Project Management Skills for Executive PAs

Global PA Association & Training Academy
Course summary
14 hours
450 GBP excl. VAT
City of London

Course description

Global PA Project & EventManagement for Executive Assistants Programme introduces Executive PAs, Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants, Office Managers, Team Assistants, Secretaries and Admin Assistants to the theories, principles and practices of Project Management. The programme is recognised by the ILM who are part of the City & Guilds Group and our ILM Centre Membership ensures that our programmes are of the highest quality with the requirement for a minimum of 40% leadership and management content. Executive PAs & Personal Assistants in the 21st century office are required to be strategic business support assistants to their Executives. Our academic research  confirmed that they contribute 40% or more to their Executive’s success if they develop their own management potential and continue upskilling.

This Project Management Programme ensures that Executive PAs develop the skills, flexibility and confidence to execute large and small projects in a timely manner, whilst understanding the theory, terminology and practices of Project Managers.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for Executive PAs, Office Managers, Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants, Team Assistants, Secretaries and Admin Assistants. 

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Attendees will receive the ILM Certificate on completion of the programme and access to 1 year free study membership on the ILM website.

Training Course Content

This 1 day Project Management Programme for Executive PAs covers the following topics:

  • What is Project Management and how can I apply it within my current role?
  • The Project Lifecycle
  • How to manage a project or event successfully
  • How to develop the skills and experience to be an effective Project Manager
  • Review of project management software and qualifications
  • Discover how to manage project risk and dealing with constant change
  • Group work in class on managing a project case study
  • Summary of the project management programme

Continuing Studies

Our recommended further development courses are our 3 day 7 Key Skills PA Management Programme and our 2 day Advanced Executive Assistant Programme.

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Global PA Association & Training Academy

Global PA Association & Training Academy have been established 12 years and are global leaders in training and development of Office Professionals. Our training is delivered around the world from China to Australia across the Far East, Middle East, USA,...

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71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden
WC2H 9JQ London

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