Executive PA Diploma

Pitman Training Guildford
Blended learning in Guildford

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  • Training
  • Blended
  • Guildford
  • 260 hours of class
Description

To provide you with both excellent IT and business skills to support senior executives.
Suitable for: Individuals who wish to gain comprehensive secretarial, business and computer skills in preparation for a career as a Personal Assistant at high-level management.

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Guildford
1 Portsmouth Road, GU2 4BL, Surrey, England
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Course programme

Executive PA Diploma

Designed for: Individuals who wish to gain comprehensive secretarial, business and computer skills in preparation for a career as a Personal Assistant at high-level management.
 
Objectives:     To provide you with both excellent IT and business skills to support senior executives.
 
Course Content
Core Subjects

  • Computer Keyboard Skills –Learn how to touch type accurately, using the correct keyboard technique.
  • Keyboard Speed Development – Develop your typing speed to improve productivity using graded copying exercises and timed dictations.  A number of stages are available up to 70 wpm.
  • Effective Business Communication – Learn to communicate effectively in business – by letter, email, telephone and personal presentations OR:
  • Business Document Production – Develop skills and understanding of routine and complex business documents.
  • Microsoft Word – Learn word processing skills to a good business standard.
  • Microsoft Word Expert – Learn advanced word processing skills including mail merge, graphs, macros, creating an index, table of contents and more.
  • Microsoft Outlook – Learn how to share, manage and schedule information electronically.
  • Audio Transcription – Learn audio typing techniques to produce documents to a high degree of accuracy and skill.       
  • Microsoft Excel – Learn spreadsheet skills to a good business standard.
  • Microsoft Excel Expert – Learn advanced spreadsheet skills, covering areas such as importing and exporting data, creating and using templates, linking workbooks, data management, using analysis tools and pivot tables.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint – Gain competency in creating slide presentations.  Areas covered include formatting, inserting tables, pictures, sound, hyperlinks, and applying transition and timing effects to a slide show.
  • Microsoft Access – Develop database skills from initial design stage to running reports and queries.
  • Go – Make a Difference! – Learn to make a difference, professionally and personally, through self-development.

     
    Optional:
     

  • Teeline or Pitman 2000 shorthand – Learn the complete theory of either shorthand system.  This will enable you to take notes at speeds up to 70 wpm.

     
     
    Recommended Electives – choose FOUR:

  • Introduction to Computers                                                
  • Create, Manage and Integrate Files
  • Internet Skills
  • Shorthand Speed Development
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Basic Book-keeping
  • Dreamweaver (Web Design)
  • Office 2007 Fast (Modules 1-3)
  • Office 2007 Fast (Modules 4-6)

     
     
     
    The above are recommended electives for this Diploma.  Alternative subjects may be chosen.  Please discuss all the options with your Course Advisor.
    Benefits

  • The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace.
  • Personalised workbooks to use as a reference guide on completion of your training.
  • The opportunity to gain a Pitman Training Diploma that is recognised nationally and internationally by employers.

     
     
    Guideline Learning Time:      12 weeks full-time* (320 hours flexi study)
     10 weeks full-time* (260 hours flexi study)
                                                    * based on  20-30 hours a week           
     
     

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