OADM205 Administrative Office Procedures II

Department of Business Studies: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM205 Administrative Office Procedures II
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
IV. Prerequisites
OADM105 (C or better)
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This is an applications oriented course that reinforces the major office applications found in suite software--word processing, electronic presentations, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, and database. Office administrative skills are integrated through problem-solving assignments and office simulations.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students will
      1. develop skills for arranging meetings and conferences, travel arrangements, and meetings using electronic scheduling;
      2. utilize the Internet to gather information to send and receive email messages; and
      3. integrate documents and information with word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing and presentation software.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. responsibilities of the office professional for meetings and conferences
    2. preparing notices for meetings
    3. preparing agendas and minutes
    4. making travel arrangements
    5. preparing itineraries
    6. preparing expense reports
    7. special mail services
    8. processing incoming and outgoing mail
    9. document management systems
    10. basic filing rules
    11. storage methods
    12. document retrieval systems
    13. stress in the workplace
    14. time management
    15. leadership
    16. organizing meetings
    17. promotional materials
    18. databases
    19. payroll spreadsheets
    20. composing letters and memorandums
    21. Internet research
    22. preparing presentations
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. The assessment of course learning goals is based on classroom discussions, written exams, assignments, papers, and/or performance based tasks and projects.
    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See course format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Review/Approval Date - 12/98; Revised 1/2010