Enroll in Applied Computer Business Skills I with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you understand the
basic computer skills required during your college education and when pursuing a career. This
course has 18 lessons organized into four units, plus four Unit Activities. Each lesson contains
one or more Lesson Activities.
Additionally, there is a Course Activity that you will work on throughout the duration of the
course. This activity is a long-term project spread over the length of the course. The due date
for the activity is to be determined by the course instructor.
This course covers the use of presentation software for preparing, enhancing, and delivering
business slideshows. It also covers how databases are used to store data and improve the
decision-making capabilities of business organizations. Additionally, the course covers the
principles of website design and project management in business organizations.
You will submit the Unit Activity documents to your teacher, and you will grade your work in the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with the given sample responses. The Unit Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are the major components of
this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test questions that come at the beginning and
end of the unit, respectively; and an end-of-semester test. All of these tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology enhanced (TE) questions.
This course will help you meet the following goals:
Learn how to use presentation software to create slideshows.
Explore the option to enhance, customize, and deliver slideshows.
Learn how to use databases to store and relate data.
Explore the options for generating queries and reports in databases.
Examine the use of data warehouses and data mining in business intelligence.
Familiarize yourself with the principles and process of designing a business website.
Explain the importance of project management in business organizations.
Explain the principle of managing projects in business organizations.
Explore leadership qualities to manage a successful team and resolve team conflicts.