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Executive PA Advanced Course – Personal Effectiveness

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Length: 1 day
Price: 499 GBP excl. VAT
Location: London
Next available date: Please contact us for details - London
Provider: Souters plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled

Executive PA Advanced Course – Personal Effectiveness

Executive PA Advanced Course

Advanced Executive PA - Personal Effectiveness in London - Attain Secretarial and PA Job Roles - 1-day course

This Advanced Executive PA - Personal Effectiveness is designed for existing PAs as well as Secretaries and junior managers - as the  Executive PA is increasingly becoming the linchpin in executive hierarchies. 

This course aims to empower PA's to interrelate with their executive and generally within senior management, in order to increase productivity and assertiveness in a work environment.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This Advanced Executive PA - Personal Effectiveness Course is suitable for existing Executive Personal Assistants (PA's) and PA or Administrators who are looking to advance their careers. 

Benefits of this Executive PA Workshop with Souters

After attending this Advanced Executive PA - Personal Effectiveness Course in London you will gain:

The role of an Executive PA, what is required

  • The boss- how to provide effective support and become a key member of the management team
  • Working with senior executives
  • Corporate culture and objectives- every company is different
  • Helping the boss to manage, perhaps you can manage up
  • How to delegate effectively
  • Effective communication with your boss
  • Confidence- do you have enough; if not, why not?
  • Should you be more or less assertive? Learn some techniques
  • Prioritisation- time is a valuable resource-use it well.
  • Plan your future, set your personal goals; what lies ahead? Be more in control of that.

Executive PA Workshop content

This Advanced Executive PA - Personal Effectiveness Workshop is comprehensive and is deigned to cover the following key areas:

Enhancing your skills as an Executive PA

  • Skills and attributes of a successful Executive PA
  • Self assessment and personal learning objectives for the course and afterwards
  • Working with senior executives.           
  • Senior management: seeing things from their perspective; what    they need from you and how can you best support them.
  • How to manage upwards
  • Understand styles of leadership and management; how to ensure you get the most appropriate support from your manager
  • How to use the styles to manage others more effectively

Developing Communication skills

  • Good two way communication
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Questioning techniques
  • Honing communication to other peoples' learning preferences

Increasing personal performance

  • Understanding motivational patterns at work 
  • How to be more assertive
  • Saying "no"
  • Creating win/win solutions
  • Being proactive
  • Putting the four quadrants of time management to work
  • Defining accountability and responsibility when assigning or tackling tasks
  • Increasing confidence
  • Other practical exercises

Defining the Future

  • Prepare a personal vision statement for your career development
  • Create an action plan to embed your skills further in the workplace


The cost of this Advanced Executive PA - Personal Effectiveness Course is £499 per delegate, which includes refreshments and lunch provided.

This is an intensive workshop format that will enable more personal attention and interaction in order to enable each delegate to attain their training needs.

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Provider: Souters

Souters deliver PA, Secretary and Business Administration and Communication training courses in the heart of London

Souters is a renowned training provider that has been successfully delivering PA courses, Secretarial courses, Office Manager and Administration Courses, Legal Secretarial courses, as well as Bookkeeping, Finance and Microsoft Office Training since it was founded in 1988. Located in...

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Reviews by course attendees

Participant   |   15/12/2015   |   Souters
It was helpful to learn about the power of small talk (for negotiation), doscovering what the (common) interests are of other EA colleagues to create good will, using the right channel of communication and having relaxed body language. The trainer was able to see my personality and apply the appropriate tools which match my learning style.
Salma, Dubal   |   22/11/2013   |   Souters
The most important was learning how to solve problems that arise in my work and take the management style to my EA role.
Marithé   |   27/10/2011   |   Souters
Marithé, a Senior PA from the International Trade Centre, Geneva, Switzerland attended this course in October 2009 with a colleague. The following is an excerpt from the briefing note to the senior executive at the ITC:- - Course intense, well balanced and absolutely excellent. - Materials and methods of tuition were very good too . - B...
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