• Business Information Management II (BIM II)

     

    Instructor:  Dana Key

    E-Mail Address: dkey@dentonisd.org

    Conference Periods A2 and B3

    Tutorials:  8:20-8:40 Daily & by appointment

     

     

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Business Computer Information Systems II (BCIS II) is designed to help students develop skills in operation of the computer, speed and accuracy in keyboarding, and production of word processing (letters and reports), database, and electronic spreadsheet materials.  Desktop publishing, telecommunication, and presentations will also be covered. 

     

    TEXTBOOKS:              DDC BCIS II - MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013 and other materials

     

    SOFTWARE:                 Windows 2007, Microsoft Office, MicroType Pro and MicroPace Pro, and other supplemental software

     

    OUTLINE OF CLASS:

     

    1st 6 Weeks:  Students will learn about research management, database management, and using Microsoft Access. 

     

    2nd 6 Weeks & 3rd 6 WeeksStudent will learn about basic technology concepts including operating systems, utilities and basic hardware concepts.  Students will also learn how to format and produce business documents using Microsoft Word. 

     

     

    4th 6 Weeks:  :  Students will continue to learn about business environments and apply those to the use of different technologies.  While exploring different business environments the students will utilize business mathematics while using Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software.

     

    5th 6 weeks:  Students will be learning and demonstrating basic presentation concepts and utilization of Microsoft PowerPoint. 

     

    6th 6 weeks:  Students will learn to integrate all Microsoft products and utilize them in business environments.

     

     

    GRADING:

    The following grading percentages will serve as a basis for the grades for this class:

     

     
     
    Major Assessments: 60% of final nine weeks grade
    Minor Assessments: 40% of final nine weeks grade
     

     

    Introduction. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and to make a successful transition to the workforce and/or postsecondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies.

     

     

    MAKE-UP WORK:

    · All computer make-up work should be done at school during morning or afternoon tutorials.

    · It will be the student's responsibility to see that makeup work is completed within the specified time frame.

     

     

    REASSESSMENT OPPORTUNITIES MUST BE EARNED BY MEETING THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

     

     

     

     

    REASSESSMENT OPPORTUNITIES MUST BE EARNED BY MEETING THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

     

    •  Students receiving a 90 or higher have demonstrated adequate mastery and will not have the opportunity to reassess.
    •  Students scoring below a 90 may reassess ONE time, for a possible final score of 90.

     The steps for reassessment are as follows:

    •         Complete a "Request to Reassess" form.  This must be submitted to the teacher by the studnet.
    •          All work tied to the assessment must be completed and mastery demonstrated to ear reassessment.
    •         The reassessment must be completed within 4 school days of receiving the original grade.

    NON-ACADEMIC BEHAVIOR:  Actions that impede the learning process such as:  not completing assignments, chronically turning in late work, etc. may be met with disciplanary measures.  Below is Career and Technology's policy for dealing with problematic non-academic behavior:

                 1st offense:  Warning/Redirection

                 2nd offense:  Mandatory Tutorials

                 3rd offense:  Parent Contact

                4th offense:  Office Referral

     

    CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT:

     

    · All policies in the STUDENT HANDBOOK will be followed.

     

    · Students will sit in assigned seats and be held responsible for equipment and furniture at their workstation.

     

    · Be in your assigned seat when the tardy bell rings.

     

    · Be respectful of your classmates as well as your teacher!

     

    · Students will not be allowed to leave the classroom without a pass.

     

     

     

     

    130.115. Business Information Management II

    (a) General requirements. This course is recommended for students in Grades 11-12. Prerequisite: Business Information Management I.

    (b) Introduction. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce or postsecondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create complex word-processing documents, develop sophisticated spreadsheets using charts and graphs, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate multimedia software.

    (c) Knowledge and skills.

    (1) The student demonstrates project management processes to conduct a business project. The student is expected:

    (A) implement a project;

    (B) manage a project team;

    (C) monitor a business project;

    (D) minimize a business project's errors; and

    (E) conclude a business project.

    (2) The student demonstrates the use of the concepts, strategies, and systems for obtaining and conveying ideas and information to enhance communication in the workplace. The student is expected to:

    (A) employ verbal skills when obtaining and conveying information;

    (B) demonstrate use of content, technical concepts, and vocabulary when analyzing information and following directions;

    (C) record information needed to present a report on a given topic or problem;

    (D) write internal and external business correspondence that conveys information effectively using correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization;

    (E) communicate with coworkers to clarify workplace objectives; and

    (F) communicate effectively with customers and coworkers to foster positive relationships.

    (3) The student describes, locates, organizes, and references written information from various sources to communicate with coworkers and clients. The student is expected to:

    (A) locate written information used to communicate with coworkers and customers;

    (B) organize information to use in written and oral communication; and

    (C) reference the sources of information.

    (4) The student evaluates and uses information resources to accomplish specific occupational tasks. The student is expected to:

    (A) use informational texts, Internet websites, and technical materials to review and apply information sources for occupational tasks; and

    (B) evaluate the reliability of information from informational texts, Internet websites, and technical materials and resources. Adopted to be effective August 23, 2010.

    (5) The student develops and delivers formal and informal presentations using appropriate media to engage and inform audiences. The student is expected to:

    (A) prepare oral presentations to provide information for specific purposes and audiences;

    (B) identify support materials that will enhance an oral presentation;

    (C) prepare support materials that will enhance an oral presentation;

    (D) deliver an oral presentation that sustains listeners' attention and interest;

    (E) align presentation strategies to the intended audience; and

    (F) implement multimedia strategies for presentations.

    (6) The student interprets verbal and nonverbal behaviors to enhance communication with coworkers and clients. The student is expected to:

    (A) interpret verbal behaviors when communicating with clients and coworkers; and

    (B) distinguish nonverbal behaviors when communicating with clients and coworkers.

    (7) The student applies active listening skills to obtain and clarify information. The student is expected to:

    (A) demonstrate the use of content, technical concepts, and vocabulary when analyzing information and following directions;

    (B) employ verbal skills when obtaining and conveying information;

    (C) interpret verbal and nonverbal behaviors to enhance communication;

    (D) apply active listening skills to obtain and clarify information; and

    (E) use academic skills to facilitate effective written and oral communication.

    (8) The student develops and interprets tables, charts, and figures to support written and oral communication. The student is expected to:

    (A) create tables, charts, and figures to support written and oral communication; and

    (B) interpret tables, charts, and figures used to support written and oral communication.

    (9) The student demonstrates listening and speaking with diverse individuals to enhance communication skills. The student is expected to:

    (A) apply factors and strategies for communicating with a diverse workforce; and

    (B) demonstrate the ability to communicate and resolve conflicts within a diverse workforce.

    (10) The student demonstrates public relations skills to increase internal and external customer satisfaction. The student is expected to:

    (A) communicate effectively when developing positive customer relationships; and

    (B) support and maintain a multimedia website.

    (11) The student designs solutions to mathematical business problems using spreadsheet technology. The student is expected to:

    (A) recognize and apply lookup tables, built-in functions, macros, and advanced charts and graphs;

    (B) determine the uses of spreadsheets with currencies other than the dollar based on current market value; and

    (C) create and interpret financial statements, including:

    (i) comparisons and projections; Adopted to be effective August 23, 2010.

    (ii) predictions and forecasts;

    (iii) trend analyses; and

    (iv) charts and graphs.

    (12) The student documents technical knowledge and skills. The student is expected to:

    (A) prepare a professional electronic portfolio to include:

    (i) attainment of technical skill competencies;

    (ii) licensures or certifications;

    (iii) recognitions, awards, and scholarships;

    (iv) extended learning experiences such as community service and active participation in career and technical student organizations and professional organizations;

    (v) sample letter of application;

    (vi) abstract of key points of accomplishments;

    (vii) resumé;

    (viii) samples of work; and

    (ix) evaluation from a teacher; and

    (B) prepare and present the portfolio to all interested stakeholders such as in a multimedia presentation.