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Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Diploma (Level 5)

CPD Accredited Admin, Secretarial & PA |Online Diploma With Study materials, tutor support and Quiz based exam included


UK Professional Development Academy LTD

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Price
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£10 inc VAT (was £595)
Offer ends 29 May 2020
Study method
Online, self-paced
Qualification
No formal qualification
CPD
120 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available to purchase separately

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Overview

Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Diploma (Level 5) - Upon successful completion, a learner will get a CPD Accredited Diploma.

Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Diploma is one of the Most Selling Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Diploma offered by UK Professional Development Academy to provide Knowledge about Admin, Secretarial & Personal Assistant to those who are looking to work in Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Sector. UKPDA is one of the Leading Online Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Diploma provider in the United Kingdom and Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Diploma include 10 important modules that teach the learner about their need and succession in their professional life.

Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Diploma provides the learner with key information about the application and skills that are demanded in business industries. Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Diploma provides lessons, modules and quizzes to get access and knowledge on the end provided with Professional Certificate that helps in Career building in professional life. Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Diploma make learner able to communicate professional, manage time skills, PA duties, organizational skills, and Microsoft office latest version use and meeting management skills to succeed in their professional life.

Course Benefits of Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Diploma (Level 5)

The following is included for online study with UK Professional Development Academy.

  1. Courses / Training that best suit to Work Experience, Knowledge and Skills
  2. Self-paced Training/Courses to continue working while studying
  3. Self-Paced Courses to get free from the deadlines
  4. Course materials that include Training Manual, Mock Quizzes and Case Studies that challenge you to apply your knowledge that can be in PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint format.
  5. Assessment resources accessible through our online learning platform 24/7.
  6. A professional one-to-one tutor to provide all-inclusive assistance throughout the course by online.

CPD

120 CPD hours / points
Accredited by Step Ahead CPD Qualifications

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Description

Modules Outline: Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA

Level 5 Diploma in Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA is a CPD Diploma. To achieve a Level 5 Personal Development Diploma learner must have to achieve 12 Modules with 120 CPD Credits / Points to get a CPD Accredited Diploma.

Module 1: Executive and Personal Assistant

  • Adapt to the needs and styles of management
  • Communicate through written, verbal, and nonverbal methods
  • Improve time management skills
  • Manage meetings effectively
  • Act as a gatekeeper
  • Use the tools of the trade effectively

Module 2: Business Writing Skills

  • Gain better awareness of common spelling and grammar issues in business writing.
  • Review basic concepts in sentence and paragraph construction.
  • Know the basic structure of agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals, and business reports.
  • Know tips and techniques to use when deciding the most appropriate format to use for agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals, and business reports.
  • Know tips and techniques in writing agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals, and business reports.
  • Gain an overview of Request for Proposals, Projections, Executive Summaries, and Business Cases.
  • Define proofreading and understand techniques in improving proofreading skills.
  • Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve business writing skills.

Module 3: Communication Strategies

  • Understand what communication is
  • Identify ways that communication can happen
  • Identify barriers to communication and how to overcome them
  • Develop their non-verbal and par verbal communication skills
  • Use the STAR method to speak on the spot
  • Listen actively and effectively
  • Ask good questions
  • Use appreciative inquiry as a communication tool
  • Adeptly converse and network with others

Module 4: Customer Support

  • Define customer support
  • Know the different venues for customer support
  • Recognise the challenges of customer support
  • Learn different applications
  • Know proper forms of documentation
  • Learning to be proactive in customer support

Module 5: Meeting Management

  • Planning and Preparing
  • Identifying the Participants
  • How to choose the time and place
  • How to create the agenda
  • How to set up the meeting space
  • How to incorporate your electronic options
  • Meeting Roles and Responsibilities
  • Use an agenda
  • Chairing a Meeting
  • How to deal with disruptions
  • How to professionally deal with personality conflicts
  • How to take minutes
  • How to make the most of your meeting using games, activities, and prizes

Module 6: Organisational Skills

  • Examine current habits and routines that are not organised
  • Learn to prioritise your time schedule and daily tasks
  • Determine ways of storing information and supplies
  • Learn to organise personal and work-space
  • Learn to resist procrastination
  • Make plans to stay organised in the future

Module 7: Presentation Skills

  • Perform a needs analysis and prepare an outline
  • Select presentation delivery methods
  • Practice verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Knockdown nervousness
  • Develop and use flip charts with colour
  • Create targeted PowerPoint presentations
  • Utilise white-boarding for reinforcement
  • Describe how video and audio enhance a presentation and list criteria for determining what types to use
  • Enrich the learning experience with humour, questions, and discussion.

Module 8: Time Management

  • Plan and prioritise each day’s activities in a more efficient, productive manner
  • Overcome procrastination quickly and easily
  • Handle crises effectively and quickly
  • Organise your work-space and workflow to make better use of time
  • Delegate more efficiently
  • Use rituals to make your life run smoother
  • Plan meetings more appropriately and effectively

Module 9: Telephone Etiquette

  • Recognise the different aspects of telephone language
  • Properly handle inbound/outbound calls
  • Know how to handle angry or rude callers
  • Learn to receive and send phone messages
  • Know different methods of employee training

Module 10: 10 Soft Skills

  • Discuss how soft skills are important to success in the workplace
  • Understand the 10 key soft skills everyone should have
  • Use soft skills to relate more effectively to others in the workplace
  • Understand how to use soft skills to communicate, problem-solve, and resolve conflict
  • Apply soft skills to specific situations

Module 11: Appreciative inquiry

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognise positive attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

Module 12: Call Center

  • Define and understand call centre strategies.
  • Identify different types of buying motivations.
  • Create SMART Goals.
  • Familiarise me with strategies that sharpen effective communication.
  • Use proper phone etiquette.
  • Set benchmarks.

Course / Training Format

After successful enrolment, the learner will get access to UKPDA Learning Platform, where all the study material / Training Manual will be available. Learning Platform can be accessed 24/7 anywhere, anytime.

Training Manual contains several modules, each having specific knowledge and case study at the end. All the courses material will be in the form of texts (images/illustrations), and there are no video or live lectures during the training course.

The Test (MCQ’s) will be based on modules of the Training Manual.

Assessment

After studying through the training manual, Learner will have to attempt the Final Test (online multiple-choice test – 2 attempts), if necessary, may attempt the test third times at no extra cost. Your test will be assessed automatically and straightaway so that you will directly know whether you have been successful or not. The passing score is 75%. You can retake the test in the case of not being successful at the first attempt.

Before attempting your Final Test, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a Mock Test (online multiple-choice test - Unlimited attempts).

All test(s) are online and are taken either through or after the course; these are included in the course price.

Duration

The minimum time period to complete this training is 4 Weeks. But it is a self-paced course, and the duration of completion depends on the learner’s pace and ability to give time to study.

Learners will have access to their Training via Learning Platform for up to 12 months from the date of enrolment. During this period, flexibility will be given to learners for completing the course at any time.

CPD Accredited Diploma:

Upon successfully passing the Course, a learner needs to pay for CPD Accredited Diploma either in PDF format or Hard-copy.

CPD Accredited Diploma (PDF format) = £42

CPD Accredited Diploma (Hard-copy) = £65 + postage charges, local £9 & International 14

Who is this course for?

Without any prior knowledge of Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA the learners can take this training course and in addition to this, there are no age restrictions. Thus, anyone who is passionate and ambitious about Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA can take the course. There are no specific deadlines for admission, and you can enrol anytime on this course.

Requirements

There are no precise requirements for Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA Certificate as no prior knowledge and experience of Executive Secretarial, Admin & PA is required.

Students seeking to enrol for this course should meet the following requirements;

  • Basic knowledge of English Language & Basic Computer Skills
  • Be age 16 years or above

Career path

After completing the course/training, you will be able to grip yourself with specific knowledge and skills with the highest level of confidence to improve yourself and enhance the skills for your career in the relevant employment sector.

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What are CPD hours/points?

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