Are you studying Digital : Information Technology CTEC Level 2 Diploma at Alton Campus in September? If so, you’re in the right place!
So that you are best prepared for meeting the challenges of our course in September, we have put together some preparation tasks.
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Recently, ‘AcornNet!’ launched a series of action figurines for a new blockbuster film being released by Big Village Film Productions.
The text below shows the sales figures for the four main character figurines sold during a previous financial quarter (January, February and March). These sales figures were supplied by the Sales Department on a scruffy handwritten note, as well as rough drawings of what they look like.
|Figurine Number||Figurine Name||January Sales||February Sales||March Sales|
|Character 04||Robbie Rotten||30,000||40,000||32,000|
Both the Sportacus and Stephanie figurines retail for £10.50 each, Pixel for £9.00 and Robbie Rotten for £10.00.
Tutorials and information sources you might need
Note: If clicking on the links doesn’t take you directly to the website, try copying the links into a search engine and opening the best match.
Start by creating images of the figurines for marketing. Use GIMP, or any other image creation program that you are familiar with, to design colourful illustrations of the figurines sold by AcornNet! You can adapt the images provided or use those images as inspiration to make your own versions of them.
Notes: GIMP can be downloaded for free by following the link above in the ‘Introduction to Activities’ section, as well as the character’s names and other information about the figurines and the company, along with links to a tutorial that might help you draw the characters.
AcornNet’s CEO, Ms. Guest, is happy with the sales figures and wants you to create a poster advertising the figurines that uses the images you have just made of them, and explains how much they cost and where they can be found. Ms. Guest wants the poster to be used in an attachment and emailed to likely customers.
Notes: Use http://www.acornnet.com as the web address to buy the products from. The ‘Introduction to Activities’ section above has all the information you need to help you in terms of what the products look like and how much they cost, as well as links to a tutorial that might help you make the poster.
Mr Gray, the Managing Director of ‘AcornNet!’ has asked you to produce a quick memo which can be embedded in an email and sent to the salespeople. The memo should congratulate them about the sales figures for the last quarter and encourage them to do just as well during this quarter. He wants it to display a simple bar chart showing the sales figures for each action figurine across each of the months in the last financial quarter, which can be copied and pasted from the information above.
Notes: The names of the salespeople are Mr W. Patel, Mrs J. Plume, Miss K. Chinata and Ms N. Chung, and the ‘Introduction to Activities’ section above has all the information you need, as well as links to a tutorial which might help you make the graphs in Word.
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