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Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant Advanced Masterclass (2 Days)

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2 days
360 GBP excl. VAT
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Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant Advanced Masterclass (2 Days)

Suitable for Personal Assistants, senior secretaries, management assistants and executive assistants who are looking to develop their role.The aims are to improve your insights and gain up to date techniques and tactics in line with the higher level responsibilities and the changing expectations of the PA/EA role.

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  • Stratford

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Redefine your role as an Executive PA and understand others’ expectations
  • Apply new techniques to build a more successful working relationship with your manager
  • Practise the principles of assertive behaviour and communicate confidently and credibly
  • Plan and monitor ongoing tasks and projects successfully
  • Contribute effectively within meetings
  • Manage your time more effectively
  • Develop tips and techniques for analysing problems and making decisions
  • Develop your role and take accountability

Training Course Content

Module 1: The Role of the PA/Executive Assistant

You will learn:

  • Introductions gettingto know each other
  • The skills andqualities you need to provide the proactive support your manager expects
  • A better understandingof the reality of your job
  • How to define anddevelop your role
  • Q & A and follow up

Module 2: Getting the most out of your working relationships

You will learn:

  • Knowledge of the Four Working Styles
  • Working effectively with your executive
  • To identify your strengths and aspects for development
  • Q & A and follow up

Module 3: Building Confidence and assertiveness

You will learn:

  • Definition ofassertive behaviour
  • How to applyassertiveness effectively
  • The key aspects of communicatingconfidently using scenarios
  • Q & A and followup

Module 4: Taking more control and responsibility

You will learn:

  • Maps of Influence Internal & External
  • Prioritising and planningyour work
  • How to effectivelymanage interruptions
  • Sometimes saying “No”confidently is the best policy
  • Q & A and follow up

Module 5: Decision making/problem solving and organising and managing small events/projects

You will learn:

  • To look at a decisionfrom all points of view
  • Organising and managingsmall projects and events
  • The keys to successfuldelegating
  • Q & A and follow up

Module 6: Role Effectiveness

You will learn:

  • Role Effectiveness the ten dimensions
  • Q & A and followup

Module 7: Future development for your role

You will learn:

  • Diary Management
  • Top tips for runningmeetings
  • Processing expenses
  • The importance of continuingprofessional development
  • Working out awell-developed plan for change to transform your role and performance
  • Q & A and follow up

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