OPR111 - Office Procedures
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|Last revision date||Dec 9, 2013 12:15:12 AM|
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The focus of OPR 111 will be on the various duties, responsibilities, and procedures required of an administrative assistant in today's automated business or professional office. It is a combined theory and practical applications course which covers interpersonal communications, business communications, human relations skills as well as practical business skills. This subject is part of the core program.
OPR 111 is a required credit for all School of Office Administration students enrolled in the one-year accelerated programs.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Describe the changing work environment and how to succeed as an administrative professional.
2. Define telework and explain the various terms used.
3. Demonstrate time, stress, and anger management skills.
4. Illustrate ethical behaviour and professional workplace standards.
5. Demonstrate the communication process.
6. Utilize effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
7. Discuss information distribution of incoming and outgoing mail and the function of reprographics in the work environment.
8. Identify and handle business banking functions correlated to careers as office professionals.
9. Demonstrate an understanding of basic business financial services and procedures pertaining to careers in office administration.
10. Explain the components and importance of records management and apply ARMA's filing rules.
11. Demonstrate understanding of small business payroll procedures and ability to accurately compile and compute payroll data.
12. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments, and perform tests and in-class assignments as scheduled.
13. Demonstrate achievement of the following learning outcomes related to essential employability skills:
a) communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken, and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
b) respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
c) execute mathematical operations accurately.
d) apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
e) use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
f) manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
h) take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.
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