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    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
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Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of internet and computers.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic and mathematics of a traditional first-year high school algebra course is assumed.

About this course

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This course is one of the 5 courses of an introductory business information systems series, designed to introduce you to the amazing world of Information Technology.

The series of courses is designed so that a professional in a field outside the information technologies (financial, administrative or managerial) acquires the basic knowledge in Information Technology to be able to interact more profitably with the computer and telecommunications specialists of your company or other corporations with which you are related, being able to specify requirements, evaluate workloads and monitor results in a much more effective way.

The syllabus of the series is based on the CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications exam.

In this course, you will learn the basic concepts of information systems and their application.

By completing the series of 5 courses, you will be prepared to interact effectively with specialists in the Information Technology sector (and pass the CLEP ISCA exam if you wish

What you'll learn

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In this course you'll learn:

  • Fundamentals of office packages (word processor, spreadsheet, presentations and database manager)
  • The basic technical aspects of e-mail and conference systems.
  • Operating System fundamentals
  • Operation of web browsers and Internet technologies
  • Basic description of various business applications (Business Intelligence, ERP, CRM, GIS, SCM, DMS, EDI ....)

Meet your instructors

Jaime Busquets
Head of the Information Systems and Communication Service
Universitat Politècnica de Valencia
Ignacio Despujol
Senior IT Analyst
Universitat Politècnica de Valencia
Vicent Botti Navarro
Full Professor of Computer Sciences
Universitat Politècnica de Valencia
Miguel Rebollo
Titular de Universidad, Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos y Computación
Universitat Politècnica de Valencia

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