Academics

Business Information Worker Program

 

​​​​ Business Information Workers

About the Business Information Worker Program

Business Information Worker Stage 1

Increase your marketability and on-the-job success by taking the Business Information Worker Pathway courses and completing the BIW Stage 1 and 2 Certificates of Achievement. With a solid foundation in Windows and Microsoft Office, as well as strong digital and web literacy skills, the Business Information Worker brings efficiency and productivity to the workplace. Complete the first seven courses for the BIW Stage 1 certification. For more information about this program, please contact CIS-INFO@smc.edu.

Course Title Course Name Skill Set Achieved
Keyboarding 1 OFTECH 1 Keyboarding
Introduction to Computer Information Systems CIS 1 Windows and Basic Information Systems
Microsoft Word CIS 37 Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel CIS 30 Microsoft Excel, Introductory
MS Outlook - Comprehensive Course CIS 39 Microsoft Outlook
Business Communications BUS 32 Business Communications (Business English)
Human Relations and Ethical Issues in Business BUS 62 Human Relations and Customer Service

Business Information Worker Stage 2

Becoming skilled in PowerPoint, QuickBooks, Records Management, and collaboration software increase your value and promotability. Build on the BIW Pathway by completing the Microsoft Excel course in BIW Stage 1 and five additional courses.

Course Title Course Name Skill Set Achieved
Microsoft Excel CIS 30 Microsoft Excel, Intermediate
Microsoft PowerPoint CIS 38 Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Access CIS 32 Microsoft Access
QuickBooks CIS 35 Computerized Accounting with QuickBooks
Records Management OFTECH 33 Electronic Records Management with Access
Customer Relationship Management BUS 30 Introduction to Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

The BIW Pathways Courses Listed Teach Advanced Concepts In:

  • Communication
  • Project Management
  • Sales Support
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