Career Development Strategies for Administrative Professionals
Administrative Professionals Training
Onsite seminar develops essential skills for Executive and Administrative Assistants.
Learn skills to Take Charge; Influence Others; Increase Efficiency and Build Your Image.
This specially designed session develops essential skills to thrive in your personal and professional lives. You’ll develop new abilities to improve your image and expand your network… maximize your ability to influence others… increase your talent for taking charge… and advance your career in ways you never thought possible.
Whether you're interacting with customers, coworkers, subordinates or management, gaining respect, cultivating influence and taking charge of your environment are absolutely essential to your success as an administrative professional. In this important session, you'll focus on the key elements of influencing others, improving workplace relationships and maximizing results. Everyone will discover new approaches to foster collaboration and increase your ability to influence outcomes – even when you are not in a position of authority.
This lively and interactive workshop equips participants with new knowledge, skills and techniques that can be immediately applied on the job.
Who Should Attend
Administrative assistants, executive assistants, office managers, secretaries, support staff and anyone responsible for coordinating, managing or being an effective member of an office team.
This course, developed by Claudia James, helps administrative professionals at all levels create and maintain productive and efficient work environments as they improve their administrate skills and maximize career opportunities.
Overview of Concepts and Deliverables Provided
Session I—Personal Development:
Take This Job and Match It! 13 Strategies for Career Development
- Honoring yourself
- Building your network
- Respecting, serving and influencing others
- Remaining positive in a negative world
Session II—Professional Development:
Ready, Set, Go! Taking the Super-Highway to Professionalism
- Building self-confidence and credibility through assertive communications
- Delegating and collaborating using creativity
- "To Be or Not To Be" a conceptual thinker
- "Setting Back the Hand of Time" by eliminating time wasters and procrastination
Course developer: Claudia James - Claudia is known for her creative and energetic style and as a gifted storyteller. Claudia is co-author of the book "Ordinary Women…Extraordinary Success," a book which brings together 19 women who share their own extraordinary stories to inspire, empower and advise others to reach new heights.