Unit three: Principles of managing information and producing documents


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Please note that this Assessment document has 6 pages and is made up of 4 Sections.


Section 1: IT at work

This section will help you to evidence Learning Outcome 1: Understand the purpose of information technology in a business environment.

|Learning objective                                                                           |Place in Assessment                               |
|1.1 Identify different types of information technology that may be used for work tasks       |Question 1 Page 1                                 |
|1.2 Outline the benefits of using information technology for work tasks                       |Question 2 Page 1                                 |

1. In relation to your current business environment (or one that you are familiar with), identify at least two different types of information technology that may be used when completing work tasks. [1.1]
    - Spreadsheets
    - Database
    - Word processing

2. What are the benefits to businesses (and others) of using information technology for doing work tasks? [1.2]

              The IT allows us to process a greater level of work in a shorter period of time, which leads to business being more efficient and productive.
When using IT for completing administrations tasks it allows us to correct and amend documents efficiently with no need to start the...