Executive Assistant Course

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This Executive Assistant course is designed to equip you, as an Executive Assistant or Professional Assistant, with the self management techniques required for you to take control of your workday. With a focus on leadership and self-management skills, this Executive Assistant course will provide you with the tools and techniques needed to navigate the modern workplace with ease. You will learn effective self-management techniques to take control of your workday and your career through motivation, emotional intelligence and conscious communication. This Executive Assistant course will teach you how to communicate better with colleagues and key stakeholders ensuring that your are able to work towards and deliver common objectives. In this Executive Assistant course you will also learn how to apply a five stage project management process to streamline and professionalise your projects, and finally improve meeting management with minute taking mastery.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this Executive Assistant course you will be able to:

  1. Discover and communicate your intrinsic motivators.
  2. Understand what emotional intelligence is and how you can use it to your advantage.
  3. Deal effectively with your emotions in the workplace.
  4. Understand the difference between a task, a process and a project and how to manage each accordingly.
  5. Apply a simple five stage process to managing projects.
  6. Utilise techniques to improve minute taking and accuracy.
  7. Understand minute requirements for different types of meetings.

Course Content

This Executive Assistant course will cover the following topics:

Self-Management and Motivation

  • Self-management techniques.
  • Motivators and demotivators in the workplace.

Developing Emotional Intelligence

  • Empathy & self-awareness.
  • Dealing with emotions in the workplace.

Conscious Communication

  • Communicating with different personality styles.
  • Explore techniques to consciously communicate with others to achieve better outcomes.

Project Fundamentals

  • Five stage project management process.
  • Task, process and project.

Mastering Meeting Minutes

  • Structuring and taking notes.
  • Drafting minutes.
  • Highlighting decisions & layout of action.

Intended Audience

This Executive Assistant course is suitable for, but not limited to, Executive and Personal Assistants, Administrative Coordinators or any administrative staff who are looking to improve their professional skills. This Executive Assistant course is designed for individuals who are looking to develop their administrative skills as outlined in the course content.

Delivery Style

This Executive Assistant course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of a instructor lead lecture, group and individual activities. This training approach allows participants to work through concepts introduced by the instructor in an application-focused teaching environment. Participants will have the opportunity to present their work and receive feedback from your instructor and other participants.

Course Prerequisites

This Executive Assistant course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.

Course Features

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