|Module Title||INFORMATION MANAGEMENT|
|Co-ordinator||Mr Penri James|
|Other staff||Mr Penri James, Mr Simon Hulse|
|Assessment||Exam||Practical examination (takes place during class time)||35%|
|Assignment||Computer-based assessment during semester||65%|
Information management is part of everyday life and is a tool for making managerial decisions and presentations. This module provides its participants with a basic competence to manage text and data using computer systems and manual techniques.
Solve a variety of numerical problems using spreadsheet software.
a The spreadsheet layout is suitably designed.
b The problem is solved using appropriate spreadsheet functions and formulae.
c. The spreadsheet is formatted for ease of use and aesthetic appeal.
Construct a range of document styles using word processing software.
a. A range of document layouts is appropriately demonstrated.
b. Prescribed methods are suitably used for document formatting.
Analyse and present data in meaningful formats.
a. Appropriate presentation formats are selected and applied.
b. Data is presented unambiguously with brief text highlighting important points.
c. Suitable statistical analysis of data is applied and interpreted.
Charts - could include pie, bar, line, scatter, combination etc, using Microsoft Excel and drawn by hand.
Mean - measures of dispersion, calculated manually