Course description

Provides skills in the use of personal computers that run the Windows operating system. Covers fundamental technical concepts and time-saving techniques for Windows, and Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Emphasizes hands-on experience and development of PC-based solutions and strategies by using examples that address human resource and other practical real-world issues. Students will take the industry-recognized Microsoft test to gain certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) in Excel. The skills developed in this course are useful prerequisites for several elective courses in human resource management and essential in the 21st-century workplace.

The use of a Macintosh operating system cannot be supported in this class.

Course fee: $35

Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will receive credit for only one course in the following group: ILRID 2660, FSAD 2880, HADM 1740, HADM 2740.

Summer 2024: Ithaca campus

Christina Homrighouse
Christina Homrighouse
Senior Lecturer, Human Resource Studies