Executive Assistant

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Professional Training
3 days
699 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
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Course description

Executive Assistant Course - 3-Day Virtual Training

Souters is an office training Specialist that has been training Office Professionals since 1988. The company has trained numerous Executive Assistants who hold prestigious posts all over the world, due to the high quality and comprehensive training they receive. 

This course will help participants develop the fundamental skills required to be effective Executive Assistants. The programme is designed to fully prepare attendees for real-world situations and challenges and to embark on successful careers.

Format of the course

The highly interactive and practical course is delivered by an executive training tutor and an experienced tutor with a PA background.

The course can be used as a component unit of the overall Executive PA Diploma. It can be taken alone in order to achieve an Executive PA certificate or to include Microsoft training and achieve an Executive PA Diploma.

This course is also delivered Virtually.

This course is taught in a Virtual classroom by an experienced tutor, who will use a mixture of theory, interactive sessions and practical exercises.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is ideal for:

  • Existing Executive Assistants or PAs looking to upgrade their skills and acquire recognised certification
  • Experienced people from other sectors looking for a career change
  • Company employees looking for job-related training
  • Employees looking to build their skills and confidence for working in a Commercial English language role

Outcome / Qualification etc.

CPD Accredited Executive Assistant Certificate

Training Course Content

The content of the course is as follows:

  • On the job
    • The transition from PA to EA
    • Business letter writing for Executive Assistants
    • Document Presentation and Proofreading
    • How to take a lead role in meetings
    • Tips on taking Minutes
    • Audio transcription practice (optional)
    • Typing enhancement
  • Performance
    • Confidence building to deal with executive-level environments
    • Coordinating your role with that of your Executive
    • Setting priorities, managing your role/career to meet your Executive’s needs
    • Delegation, Multi-tasking effectively, taking initiative
  • Executive Skills
    • Introduction to Management theory
    • Styles of Management
    • Relationship with your Executive/s; how to provide effective support
  • Business English and Communication skills
    • Effective Communication Skills in a Business Environment
    • Understanding verbal and non-verbal communication
    • Effective use of English in questioning styles; how to use questions effectively
    • Office Politics – how to handle this
  • Business Skills
    • Explanation of the role of Social Media in the modern Executive arena
    • Outline of Project Management and Event Management for EAs
    • Communicating and Negotiating, win-win solutions either internally or externally
    • Relationship with Human Resources
  • Developing relationships throughout the organisation
    • Comprehending other people at work; what do they really think?
    • How to handle Stakeholders and their importance to your role
    • Passive vs. Aggressive vs. Assertive
    • Saying "No"
  • The Future
    • Take control and advance your career with a clear plan
    • Build your map for the future

Why choose Souters

Offering courses since 1988

Interest free credit financing 

Fully accredited training centre


The cost of the course is £699 per person.

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Souters is a renowned training provider that has been successfully delivering PA courses, Secretarial courses, Office Manager Courses, Administration Courses, Legal Secretarial courses, as well as Bookkeeping, Finance and Microsoft Office Training, since it was founded in 1988. Located in...

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Based on 2 reviews.

Caitlin, PA at Tideway
Learning how to transition to EA was valuable. It will help me appreciate how to move form being a PA. A great trainer, he was great at explaining the content and the days flew by.
Faye, Executive Assistant
No complaints at all. Fantastic trainer. Very engaging and the course is comprehensive.
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