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Double N Adventures: A Complete Office Simulation, 1st Edition

By Roxane L. Rowsell
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Soft Cover
120 pages
ISBN-10: 0176502092
ISBN-13: 9780176502096
Publisher: Top Hat
Edition: 1st
Double N Adventures is a Canadian, applied, hands-on simulation that allows students to practice the office skills they need in order to succeed in an office environment. This office simulation is 'perfect' for the capstone course in an Office Administration program, and no other resource better prepares students for the variety of real-life situations in the workplace. This simulation allows students to practice office skills and adventures in the context of a fictitious Newfoundland adventure company owned by two brothers, Nick and Noah. Students play the role of Administrative Assistant for Double N Adventures Company, where they are expected to carry out many tasks, such as, submitting payroll information, creating documents and hand written notes, and much more. Students also test their skills in prioritizing, organizing and working towards different goals.

"The Nelson text, Double N Adventures is a phenomenal text which allows those studying to become administrative professionals to apply, improve, and practice crucial workplace skills such as critical thinking, decision making, multi-tasking, organizing, managing time and overseeing an office."- Andrea Green, Office Administration Instructor, College of the North Atlantic-Labrador West Campus

"I am so glad we finally have a book that simulates what today's office is about. Double N is fresh and exciting. It's Canadian and relevant to my students."-Kelly Taylor-Hulan, BA, BEd, Instructor, Office of Distributed Learning, College of the North Altantic, Corner Brook Campus

"I really like the textbook. It’s neat, and easy to read. I also appreciate the graphics because it gives me a visual idea of what something is supposed to look like."-Amanda Rideout, Student


  • Students can test their skills in prioritizing, organizing, and working towards different goals
  • Promotes analytical and critical-thinking skills while applying the fundamentals of office applications.
  • Allows students to apply the skills that they have obtained.
  • Prepares students for a variety of situations in the workplace.
  • Current, relevant, and reflects the daily tasks that an employee would have to complete in an office.
  • All tasks graded on a rubric to easy of marking and to ensure consistency
  • Tip boxes recap many skills already learned, or provide helpful information related to the job.
  • The website at contains data and audio files needed to complete the various tasks

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Company Policies and Procedures
  • Chapter 1 Monday
  • Chapter 2 Tuesday
  • Chapter 3 Wednesday
  • Chapter 4 Thursday
  • Chapter 5 Friday
  • Appendix A Working Papers
  • Appendix B Client Database

Author Information

Roxane L. Rowsell

Roxane Rowsell is an Office Administration instructor at CNA. She has taught Office Admin in Alberta and Ontario, as well as in her home province, Newfoundland.