Business Information Management 5742 (BIM)
Develops technology skills with applications to personal and business situations focusing on spreadsheets, databases, presentation management, networking, operation systems and emerging technology with a review of keyboard and word processing. After completing BIM I, each student will be able to successfully use Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point. Students will be able to identify how each of these is applicable in different personal and business situations. Students will have opportunity to obtain a Certiport's Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification for each application. This course offers articulated course credit with Austin Community College ITSC 1309.
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Principles of Business, Marketing & Finance 5660 (PBMF)
This course introduces students to basic concepts in business, marketing and finance. It is intended to help students decide what area of business interests them most. Students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze sales process and financial management principles. This course allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge.
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Formative (Daily Assignments/Quizes) 50%
Summative (Major Tests/Projects) 40%
Daily (Professionalism/Employability) 10% [Click here for Rubric]
(Cheating results in automatic zero. Alternate assignment offered for max grade of 60.)
Students are to be seated and ready for instruction when the bell rings. Food and drink are not allowed near the computers. Electronic devices should be stored away and silent during class. Cell phones may be confiscated and reclaimed from an admin office for $15 per district policy. Be respectful to your teacher and show regard to others as well as the equipment in our classroom. All students are expected to follow the RRISD Student Handbook policies.
Assignments are due at the beginning of class unless stated otherwise. Students are responsible for attaining, completing and returning make-up work or missed assignments due to a class absence. Any assignment due on the day you were absent is due the day you return. You have two days to complete any make-up work due for each absence. Work turned in past the allotted due date will receive a fifteen point penalty.