executiveadminassistant 

Executive Administrative Assistant Certificate Course©

 

This eight-week online course offers intensive instruction in the latest business office technology, advanced bookkeeping and efficient techniques for office management. Successful graduates of the eight-week course receive critical training necessary to work in the growing field of assisting business executives in managing daily executive decisions.

Tuition: $1,195
Length: 8 weeks, online

Note: In order to complete the requirements for the certificate you are required to complete one session in it’s entirety. 

 

Fall/Spring/Summer
Online Sessions:

Start
End
January 6, 2014
March 3, 2014
March 17, 2014
May 18, 2014
May 26, 2014
July 27, 2014
August 4, 2014
October 5, 2014
October 13, 2014
December 14, 2014

For questions on payments or payment plan option contact Hatch Education
at 1-877-428-2407 or at info@hatchedu.com

Learning Objectives
Hours: 100 - 8 weeks
Course Creators: Scott A. Hatch, JD, and Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA
Required Text: The Administrative Professional, by Patsy J. Fulton-Calkins, Dianne S. Rankin, and Kellie A. Shumack

This challenging online course prepares you to work in the growing field of assisting business executives in management of daily operations. Students complete the course over eight weeks, and successful grads will be awarded a Certificate upon the successful completion of eight weekly assignments and projects (comprising 60% of the final grade) and eight tests (comprising 40% of the final grade).

Week One:   The Professional Work Environment
After completing the assignments and test for week one, students will have learned the following:

  • Maintaining a professional image, including how to dress appropriately and conduct oneself professionally
  • Getting and staying organized 
  • Defining the elements of different types of work environments and work cultures

Week Two:  Developing Effective and Ethical Work Habits
After completing the assignments and test for week two, students will have learned the following:

  • Promoting client satisfaction with excellent customer service skills
  • Working as a member of a team 
  • Dealing with quality control issues
  • Maintaining ethical practices in the workplace

Week Three:  Communicating Clearly 
After completing the assignments and test for week three, students will have learned the following:

  • Communicating effectively in presentations and meetings
  • Writing clearly in letters and emails, including developing proper grammar skills  
  • Using modern office communication technology, including networks, telephone systems, mobile phones, email, instant messaging, discussion groups, video conferences, and fax machines
  • Troubleshooting internet and other technology snafus

Week Four:  Records and Communication Management  
After completing the assignments and test for week four, students will have learned the following:

  • Properly maintaining company records, including controlling access to records and insuring record safety   
  • Handling incoming and outgoing mail, faxes, and email communications in an orderly and organized manner

Week Five:  Planning, Scheduling, and Organizing the Business Meeting
After completing the assignments and test for week five, students will have learned the following:

  • Organizing business meetings and conferences
  • Marketing and promoting business conferences
  • Arranging business travel

Week Six:   Managing the Financial Responsibilities
After completing the assignments and test for week six, students will have learned the following:

  • Managing employee benefits and payroll
  • Maintaining financial statements and other financial documentation

Week Seven:  Developing Leadership Skills
After completing the assignments and test for week seven, students will have learned the following:

  • Understanding leadership theories and styles
  • Developing the qualities and skills required to effectively lead people

Week Eight:   Finding and Maintaining an Executive Administrative Assistant Position 
After completing the assignments and test for week eight, students will have learned the following:

  • Highlighting your education and skills to find the right position for you
  • Discovering job sources
  • Improving interviewing skills
  • Developing strategies for moving up within the company

Required Text:

  • The Administrative Professional: Technology & Procedures
    Written by Patsy Fulton-Calkins
    ISBN: 0538731044 | Approximate Cost: $67.00

Funding Course:
Sallie Mae Career Training LoanSM

The Career Training LoanSM has been designed specifically to help you finance your education or training and offers hundreds of dollars in savings over other financing options. It can be used for distance learning or other continuing education programs to cover the total cost of education and related expenses, and loan applications can often be completed within minutes. www.salliemae.com/tamiucontedu
No refunds to Sallie Mae Loans after the start of class.

 

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