Advanced Office Management &
Effective Administration Skills

Managing and Supporting Your Organisation

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

This highly interactive Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills training course will help you to develop and refine the skills needed to excel as an Office Manager, Administrator or Executive Secretary. It will explore in depth the interpersonal and behavioral skills necessary to ensure you are well prepared for the challenges of working with a variety of management styles. On this Office Administration training course, you will also learn how to stay in control whilst dealing with conflicting priorities.

Becoming more effective as an Office manager will definitely make your job easier and make you more valuable in the eyes of your managers and the company stakeholders. Office Managers need to be expert multi-taskers – even if you’re doing more than four things at once, that’s probably still not enough! You need to be indispensable – to know exactly who to call to fix that pesky problem your boss has. And to be truly indispensable you need to be organised, be an excellent communicator, and be able to deal with whatever challenging situation your working life presents you with. This Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills training course will help you to do that.

This Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills training course will highlight:

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • The importance of time management and streamlining work flow
  • Developing the skills to successfully build relationships and to network effectively
  • Building personal resilience and an ability to handle stress in a challenging work environment
  • Using techniques to help you think creatively, solve problems, plan and make decisions

Course details

At the end of this Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills training course you will:  

  • Recognise how to prioritise and cope with multiple tasks
  • Develop the skills necessary to plan, make effective decisions and solve problems, and handle pressure
  • Apply practical techniques to improve communications skills
  • Understand how to manage challenging behaviours
  • Apply assertiveness to be more effective in the workplace

Participants in this Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills training course will enjoy interactive and practical exercises delivered through media to suit every kind of learning preference. training course activities will include activities in groups and pairs as well as individual exercises. Everyone will get the opportunity to discuss their work challenges in a supportive environment.

Employees who attend this Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills training course will add value to their organisation by being empowered to implement the following skills:

  • A more proactive outlook
  • Increased creativity and productivity
  • Motivation and customer focus
  • Reduced absenteeism through an ability to manage and reduce stress
  • Increased self-awareness and interpersonal skills
  • Better time management

Delegates who attend this Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills training course can expect to develop:

  • An increase in motivation and self confidence
  • An in-depth understanding of different management styles and how to work with them
  • The ability to be more self-aware and manage workplace stress
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective presentation skills and advice on controlling nerves
  • Organisation skills and an understanding of the importance of time management

This Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will especially benefit:

  • Office Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Administrators
  • Supervisors
  • Secretaries
  • Support Staff
  • PA’s

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Taking Control of Your Work Life
  • Understanding and Clarifying Purpose, Vision and Mission
  • External and Internal Customer Service
  • The Secret to Working Smarter rather than Harder
  • Controlling, Prioritising and Organising Your Work
  • Gaining an insight into your Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Making Your Office User-friendly and Efficient
DAY 2:
Essential Administrative Skills
  • Mind Mapping Techniques
  • Right Brain / Left Brain Theory
  • Managing Larger Projects to Meet Deadlines
  • Planning and Problem Solving Skills
  • Managing Meetings Effectively
  • Working with more than One Manager
DAY 3:
Vital Communication Skills
  • Communication Styles and When to Use Them
  • Communicating with Confidence
  • Win-Win Conflict Resolution
  • Understanding and using Body Language
  • Understanding Gender Differences in Communication
  • Understanding Different Personality Types and How to Deal with them
DAY 4:
Developing as a Professional
  • Listening Skills – seek first to understand then to be understood
  • Creating a Professional Image
  • Leadership Skills
  • How to Make Presentations with Confidence and Power
  • Painless Methods for Giving Corrective Feedback
  • Best Practices for Delivering Positive Feedback
DAY 5:
Self-Empowerment and Self-Management
  • Understanding the Main Causes of Stress
  • How to Build Self-confidence and Strengthen the Ability to Respond to Difficult Situations
  • The Essential Skills of Emotional Intelligence
  • Using Emotional Intelligence at Work
  • Becoming a more Proactive, Responsible and Self-aware Person
  • Continuing Professional Development - where to go from here

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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Online streaming
06-10 May 2024
Fee: $3,950
Dubai
06-10 May 2024
Fee: $5,950
Casablanca
05-09 Aug 2024
Fee: $5,950
London
12-16 Aug 2024
Fee: $5,950
London
11-15 Nov 2024
Fee: $5,950
Online streaming
16-20 Dec 2024
Fee: $3,950
Dubai
16-20 Dec 2024
Fee: $5,950
Course customization available
Course customization available

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