Virtual Business Office Support Professional

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: A2459)

Prepares students to work in a virtual (Web- and technology-based) office environment. Emphasizes the creation, marketing, and management of the virtual office, the use of new technologies, and the development of key office support and technical skills required in the virtual environment. Students who successfully complete the program will gain entry-level employment as virtual support assistant, virtual secretary, virtual website support.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Student will provide virtual customers with clear and organized information.
  • Student will calculate simple to complex sales invoices, bills of lading, and other types of business forms applying proper and accurate business mathematics rules and procedures.
  • Student will treat all online customers with respect and dignity in all forms of online communications with sensitivity to the differences of diverse cultural groups.
  • Student will perform research on topics regarding the virtual office environment using a a variety of research tools and assessing the information gathered critically to ascertain is veracity, validity, and reliability.
Program Requirements
BUS 211COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
BUS 239PROJECT MANAGEMENT3
BUS 290WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS I2-4
Plus the courses required for the Virtual Business Professional certificate
BUS 191CREATING AND MANAGING A VIRTUAL OFFICE3
BUS 192MARKETING A VIRTUAL OFFICE3
BUS 200AMICROSOFT WORD: BEGINNING2.5
BUS 200BMICROSOFT WORD: ADVANCED2.5
BUS 206FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT2.5
BUS 210BUSINESS ENGLISH3
Total Units24.5-26.5