Workplace Communication With Computers
3.0 / Lower
The UExcel Workplace Communication With Computers examination is based on material typically taught in a one-semester, three-credit, lower-level (survey) undergraduate course in communication in the workplace using computers. The content of the examination corresponds with course offerings such as Business Communications, Workplace Communication, Introduction to Communication Technology for Business, and Managerial Communications. This examination measures knowledge and understanding of workplace communication with computers in pursuit of organizational goals and strategies. This examination specifically tests for an understanding of business communications principles, including the foundations of communication, effective and ineffective teams, interpersonal communication, and diversity within the business environment, as well as how to write effective business messages; how to select the most appropriate technologies to enhance communication within organizations; how to use various message patterns effectively, how to use visual aids and supporting data to enhance communications, and how to use oral and online presentations to improve business communications. Assumes a basic proficiency in computer use and in the office application (for example, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) used to prepare for the exam. (Multiple-choice examination)
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