Executive PA Training Course

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  • Versatile Skills: Our Executive P.A. Course offers skills to support your assistants in any situation.
  • Understanding: We cover an understanding of the role of a P.A. and the skills required.
  • Confidence: Participants will gain confidence in their abilities through the practical learning style.
  • In-House: Executive P.A. Training delivered exclusively to participants in your business.
  • Choose a Style: Choose between a classroom based or live virtual training style for your team.

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Executive PA Skills
  • Executive P.A. Training Course
  • Gain: Practical Skills + Confidence
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • In-House: Tailored training for teams
  • Styles: Classroom or Virtual
  • Locations: Online or Onsite
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This Executive P.A. Course is designed to equip your team with effective P.A. skills and help them work more efficiently. We provide expert tips on how to perform professionally within the role of Executive P.A., and offer training that goes beyond the technical know-how of computer skills.

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Training for Teams

This course is exclusively available for in-house bookings. If you would like to gain similar skills by attending a public course, you can learn more by reading through our "Public Courses" tab below.

How does In-House Executive P.A. Training Work?

Customised P.A. Training

We run this workshop exclusively for in-house (also called "in-company" or "on-site") training. This means that we deliver Executive P.A. training exclusively to participants from your organisation on dates you choose.

With in-house training, you gain the opportunity to run a workshop with content tailored specifically to the day-to-day tasks and challenges your personal assistants face.

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What is the Focus of this Executive P.A. Training Course?

The role of a Personal Assistant (P.A.) may include diverse responsibilities ranging from diary management to coordinating small-scale projects, such as organising events. Without the right skill-set, it can be a demanding role.

This Executive P.A. Course aims to ensure that your team leave with the skills they need to perform this role with ease and professionalism.

4 Benefits Participants Gain from this Course

  • Key Executive P.A. Skills

    This course focuses on equipping your team with essential, versatile skills needed by all professional executive P.A.s.
  • Techniques for Time Management

    Your primary role as a P.A. is to organise and manage the schedule of your employer, so that they can get their job done as effectively as possible. This includes a certain amount of "plate-spinning" on your behalf. Taking control of your time will help you to keep on top of everything with ease.
  • Strong Communication and Assertiveness Skills

    Learning how to communicate with clarity and brevity will make your day a lot easier. We also cover the best way to say 'no' while maintaining a professional tone.
  • Improved Confidence and Versatility

    Training inevitably leads to a greater sense of confidence in your own ability to handle any situation that comes your way during your role as an Executive P.A.
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About Virtual & Classroom Training

When you schedule our Executive P.A. course, you can choose between classroom or virtual training. Classroom training means that we come to your location to deliver training in person to your team.

Live virtual training offers the same benefits as classroom training, with the added bonus of enabling each participant to connect online from wherever they are currently based. Download our PDF brochure for more information about live virtual training.

Talk To Us About Executive P.A. Training for Your Business

The best way to begin planning a customised Executive P.A. training is to get in touch with us. We'll go through the right format and delivery style that will achieve best results for your team. You can call us at Freephone 1800 910 810, or click below to request a quotation or a call back.

What is covered on this Executive P.A. Training Course?

We've outlined the standard course content for our Executive P.A. Course below. This can be customised to meet your requirements. For complete course details, why not download our PDF Brochure?

The Role of an Executive P.A.

  • Being prepared to cope with the unexpected
  • Planning and organising someone else's time with skill and sensitivity
  • Organising small-scale projects

Time Management

  • How to prepare for and deal with last minute arrangements and cancellation
  • Handling the unexpected with ease
  • Small-scale projects: stakeholders, scoping work, scheduling work

Assertiveness Skills

  • How to say "no" without becoming intimidating or aggressive
  • Learn how to handle any conflict
  • Step-by-step guidelines on discussing how to solve a problem calmly and efficiently

Communication Skills

  • Effective communication and the importance of body language
  • Gain invaluable listening skills to help you be more responsive and well-organised
  • How to successfully handle difficult people and situations
  • How to maintain a professional telephone manner, even in times of stress

Key Executive P.A. Skills

  • Remaining positive, motivated, and pro-active
  • How to work for more than one person
  • The importance of maintaining confidentiality
  • Diary management
  • Projecting an image of self-confidence and professionalism

Public Courses with Similar Skills

If you would like to attend a public course suited to an Executive P.A., we have a number of options below. You can read a brief overview on each recommended course, and click "View Course" below each to visit the course webpage.

Certified Project Management - 4 Days - Classroom or Virtual

If your P.A. role encompasses a lot of small-scale projects, such as organising events, we recommend gaining practical project management skills through this workshop. You can opt for this 4-day certified course, or its shorter, uncertified sister course, Project Management Fundamentals.

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Resilience Training – 1 Day – Virtual Workshop

If you work as a P.A. in a fast-paced, challenging environment, our 1-day Resilience Training could be of huge benefit to you. This course equips you with tools for handling the unexpected and remaining calm in tricky situations.

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Which Course?

We'll be happy to offer guidance if you're not sure what course provides the best fit for your role. You can call us at Freephone 1800 910 810, or click below to request a call back.

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