Executive PA Training

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Course Overview

This comprehensive training is designed for executive personal assistants seeking to excel at the highest levels. It covers advanced administrative skills, executive support, time management, and strategic planning.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for senior secretaries, executive secretaries, personal assistants and top-level management secretaries aiming to improve their performance and maximise opportunities for promotion to executive positions.

Course Outcomes

  • Examine the evolving role of the modern secretary
  • Carry out your duties more efficiently and effectively
  • Update and raise standards of office management
  • Align personal performance to organisational vision and success
  • Develop interpersonal skills and manage excellent teams
  • Enhance career opportunities and promotion capabilities

Course Topics

The Skills and Understanding to provide professional support to executive level ministers directors and managers

  • Understanding effective delegation and agreeing levels of authority with the principle
  • Gaining a clear agreement of roles and responsibilities
  • Communicating on behalf of others
  • Managing key stakeholders on behalf of the principle
  • Time and diary management of both self and your principle

Project Management

  • The key principles of delivering large project to time cost and quality
  • Roles and responsibilities in project management
  • Understanding and supporting you principle in their role within large projects

Event Management

  • Creating an outline brief for approval
  • Creating a plan
  • Working with an event management team
  • Understanding protocols and the needs of VVIP’s
  • Achieving satisfaction for all stakeholders

Change Management

  • Understanding why organisations need change projects
  • The principles of good change management
  • The likely effects of organisational change on individuals and the wider organisation

Workload Management

  • Keeping the principal at his/her most effective by good workload and diary management
  • Managing large amounts of email and correspondence – some practical tips
  • Organisational psychodynamics – being the principles ‘eyes and ears’
  • Going the extra mile

Decision-making and Corporate Governance

  • Understanding the need for corporate governance
  • Understanding the role of decision-making in corporate governance
  • Corporate schemes of delegation
  • Corruption awareness

Travel Management

  • Making travel arrangements (i.e. arranging flights accommodation visas)
  • Managing timelines and preparing contingencies
  • Negotiation with suppliers and getting the best quotes
  • Researching the best routes for a journey both locally and internationally

Self-Management

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Managing upwards
  • Managing conflict – maintaining professionalism
  • Stress awareness and management
  • Going the ‘extra mile- without causing longer term stress
  • Avoiding burn out

The Office of the Future

  • Techniques for effective remote working
  • The office without email
  • What can VR and office ‘buddies’ offer to the modern office
  • Innovative office environmental design to increase staff well-being and performance

Why take an Executive PA Course?

Taking an Executive PA course is an excellent way to improve the skills and knowledge needed within secretarial and PA roles. You can also gain valuable insight into the daily tasks of a top-level executive assistant. With these advanced skills and knowledge, you can maximise your chances for promotion within your organisation and improve your performance within your current PA role.

Executive PA Training In London

Our Executive PA Training course in London is divided into online training and in-house training. Our training centre in London has over 20 high-quality hotels and similar accommodations within walking distance. Many major organisations around the world develop their skills with us at home and in London, allowing us to deliver accessible training across the globe.

At LCT, we tailor sessions to achieve our clients’ learning outcomes. Courses are intensive, highly interactive and practical, with sessions frequently kept to small groups, allowing for discussion, interaction and time to engage with each other.

Why take an Executive PA Course?

Taking an Executive PA course is an excellent way to improve the skills and knowledge needed within secretarial and PA roles. You can also gain valuable insight into the daily tasks of a top-level executive assistant. With these advanced skills and knowledge, you can maximise your chances for promotion within your organisation and improve your performance within your current PA role.

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