Managing Information Effectively
Course SpecificationsCourse number: 088677
Course length: 1.0 day(s)
As a business professional, you are surrounded by information and rely on it to do your job. Some information comes to you
because you ask for it; other times it literally seems to come “at” you. Other people may rely on and ask you for information,
and there are times when you send it to them without their asking. Being able to manage information effectively is one of
the most basic skills you must have to do your job well. In this course, you will apply important principles and skills to
manage the information you have to do your job.
Course Objective: You will practice skills and apply principles for managing information so that you can quickly find the information you need and use
it with ease.
Target Student: Business professionals who are seeking to improve their information management skills.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
- Pentium® 90 MHz or higher processor, or Macintosh® PowerPC™.
- Screen resolution of 800 x 600 set to 256 colors.
- Windows® 95, Windows® 98, Windows® 2000, Windows® ME, Windows® NT 4.0, Windows® XP® Home Edition, or Windows® XP® Professional.
- Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0x, 5.5, 6.0; or Netscape Navigator® (excluding 6.0 and 6.1).
- Adobe® Acrobat Reader® 6.0 or higher; Apple® QuickTime® 5.0 or higher; Macromedia® Flash Player® 6.0.79 or higher; or Macromedia®
Shockwave® 7.0.2, 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.1 or higher.
- Turn off pop-up blocking. (Windows XP with Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer users only.)
Performance-Based ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- acquire information.
- optimize information.
- Lesson 1: Acquiring Information
- Topic 1A: Design Your Information System
- Topic 1B: Capture Information
- Topic 1C: Catalog Information
- Lesson 2: Optimizing Information
- Topic 2A: Maintain Information
- Topic 2B: Retire Information
- Topic 2C: Improve Your Information System