Integrated Business Projects 3rd Edition
Anthony A. Olinzock | Janna Arney | Wylma Skean
ISBN-13: 9780538731096 | ISBN-10: 0538731095
© 2011 | Published |  352  Pages
Previous Editions: 9780538727624

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INTEGRATED BUSINESS PROJECTS, 3E is project-based learning within a business scenario setting. The projects emphasize one of the main software applications (word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases), but with integration throughout. This text can be positioned to supplement any software tutorial within the computer applications curriculum. The 3rd edition is updated for Office 2007.



  • PART I: MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS.
    1. Preparing Marketing and Administrative Documents.
    2. Creating Personnel Documents.
    3. Preparing Administrative Documents.
    4. Creating Materials to Promote the Company.
    5. Creating Training Presentations.
    6. Preparing Advertising Materials Using Desktop Publishing.
    7. Desktop Publishing with Publisher.
    PART II: ACCOUNTING.
    8. Managing Payroll Records.
    9. Managing Budgets.
    10. Managing Business Travel Documents.
    11. Determining Costs for Events.
    12. Performing Statistical Analyses.
    13. Preparing Financial Documents.
    14. Creating Presentations for Independence Day Extravaganza.
    PART III: OPERATIONS.
    15. Managing Guides and Their Certifications.
    16. Managing Equipment.
    17. Managing Resort Operations.
    18. Managing Information Requests.
    PART IV: CAPSTONE PROJECT.
    19. Preparing Materials for Bridge Day.
    Appendix A: Reference Guide.
    Appendix B: Computer Concepts.
    Index.

    • Critical Thinking questions challenge students to consider alternate solutions or analyze what they have done.
    • Challenge jobs foster creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Projects build document processing skills and integrate many of the Microsoft core competencies throughout the text.
    • Software Review and Success Tips provide shortcuts and helpful hints.
    • Activities apply new technologies such as podcasting, blogs, digital photography, and iPhones.
    • Software Reviews provide critical steps and teach users to “follow the path” of the ribbon to learn Office 2010 and 2007 commands.
    • Many new jobs are added to address new technologies and new adventures beyond whitewater rafting.
    • All instruction supports Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010.
  • "This text provides very clear instructions, great variety of projects, a great up- to-date simulation. Actually, this is the best text that I have seen out there and we have been reviewing them to keep up with Office 20007."Barbara Lewis, Instructor Blue Valley North High School, Overland Park, KS

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  • Instructor's Resource CD-ROM for Olinzock/Arney/Skean's Integrated Business Projects, 3rd
    ISBN-10: 0538731133 | ISBN-13:9780538731133
    List Price = 252.95
    Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this CD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are included to provide online resources, web-based solutions, and application files. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge and course appreciation. The IRCD includes teaching notes, data files, solution files, PowerPoint Presentations, Assignment Sheets, and Application Tests.


  • Dr. Anthony A. Olinzock is a Professor and Department Head in the Department of Instructional Systems, Leadership, and Workforce Development at Mississippi State University. He earned his doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Olinzock has taught at both the secondary and university levels. His initial teaching experience was at Uniontown Area Senior High School, Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He has also taught at The Ohio State University, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Olinzock¿s professional accomplishments included over 20 published textbooks and over a hundred articles and professional presentations.

    Dr. Janna B. Arney is Assistant Professor for the Department of Business Technology at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. She earned her Ph.D. from the Ohio State University and has taught in higher education in the areas of information systems and business communications. She actively serves on committees at the department, school, and university level and is active in professional organizations. Dr. Arney is also involved with her community and the activities of her three boys.

    Wylma Skean is an Associate Professor in the Business Technologies Division of Marshall Community and Technical College in Huntington, West Virginia. She serves on various committees and is active in local and state business education initiatives. Ms. Skean has received awards for contributions to education at both the local and state level. She is has Microsoft Office Certifications in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.