Course List to Study in the Department of Business Education 2


Business Education has numerous courses in the department of tertiary institutions. In the first article, we started with the list while this article complements what has been discussed in the first one. The following are various courses under the business education

Production Typing II (35 WPM)

This course is intended to consolidate the learner’s keyboard mastery and enhance the production rate. The course covers alphabetic sentence drills and remedial exercise speed drills/accuracy tests, layouts for business, practice official letters and memos, and a tabular statement accuracy level of 96%.

Shorthand speed development II (60 WPM)

This course is designed to enable the learners to develop further reading and writing abilities. The target speed is 80 wpm; various passages from the secretarial world; graded dictation and other printed shorthand materials should be dictated to learners. Dictation speeds should range from 60 wpm to 80 wpm S I = 1.4; duration of dictation, 4 minutes maximum transaction on a typewriter with 95% accuracy.

Introduction to Office Practice II

This course is designed to train the learners on office systems and procedures used in managing office work, development of familiarity with the operation of test editing equipment; stimulated work experience in a modern office setting, integrate the knowledge, and skills procedures used in various office administration roles.

Auditing and investigation

This course is designed to expose the learners to the analysis and application of the theory and techniques of auditing principles and procedures with emphasis on the duties and responsibilities of the auditor.

Statistics for social science

This course covers the meaning and scope of statistics; methods of collecting and analyzing statistical data, frequency distribution graphical representation, measure of central tendency elementary treatment of probability, the normal curve and sample distribution, linear regression and correlation, time series significance testing, and quantity control.

Business communication II

This course is designed to further develop the learners in grammar and mechanics of short writing, reading, secretarial correspondence, official and banking correspondence, meetings coverage, reports and memorandum, and managerial reporting with emphasis on case study.

Principle of Insurance

This course covers life, accident, liability, compensation, and special forms of life insurance; it also includes insurance and corporate bodies.

Research design in vocational education

This course comprises the importance of research in vocational education; types and definitions of problems, formulation of hypothesis, revised literature, application of statistical methods, and methodologies reporting research study.

Organization  and administration of vocational education

This course captures the following: the structure and methods of organization vocational education, level of organization, and institutional agencies connected with the organization of business education (NBTE, NCCE, NUC, NERDC) with emphasis upon principles of instructions, organization as management of business education classes such as infrastructural and instructional resources safety and administration theories in vocational education, finance, inspection, supervision and accreditation of vocational education include SIWES.

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Cost accounting

This course covers the following: purpose and types of cost, cost classifications, cost center,r and units, budgeting and planning for control, estimated cost and actual cost, lost analysis and variances, main product cost, joint product cost, costing, standard, and costing, and pricing policy.

Advanced shorthand speed development I(60WPM)

This course is designed to enable the learners to build up proficiency in shorthand reading, writing, and transcription, varied dictation materials in newspapers, business journals office skill journal,s and literary materials accuracy.

Advanced production typing I (40 wpm) 95% accounting

This course is designed to assist the learner’s test developing the appropriate level of competency of well-displayed “mailable” work. Emphasis is on different production of advanced notices, agenda, financial statements, foreign language passage,s and typewriter composition.

Office management I

This course captures the office management principles; office organization and structure, authority relationship, staff-line management, management procedure and functions, office manager’s function, and relationship with staff.

Office technology

This course is designed to introduce the learner to office technology and to give an appreciation of the equipment, concepts, and application of information processing as well as a basic understanding and experience of the system and skills involved. Areas to be covered include a general introduction to information technology; definition component parts and types of equipment their role and the effect oion processing technology in an office, how the equipment office’s information, terminologies and literature, personnel system, and practical work should be emphasized.

Advanced shorthand speed development II (100 wpm)

This course comprises proficiency to a high level of 100-110 wpm and to enable them to transcribe their work with speed and accuracy on the typewriter SI=1.5

Advanced production typing II (50 wpm) with 95% accuracy

This course captures the production and basic audio-typing skills. Topics to be treated include advanced forms and entre of data, justification of margins, literary materials from drafts, original charts, rearrangement editing and classification of data, tabular work, column work, report, specification and bills of quality, programs, and menus and introduction to audio typing.

Office management II

This course is intended to expose the learners to advanced processes of office management. The course the evolution of administrative management, theories and Functions, office planning and Organization, personnel administration theories of Motivation and leadership styles, job analysis and Evaluation work measurement and work standards, records administration and Control, form design and their Control, office communication with the system and various office correspondence.

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Retail and wholesale management

This course is intended to expose the learners to a comprehensive study of specific activities of merchandising and promotional functions required of the retail and wholesale outlook within a competitive business environment.

Principles of small business management

This course captures the fundamental principles of business organization, finance, banking, credit management, salesmanship, advertising, ecology and consumers and business management problems, techniques of business promotions, cost analysis, and feasibility problems, opportunities and limitations of small business management in Nigeria, the role of small scale business in nation building.

Business finance I

This course covers the definition and scope of business finance, approaches to the study of financial management; films objective with special emphasis on profit maximization and wealth maximization, financial decisions, mathematics of finance capital budgeting, marketing and uncertainty investment criteria, measure of risk, cost of capitals leverages/gearing.

Business finance II

This course is a follow-up Finance I and the course outline includes Financial structure; decision, dividend policy, capital market theory, working capital management, and courses in finance.

Measurement and evaluation in vocational education

This course captures the nature of educational measurement and evaluation, types of evaluation, with special reference to vocational education, types of tests, constructing, administering, and scoring tests, continuous assessment (CA) of learners’ performance, work for evaluation, evaluating curriculum materials, utilizing evaluation results for curriculum improvement.

Curriculum development in vocational education

This course consists of the basic principles of curriculum development in vocational education; areas of coverage include problems of definition and objectives deviation, models of vocational curriculum contents, implementing the curriculum, and evaluation of curriculum and course assessment.

Sales management

This course covers sales management and promotion practices; the need for the sales force, selection of goods salesmanship, over rooming sales resistance controlling the sales operation, nature and scope of sales, process of salesmanship, territorial management, sales force casting, marketing industrial good sales manager’s task, promotion to motivate, attract, interest and to create desire, exhibition and display, package and brand new promotion manager’s duties and problems of selling in Nigerian situation.

Advanced financial accounting I

This course covers problems related to consolidations partnerships, receiverships, installment sales, consignment, estate and trusts, branch accounting, and accounting for non-profit institutions.

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Advanced financial accounting II

This course captures the application of accounting principles in various funds of governmental and institutional organizations in planning for and controlling revenue and expenditures preparation and analysis of accounting statements, covering specific problems of financial accounting with emphasis on the corporate form of accounting specific problems of financial accounting with emphasis on the corporate form of accounting as published in current accounting and business literature, the major pronouncement of ICAN and SAP.

Vocational guidance

This course comprises vocational guidance and counseling; the meaning and concepts of vocational education, vocational guidance, development and career choice, determinants of occupational choice, social factors in vocational development, counseling services in schools, guidance functions categories, and information seeking employment.

Audio project typing (60wpm)

This course covers high-level competency in the production of advanced audio technical matters; emphasis to be placed on audio typing skill, typewriter composition, and advanced production tasks on various exercises using an electronic typewriter (or Word Processing) accuracy level of 95%.

Managerial Accounting

This course consists of emphasis on the analysis, interpretation, and use of the type of financial information related to lost utilizing accounting concepts and procedures of price accounting course as well to recent pronouncements impacting accounting decisions.

Introduction to technology/word processing

This course consists of office technology and to give him an appreciation of the equipment, concepts, and application of information processing as well as a basic understanding and experience of the system and skills involved; areas to be covered include a general introduction to information technology, definition, parts and types of equipment (the role and effect of information technology and literature, personnel factors, system and practice work.

Advanced secretarial duties/communication skills

This course captures the basic functions of the office secretary in an organization; the functions, quality, qualifications for a secretary, records management, itinerary, sources of information and public relations duties, composition of letters, memos, and coverage of meetings with emphasis on meeting coverage and report writing

Seminar in business education

This course comprises the methods and techniques of development and presenting seminars; the discussions of issues and problems in business education. Through group interaction; issues to be discussed may centered around teacher preparation, competency problems, managerial of vocational institutions, staff development, and financial development.

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