Newly Appointed Administrator

GBC Learning & Development
Course summary
1 day
375 GBP excl. VAT
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Next available date: Call For Dates - London
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Course description

Newly Appointed Administrator

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Increase employee motivation, engagement and morale
  • Apply the skills required for the role of a secretary/administrator.
  • Build a successful working relationship with your manager
  • Communicate more confidently
  • Apply diary management skills and know how to manage your time better
  • Organise meetings
  • Learn about minutes of meetings and what’s involved in taking them

Suitability - Who should attend?

People moving from a junior office position or more experienced individuals moving from specialist roles to one where they will take on more responsibility and a wider range of activities.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

GBC Learning course attended certificate

Training Course Content

Introduction & Workshop Objectives

  • What are we going to cover today?
  • What are my priorities for the day?

Changing Office Roles & Responsibilities

  • How and why the office and office roles are changing
  • Understanding the role of management and where I fit in
  • Building a successful working relationship with my manager – working in partnership
  • Importance of using technology and IT applications and keeping up to date

Communication Skills

  • What is assertive behaviour?
  • Giving feedback to our managers and other team members
  • Learning to say ‘no’

Time Management and Prioritisation

  • Managing myself, my manager and my workload
  • Managing diaries
  • Looking at symptoms of poor time-management and how they can be overcome
  • Setting priorities and meeting deadlines
  • To do lists, planners and other tools

Meetings & Minutes

  • Timetabling and organising meetings
  • Taking minutes and producing a good first draft accurately and quickly

The way forward

  • Taking ideas back to the workplace and putting them into action


Course fees are £375 + VAT per delegate.

GBC offers a 'buy one, get one half price' offer on all courses. Please send us an enquiry for more information. 

In-House Training

GBC can develop customised solutions or deliver off-the-shelf courses in-house for your staff. This approach makes perfect sense for groups of 4+ delegates, enhancing cost effectiveness as well as team bonding.

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EC2M 5QQ London Wall

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