The Business and Office Information Services is a program that covers a broad range of fundamental business and office management competencies. The program is designed to reflect the leading edge of technology and methodology in information systems that will prepare students to acquire knowledge and skills essential for the information based office, both technical and professional. Graduate of the program are qualified to become administrative assistants or executive assistants in knowledge based offices. The modules in this program will be delivered through (a) interactive discussions in the classroom utilizing visual aids and other teaching materials to gain the knowledge and (b) laboratory classes to acquire the required skills and competencies. Take home reading assignments may also be given from time to time. Specifically, some of the teaching methodologies to be utilized are: • Interactive lecture and discussion
• Problem solving
• Simulation (hands-on machine problems and exercises)
• Individualize learning
• On-the-job training
The trainees/students are expected to:
• Process and maintain workplace information.
• Organize schedules.
• Prepare and process financial/business documents/reports. • Utilize a knowledge management system.
• Develop and use complex databases.
• Plan and manage meeting, conferences and events.
• Organize business travel and associated itinerary.
Upon completion of this course, the trainees/students with the necessary competencies, should be able to perform the duties, responsibilities and acquired attitude relevant to the job titles of an: • Administrative assistant
• Executive assistant
The trainees/students also should be able to pass the Occupational Qualification and Certification System (National Certificate - Level III) of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) – a government accrediting institution....