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IBS 504 - Information Technology for Business (by IBS, UK)

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Course Description

The growing demands of the high powered global business environment requires new and up to date soft business skills from current and future employees which are necessary requirements to empower any organization. Participants will be able to embark confidently on a successful business career. At the same time, businesses will benefit as their staff engages with topics that are at the forefront of modern day business techniques. In this course participants will be introduced to common technologies in everyday business; business-related technological skills; and how to derive the most benefit from common IT packages in business.

Course Objectives

  • Appreciating what is understood by IT and E-commerce in the business world 
  • Understanding the benefits of a planned IT strategy
  • Identifying ways in which you can derive maximum benefit from technology
  • Confidently using the most common business applications
  • Understanding the important IT issues in data protection and security 

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers
  • Team leaders
  • Supervisors
  • Anyone who needs to get introduced to technological aspects in business

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • The benefits of the most common business IT applications
  • E-commerce as a business tool 
  • Business application skills 
  • Benefits of database packages

Day 2

  • Developing IT strategy 
  • Executing IT strategy 
  • Challenges of IT dependency 
  • IT for effective business communication 

Day 3

  • Making the best use of available technology
  • Using standard applications and freeware 
  • Improvement of overall business performance 
  • Issues appear from inappropriate usage of technology

Day 4

  • Selection of best IT applications for the task at hand
  • Microsoft applications 
  • Google applications 
  • Financial packages

Day 5

  • Data protection issues
  • Electronic security 
  • Working securely in electronic environment
  • Benchmarking against competitors