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About PA and Secretarial Training

Introduction

This one-day training course will teach you administrator skills and help you to understand the objectives of being a secretary. This course will help you to build interpersonal, planning, time management, and problem-solving skills. Preparing for a PA or Secretarial Role is also helpful for managers to recognise the scope of a Personal Assistant’s duties and their required attributes.

 

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for this training course. You may enroll directly into this training to achieve a higher potential salary as a secretary or a personal assistant.

 

Who Should Attend?

The Preparing for a PA or Secretarial Role training course is suitable for:

  • Supervisory Assistants
  • Chief Executive
  • Personal Assistants
  • Private Secretaries
  • Senior Administrators
  • Office Managers

 

What Will You Learn?

  • To improve your administration skills in an office or organization to prepare for your role as a PA or secretary
  • An excellent understanding of becoming a good secretary or personal assistant
  • To plan and prioritise tasks to manage both yours and your manager’s  time effectively
  • Build your communication skills to interact with coworkers and clients

 

Course Structure:

In this one-day course, you will be able to learn different methods personal assistants and secretaries use to stay organised.

 

Course Objective

  • Learn about practical administrative abilities in a business
  • To increase time management skills and prioritise tasks
  • Learn different methods and styles to write several types of letters
  • Find out how to manage a filing system
  • Understand the values needed to be a qualified secretary
  • Develop your telephone skills to provide good telephone etiquette

 

Benefits of the Course

Candidates who attend this course will take the following advantages:

  • Acquire numerous responsibilities as a secretary or a personal assistant
  • Understand the fundamental principles, qualifications, and skills of a secretary
  • Adapt time management strategies to stop yourself from getting exhausted
  • Understand how technology has an impact on Personal Assistants and secretaries
  • Understand the importance and benefits of people management, leadership, presentation and report writing abilities
  • Manage conflict by using effective communication

 

Course Content:

This course contains the following topics:

Understanding the Executive Personal Assistant Role

  • Understanding objectives
  • Required attributes for PAs
  • The internet’s perception of PAs

Essential skills for Personal assistants and secretaries

  • Flexibility
  • Adaptability
  • Interactive services
  • Multitasking
  • Organizational skills
  • Effective communication
  • IT skills
  • Secretarial tactics

Work Effectively with Administrators

  • Improving your working relationship with your manager
  • Interacting with the executive team
  • Managing multiple supervisors
  • Synchronising with your boss’ work style

 Work Flow Strategies

  • Techniques to improve your work-flow
  • Time management
  • Prioritising your work
  • Email management techniques
  • Answering telephone calls

Communication skills

  • Effective communication approaches
  • Communication methods
  • Communication models
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Verbal announcement

Managing Stress

  • Introduction
  • Symptoms of stress
  • Causes of stress
  • Types of stress
  • Techniques to help eliminate stress

Project Management Processes

  • The project management process
  • Classifying risks
  • Event management
  • Required interpersonal abilities

Telephone Skills

  • Making a call
  • Responding to the telephone
  • Active listening
  • Putting callers on hold
  • Transmitting a call
  • Voice mail
  • Terminating a call

Problem Solving

  • Characteristics of a Problem  
  • Problem-solving strategies
  • Problem-solving methods
  • Barriers preventing you from solving a problem

Negotiation Strategies

  • Pre-negotiation preparation
  • Preparing your negotiation tactics
  • Styles and techniques of a good negotiator
  • Skills of a good negotiator
  • Negotiation tactics

Why choose PA and Secretarial Training?

  • PA & Secretarial Training in luxury nationwide venues
  • GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE IN THE INDUSTRY
  • Perform your role as a PA/Secretary at at higher level
  • Courses delivered by highly experienced PA & Secretarial instructors
  • Competitive pricing and unrivalled choice of course dates
  • Includes course matrial, certificate and experienced instructor
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PA and Secretarial Training FAQs

Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am
There are no formal pre-requisites for attending this course
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Personal Assistants new to the role, those who have experience but are looking to define their skills, career change and in need of learning a new skill, if you posses great typing skills and a good level of customer service

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