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Advanced skills for personal assistants and executive assistants is a Course

Advanced skills for personal assistants and executive assistants

Starts Sep 16, 2020

$790 Enroll

Full course description

Date and time

Session 1:  Wednesday 16 September 2020, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Session 2:  Wednesday 30 September 2020, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm


Online  - a zoom link will be available 24 hours prior to the event 


This learning event is right for you if you are an Executive Assistant or Personal Assistant looking to develop your skills in the range of important functions that you fill in your school


This comprehensive webinar includes activities to develop skills, including:

  • time management
  • people management
  • business writing skills
  • social media management
  • managing meetings expertly
  • managing upward
  • handling sensitive information.

Participants will be invited to provide input into their preferred focus area prior to commencement of the program. 

'This seminar was conducted in a very professional and personable way. Very enjoyable.'

Key takeaways 

  • tools to develop social intelligence, basic business acumen and communication skills 
  • strategies to manage others, keep them on track and handle difficult situations 
  • ways to adapt to the manager’s needs and style of working  
  • techniques to prepare for changes and take initiative when needed. 

Presenter Information 

Karen Smythe

Karen Smythe is a professional trainer and life coach with 24 years’ experience in the training industry. Her background in a range of industries ensures her training sessions draw upon her firsthand experience. Karen has a passion for customer service excellence and delivering her knowledge and training in an exciting, motivating and interactive environment. Her life experiences have given her a wealth of opportunities for continued growth and development, and she has delivered training to a broad range of clients, including those in the education sector.