OTEC 190: The preceptorship/work placement integrates the skills developed from training into the working environment. . The preceptorship gives students an opportunity to apply, extend and integrate academic and technical knowledge through work experience with qualified organizations. The course length includes a two-week preceptorship as well as pre-placement search and application and post-placement reporting.
OTEC 181: Capstone: Bookkeeping helps students extend their accounting, word processing and database, and spreadsheet software knowledge by completing a variety of practical, integrated projects. Students will also further develop decision-making, prioritizing, organizing, and other administrative skills.
OTEC 111: Keyboarding II is an advanced keyboarding course designed to increase keying speed and accuracy to a minimum of 50 net words per minute on a five minute timing. Students cover the alphabetic and punctuation keys, keyboard numbers, and symbols. Keyboarding software provides immediate feedback and records results. Lessons must be completed successfully within the required accuracy goals before advancement. This course or the equivalent skill is essential for those interested in advancing in an office career.
OTEC 175: Computerized Accounting introduces students to an integrated computerized accounting system using Sage 50 Accounting 2018, for Windows. Utilizing business scenarios, students will establish company records; maintain daily transactions using the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, and payroll features; and create financial statements.
OTEC 161: Service Delivery concentrates on the development of fundamental customer service skills required by workers in today's office. Students acquire skills including self-assessment, understanding and controlling barriers to customer service, determining customer needs, problem-solving, developing opportunities, empowerment, effective communication, self-motivation and goal setting, and the use of technology. Customer-focused companies are profiled to examine how they promote excellence in customer service.
Information on the Office Administration & Technology programs. Course start and end dates; textbook information, grade scales, and other program wide details are available here.
- Teacher: Sabrina van Hellemond
OTEC 160: Human Relations concentrates on personal and professional development skills needed by workers in today's workplace. Students will study and practice these skills including self-examination and assessment, self-motivation and goal setting, stress management, time management, effective communication, interpersonal skills, handling conflict, client relations, teamwork, problem solving, and an understanding of business ethics.
OTEC 170: Bookkeeping I provides students with an introduction to manual accounting. Emphasis is placed on fundamental accounting principles and their application in day-to-day business situations. This course is based on a service business organized as a sole proprietorship. Students cover basic bookkeeping skills including double-entry general journal entries, posting to the general ledger, preparing a trial balance, recording adjustments in a ten-column worksheet, producing period-end financial statements, closing the temporary accounts, and maintaining petty cash.