Office Management & Administration Courses

Effective office management is essential for the daily operations of any business and includes tasks such as financial planning, bookkeeping, billing, record keeping and the management of personnel, distribution and other aspects of logistics. Training programmes in office management and administration courses prepare delegates with the technical and social abilities to succeed in this role.

Browse a list of courses for new and existing office managers below and ‘request information’ to contact training providers directly.

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Executive PA Advanced Course – Personal Effectiveness
Souters
         
(5)
1 day
499 GBP
London
This Advanced Executive PA Personal Effectiveness is designed for existing PAs as well as Secretaries and junior managers as the  Executive...
Executive PA Diploma
Pitman Training London City & Oxford Circus
         
(4)
12 weeks
4,434 GBP
Multiple (2)
Enjoy a rewarding career as a successful PA If you thrive on working under pressure, demonstrating your exceptional organisation skills...
Executive PA Diploma
Souters
         
(1)
140 hours
1,999 GBP
London
This Executive PA Diploma is designed for ambitious people who want to become Executive PA’s and Senior Secretaries. It is also suited...
Executive PA Diploma Programme
Pitman Training Group
         
(14)
Self-paced
Multiple (36)
This high level Executive PA Diploma programme will provide participants with the skills necessary to become a super efficient personal assistant....
Executive PA or EA Course
Souters
         
(6)
3 days
799 GBP
London
This Executive PA Course is designed for people training to become Executive PA's and will provide full job readiness to...
Executive PA Seminar
Pitman Training Group
1 day
Multiple (36)
Senior secretaries and Executive Personal Assistants work to manage their boss successfully, as well as plan and run effective meetings...
Facilitation and Meeting Skills
Best STL
         
(2)
1 day
359 GBP
London
Courses never cancelled. Restaurant lunch. Last minute rescheduling. 24 month delegate support forum. And more... By the end of this...
Facilitation Skills
Reed Learning
         
(4)
2 days
925 GBP
London
This  Facilitation Skills course is designed to help anyone who is required to lead meetings and help control and guide...
Finance for Administrative Professionals
Informa Middle East
4 days
4,795 USD
Dubai
Understanding financial information is a key skill for administrators, executive assistants, PAs, leaders, and department managers. In this Finance for...
Finance for the PA & Administration Personnel
Reed Learning
         
(1)
1 day
475 GBP
London
The intensive one day training course will enable assistants and PAs to support the management team by providing them with...
Foundation Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant (FCEPA™)
Business Management Training Group Ltd
3 days
Kuala Lumpur
The Foundation Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant is designed to better prepare Executive PAs for the demanding roles required...
From PA to Executive PA
GBC Learning & Development
         
(2)
2 days
650 GBP
London
This From PA to Executive PA training course aims to boost the skills and enhance the performance of personal assistants...
"From PA to Executive PA" Seminar
Pitman Training London City & Oxford Circus
         
(3)
2 days
650 GBP
Multiple (2)
This From PA to Executive PA Seminar training course aims to help delegates develop the advanced PA and Office Administration...
Get Ahead as an Executive PA
Adept Executive Consulting
         
(3)
2 days
800 GBP
Multiple (4)
The Executive PA training programme helps working PAs and Executive Assistants take their skills and performance to a new level. In two...
Global PA 'Advanced EA Programme'
Global PA Training Academy
2 days
750 GBP
London - City
This advanced Executive Assistant Programme in London has been developed to meet the ever growing need for highly skilled EAs to...
How to Gather and Document User Requirements
Informa Middle East
         
(4)
5 days
5,195 USD
Multiple (2)
This course is being presented as the second course in a series of eight leading to a master's associate's certificate....
HR for the PA & Administration Personnel
Reed Learning
         
(1)
1 day
475 GBP
London
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ILM Endorsed Advanced Executive Secretaries and PAs
Informa Middle East
         
(2)
5 days
5,195 USD
Dubai
This ILM endorsed Advanced Executive Secretaries And PAs course focuses on equipping you with the necessary professional skills required to...
Integrated Document and Records Management
Informa Middle East
4 days
4,795 USD
Dubai
The Integrated Document & Records Managment course covers the intricacies of the document and record management process. Participants will discuss...
International Business Etiquette and Protocol
Informa Middle East
3 days
3,595 USD
Dubai
As global business continues to expand and bring everyone closer, the critical element of a successful business outcome may be...
Legal PA Diploma
Souters
140 hours
2,199 GBP
London
Legal PA Diploma Course with CILEX Level 3 in London Souters Legal PA Training Program The Legal PA Diploma course...
Legal Secretary Course
Souters
         
(3)
5 days
799 GBP
London
This comprehensive Legal Secretary course can be delivered as intensive training over 5 days full time, Monday to Friday. The...
Legal Secretary Course – Level 2
Souters
         
(1)
Variable to suit learner
499 GBP
London
Attend this flexible course to gain a comprehensive introduction to the skills required to launch your career as a legal...
Legal Secretary Diploma
Souters
         
(2)
5 days
999 GBP
London
The course is divided into two levels and are both completed in house on an intensive basis. The course is available...
Making An Impact At Meetings
Reed Learning
         
(2)
1 day
475 GBP
London
This  Making An Impact At Meetings course is designed to help you learn how to create a confident first impression...
Management for PAs
Best Foot Forward Training
         
(1)
1 day
London
This intensive 1 day course enables professionals due to take on the team leading responsibilities to develop their people management...
Management Skills for the Senior PA
Reed Learning
2 days
925 GBP
London
This Management Skills for the Senior PA course is designed to give senior administrators and PAs the essential managerial skills...
Manager & PA - Becoming a Star Partnership
Hemsley Fraser
         
(1)
1 day
999 GBP
London
Managers and PAs can learn to work more effectively together and explore their current working relationship by attending this Manager...
Marketing for the PA and Administration Personnel
Reed Learning
1 day
475 GBP
London
This Marketing for the PA and Administration Personnel course is designed to equip PAs, administration & support staff with a...
Masterclass in Business Administration - Level 1
London Corporate Training Ltd
         
(1)
1 week
2,550 GBP
London
This Level 1 Masterclass in Business Administration is the introductory level of 2 tier training course that covers a broad...
Masterclass in Business Administration - Level 2
London Corporate Training Ltd
         
(1)
1 week
2,650 GBP
London
This Level 2 Masterclass in Business Administration management course is the advanced version of the level 1 course and provides...
Medical Administration Course
Souters
         
(1)
3 days
699 GBP
London
The intensive Medical Administration Course is delivered by an experienced medical trainer and administrator, who have a wealth of experience in...
Medical Receptionist Diploma
Pitman Training Group
150 hours
Multiple (36)
This Medical Receptionist Diploma programme is designed to make you the best front of house receptionist in a doctor's surgery, healthcare...
Medical Secretary Diploma
Pitman Training London City & Oxford Circus
218 hours flexi study or 9 weeks full-time
Multiple (2)
Earn your Medical Secretary Diploma and learn the critical skills you need to act as a link between patient and...
Medical Secretary Plus Diploma
Pitman Training Group
         
(1)
Self-paced
Multiple (36)
Working in the medical sector can be challening, especially when it comes to building the right skills, handling sensitive information...
Medical Terminology Course
Souters
         
(6)
1 day
358 GBP
London
This is an excellent one day training course that covers essential Medical Terminology & Phrases. The workshop has been developed...
Meetings And Minute Taking Seminar
Pitman Training Group
7 hours
Multiple (36)
Organising meetings and taking minutes is a routine aspect of any secretary, PA or EA's job role. This one day...
Microsoft Office Plus Diploma
Pitman Training Group
8 weeks
Multiple (36)
It can be difficult to get by in today's business climate without at least minimal knowledge in Microsoft Office. This...
Minute Taking
Best Foot Forward Training
         
(2)
1 day
London
This training course helps you write and deliver better notes and action points for official meetings. The aim of this...
Minute Taking
Pitman Training London City & Oxford Circus
6 hours
325 GBP
Multiple (2)
Minute Taking A practical guide Course Objective: To learn how to liaise with the chairperson to prepare the meeting and...
Minute Taking
Reed Learning
         
(4)
1 day
475 GBP
London
Gain the skills you need to be effective and efficient when taking notes in meetings by attending this practical training...
Minute Taking
Searchlight
1 day
190 GBP
London
Many employees are given responsibility for taking notes at meetings and reporting the content; however, many are given no training...
Minute Taking - A Practical Guide
GBC Learning & Development
         
(6)
1 day
325 GBP
London
This Minute Taking – A Practical Guide course provides participants with the possibility to boost their minute taking skills, ensuring...
Minute Taking Course
Souters
         
(1)
1 day
199 GBP
London
This highly practical Minute Taking training course was designed to provide the participants with the skills to understand and research the subjects...
Minute Taking Made Easy
Activia Training
         
(126)
1 day
199 GBP
Multiple (9)
This intensive one day training course has been designed to develop an understanding of the role of a minute taker,...
Minute Taking Made Simple
Hemsley Fraser
         
(2)
1 day
569 GBP
Multiple (4)
Make minute taking a complete breeze. Using a few simple yet brilliantly effective techniques, you can be in total control...
Modern Techniques in Office and Document Management
London Training for Excellence
5 days
2,515 GBP
Multiple (16)
Learning Objectives: Understand the key the concepts of document and records management. Use the concepts of document and records management...
Newly Appointed Administrator
GBC Learning & Development
1 day
325 GBP
Multiple (2)
This one day Newly Appointed Secretary / Administrator course is highly suitable for junior office personnel seeking to expand their...
Office Management - Roles and Skills Workshop
CP Training Consortium
3 days
1,095 GBP
London
Implement best practice in key office procedures. Better understand their role and contribution in terms of supporting organisation goals.  Understand...
Office Manager Course
Souters
         
(8)
5 days
899 GBP
London
This comprehensive five day training course in Office Admin and Management is designed to provide an intense exposure to the...
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Office Management Courses for Administrators, Secretaries and Personal Assistants

Office administration is a critical and fundamental aspect of any business or organisation. Within this spectrum, secretaries, personal assistants (PAs) and office administrators are responsible for a variety of tasks in relation to management support, financial management, record keeping payroll and personnel management. As companies varying in their operations, requirements and resources, administrative tasks can differ from company to company. In specific terms, an administrative role encompasses financial planning, bookkeeping, recordkeeping, organisational management and duties associated with supporting their employing managers. For success in this role, administrators require skills in project management, time management, communication, organisation, bookkeeping and more.

The Evolution of Office Management & Administration

Before the introduction of computer technology and office administration software, administrative, secretarial and PA roles were primarily related to correspondence, operating the reception of offices and assisting management with support tasks.

Today, technology and office software have simplified the duties of administrative professionals, allowing them to become more efficient and take on a larger role in an organisation. This translates into a modern administrator who handles correspondence by email, phone and in person as well as helps manage the finances, payroll and logistics of an organisation. The role of administrator has never been so multi-faceted as it is today.

What is effective office management?

With more than 5 million people employed in office administration in the UK, there have been plenty of opportunities to figure out what works. Effectively, effective office management is efficient, friendly and productive. That is, administrative work encompasses both technical tasks as well as social communication with personnel, managers and clients regarding these tasks. Accordingly, these tasks and communications must be carried out in a timely manner and with sufficient results. Reflectively, the demand for skilled secretaries, office managers and personal assistants is set to rise in the coming year, resulting in an increasing need for quality and diversified training.

Training and Courses in Office Management

Courses and training programmes for secretaries, administrators and PAs typically cover administrative tasks on a general level or focus on one core aspect of administrative work, such as recordkeeping. In the grand scale of task-focused training, delegates of these courses can choose to study courses on audio typing, business writing, creating documents, customer service, health and safety, office software, minute taking, human resources and hone their management skills through management courses.

General courses on office admin are typically built into a larger qualification certificate or dimploma. These comprehensive programmes are usually divided by administrative tasks and can be targeting towards specific industries such as the health or legal industries or towards certain administrative positions, such as secretaries or executive PAs.

Who will benefit from office management training and courses?

As office management is fundamental to any business or organisation, everyone in a position that involves administration of some kind will benefit from professional business administration training. This can refer to professionals who have been recently appointed or promoted to a higher administrative position or newcomers to office administration. Training will also suit experienced individuals moving from specialist roles such as receptionist to wider administrative positions.

Find yourself in short of time to enroll for a long term course, but still interested exploring opportunities in the field of office management? Check these short office management courses.

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