This unit introduces you to a range of software applications used to support each function of a business. It helps candidates to understand how a business can use software to capture, store, retrieve and analyse data so as to meet its requirements.
You will learn to:
Selection and Use of Appropriate Software for Business Purposes
types of data, uses of data and presentation of data
Use Appropriate Software: Word Processing including the create a document for business purposes how to use a range of fonts and page layouts, how to use a range of graphics and combine text and graphics.
Use Appropriate Software: Spreadsheets including how to create a spreadsheet for a business purpose, manipulate data, use single and multiple (linked) sheets to create tables, key in labels, values, formulae and functions, create and apply validation rules use conditional formatting and create charts.
Use Appropriate Software: Databases including how to design and create appropriate data capture forms, design and create database tables, sort records using single or multiple criteria, search records using single or multiple criteria, filter records data and create reports.
Use Appropriate Software: Graphics including how to create graphics, edit graphics, combine text and graphics.
Use Appropriate Software: Presentation Software including creating slide(s) for a business presentation, create transitions and animations, modify presentations, create presenter notes and create handouts.
Use Appropriate Software: Web Authoring Including creating a business web page, animate text and create hyperlinks.