Certified Administration and Office Management Professional - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

What differentiates exceptional administrators from the rest of the crowd? What does it take to be a star administrator? This course gives essential and in-depth practical techniques that will enable you to excel at your workplace. In this course, you will learn multi-disciplinary best practices such as how to be a better business writer and a master communicator. This course also focuses on the importance of providing exceptional internal and external customer service and the impact of doing this. Moreover, you will thoroughly have the chance to discuss the effects of stress at the workplace and ways to turn stress to an advantage. You will also learn how mastering your effective usage of time will inevitably enhance your productivity and lower your stress level. Another topic you will delve into is organizing and running an effective and professional meeting. Finally, you will learn in detail, how you can improve your phone handling capabilities.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define and understand the role of the office manager and administrator
  • Implement verbal and written communication strategies needed for carrying out responsibilities in an effective manner
  • Develop a service attitude and mindset aimed at the internal and external customer
  • List the main causes of stress and apply the techniques needed to control them
  • Apply time management techniques required for better office productivity
  • Organize meetings effectively
  • Handle telephone calls properly and professionally

Target Audience

Administrators, assistants, executive secretaries, existing or prospective office managers, senior administrators and supervisors of junior level employees.

Target Competencies

  • Self development
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Business writing
  • Customer focus
  • Self management
  • Time management
  • Meeting management
  • Telephone handling
  • The role of the office manager and administrator
    • Perception versus reality
    • The 3Ds of successful administrators: dramatically and demonstrably different
    • Competencies required for success
    • What it takes to be a 'star' at work
    • Identifying your role
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Improving credibility and gaining recognition
    • Importance of having positive attitude
    • Being assertive
    • Selling your ideas to the boss, colleagues, subordinates and clients
    • Preparing a professional presentation
    • What constitutes professional business writing
    • Style and layout
    • Obtaining your objective with the reader
    • Expectations of readers
  • Serving the internal and external customer
    • Understanding the needs of internal and external customers
    • Removing services barriers
    • Providing excellent service
    • Breaking down the silo mentality
    • Handling complaints
  • Stress management techniques
    • Causes and symptoms
    • Identifying your stressors
    • How stress affects performance
    • Formulating a comprehensive stress management plan
  • Managing time
    • Identifying and eliminating time wasters
    • Setting goals and priorities
    • Using measures to control and improve your effectiveness
    • Planning and managing time for self and others
    • Preparing time logs and learning from them
  • Organizing meetings
    • Elements of an effective meeting
    • Preparing the agenda
    • Meeting common time wasters
    • Taking minutes of meetings
    • Responsibilities of meeting leaders and participants
  • Using the telephone properly
    • Professional telephone behavior
    • Rules for good listening
    • Steps in professional handling of an incoming call
    • Dealing with difficult callers
    • Identifying common phone problems and formulating solutions

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.

MPC

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Meirc is a Recognized Training Center by CMI, the only chartered body in the UK that awards management and leadership qualifications as well as the status of Chartered Manager, the hallmark of any professional manager. By fully attending any of the courses listed below and upon successful completion of the test administered on the last day, participants will receive a certificate from CMI, in addition to the one they receive from Meirc. The courses that are offered by Meirc and recognized by CMI are:
Certified Professional Manager - Virtual Learning
Certified Professional Manager
Certified Team Leader
Certified Administration and Office Management Professional - Virtual Learning
Certified Administration and Office Management Professional

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Per participant

USD 2,350

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number : 100239834300003

Online Training

25 - 29 Oct, 2020

English

10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)

22 - 26 Nov, 2020

Arabic

10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)

7 - 11 Feb, 2021

English

10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)

30 May - 3 Jun, 2021

Arabic

10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)