TCS200 - Computer Applications for Tourism
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Computer Applications for Tourism
This course complements the fundamentals of Microsoft Office covered in ICA001. It is intended to extend your knowledge and skills in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel at an intermediate level. You will be taking other subjects in which you will make use of the computer as an administrative and communicative tool. Exercises and problems will be industry-related and typical of those encountered in a service delivery organization.
One credit towards the Tourism and Travel Diploma Program, the Hospitality Management - Hotel and Restaurant Diploma, and the Tourism and Travel Services Certificate.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Apply the skills learned in ICA001.
2. Use Microsoft Word to produce typical industry-related documents, including business letters, cover pages, mail merge letters, envelopes and labels, flyers and multi-page reports (incorporating embedded or linked spreadsheets as required). Headers/footers, page numbering, end notes, borders and shades, tables, Clip Art and Word Art are additional features of the software which you must use effectively.
3. Design, construct and use spreadsheets which will provide information to support decision-making and problem-solving in a business environment. Embedded Skills Required:
a) Name, move and copy spreadsheets; name ranges; insert text boxes; add headers and footers; record and run macros; create templates; perform "what if" analysis.
b) Create, move, re-size and edit charts.
c) Solve problems accurately using mathematical operations and employing orders of operations.
d) Package and incorporate those skills into assignments.
4. Choose the application software,or combination thereof,which is best suited to a given task.
5. Use the above application(s) to produce documents that meet industry standards for document format, accuracy, spelling and grammar.
6. Demonstrate the ability to follow verbal and/or written instructions in the various modes of evaluation.
7. Use correct business etiquette and adhere to professional standards of dress, hygiene and grooming.
Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
Execute mathematical operations accurately.
Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.
Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.
Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at email@example.com.
Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.