course for MOS Core using Microsoft Office 2013, 2016, or higher.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course provides in-depth instruction in Microsoft Office applications that will lead to national certifications. The applications covered include MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Access (optional). Students will learn the features and benefits of the application program and apply their knowledge in various problem-based activities. In addition, students are engaged in applying key critical thinking skills and the practice of ethical and appropriate behavior for the responsible use of technology.

OBJECTIVE: Given the necessary equipment, supplies, and appropriate software, the student will be able to successfully complete the standards necessary for national credentials.

NOTE: Refer to the www.microsoft.com website to obtain skills standards for each certification exam.

COURSE CREDIT: 1 unit

RECOMMENDED GRADE LEVELS: 9 – 12

RECOMMENDED PRE-REQUISITE: Keyboarding skills focused on touch typing, formatting, and production rate, for example Keyboarding (Course Code 5100), or successful completion of state keyboarding proficiency exam.

COMPUTERS REQUIRED: one computer per student with Microsoft Office Suite

2013 or higher installed

A. SAFETY

Effective professionals know the academic subject matter, including safety as required for proficiency within their area. They will use this knowledge as needed in their role. The following accountability criteria are considered essential for students in any program of study.

1. Review school safety policies and procedures.

2. Review classroom safety rules and procedures.

3. Review safety procedures for using equipment in the classroom.

4. Identify major causes of work-related accidents in office environments.

5. Demonstrate safety skills in an office/work environment.

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B. STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

Effective professionals know the academic subject matter, including professional development, required for proficiency within their area. They will use this knowledge as needed in their role. The following accountability criteria are considered essential for students in any program of study.

1. Identify the purpose and goals of a Career and Technology Student Organization (CTSO).

2. Explain how CTSOs are integral parts of specific clusters, majors, and/or courses.

3. Explain the benefits and responsibilities of being a member of a CTSO.

4. List leadership opportunities that are available to students through participation in CTSO conferences, competitions, community service, philanthropy, and other activities.

5. Explain how participation in CTSOs can promote lifelong benefits in other professional and civic organizations.

C. TECHNOLOGY KNOWLEDGE

Effective professionals know the academic subject matter, including the ethical use of technology as needed in their role. The following accountability criteria are considered essential for students in any program of study.

1. Demonstrate proficiency and skills associated with the use of technologies that are common to a specific occupation.

2. Identify proper netiquette when using e-mail, social media, and other technologies for communication purposes.

3. Identify potential abuse and unethical uses of laptops, tablets, computers, and/or networks.

4. Explain the consequences of social, illegal, and unethical uses of technology (e.g., piracy; illegal downloading; licensing infringement; inappropriate uses of software, hardware, and mobile devices in the work environment).

5. Discuss legal issues and the terms of use related to copyright laws, fair use laws, and ethics pertaining to downloading of images, photographs, documents, video, sounds, music, trademarks, and other elements for personal use.

6. Describe ethical and legal practices of safeguarding the confidentiality of business-related information.

7. Describe possible threats to a laptop, tablet, computer, and/or network and methods of avoiding attacks.

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D. PERSONAL QUALITIES AND EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

Effective professionals know the academic subject matter, including positive work practices and interpersonal skills, as needed in their role. The following accountability criteria are considered essential for students in any program of study.

1. Demonstrate punctuality.

2. Demonstrate self-representation.

3. Demonstrate work ethic.

4. Demonstrate respect.

5. Demonstrate time management.

6. Demonstrate integrity.

7. Demonstrate leadership.

8. Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration.

9. Demonstrate conflict resolution.

10.Demonstrate perseverance.

11. Demonstrate commitment.

12. Demonstrate a healthy view of competition.

13. Demonstrate a global perspective.

14. Demonstrate health and fitness.

15. Demonstrate self-direction.

16. Demonstrate lifelong learning.

E. PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE

Effective professionals know the academic subject matter, including positive work practices and interpersonal skills, as needed in their role. The following accountability criteria are considered essential for students in any program of study.

1. Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.

2. Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.

3. Demonstrate mathematical reasoning.

4. Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.

5. Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

6. Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.

7. Demonstrate an understanding of business ethics.

8. Demonstrate confidentiality.

9. Demonstrate an understanding of workplace structures, organizations, systems, and climates.

10. Demonstrate diversity awareness.

11. Demonstrate job acquisition and advancement skills.

12. Demonstrate task management skills.

13. Demonstrate customer-service skills.

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F. WORD

Business professionals demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness in using word processing software as needed in their role. The following accountability criteria are considered essential for students in Business program of study pursuing MOS Core or Expert certification in Microsoft.

1. Create a document (e.g., flyer, business letter, resume, MLA/APA report).

2. Differentiate between Save and Save As (different name, location, or format).

3. Discuss file properties.

4. Locate and open an existing document.

5. Create a folder.

6. Demonstrate the use of shortcut keys/commands.

7. Use the Undo, Redo, and Repeat commands.

8. Apply font formats (font type, font size, font color, bold, italics, and underline).

9. Clear formatting.

10. Apply character effects (superscript, subscript, strikethrough, small caps, and outline).

11. Demonstrate how to select text in documents.

12. Highlight text in document.

13. Cut, copy, paste, and paste special using the clipboard/Office Clipboard.

14. Copy formats using the Format Painter.

15. Insert and move text (cut-paste and drag-drop).

16. Use special features (e.g., Spelling, Research, Thesaurus, grammar, find/replace, GoTo, Word Count).

17. Insert hard (manual) and soft (automatic) page breaks.

18. Insert and format a Cover Page.

19. Demonstrate how to use Widow/Orphan control.

20. Insert date and time.

21. Insert bullets, numbering, symbols, and special characters.

22. Create a multi-level list (e.g., table of contents, outlines).

23. Define and use AutoCorrect, AutoFormat, and Quick Parts.

24. Align text in paragraphs (center, left, right, and justified).

25. Set character, line, and paragraph spacing options.

26. Apply borders and shading to paragraphs and pages.

27. Use indentation options (left, right, first line, and hanging).

28. Use tab commands (center, decimal, left, right, and leaders).

29. Use the following views: print preview, normal view, page layout, view, zoom view, and Web page preview.

30. Print various documents using the print menu (duplex, scale to fit, selection only, print location, grayscale).

31. Set or change page orientation.

32. Set or change margins.

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33. Create and modify headers and footers using page numbers, text, images, dates, running headers.

34. Align text vertically.

35. Create and modify columns.

36. Create envelopes and labels.

37. Apply styles, themes, and page backgrounds.

38. Use existing and online templates to create new documents.

39. Create and modify hyperlinks (e.g., e-mail, document, Web site).

40. Attach a Word document via e-mail.

41. Create, edit, and format tables.

42. Modify table structure (insert/delete rows/columns, change cell formats, merge cells, change height/width, and rotate text).

43. Insert, position, edit, and resize graphics in a document (WordArt, clip art, SmartArt, shapes, images, diagrams, and charts).

44. Insert, position, edit and resize a text box in a document.

45. Create, format, and edit footnotes, endnotes, references, and captions.

46. Use and manage comments and changes by inserting, modifying, deleting, tracking, accepting, and rejecting.

47. View multiple versions of documents/files for comparison purposes.

48. Merge multiple documents into one final document.

49. Use the Help feature.

50. Use the Backstage view.

51. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT).

52. Customize the Mini-toolbar.

53. Customize ribbons.

54. Customize the status bar.

55. Complete a comprehensive word-processing project with instructor approval that applies the skills acquired in this section. For example, prepare a contract, MLA-style report, business proposal, or budget report from a student organization.

G. EXCEL

Business professionals demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness in using electronic spreadsheet software as needed in their role. The following accountability criteria are considered essential for students in Business program of study pursuing MOS Core or Expert certification in Microsoft.

1. Create a worksheet/workbook.

2. Differentiate between Save and Save As (different name, location, or format).

3. Discuss file properties.

4. Locate and open an existing worksheet/workbook.

5. Create a folder.

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6. Demonstrate using shortcut keys/commands.

7. Define and use the name box.

8. Define and use the formula bar.

9. Enter text, dates, and numbers.

10. Use Undo, Redo, and Repeat commands.

11. Apply font formats (font type, font size, font color, bold, italics, and underline).

12. Apply number formats (currency, percent, increase/decrease decimal place, dates, and comma).

13. Clear or edit cell content and/or format.

14. Apply formatting to cells and worksheets (size rows/columns, alignment, merge/split, indentation, borders/shading, text alignment, hide/unhide, and freeze/unfreeze).

15. Insert and delete selected cells, columns, rows, and ranges.

16. Cut, copy, paste, and paste special using the clipboard/Office Clipboard.

17. Copy formats using the Format Painter.

18. Use special features (Spelling, Thesaurus, Research, grammar, find/replace, GoTo).

19. Use AutoFill to work with a series.

20. Create and modify hyperlinks.

21. Use existing and online templates to create new workbooks.

22. Attach a workbook via e-mail.

23. Apply AutoFormat.

24. Define, apply, and remove a style.

25. Use the following views: print preview, normal view, page break view, zoom view, and Web page preview.

26. Print various worksheets and/or workbooks using the print menu (duplex, scale to fit, selection only, print location, grayscale)

27. Set print area, titles, and options (gridlines, print quality, and row/column headings).

28. Set or change page orientation and scaling.

29. Set or change page margins and centering.

30. Insert and remove a page break.

31. Clear a preset print area.

32. Create and modify headers and footers. Move between worksheets in a workbook.

33. Insert, delete, move, copy, change tab color, and rename worksheets.

34. Link worksheets and consolidate data using 3D References.

35. Enter a range within a formula by dragging.

36. Use the formula bar to enter and edit formulas using proper order of operations:

a. Use basic functions (i.e. AVERAGE, SUM, COUNT, MIN, MAX).

b. Use date functions (i.e. NOW and DATE).

c. Use financial functions (i.e. PV, FV, and PMT).

d. Use logical functions (i.e. IF).

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e. Use statistical functions (i.e. MEAN, MEDIAN, MODE, and STANDEV).

f. Use mathematical and trigonometric functions (ROUND, COS, TAN, and SUBTOTAL).

g. Use text functions (i.e. concatenate and append).

37. Use cell references (absolute, mixed, and relative).

38. Use and modify AutoSum.

39. Create various charts (i.e. column, pie, line, line with markers, scatter plots).

40. Modify charts (i.e. adding title, clip art, legend, data labels, and gridlines).

41. Preview and print charts.

42. Create and manipulate pivot charts, tables, and reports.

43. Use data analysis and PivotTables.

44. Create interactive PivotTables for the Web.

45. Add fields to a PivotTable using the Web browser.

46. Perform what-if analysis (e.g., Goal Seek and Solver).

47. Insert, position, edit, and resize graphics on a worksheet (WordArt, clip art, SmartArt, shapes, images, diagrams, and charts).

48. Sort and filter data (e.g., AutoFilter, conditional formatting).

49. Use the Help feature.

50. Use the Backstage view.

51. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT).

52. Customize the Mini-toolbar.

53. Customize ribbons.

54. Customize the status bar.

55. Complete a comprehensive electronic spreadsheet project with instructor approval that applies the skills acquired in this section. For example, prepare an invoice, a checkbook register, or a budget report from a student organization.

H. POWERPOINT

Business professionals demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness in using electronic presentation software as needed in their role. The following accountability criteria are considered essential for students in Business program of study pursuing MOS Core or Expert certification in Microsoft.

1. Create a new presentation from blank and/or an online template.

2. Differentiate between Save and Save As (different name, location, or format).

3. Discuss file properties.

4. Locate and open an existing presentation.

5. Create a folder.

6. Demonstrate using shortcut keys/commands.

7. Enter text using normal and outline tabs.

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8. Insert and delete slides.

9. Change the sequence of slides using Normal, Outline, and Slide Sorter view(s).

10. Insert, position, edit, and resize graphics in a presentation (WordArt, clip art, SmartArt, shapes, images, diagrams, and charts).

11. Insert, position, edit, and resize text box in a presentation.

12. Navigate among different views (normal, outline, and slide sorter).

13. Change the layout for one or more slides.

14. Apply and modify a theme to all or selected slides.

15. Use special features (Spelling, Thesaurus, Research, grammar, find/replace, GoTo).

16. Edit master layout (individual layout of slide and slide Master).

17. Copy slides from one presentation to another.

18. Create and modify headers and footers.

19. Add graphical bullets.

20. Insert hyperlinks.

21. Apply custom animation.

22. Apply various slide transitions.

23. Use and manage comments and changes by inserting, modifying, deleting, tracking, accepting, and rejecting.

24. Manage presentations (e.g., setup and customize slide show with rehearsed timings, hidden slides, sound files, use screen navigation tools, pen, highlighter, etc.).

25. Discuss posting a presentation to the Web.

26. Attach a presentation via e-mail.

27. Prepare to deliver presentations (e.g., print slides, outlines, handouts, and speaker notes, including pure black and white, grayscale, and color).

28. Use the Backstage view.

29. Use the Help feature.

30. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT).

31. Customize the Mini-toolbar.

32. Customize ribbons.

33. Customize the status bar.

34. Design, create, and deliver a self-running electronic slideshow for a selected audience on a topic approved by the instructor. Using a specified slide number and duration, include the following elements:

a. A selected theme (colors, background fonts, etc.) photographs and other imagery;

b. Video and animated graphics;

c. Animated transitions of slides;

d. Save the file in a format that can be transported and shared with the audience. March, 2017

I. ACCESS (OPTIONAL)

Effective business professionals demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness in using electronic database software as needed in their role. The following accountability criteria are considered essential for students in Business program of study.

1. Use a database program to interpret the structure of an existing database (found in teaching resources or teacher-created), identifying tables, fields, key fields, queries, forms, and reports.

2. Using an existing database (found in teaching resources or teacher-created), create and run a database report based on basic queries. For examples, retrieve the relevant information to answer a customer product inquiry during a mock customer service phone call.

3. Using an existing database (found in teaching resources or teacher-created), create, modify, and perform basic queries through a form to create a new table/view in a database.

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Course Academic Standards and Indicators