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Office Management Training 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 the list of office management courses below and complete information requests for any that may be of interest to you.

Souters delivers a variety of live classroom courses:

PA and Secretary, Administration, Events Management, Projects - Microsoft Office, Legal Secretary, Office Management, Bookkeeping and Finance, Human Resources.

Our tutor's expertise enables us to offer bespoke one-to-one/group training.

Admin, Secretarial & PA Training – Online
Global Edulink
         
(1)
40 hours
35 GBP
Distance
If you are interested in gaining a position as a highly paid Office Administrator, Secretary or Personal Assistant, then this...
Administration
Souters
         
(2)
As required
 
Nationwide
This business administration course is offered by Souters in the in-house/company specific format. The course can be customised depending upon...
Administration
Souters
         
(3)
3 days
699 GBP
London
The Souters' Administration course is accredited by the CPD Institution. This accreditation provides the learner with a well-recognised qualification on...
Administration and Office Management Professional
Zoe Talent Solutions
         
(2)
5 days
3,975 USD
Multiple (5)
This two week intensive training program is aimed at upskilling office administrators in key areas of role awareness, communication and...
Administration Diploma
Souters
         
(1)
3 days
999 GBP
London
This all-encompassing training course in Office Administration provides participants with recognised qualifications and real job skills, which enable them to apply for variety...
Administrative Assistant Diploma
Pitman Training Group
         
(1)
5 weeks
 
Multiple (58)
During the course, participants will learn how to use software packages such as Microsoft Office, as well as excellent computer keyboard...
Advanced Executive PA - Communicating and Negotiating
Souters
         
(1)
1 day
499 GBP
London
This highly practical Advanced Executive PA - Communications and Negotiations training course is designed to help participants increase their ability to...
Advanced Executive PA – Personal Effectiveness
Souters
         
(5)
1 day
499 GBP
London
This intensive one-day course is designed to further enhance the skills and successes of existing PAs (or those in related roles)....
An Introduction to Secretarial and PA Skills in London
Souters
         
(1)
2 days with live tutor plus 28 days flexi-time
399 GBP
London
A two-day tutor led course segment. This then consolidated by supervision / assistance for one month of flexi-time study, that...
Certificate in Board Secretarial Practice
Informa Middle East
         
(1)
1 month
4,995 USD
Dubai
This course is designed to introduce you to the key concepts and practical elements of performing the governance management of...
Conducting Meetings
STL
         
(2)
1 day
359 GBP
London
Courses never cancelled. Restaurant lunch. Last minute rescheduling. 24 month delegate support forum. And more... At the end of this...
Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries
London Corporate Training Ltd
         
(16)
1 week
 
Worldwide
This in-house course in Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries is designed for all lawyers - both new and...
Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries
London Corporate Training Ltd
         
(17)
1 week
2,650 GBP
London
This one-week long course in Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries is designed for all lawyers - both new...
Corporate Reception Skills
Best Foot Forward Training
         
(1)
1 day
895 GBP
London
This training course helps you improve the perceived quality of the service you offer to your audience by delivering excellent...
Executive Assistant Training Course
Best Foot Forward Training
         
(1)
2 days
1,595 GBP
London
This intensive two-day course shows you how to work most effectively with your manager and their support team, by showing...
Executive PA - Manchester
Souters
         
(1)
2 days
699 GBP
Manchester
Souters' CPD Accredited Executive PA Course has been delivered a range of now successful Executive Pas across UK and Internationally....
Executive PA Diploma
Pitman Training Group
         
(15)
Self-paced
 
Multiple (58)
The role of an Executive PA or Executive Assistant is a challenging one. An Executive PA needs to be able...
Executive PA Diploma
Souters
         
(1)
Contact the provider
1,999 GBP
London
The programme combines highly interactive classroom sessions with state of the art IT training and typing training. For added effectiveness, Advanced Microsoft training is also...
Executive Secretarial Course
International Career Institute
         
(1)
14 - 31 Weeks
 
Distance
...
Get Ahead as an Executive PA
Adam Fidler Academy
         
(6)
2 days
354 GBP
Multiple (3)
The Executive PA training programme helps working PAs and Executive Assistants take their skills and performance to a new level. In two...
Getting the Most out of Meetings
Best Foot Forward Training
         
(1)
1 day
895 GBP
London
This intensive one-day training course will guide you through the process of making your meetings more effective, efficient and beneficial...
ILM Endorsed Advanced Executive Secretaries & PAs
Informa Middle East
         
(2)
1 month
5,495 USD
Dubai
This ILM Endorsed Advanced Executive Secretaries & PAs course focuses on equipping you with the necessary professional skills required to...
ILM Endorsed Office Manager
Informa Middle East
         
(1)
1 month
4,995 USD
Dubai
As the world of business is infinitely complex, the rules change from day-to-day, and all professionals must be prepared for...
Keyboard Speed Development
Pitman Training Group
         
(1)
50 hours
 
Multiple (58)
This course focuses on improving your typing speed and accuracy which will in turn increase your efficiency and productivity. This...
Legal Administration
Souters
         
(1)
Variable to suit learner
499 GBP
London
Legal Administration Course Attend this flexible course to gain a comprehensive introduction to the skills required to launch your career...
Legal Secretary
Souters
         
(5)
5 days
799 GBP
London
There are two option for how to take the course Full time one week intense course (11:00-16:00) all week, 5 days...
Legal Secretary Diploma
Souters
         
(2)
2 months
999 GBP
London
The course has been designed by legal professionals, who worked with Law Firms to create an up-to-date course. Having good...
Management for PAs
Best Foot Forward Training
         
(1)
1 day
895 GBP
London
This intensive 1-day course enables professionals due to take on the team leading responsibilities to develop their people management skills....
Medical & Clinical Administration Course
Distance Learning Centre
         
(2)
100 hours
250 GBP
Distance
This Medical & Clinical Administration Course has been created for people who want to obtain a recognised qualification to allow...
Medical Administration
Souters
         
(1)
3 days
699 GBP
London
Certification on completion of the course. CPD Accreditation to build your CV. Job skills and confidence to build a successful...
Minute Taking
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 Simple
Hemsley Fraser
         
(2)
1 day
599 GBP
Multiple (4)
This one-day course will make minute taking a breeze. You will learn some simple yet incredibly effective techniques that put...
Office Management In-house Training
Best Foot Forward Training
         
(1)
2 days
1,595 GBP
Nationwide
The scope of an office manager's role is wide and office managers require a range of skills to manage and...
Office Management Skills Course
Distance Learning Centre
         
(4)
120 hours
250 GBP
Distance
The Office Management Skills Level 3 Course is designed for people who have (or plan to have) responsibility for the...
Office Manager Diploma
Souters
         
(2)
5 days
1,199 GBP
London
This comprehensive five-day training course in Office Admin and Management is designed to provide an intense exposure to the varied...
Office Manager Training Course
Best Foot Forward Training
         
(1)
2 days
1,595 GBP
London
This intensive two-day training course for current or aspiring office managers will explores the roles and responsibilities of the office...
Organising Your Manager
GBC Learning & Development
         
(1)
1 day
325 GBP
London
This Organising Your Manager course is designed for PAs, secretaries and support staff looking to gain the soft skills and...
Professional Customer Service
Best Foot Forward Training
         
(3)
1 day
895 GBP
London
This training course helps you deal with internal and external customers more effectively, improve the perceived quality of the service...
Professional Development for Senior PAs and Executive Assistants
Hemsley Fraser
         
(2)
2 days
999 GBP
London
This   Professional Development for PAs & Senior Secretaries course represents the final tier in Hemsley Fraser's PA and Secretary...
Professional Receptionist Training Programme
Global Edulink
         
(1)
2 hours
20 GBP
Distance
As a Receptionist, you are often the first point of contact that the public has with the company you work...
Project Management for a PA, EA or Office Manager
Souters
         
(3)
2 days
599 GBP
London
Expand your Skills into Project Management with this Intensive 2-day Workshop This two-day highly practical Project Management training course is...
Project Management for a PA, Office Manager and Senior Support Staff
Souters
         
(4)
2 days
599 GBP
London
This two-day highly practical Project Management training course aims to give additional insights, tools and techniques for running effective projects. By...
Reception and Telephony Skills
Cosensa Learning and Development
         
(1)
1 day
345 GBP
Multiple (7)
This one-day Reception and Telephony Skills course is designed to assist delegates to create the right first impressions for all...
Receptionist Skills Level 2
Open Study College
         
(1)
 
389 GBP
Distance
This course aims to offer an insight into the varied role of the receptionist and the skills required to perform...
Report Writing
Best Foot Forward Training
         
(1)
1 day
895 GBP
London
This one-day course shows you how to prepare, write and deliver professional reports, by enabling you to define and achieve...
Report Writing
GBC Learning & Development
         
(5)
1 day
325 GBP
Multiple (2)
This Report Writing course has been developed for participants eager to produce professional reports that get their message across in...
Secretarial Diploma
Pitman Training Group
         
(4)
10 weeks
 
Multiple (58)
This self-paced Secretarial Diploma course is designed to provide a comprehensive education for those seeking a professional career as a...
Secretary & PA Diploma Programme
Souters
         
(5)
5 days
1,299 GBP
London
There are different study options available for the Secretary / PA Diploma Programme, including full-time or part-time (evenings or weekends)...
Success Skills for Secretaries & Administrators
Hemsley Fraser
         
(3)
2 days
999 GBP
Multiple (2)
This Success Skills for Secretaries & Administrators course will introduce you to new skills to develop your confidence and ability...
Team Secretarial Course
Best Foot Forward Training
         
(1)
1 day
895 GBP
London
This intensive 1-day course you with management and administration skills to work effectively within the team. The training programme focuses on...
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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.

Office Management Courses

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 diploma. 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 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.