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Enjoy a rewarding career as a successful PA
If you thrive on working under pressure, demonstrating your exceptional organisation skills and possess keen attention to detail, the Executive PA Diploma is the ideal training option for you. You’ll be able to take your existing personal skills and combine them with great practical business skills – making you an asset to any company.
With your diploma you’ll have everything you need to work in the highly demanding and challenging role of Executive PA or Executive Assistant, using the latest software to plan schedules, taking minutes and having a great insight into how an organisation runs at a senior level.
The essential skills you need to get the job and succeed
As a highly regarded Executive PA, you’ll act as a life-organiser to the senior management and company directors, anticipating their needs and ensuring everything runs smoothly and efficiently. So to help you stay one step ahead, our Executive PA Diploma has been designed to give you a broad range of skills to help you stand out and get the job. You’ll learn up-to-date Microsoft Office applications, get familiar with the latest accountancy packages and learn or refine traditional secretarial skills including touch- typing and audio transcription. In addition, you can also choose from four elective subjects to complement your core skills in the areas of Shorthand, Marketing, Dreamweaver, PR and Book- keeping to name just a few.
This self-paced Executive PA Diploma training course was developed for individuals who wish to gain comprehensive knowledge in secretarial responsibilities, including business and computer skills which will prepare delegates for a career as a Personal Assistant for high-level management.
A Pitman Training Diploma is one of the most prestigious courses you can take from one of the most highly regarded training organisations across the world. Businesses throughout the UK recognise the Pitman Training name as a sign that you have been trained to the very highest level. So with your Executive PA Diploma, you’ll have world class skills to get a job as a highly valued, well paid Personal or Executive Assistant
We offer a full range of typing courses whether you’re a beginner or need to reach top speeds with maximum accuracy.
Typing Speed Development
Learning how to type fast is one thing. Learning to type faster whilst retaining accuracy is quite another! Our Typing
Speed Development course will improve typing speed and keep your accuracy up to scratch too - so you’ll be more efficient and productive.
Effective Business Communication
Learn how to communicate effectively in business by letter, email, telephone and by presentation. This will cover correct use of grammar, punctuation, principles of letter writing and CV writing.
Learn word processing skills to a good business standard, enabling you to create professional looking documents.
Microsoft Word Expert
Learn advanced word processing skills including mail merge, creating graphs, creating and running macros, creating an index, table of contents and more.
Learn spreadsheet skills to a good business standard and be confident in this essential software.
Microsoft Excel Expert
Advanced spreadsheet skills, covering importing and exporting data, creating templates, linking workbooks, data tools, analysis and pivot tables.
Gain competency in creating slide presentations. Includes formatting, inserting tables, pictures, sound and hyperlinks; transition and timing effects.
Develop database skills from initial design stage. Covers the creation of tables, reports, queries and forms, relationships, wizards and more.
Learn how to share, manage and schedule information electronically. Covers the use of email, electronic calendar, scheduling meetings and appointments; creating and assigning tasks and creating address lists.
Learn audio typing techniques to produce business documents to a high degree of accuracy and skill.
Event Management Essentials
Getting under the skin of events means they become easier to manage. Event organising is no walk in the park and there are many complexities that go into making an event a success. Learn some tricks of the trade and really get to grips with event project management to ensure your events are always ones people are talking about for all the right reasons.
Successful Meetings and Minutes
Gain the skills to ensure every meeting you attend is productive. Build your understanding on logistics, preparation, note-taking, agenda planning and how to clarify actions.
If you would like to include shorthand as a core course in your Executive PA Diploma, please let us know. We have a number of courses available designed to take you from beginner to expert writing 60-70 words per minute.
The cost of the Executive PA Diploma is £4434 excl. vat. (this price is not including shorthand) Please speak to a Course Advisor today to find out more. Payment options are also available.
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