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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.

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Office management courses offered in over 21 cities globally find your success with London Training for Excellence. We have the perfect course to help improve your office management skills and create a more productive and happy work environment.

Newly Appointed Administrator
GBC Learning & Development
1 day
325 GBP
London
This one day Newly Appointed Secretary / Administrator course is highly suitable for junior office personnel seeking to expand their...
7 Key Skills PA Management Programme - The Executive PA Manager Masterclass
Global PA Training Academy
7 hours
450 GBP
London - City
The Global PA Training Academy 7 Key Skills PA Management Programme consists of three 1 day sessions, which can be...
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...
Global PA 'Certificate in Higher Management for PAs'
Global PA Training Academy
1-2 years
4,500 GBP
London
The role played by Executive Assistants & Personal Assistants has transformed beyond recognition, with the EA & PA becoming 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 range...
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...
Type in Two Days
GBC Learning & Development
2 days
595 GBP
London
This Type in Two Days course is an accelerated learning programme designed to teach participants to touch type in just two...
Global PA 'Advanced EA Programme'
Global PA Training Academy
2 days
800 GBP
London - City
The Global PA Advanced Executive Assistant Programme in London has been developed to meet the ever growing need for highly skilled...
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...
Report Writing Course
Souters
1 day
199 GBP
London
This intensive one-day Report Writing training course has been designed to give an intense insight and hands on guide to...
Project Assistant Course - CPD Accredited
Souters
2 days
499 GBP
London
This course is a two-day classroom format workshop. You will cover a fun combination of interactive and practical exercises which...
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...
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 that covers...
Effective Office Management
Hemsley Fraser
         
(1)
2 days
999 GBP
London
This workshop is designed for supervisors and office managers and provides them with the confidence and skills to manage an...
Telephone Technique
GBC Learning & Development
         
(2)
1 day
250 GBP
Multiple (2)
This Telephone Techniques course has been developed for anyone wanting to improve their telephone communication skills but specifically for those who use the telephone...
Executive Assistant Course - International and Accredited
Souters
2 days
799 EUR
Amsterdam
This International Executive Assistant Course is being held in Amsterdam. It aims to provide our delegates with the practical ability...
Speed Writing - Half Day
GBC Learning & Development
         
(5)
0.5 days
175 GBP
London
This Speedwriting - Half Day course is designed to improve participants' minute-taking abilities, teaching them a range of specific techniques for...
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...
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...
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...
Executive PA - Developing Your Role
GBC Learning & Development
         
(4)
1 day
225 GBP
Multiple (2)
This Executive PA - Developing Your Role course equips secretaries and personal assistants (PAs) with the key skills necessary to...
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...
Executive Assistant / PA Advanced Masterclass
GBC Learning & Development
         
(2)
2 days
650 GBP
London
This Executive Assistant / PA Advanced Masterclass course aims to boost the skills and enhance the performance of personal assistants...
Professional Receptionist - Your Company's Image Matters!
GBC Learning & Development
         
(4)
1 day
325 GBP
London
This Professional Receptionist - Your Company's Image Matters! course is suitable for staff who are representing the company in a front...
Masterclass for Executive Secretaries
Terrapinn Training
3 days
2,902 GBP
Multiple (2)
The Advanced Executive PA Masterclass presents a managerial perspective on the Executive PA, EA and senior secretary and Administrator role....
Professional Reception Skills - The Face of the Company
Hemsley Fraser
1 day
549 GBP
London
Ensure you make a good impression that lasts into the future with this Professional Reception Skills - The Face of...
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...
7 Key Skills PA Management Programme - The Strategic Business Support PA
Global PA Training Academy
7 hours
450 GBP
London - City
The Global PA Training Academy 7 Key Skills PA Management Programme consists of three 1 day sessions, which can be...
Training for PAs
Cosensa Learning and Development
         
(3)
1 day
345 GBP
Multiple (8)
Consensa's comprehensive one-day Training for PAs course is designed by a PA for PAs. This course provides Personal Assistants with...
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...
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 or EA...
Minute Taking Made Simple
Hemsley Fraser
         
(2)
1 day
569 GBP
Multiple (5)
This one-day course will make minute taking a breeze. You will learn some simple yet incredibly effective techniques that put...
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...
Advanced Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant (ACEPA™)
Business Management Training Group Ltd
         
(259)
5 days
2,199 GBP
Multiple (20)
The Advanced Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant (ACEPA™)  also known as The Advanced Certificate for the Executive Assistant (ACEA™) ...
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, to...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 roles)....
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...
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 on...
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...
Effective Minute Taking
Cosensa Learning and Development
         
(2)
1 day
345 GBP
Multiple (7)
Effective Minute Taking is designed for staff who have the responsibility for organising and attending meetings in a support function....
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...
Report Writing
GBC Learning & Development
         
(5)
1 day
325 GBP
London
This Report Writing course has been developed for participants eager to produce professional reports that get their message across in...
Certificate in Board Secretarial Practice
Informa Middle East
         
(1)
4 days
Dubai
This award-winning 3-day course starts by explaining the different Building Services systems that attendees will encounter during project delivery. It...
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...
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  • = This course results in CPD hours
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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.