UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Executive Support online short course

Course starts 5 February 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
30 January 2018
Course Starts:
5 February 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R11,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
30 January 2018
Course Starts:
5 February 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

The best executive administration professionals are indispensable.

They’re the troubleshooters, translators and diplomats who play a multifaceted role in a business, helping to ensure executive success. Strong Executive Assistants are vital in making sure company leaders achieve their goals.

Get the expertise you need to fulfil your duties as a top-level Executive Assistant. Invest in your executive administration career today with an online office administration course from UCT.

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What will set you apart

Own your executive administration role with this online office administration course by learning to:

    • Define your support function within an organisation and become a recognised representative
    • Communicate clearly and manage conflict confidently to ensure the best results in your role
    • Coordinate organisational finances, projects, teams and events whilst performing a variety of high-level administrative tasks
    • Become indispensable to any organisation by mastering executive administration skills

Course curriculum

Maximise your career performance level for the executive administration position you want with this Executive Assistant online course. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: The corporate environment and executive support
  • Course Module 2: Advanced executive administrative support
  • Course Module 3: Effective communication and conflict management
  • Course Module 4: Advanced computer practices
  • Course Module 5: Written communication and presentation skills
  • Course Module 6: The fundamentals of financial management
  • Course Module 7: Corporate project and events management
  • Course Module 8: Leadership and people management
  • Course Module 9: Staff training and development
  • Course Module 10: Self-management skills

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this Executive Assistant online course course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 5 February 2018.

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