040 – Advanced Global Office Management, Secretarial and Emerging Executive Administrative Skills

Date: June 14 – 25, 2021 | October 19 – 30, 2021
Location: Houston, Texas USA
CEUs: 6.0

Registration Discount: $8,500 – You must Register 60 days in advance and payment must be Paid In Full 30 days prior to the start of class.

Course Overview

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with improved understanding and increased skill levels relative to the duties and responsibilities applicable to excel in office management and executive level support of business operations. The course focuses on the review of advanced office procedures and administrative functions including managing workplace dynamics and workforce teams, ethical decision-making and critical thinking, handling sensitive records and financial data, business etiquette when interacting with senior management and clientele, and increased knowledge of business office applications and digital literacy skills.

The course is designed to engage in topics that will assist participants in understanding the diverse and increased duties expected or today’s office professionals that require leadership and management skills, technical office system expertise, advanced word processing and presentation skills, analytical skills and understanding of database management.

We will do this through discussion, presentations, participant engagement, and experiential exercises that are based on best practices to ensure proficiency in successfully handling job responsibilities from business office manager to a top Level corporate executive. Participants will gain expert technology application skills, customer and internal relationship skills, basic human resources skills and knowledge of fundamental financial matters.

Target Audience

The course is intended for senior office administrators, secretary, executive assistants, office managers, and other key administrative personnel in the public, private and non-profit sectors, consumer groups and government entities.

Course Outline

MODULE 1: Professional Responsibilities and Executive Level Support
• Your Professional Image: Characteristics of an Administrative Leader
• Advanced Administrative Professional Qualifications and Competencies
• Understanding Workplace Dynamics and Positively Impacting the Environment
• Managing Ethical Behavior and Communication
• Internal and External Customer Relationship Management

MODULE 2: Interacting with Executive Level and Senior Managers
• Understanding and Increasing Business Acumen
• Taking the Lead and Positioning your Boss for Success
• Proactive Thinking and Contingency Planning
• Handling Difficult Situations and Communicating Bad News
• Preparing Data and Presentation Materials
Assessment: Influence Effectiveness

MODULE 3: Leading and Managing Teams
• The Administrative Professional as a Successful Leader
• Basic HR Functions: Developing Productive Workforce Teams
• Effective Team Communications
• Delegating Office and Administrative Duties
• Decision Making and The Accountability Factor

MODULE 4: Records and Financial Management
• The Importance of Records Management and Handling Sensitive Information
• Legal Considerations for Records Management
• Understanding Records Safety, Security, Retention and Disposition
• Planning and Budgeting Fundamentals
• Understanding Organizational Financial Statements
• Managing Payroll

MODULE 5: Advanced Business Office Technology and Applications
• Writing Expert Letters, Memos and Proposals using WORD
• Preparing and Analyzing Data using EXCEL
• Creating Custom Presentations using POWERPOINT
• Creating and Maintaining Databases using ACCESS
• Coordinating and Managing Schedules, Meetings and Task using OUTLOOK
• Sharing Files and Critical Documents using ONENOTE
• The Importance of Digital Literacy
Case Study: Communicating Successfully and Making Powerful Presentations

Tuition: $8,600