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Executive Assistant Course Sydney

Our portfolio of Executive Assistant Courses is designed to meet the needs of the modern Executive Assistant or PA. Our courses can be tailored to fit into a one day or half day coaching session targeting the content you need. All courses can be held on site or in most cases at one of our Northern Beaches training rooms.

Onsite or Public Course?

  1. Cost effective on site courses for groups or use our conference room
  2. One on one for the
    same price as a public course Learn More…

What's Included?

  1. Tailored PDF course notes
  2. Membership of our support group
  3. Complimentary training needs analysis
  4. Laptop hire available

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Us

  1. 5 Star Google Reviews
  2. Certified Instructors
  3. 20 year’s global experience
Microsoft Word for the Executive Assistant

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Microsoft Word Courses for the Executive Assistant

This course is aimed at PAs and EAs who already have Microsoft Word skills and want to take their knowledge to the next level.  This course may be delivered in half a day one on one coaching session focusing on a subset of topics.

OUTLINE – 1 DAY

Customising Word, default settings, AutoCorrect, Custom Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar

Set default options to make routine tasks easier

Learn how to make use of formatting to give documents a professional and consistent look

Efficiently work with tabs and indents

Using Word tables efficiently and inserting an Excel spreadsheet as an OLE object (linked)

Styles and Heading styles

Table of Contents and Index

Multi level lists with headings

Managing Page Breaks and Section Breaks

Managing Headers, Footers, Odd and Even Pages

Working with Columns

Objects including Drawings and Images

Fields: Useful fields including fillin to automate document completion

Working Collaboratively: Tracking Changes

Templates

Automating repetitive tasks using macros and custom buttons

Forms

Mail Merge

Executive Assistant Course Portfolio includes Word, Outlook, Time Management, Business Writing and Minute Taking

Microsoft Outlook for the Executive Assistant

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Microsoft Outlook Courses for the Executive Assistant

This course is aimed at PAs and EAs who already have Microsoft Word skills and want to take their knowledge to the next level.  This course may be delivered in half a day one on one coaching session focusing on a subset of topics.

OUTLINE – 1 DAY

Customising Outlook and Setting Defaults

Email options including voting, tracking and message handling

Advanced Searches

Setting up and Using Search folders for automatic filtering

Categories and Flags

Message Groups

Handling Attachments Efficiently

Using rules to manage emails

Email housekeeping and junk mail

Working with tasks, task delegation and assignment

Working with contacts

Mail merge Outlook contacts

Message Format

Using Quick Steps to Automate Repetitive Tasks

Message Clean up and Archiving

Importing and exporting

Outlook Templates

Setting permissions on folders

Sharing folders

Customising Views

Conditional Formatting

Executive Assistant Training Course Portfolio includes Word, Outlook, Time Management, Business Writing and Minute Taking

Time Management for the Executive Assistant

Time Management Courses for the Executive Assistant

Our Time Management workshops are aimed at users who need to focus on getting the job done quickly and effectively. This course can be customised to combine time management topics with Microsoft Outlook and can be delivered over half a day for a one on one focusing on a subset of topics.

SUMMARY OUTLINE – 1 DAY

This course will help your staff to make better use of their time and plan their schedules more efficiently.
Planning and organisation

Calendaring and Meetings

Removing Avoidance

Setting S.M.A.R.T goals

Prioritising and scheduling

Staying Focused

Meeting management

Delegation

Executive Assistant Course Portfolio includes Word, Outlook, Time Management, Business Writing and Minute Taking

Minute Taking for the Executive Assistant

Minute Taking Courses for the Executive Assistant

This course will help PAs and EAs become more efficient at minute taking through hands on workshops and simulations. This course can be delivered over half a day for a one to one.

OUTLINE – 1 DAY

Identify common difficulties around minute taking

Recognise the skill of active listening

Be aware of outcomes required from each meeting

Assess the room lay out and seating for participants

Review various methodologies to record minutes

Record ‘action items’ accurately

Maintain accuracy and timeliness of minute taking

Executive Assistant Training Course Portfolio includes Word, Outlook, Time Management, Business Writing and Minute Taking

Business Writing for the Executive Assistant

Business Writing Courses for the Executive Assistant

Our Business Writing Course is a hands on workshop which will help EAs and PAs gain the writing skills needed in the workplace and beyond. Concentrating on simple strategies to clarify audience needs and business objectives, the focus is around studying the principles of good writing structure and applying this in real life common situations.

OUTLINE – 1 DAY

Understanding audience needs, reaffirming objectives, and choosing the right level of formality before starting to write

Internal – letters, emails, memos, agendas and minutes

External – web pages, business profiles, proposals and presentations

Practising the rules of good paragraphing, with a topic sentence and strong linking techniques, and ensuring an unmistakable call to action at the end

Helping your reader scan for information, using features such as clear formatting, heading levels, illustrations that replace busy text, bulleted lists and more

An overview of good grammar and business writing style

An introduction to self-editing using various techniques at different stages of the writing process.

Executive Assistant Course Portfolio includes Word, Outlook, Time Management, Business Writing and Minute Taking

Microsoft Office short courses are available on site throughout NSW including Sydney CBD, Parramatta, Wetherill Park, Mascot, Hills District, North Sydney, Chatswood, St Leonards, Smithfield, Ryde, Pennant Hills, Sutherland Shire, Norwest, Macquarie Business Park, Bondi, Horsnby, Arndell Park, St Marys, Penrith, Fairfield and Northern Beaches. Check out our public course dates and competitive prices.

We cover all Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, Publisher, Outlook, MS Project, Office 365

 

Useful Course Information

  • Our trainers contract for some of the largest providers in Sydney guaranteeing quality delivery at affordable prices
  • Training courses can be delivered on site at your offices or at one of our training venues in Sydney CBD or Northern Beaches
  • Full day courses run from 09:30 – 16:00 with a 45 minute lunch break but we also offer short courses too
  • Soft copy training manuals are included
  • Our trainers can use your examples
  • We offer classroom based training with small class sizes
  • Course outlines can be tailored to suit your needs
  • We are so certain you will be happy with our training that we offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied
  • All of our trainers are certified with many years of corporate training experience
  • Our pricing is competitive because our overheads are low
  • We offer free laptop hire to all Microsoft courses in Sydney
  • A free training needs analysis is included in our service
  • We offer lifetime membership of our online user support group for all IT courses

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Trainers Direct 5/49 Frenchs Forest Road East Frenchs Forest NSW 2086
Email: trainers@trainers-direct.com.au
Tel: 02 9454 7702
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