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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7 Key Skills PA Management Programme - The Strategic Business Support PA
Global PA Training Academy
7 hours
425 GBP
London - City
The 7 Key Skills PA Management Programme has been designed to meet the demand for a comprehensive programme that increases...
Certificate in Administrative Management
Informa Middle East
         
(2)
5 days
4,995 USD
Dubai
This course provides working knowledge of the newer types of process flows, the technology emerging to implement those flows and...
Advanced Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant (ACEPA™)
Business Management Training Group Ltd
         
(215)
5 days
2,199 GBP
Multiple (18)
The Advanced Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant (ACEPA™)  International Certification This Advanced Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant (ACEPA™)...
Executive PA or EA Course
Souters
         
(6)
3 days
799 GBP
London
Through this CPD accredited, three day course from Souters, participants will be empowered to pursue and excel in an Executive PA...
Executive PA Advanced Course - 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 understand...
Executive PA Advanced Course – 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...
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,...
Professional Receptionist Skills
Activia Training
         
(57)
1 day
199 GBP
Multiple (9)
To raise the awareness of customer service at the reception desk and assist delegates in providing exceptional customer care....
Certificate in Board Secretarial Practice
Informa Middle East
         
(1)
3 days
4,995 USD
Dubai
This award winning 3 day course starts by explaining the different Building Services systems that attendees will encounter during project...
ILM Endorsed Advanced Executive Secretaries & PAs
Informa Middle East
5 days
5,495 USD
Dubai
This seminar has specific focus on strategic alignment but also covers a lot of more general budget topics (though with...
Foundation Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant (FCEPA™)
Business Management Training Group Ltd
3 days
Multiple (2)
The Foundation Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant is designed to better prepare Executive PAs for the demanding roles required...
Developing Your PA Potential to Ensure Success
PTP Training & Marketing Ltd
         
(3)
1 day
450 GBP
Multiple (7)
The developing your PA potential course is designed for all PAs or Executive Secretaries who would like to improve and...
7 Key Skills PA Management Programme - The Assertive & Influential PA Masterclass
Global PA Training Academy
7 hours
425 GBP
London - City
The Global PA Association & Training Academy 7 Key Skills PA Management Programme has been designed to meet the demand for...
Professional Receptionist Course
Souters
1 day
269 GBP
London
This CPD Accredited Professional Receptionist Course is delivered in an interactive workshop environment with an experienced live trainer. The trainer...
Professional Receptionist Diploma
Souters
1 day
479 GBP
London
The CPD Accredited Receptionist Diploma is a comprehensive piece of training. It includes an intense Professional Receptionist Course, Microsoft Outlook...
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...
Administration Course
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...
Administration Diploma
Souters
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...
Company Secretarial Practice Part 2 - Developing Responsibilities
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
1 day
495 GBP
Multiple (2)
This is the second part of a two day course which deals with the most important and usual functions of...
Virtual Assistant Course
Souters
         
(1)
1 day
269 GBP
London
This course will provide a VA with the tools and knowledge required to establish a Virtual Assistant business. There is no...
Commercial and Business Awareness for the Senior PA
Reed Learning
         
(1)
2 days
925 GBP
London
This  Commercial and Business Awareness for the Senior PA course is designed to give candidates a highly valuable understanding of...
Role of the Company Secretary
Institute of Directors
         
(1)
1 day
1,025 GBP
London
This course will provide you with a useful overview of the company secretary's duties and responsibilities, as well as the...
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...
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...
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...
The Human Resources Administrator / Assistant
CIPD Training
         
(2)
2 days
1,000 GBP
Multiple (2)
Have an understanding and appreciation of the role, scope and function of key HR processes and procedures develop your knowledge...
Reception Skills
Benchmark Training
1 day
150 GBP
Leeds
Receptionists within your company create the first impression of your company to visitors, colleagues and clients. Receptionists are either image...
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...
7 Key Skills PA Management Programme - The Executive PA Manager Masterclass
Global PA Training Academy
7 hours
425 GBP
London - City
The Global PA Association & Training Academy 7 Key Skills PA Management Programme has been designed to meet the demand for...
Facilitation and Meeting Skills
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...
Advanced Dynamic Office Management & Administration
London Corporate Training Ltd
2 weeks
3,750 GBP
London
This  Advanced Dynamic Office Management & Administration  training programme is designed to provide delegates with a comprehensive overview of the key...
Senior Secretaries and Personal Assistants' Programme
London Corporate Training Ltd
         
(2)
1 week
2,450 GBP
London
For executive secretaries & managers This Senior Secretary and Personal Assistant course provides participants with a comprehensive overview of the...
Role of the Executive PA
Institute of Directors
2 days
1,675 GBP
London
Specifically designed to help the modern Executive PA succeed in their increasingly critical role, this course provides you with the...
Advanced Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries
London Corporate Training Ltd
2 weeks
3,950 GBP
London
This two week long course in Advanced Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries is an in depth training programme...
Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries
London Corporate Training Ltd
         
(1)
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...
Taking Minutes
STL
         
(64)
1 day
359 GBP
London
Courses never cancelled. Restaurant lunch. Last minute rescheduling. 24 month delegate support forum. And more... This course will benefit both...
Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills
BOC - Global Events & Training Group
5 days
2,990 GBP
Multiple (2)
This Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills course aims to help office managers, administrators and secretaries refresh and build on...
Effective Speed Reading™
Illumine Training
         
(4)
1 day
450 GBP
London
Read much faster (typically x3) – saving valuable time and avoiding wasted effort. Enhanced confidence that you are as well...
Update for Company Secretaries
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
1 day
545 GBP
London
This course is designed for company secretaries needing a refresher on the updates and changes that have happened within the...
3 Day Masterclass for Executive Secretaries
Terrapinn Training
3 days
5,275 SGD
Multiple (2)
This challenging and enjoyable Personal Assistant training course was developed by Personal Assistant Tips to stretch the EA and PA...
Effective Office Management Skills
HOT Engineering
         
(1)
5 days
2,990 EUR
Vienna
This practical 5 day training programme develops office managers' key abilities, insights and administrative techniques, focusing on the knowledge and...
5 Days Masterclass for The Executive Assistant/Personal Assistant
Zoe Talent Solutions
5 days
2,594 USD
Multiple (5)
This two week course will take you out of your comfort zone to explore that hidden potential that is waiting...
Accredited Legal Secretary Course London
Souters
         
(5)
5 days
799 GBP
London
This Legal Secretary Course is designed to provide the student with good understanding of work within a legal office, together...
Administration and Office Management Professional
Zoe Talent Solutions
         
(2)
5 days
2,395 USD
Multiple (5)
This two week intensive training program is aimed at upskilling office administrators in key areas of role awareness, communication and...
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...
Administrative Assistant Diploma
Pitman Training London City & Oxford Circus
         
(2)
5 weeks
2,466 GBP
Multiple (2)
Administrative Assistant Diploma Get practical skills you can use today Get a job as a trusted Admin Assistant A good...
Advanced Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant ACEPA™
Innoverto
         
(153)
5 days
3,000 USD
Multiple (3)
Executive Assistants and other office support staff fulfill critical roles in an organisation. This five day ACEPA™ certificate course is...
Advanced Skills of Office Management and E-Secretariat
London Training for Excellence
5 days
2,515 GBP
Multiple (13)
Learning Objectives: Realize the importance of defining and understanding your crucial role as a secretary or office manager. Be able...
An Introduction to Medical Terminology Course
Souters
         
(7)
1 day
429 GBP
London
This is an excellent one day training course that covers essential Medical Terminology & Phrases. The workshop has been developed...
An Introduction to Secretarial and PA Skills in London
Souters
         
(1)
2 days with live tutor plus 28 days flexi-time
399 GBP
London
This is a beginner course to provide the skills that can act as a steeping stone to get your first...
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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.