Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Business Office Technology: Office Application Skills Update (OFFC-CC-BOT)

Location(s): Asnuntuck, Gateway, Manchester, Naugatuck Valley


CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

Office application and computer technology skills are essential in today’s workplace. This certificate is designed for office professionals as well as those returning to the workforce to enhance their computer application skills. It provides students an opportunity to improve their employment prospects and advance in their careers. Students utilize state of the art software applications including word processing, personal information management, spreadsheet, database management, presentation, speech recognition, and web conferencing tools. 

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of all Office Applications Skills Update certificate program requirements, graduates will be able to: 

  • Key and format business documents and demonstrate proofreading skills. 
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in office applications software including: word processing, personal information management, spreadsheet, database management, presentation, speech recognition, and web conferencing tools. 
  • Practice ethical behavior and incorporate the principles of honesty and integrity. 
  • Apply critical-thinking strategies and effective decision-making techniques to solve problems. 
  • Demonstrate self-management skills, including time management and organization.

This program provides high quality instruction using state-of-the-art computer technology and current software programs to prepare competent, skilled, and professional office workers who are able to meet the demands of business or higher education.