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  • HF5387-5387.5 Business Ethics
  • HF5410-5417.5 Marketing. Distribution of products
  • HF5546-5548.6  Office Management
  • Q1-390 Science (General)
  • T1-995 Technology (General)
  • TK1-9971 Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering
  • TK5101-6720 Telecommunication
  • TK7800-8360 Electronics
  • TK7885-7895 Computer engineering. Computer hardware

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Computer Applications

The Computer Applications Program is a Business and IT course in one. It follows the Business Administration framework with an added touch of Information Technology as an area of study that would best compliment the business environment with the use of application software, and technology tools. The Computer Applications degree program is for those who want to make use of computing applications or implement information technology solutions/ applications without going through the complexities of software development. In addition, the program is also for those who want to understand the business environment, and help organizations identify, and implement process improvements and optimization. The program produces graduates that are responsive to industry needs; that is, deploying talents who can contribute to business process improvements, and be able to identify IT solutions that are best suited to the organization’s needs. The students of the program can look forward to a financially rewarding career in Business and IT. This includes but are not limited to Business Process Analyst, Project Manager, Functional tester, IT consultant, Solutions Architect, and Technopreneur.

This subject guide gathers in one place carefully evaluated and selected resources on Computer Applications available and accessible at the LRC and its subscribed databases. Books (both print and electronic) are categorized per course; while journals, magazines, and online databases are recommended for the entire Computer Applications program.


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Books on ACCMANA - Managerial Accounting

Managerial Accounting

Managerial Accounting is the last phase of your accounting courses. You will now focus on the use of accounting information for planning, decision making and control purposes. In this course, you are equipped with adequate knowledge, skills and techniques in budgetary and profit planning, financial statement analysis, pricing strategies and concepts of relevant costs for managerial decision making. In ACCMANA, you are independent in decision making, analyze relevant accounting information, evaluate business performance & recommend the best solution to a problem using the accounting system.

Managerial Accounting

Managerial Accounting is the last phase of your accounting courses. You will now focus on the use of accounting information for planning, decision making and control purposes. In this course, you are equipped with adequate knowledge, skills and techniques in budgetary and profit planning, financial statement analysis, pricing strategies and concepts of relevant costs for managerial decision making. In ACCMANA, you are independent in decision making, analyze relevant accounting information, evaluate business performance & recommend the best solution to a problem using the accounting system.

Books on ADVOFFC - Advanced Office Applications

Advanced Office Applications

This is a comprehensive course designed to attain a higher level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel.  In this course, you will learn how to use advanced functions, tools and commands in MS Excel that will greatly enhance your productivity in the workplace. Case studies and simulations will also be used to show relevance and application to real-world scenarios.

Advanced Office Applications

This is a comprehensive course designed to attain a higher level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel.  In this course, you will learn how to use advanced functions, tools and commands in MS Excel that will greatly enhance your productivity in the workplace. Case studies and simulations will also be used to show relevance and application to real-world scenarios.

Books on APPSTAT - Applied Statistics

Applied Statistics

The course will expose students to statistical techniques that are specific to the areas of business, and finance. Students will develop an understanding and ability to use these techniques across a range of practical problems. The application of such techniques will involve collection of relevant data, the use of professionally popular computer software and the interpretation and use of computer outputs.

Topics include but not limited to organization and presentation of data, summary of descriptive measures, probability, binomial, normal distributions and Pareto distribution, estimation of population parameters, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, chi-square analysis, analysis of variance, linear regression and correlation, index numbers, time serried analysis and forecasting.

Applied Statistics

The course will expose students to statistical techniques that are specific to the areas of business, and finance. Students will develop an understanding and ability to use these techniques across a range of practical problems. The application of such techniques will involve collection of relevant data, the use of professionally popular computer software and the interpretation and use of computer outputs.

Topics include but not limited to organization and presentation of data, summary of descriptive measures, probability, binomial, normal distributions and Pareto distribution, estimation of population parameters, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, chi-square analysis, analysis of variance, linear regression and correlation, index numbers, time serried analysis and forecasting.   
 

Books on BAFBANA - Fundamentals of Business Analytics

Fundamentals of Business Analytics

The course provides students with an overview of the current trends in business analytics that drives today’s business. The course will provide understanding on data management techniques that can help an organization to achieve its business goals and address operational challenges. The course introduces students to the different tools and methods used in Analytics (Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive).

Fundamentals of Business Analytics

The course provides students with an overview of the current trends in business analytics that drives today’s business. The course will provide understanding on data management techniques that can help an organization to achieve its business goals and address operational challenges. The course introduces students to the different tools and methods used in Analytics (Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive).

Books on BUSIACC - Business Accounting

Business Accounting

Building on Fundamentals of Accounting 1 and 2 taken by students during their senior high school, this course is expected to recall, identify, explain and illustrate various accounting concepts, principles and procedures related to sole proprietorship engaged in service and merchandising type of business. It will first examine students’ ability to process business transaction of service and merchandising business and be able to prepare basic financial statements.

In order to broaden students’ knowledge on accounting procedures for other business organization, Business Accounting 1 will focus and introduce accounting for both partnership and corporation type of business organization. The students will be taught various procedures and processing of business transactions related to partnership formation, results of operation, dissolution and liquidation. This course will also include discussion on corporate formation and students will be tasked to process stock transactions and construct an equity section of the statement of financial position and will also require to do an stockholder’s equity analysis.

At the end of the term, the students are expected to prepare or construct basic financial statements with emphasis on the partnership capital statement and corporation equity section on the statement of financial position. The students learning experiences in this course will enhance their accounting foundation for entrepreneurial endeavor, augment, their analytical skill, critical thinking and decision making as future entrepreneurs.

Business Accounting

Building on Fundamentals of Accounting 1 and 2 taken by students during their senior high school, this course is expected to recall, identify, explain and illustrate various accounting concepts, principles and procedures related to sole proprietorship engaged in service and merchandising type of business. It will first examine students’ ability to process business transaction of service and merchandising business and be able to prepare basic financial statements.

In order to broaden students’ knowledge on accounting procedures for other business organization, Business Accounting 1 will focus and introduce accounting for both partnership and corporation type of business organization. The students will be taught various procedures and processing of business transactions related to partnership formation, results of operation, dissolution and liquidation. This course will also include discussion on corporate formation and students will be tasked to process stock transactions and construct an equity section of the statement of financial position and will also require to do an stockholder’s equity analysis.

At the end of the term, the students are expected to prepare or construct basic financial statements with emphasis on the partnership capital statement and corporation equity section on the statement of financial position. The students learning experiences in this course will enhance their accounting foundation for entrepreneurial endeavor, augment, their analytical skill, critical thinking and decision making as future entrepreneurs.

Books on BUSSFIN - Business Finance

Business Finance

This course is designed to introduce and develop understanding of the concepts, principles, policies, and programs on money, credit and banking, and their relevance to the existing social and economic conditions.  It also covers the study of the finance functions, distinction between partnership and corporate financial management, cash budgets, and the use of basic business finance in formulating financial strategies. The different tools and techniques used in financial planning will be the core concepts.  The Capital budgeting will be extensively discussed to develop analytical skills in project evaluation, the concepts of time value of money, and the development of projections for capital budgeting.  The learning experiences in the course will prepare students for entrepreneurial endeavor in the completion of the final project as required by the prospective programs and for their future business decision making in IT related business.

Business Finance

This course is designed to introduce and develop understanding of the concepts, principles, policies, and programs on money, credit and banking, and their relevance to the existing social and economic conditions.  It also covers the study of the finance functions, distinction between partnership and corporate financial management, cash budgets, and the use of basic business finance in formulating financial strategies. The different tools and techniques used in financial planning will be the core concepts. The Capital budgeting will be extensively discussed to develop analytical skills in project evaluation, the concepts of time value of money, and the development of projections for capital budgeting.  The learning experiences in the course will prepare students for entrepreneurial endeavor in the completion of the final project as required by the prospective programs and for their future business decision making in IT related business.

Books on DBBASIC - Database Basic Concepts

Database Basic Concepts

This course will provide the students an understanding of data base concepts and basic sql statements. This course aims to connect the student’s knowledge of fundamental concepts of RDBMS. You will learn to convert abstract database concepts into real hands-on database objects.  With demonstrable mastery of this course, you should be able to attempt for elementary certification and have the necessary knowledge to start building databases.

Database Basic Concepts

This course will provide the students an understanding of data base concepts and basic sql statements. This course aims to connect the student’s knowledge of fundamental concepts of RDBMS. You will learn to convert abstract database concepts into real hands-on database objects.  With demonstrable mastery of this course, you should be able to attempt for elementary certification and have the necessary knowledge to start building databases.

Books on DEVTCON - Application Development Concepts

Application Development Concepts

This course provides an introduction to application development using Client-Server concepts and architecture. It focuses on implementing feasible and sustainable software to meet common business needs.  

The course provides you with the knowledge of modern industry tools, techniques and best practices as they apply to application design, development and quality assurance.

Application Development Concepts

This course provides an introduction to application development using Client-Server concepts and architecture. It focuses on implementing feasible and sustainable software to meet common business needs. 

The course provides you with the knowledge of modern industry tools, techniques and best practices as they apply to application design, development and quality assurance

Books on ENTARCH - Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise Architecture

This course presents the key components and processes involved in the effective creation and governance of software architectures for large enterprises.  Enterprise architecture is an overall framework and strategic objective for the usage of technology over time across an organization. It provides a plan and objectives that align business goals with ICT strategy to enable the organization to make the most effective use of ICT to support and build a business. Students will acquire knowledge about a broad range of aspects of enterprise architectures, including decision-making variables that includes, but are not limited to, technical, strategic and budgetary factors.

Enterprise Architecture

This course presents the key components and processes involved in the effective creation and governance of software architectures for large enterprises.  Enterprise architecture is an overall framework and strategic objective for the usage of technology over time across an organization. It provides a plan and objectives that align business goals with ICT strategy to enable the organization to make the most effective use of ICT to support and build a business. Students will acquire knowledge about a broad range of aspects of enterprise architectures, including decision-making variables that includes, but are not limited to, technical, strategic and budgetary factors.

Books on ENTINVM - Enterprise Inventory Management and Control

Enterprise Inventory Management and Control

This course aims to introduce the students to the fundamental nature of inventory management from an operational standpoint. This course also provides students with an understanding of the business management system that integrates planning, manufacturing, financials, sales, marketing, and forecasting. It teaches students to manage financial and accounting processes, manage inventory on multiple warehouses, automate procurement processes, and produce comprehensive and real-time reports using an ERP applications.

Enterprise Inventory Management and Control

This course aims to introduce the students to the fundamental nature of inventory management from an operational standpoint. This course also provides students with an understanding of the business management system that integrates planning, manufacturing, financials, sales, marketing, and forecasting. It teaches students to manage financial and accounting processes, manage inventory on multiple warehouses, automate procurement processes, and produce comprehensive and real-time reports using an ERP applications.

Books on ENTLODI - Enterprise Logistics and Distribution

Enterprise Logistics and Distribution

The course provides you with an understanding of how logistics could fit in an organization. It introduces you to the concept of supply chain and how it relates to logistics. It also provides an understanding of the role of information technology in improving the efficiency of logistics operations. Supply Chain Management extends the study of logistics which does not only confine the activities within the organization but also the interactions between the 'chain' or 'network' of enterprises engaged in moving products, services, and information, from suppliers through the different channels until it reaches the end-users or customers.

Enterprise Logistics and Distribution

The course provides you with an understanding of how logistics could fit in an organization. It introduces you to the concept of supply chain and how it relates to logistics. It also provides an understanding of the role of information technology in improving the efficiency of logistics operations.  Supply Chain Management extends the study of logistics which does not only confine the activities within the organization but also the interactions between the 'chain' or 'network' of enterprises engaged in moving products, services, and information, from suppliers through the different channels until it reaches the end users or customers.

Books on IBUSPRO - Introduction to Business Process

Introduction to Business Process

This course shall expose you to the different business processes that drive an organization, the interactions within and between them, and the effect of integration on the decision making environment. This course will provide an overview and discussion of the principles, concepts and techniques which are essential to a process-centric organization by exploring, in detail, several typical Information System applications, their properties and/or characteristics, requirements, and the many ways on how such systems may be implemented.

Introduction to Business Process

This course shall expose you to the different business processes that drive an organization, the interactions within and between them, and the effect of integration on the decision making environment. This course will provide an overview and discussion of the principles, concepts and techniques which are essential to a process-centric organization by exploring, in detail, several typical Information System applications, their properties and/or characteristics, requirements, and the many ways on how such systems may be implemented.

Books on LNSIGMA - Lean Sigma

Lean Sigma

This course provides a comprehensive overview of Lean Enterprise tools and methods. Lean topics include value stream mapping, continuous flow, takt time, kaizen, line balancing, quick changeover, pull systems, and 5-S, among others. When you've completed this course, you'll be proficient in the fundamental tools and language of Lean and will have learned the skills to effectively guide and support process improvement activities.

Lean Sigma

This course provides a comprehensive overview of Lean Enterprise tools and methods. Lean topics include value stream mapping, continuous flow, takt time, kaizen, line balancing, quick changeover, pull systems, and 5-S, among others. When you've completed this course, you'll be proficient in the fundamental tools and language of Lean and will have learned the skills to effectively guide and support process improvement activities.

Books on METHMDL - Implementation Methods and Models

Implementation Methods and Models

The course deals with methodologies that are applicable to different type of projects (development or implementation of off-the-shelf packages).  You will be exposed to the traditional (waterfall, spiral, etc.), as well as the latest methodologies (agile, iterative, RAD, etc.) used in the industry.  You will also learn how to document processes in UML using VISIO. This course requires the student to attend seminar / workshop, to take quizzes and accomplished projects for term requirements.

Implementation Methods and Models

The course deals with methodologies that are applicable to different type of projects (development or implementation of off-the-shelf packages).  You will be exposed to the traditional (waterfall, spiral, etc.), as well as the latest methodologies (agile, iterative, RAD, etc.) used in the industry.  You will also learn how to document processes in UML using VISIO. This course requires the student to attend seminar / workshop, to take quizzes and accomplished projects for term requirements.

Books on ONLMARK - Online Marketing

Online Marketing

This course provides the student with the basic marketing principles and practices.  It explains the marketing function and its relationship with other company departments and marketing partners outside the business organization. It emphasizes the importance of managing marketing activities in achieving organizational objectives through application of concepts, theories, and principles learned in Management and basic Accounting subjects.  It primarily prepares the students in Strategic Management subject. The course covers an extensive discussion of the four areas of marketing: product, price, place, and promotions. It focuses on understanding of the buying behavior of individuals and organizations to build and manage profitable customer relationships. It discusses the procedures and programs to develop marketing strategies with the ultimate goal of delivering customer satisfaction. It will also give emphasis on the current issues of social responsibility, ethics and globalization.

Online Marketing

This course provides the student with the basic marketing principles and practices.  It explains the marketing function and its relationship with other company departments and marketing partners outside the business organization. It emphasizes the importance of managing marketing activities in achieving organizational objectives through application of concepts, theories, and principles learned in Management and basic Accounting subjects.  It primarily prepares the students in Strategic Management subject. The course covers an extensive discussion of the four areas of marketing: product, price, place, and promotions. It focuses on understanding of the buying behavior of individuals and organizations to build and manage profitable customer relationships. It discusses the procedures and programs to develop marketing strategies with the ultimate goal of delivering customer satisfaction. It will also give emphasis on the current issues of social responsibility, ethics and globalization.

Books on PROCDES - Process Design

Process Design

As students of process design you should be able to design processes to help improve the business performance, quality, effectiveness, customer service and satisfaction. In addition you should be able to implement and manage workflows from process discovery through conceptual and technical process design.

Process Design

As students of process design you should be able to design processes to help improve the business performance, quality, effectiveness, customer service and satisfaction. In addition you should be able to implement and manage workflows from process discovery through conceptual and technical process design.

Books on PROJMGT - Project Management

Project Management

This course will provide you with the analytical and practical skills to manage, develop and improve the effectiveness of project through hands-on team and project management. You will act as a Project Manager for an undergraduate design team and develop a broad knowledge of operational management; in an depth knowledge of project management tools and techniques; personal and interpersonal communication skills, as well as team building and presentation skills; all of which are essential for a Project Manager in today’s high-tech electrical and information technology engineering world.

Project Management

This course will provide you with the analytical and practical skills to manage, develop and improve the effectiveness of project through hands-on team and project management. You will act as a Project Manager for an undergraduate design team and develop a broad knowledge of operational management; in an depth knowledge of project management tools and techniques; personal and interpersonal communication skills, as well as team building and presentation skills; all of which are essential for a Project Manager in today’s high-tech electrical and information technology engineering world.

Books on VERTSOL - Vertical Solutions

Vertical Solutions

This course exposes you to the business operating models of companies and the specific IT solutions they are using to remain competitive in their respective industries. The course offering per term will be limited to four to five selected industries to ensure a focused discussion. Specific industries covered by this subject include, but are not limited to Financial institutions, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Education, Retail, Health Care, BPO, Logistics, and Transportation. The course will also provide you with the best practices and quality standards adopted by these industries.

Vertical Solutions

This course exposes you to the business operating models of companies and the specific IT solutions they are using to remain competitive in their respective industries. The course offering per term will be limited to four to five selected industries to ensure a focused discussion. Specific industries covered by this subject include, but are not limited to Financial institutions, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Education, Retail, Health Care, BPO, Logistics, and Transportation. The course will also provide you with the best practices and quality standards adopted by these industries.