Business Writing/Computer Skills for Supervisors

This course is designed for students who are ready to begin exploring the writing and technical skills involved in office careers. The class includes constructing effective e-mails, memos, reports, spreadsheets, and correspondence. There is a focus on improving sentence structure, adding variety to enhance writing, building business language vocabulary, and practicing to proofread and edit documents. This course is for students with basic/intermediate computer skills who want to learn more about email, Microsoft Office programs, and using the internet. A mix of direct instruction and practical projects help students gain confidence using the computer. Examples of projects include creating proposals and timelines for customers, entering and formatting work schedules, and maintaining project lists. Managing files and keyboarding practice are incorporated each week.