Web Foundations Series

Internet Business Associate

 

Internet Business Associate prepares students to work effectively in today’s business environment. In this course, you will learn about the tasks involved in various Information Technology (IT) job roles, and explore career opportunities in the IT industry. You will also learn about Internet connection methods, Internet protocols, the Domain Name System (DNS), cloud computing and mobile devices. You will study the basic functions of Web browsers, the components of Web addresses and browser use in the business world. You will learn how browser plug-ins and add-ons can improve your Web-browsing experience, and you will use browsers to download and manage files.

 

You will learn about databases as they relate to Web search engines, and you will use search engines to conduct basic and advanced Web searches. This course also teaches you to use local and Web-based (cloud-based) e-mail clients, and it provides guidelines for communicating effectively over the Internet using Web technologies and social networking tools. You will also learn about Internet research and collaboration tools, software development tools, and the patent and licensing practices that accompany software applications.

 

In addition, you will learn how to protect your privacy and personal information on the Internet. This topic includes protecting your reputation by limiting the information you post online. This course also discusses the risks associated with being connected to the Internet, and the security measures that can keep your computer system and your personal information secure. You will also learn about the use and control of cookies. Finally, you will study the fundamental elements of project and program management, and the importance of acquiring these skills for all IT job roles.

 

This course will undertake learning in the following areas…

  • Introduction to IT Business and Careers
  • Web Browsing
  • Databases and Web Search Engines
  • Internet Communication
  • Multimedia on the Web
  • Introduction to Internet Technology
  • Business E-mail and Personal Information Management
  • Protecting Yourself Online
  • Internet Services and Tools for Business
  • IT Project and Program Management
Web Foundations Series – Internet Business Associate