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Professional Development for Senior PAs and Executive Assistants

Hemsley Fraser
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Length: 2 days
Location: London
Rating: (2 Reviews)
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Course type: Open / Scheduled

Professional Development for Senior PAs and Executive Assistants


Professional Development for PAs & Senior Secretaries

This Professional Development for PAs & Senior Secretaries course represents the final tier in Hemsley Fraser's PA and Secretary development path. This course is intended for experienced PAs and secretaries who want to further develop their their managerial skills to increase the responsibilities that they are taking on.

By the end of the highly participative programme, they will be able to:

  • Describe the changes to their role and organisation
  • Understand the role and expectations of an executive PA
  • Identify their career drivers
  • Overcome barriers to achieving greater success
  • Develop the managerial aspects of their role and increase their areas of responsibility
  • Understand how to work with senior management
  • Plan and monitor small projects effectively
  • Use the practical tips to solve problems and make good decisions
  • Fully contribute effectively in meetings

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Professional Development for PAs & Senior Secretaries course is suitable for senior PAs and executive secretaries, management assistants and executive assistants who are looking to increase their performance and develop their managerial capability.

Training Course Content

Your Role – Looking Forward

  • Organisational change and its effect on your role
  • The skills needed to be an outstanding PA
  • The future of the PA/Secretarial role

What Drives You?

  • Identify your career drivers
  • Recognise and overcome barriers to your success
  • Move out of your comfort zone

Working Effectively with Management and your Colleagues

  • How to get the most from the people you deal with
  • The differences in dealing with different levels of manager
  • Increasing your own self-awareness by examining your behaviour style
  • Proactive tips to help you gain control

Managing Small Projects

  • A four-staged approach to managing projects
  • Basic planning tools and techniques
  • Creating a work breakdown structure

Thinking from a Manager’s Perspective

  • Understanding the role of senior management
  • Coming up with great ideas
  • Solving problems creatively
  • Making good decisions

Preparing to Speak in Front of Others

  • Preparing and presenting information at meetings
  • Communicating confidently at a senior level
  • Representing your manager at meetings


The cost of this course is £999 + VAT per delegate.

Multiple booking discounts are available.

In-company Training

Hemsley Fraser can also deliver this course in-house, tailoring the content to meet your organisation's needs.

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Reviews by course attendees

Victoria   |   31/07/2012
The course was particularly useful in helping me to explore ways on how to manage my boss' office more efficiently and smoothly and it was really helpful to meet other PA's to swap tips. Victoria Farley - Employers' Forum on Disability
Delegate   |   31/07/2012
Absolutely brilliant. What I have learnt about myself will really help me go forward to become more confident – thank you!
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