Business and Communication Systems Practical

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What is the layout of a business letter?
Letter head, reference, date, recipient's name, recipient's address, salutation, body of the letter, complimentary close, signature, person's name and postition, items enclosed(ENC)
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What is the layout of a memorandum?
Memo, to, from, date, subject, message.
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What is the layout for notice of meeting?
Time, date, venue and names of people invited.
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What is the layout for an agenda?
Apologies for absence, minutes of last meeting, matters arising, correspondence, any other business, details of next meeting.
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What is the layout for a training/conference?
Timetable of events with specific times.
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What are the features of DTP?
Layering, fonts, wizards, frames, wrap text, borders.
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of DTP?
High quality, no need to employ expensive designers, wizards and templates for easy creation of documents, can be expensive software, high quality printer is needed, high specification computer needed, staff may require expensive training.
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of presentation software?
Templates, effects, charts, tables and images can be inserted, people can become carried away by the effects, can be expensive, training may be needed.
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of a website for a business?
Looks professional, worldwide customer base, can access information 24 hours a day, easier and quicker to update than catalogue, less staff needed, designing is costly, expert staff needed, technical difficulties, security concerns.
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using spreadsheet software?
Perform calculations quickly, hundreds of functions, short cuts to formulae, create graphs and charts, helps businesses create professional looking documents, can be difficult to use, lots of functions to remember, training required.
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of a database software?
Can save time finding information, sort information easily, produce professional looking reports, software expensive to buy, training required, computers could fail, security issues.
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of a blog?
Can share information easily, can advertise, cheap to run, take a lot of time to update, negative comments can be left, expert needed to set up.
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of a wiki?
Quick, lots of people can work on one document, managers keep a close eye on the progress of projects, people can edit others work, can be difficult to control content, comments cannot be controlled as with a blog.
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