This workbook provides students the opportunity to practice the skills that they have learned. These projects require students to create documents, forms, presentations, worksheets, databases, Web sites and Outlook management tools for a new business.
Iris Blanc is currently the Director of Virtual Enterprises, International, a New York City Department of Education program. Ms. Blanc has taught business education and computer applications at the high school and college levels for over thirty years. She was formerly the assistant principal/department chair of Business Education at Tottenville High School, a New York City public high school. Ms. Blanc conducts seminars, workshops, and short courses in applied learning strategies and methods of teaching and integrating technology at conferences nationwide.
Cathy Vento is currently working as a consultant for the New York City Department of Education as a staff developer for the district. She was formerly the assistant principal/department chair of Business Education at Susan Wagner High School, a New York City public high school. Ms. Vento has taught business education, accounting, and computer applications at the high school level and has presented seminars, workshops, and mini-courses at conferences, colleges, and business schools nationwide.
PART 1: TOOL-SPECIFIC PROJECTS. Word Unit. 1: Word Basics. 2: Correspondence. 3: Meeting Documents, Lists, Schedules, and Tables. 4: Sales and Marketing Documents. 5: Reports and Long Documents. 6: Integration/Word and the Web. Excel Unit. 1: Excel Basics. 2: Create Business Forms/Work with Templates. 3: Create Accounting Records. 4: Create Data Analysis Worksheets. 5: Create Financial Reports. 6: Create Charts and Graphics/Integration. PowerPoint Unit. 1: PowerPoint Basics. 2: Informative Presentations. 3: Sales/Marketing Presentations. 4: Persuasive Presentations. 5: Collaborating On and Delivering Presentations. 6: Integration/PowerPoint and the Web. Access Unit. 1: Access Basics. 2: Access Tables and Datasheets. 3: Access Forms. 4: Getting Information. 5: Access Reports. 6: Integration. PART 2: INTEGRATED SIMULATION PROJECTS. Project 1: Organizing a Business Trip. Project 2: New Employee Orientation. Project 3: Starting a New Business. Appendices. A: Portfolio Basics. B: Proofreader's Marks. C: Ways to Cite from Source Material. D: Rubric for an Oral Report and PowerPoint Presentation Developed from Scratch.