Executive PA or Executive Assistant Course

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Description

Objective

To provide the student with a broad skill base and the practical ability to perform in an Executive PA role. To deliver job readiness, to move directly into Executive PA or EA roles.

Key Benefits

  • Tutor led in-house training.
  • Internationally recognised
  • High job readiness on completion of course
  • Greater competence in an EA or Executive PA role
  • Assistance with developing your CV and the job hunting process
  • Enhanced skills leads to greater confidence
  • Understand how to act at executive levels
  • Both techncial and executive skills training specific to an EA is included in this course

Course Content

Technical on the job skills

  • Transition from PA to Executive PA or EA
  • Bus…

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Objective

To provide the student with a broad skill base and the practical ability to perform in an Executive PA role. To deliver job readiness, to move directly into Executive PA or EA roles.

Key Benefits

  • Tutor led in-house training.
  • Internationally recognised
  • High job readiness on completion of course
  • Greater competence in an EA or Executive PA role
  • Assistance with developing your CV and the job hunting process
  • Enhanced skills leads to greater confidence
  • Understand how to act at executive levels
  • Both techncial and executive skills training specific to an EA is included in this course

Course Content

Technical on the job skills

  • Transition from PA to Executive PA or EA
  • Business letter writing for Exec PA’s
  • Document presentation and proofreading
  • How to take a lead role in meetings
  • Effective taking of minutes in practical exercises
  • Audio transcription practice
  • Typing enhancement(optional)

Performance

  • Confidence building to deal with executive level environments
  • Synchronising your role with that of your executive
  • Setting priorities, managing your role / career to meet executive’s needs
  • Delegation, multi-tasking effectively, taking initiative
  • Managing any delegation 

Executive

  • Introduction to Management theory and styles of management
  • Relationship with your executive/s; how can you provide effective support

Communication skills

  • Verbal and non-verbal communication and how to enhance this attribute
  • Different questioning styles; how to improve questioning.
  • Office politics – how to handle this

Other Business Skills

  • Explanation of the role of social media in the modern executive arena.
  • Overview of Project Management and Event Management

Your organisation and how to act in it

  • Understanding other people at work; what do they really think?
  • Understanding how to handle stakeholders and their importance to your role.
  • Passive vs. aggressive vs. assertive and how to say "no"

Career Development

  • Take control of your career and advance your career with a clear plan
  • Build your map for the future

Course Format

The main course is tutor led in a classroom environment. There is a management and communications training tutor working together with a tutor with an experienced PA background.

Course Dates and Duration

The course runs over three full days 10:30 to 17:00.

Who is the course for

  • Existing secretaries or PA’s looking to upgrade their skills and obtain certification.
  • Experienced people from other sectors looking for a career change
  • Company employees looking for related training.
  • Graduates of the Souters’ PA/Secretary course or similar quality training programme (check with the centre on latter)
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