Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants

An Executive Assistant or Personal Assistant is one of the most important employees in a company. An Executive Assistant or Personal Assistant plays a big role in an organization as he or she is the very primary point of contact for internal, external clients and business partners.

He or she performs a wide array of jobs each work day such as following-up communications and schedules, managing meetings and recording important matters. Therefore, the Executive Assistant or Personal Assistant can enhance their personality and job skills through enrolling in the Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants training course from PD Training.

This Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants training course enables an Executive Assistant or Personal Assistant to upgrade their skills continuously in order to cope with the most up-to-date technologies, management systems, and improve professional communication skills to converse effectively with all levels of staff. This course presents techniques to become more organized, efficient and well-planned.

This practical training course provides techniques you can really use! We look forward to welcoming you to a class in Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur.

This Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants training course can be delivered at your premises by one of our expert local or international trainers or live online using our HIVE technology.

Contact us today for a quote or enroll now into the next public course date.

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  • Learning Outcomes - Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants

    In this course participants will:

    • Become highly organized using smart, efficient systems
    • Learn to manage time more effectively & strategically
    • Master prioritization of time, complete all important tasks and help their manager do the same
    • Learn highly effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques
    • Become more proactive and empowered in their role
    • Learn to communicate more effectively with their manager
    • Gain an insight into the importance of caring for themselves
    • Learn how to make the most of their 'Team of Two'
    Duration: 1 day course

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    Reviews

    Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants Reviews:

    Jess was fantastic, she made us all feel welcomed and we all learned loads. Couldn't have asked for a better trainer or a group of people to do the course with.

    -Lend Lease



    What an amazing trainer. I very much admire her knowledge, experience and teaching approach. The course exceeded my expectations as it was tailored to each of our individual needs. It was great to have such a small class to share experiences and areas for development. I learnt so much not only from the trainer but also from the other women participating in the course. I would recommend to anyone.

    -Count Financial


    Great day, picked up on some important things that I was not doing in my workplace and which I am going to be initiating into my position, a great day with interaction, great presenter which certainly makes a difference and keeps you interested.

    -Country Fire Authority


    Very comprehensive course, the trainer was excellent and very enthusiastic.

    -Margan Pastoral Company


    I thoroughly enjoyed this course and found it greatly beneficial.

    -ANSALDO-STS


    It was a very practical and well delivered course which I thoroughly enjoyed. I have taken back some excellent ideas to improve my performance in the workplace. Thanks very much!

    -Velocity Energy


    I loved that the course was interactive. Annette was an amazing trainer. I would recommend this course to all Assistants within our organisation. I also would like to further developed my career, which means I will be in contact in a few months to look at other course on offer. Regards, Antoinette

    -QR National


    I enjoyed the course very much. Liked the small group of participants (6).

    -Griffith University


    Great Course, learnt some very useful tips.

    -Stihl Pty Ltd


    Many thanks - the experience has been very positive and we would certainly send personnel to your training courses as needed.

    -AMES


    Clarissa has mentioned the course was fantastic. She really enjoyed the way the course was delivered and has suggested TML use your services in the future.

    -Trilby Misso Lawyers


    A very smooth process to book the training, and staff were extremely helpful when I enquired about payment. The participant found the course helpful, particularly individual feedback she received from the trainer.

    -Australian Tax Office


    Found your on-line process to be very user friendly and (assumed) auto generated emails were well timed and useful. Feedback from participant was also very good.

    -RACV Royal Pines Resort





  • Course Outline - Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants

    Download Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants Outline

    Foreword:

    In this Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants Training Course you will learn the skills to help you use your resources efficiently, manage your time wisely, communicate effectively and collaborate with others skillfully.

    The practical skills and techniques you will learn in this course will help you support your manager, and present 'your team of two’ as a professional, confidence-inspiring team.

    Advanced Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants Training Course

    Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants - Lesson 1
    Introduction
    • Workshop Objectives Explained
    Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants - Lesson 2
    The Effective PA
    • Welcome
    • The effective PA/EA
      • What attribute or skillset listed would you like to acquire after today?
    • Role Defined
      • Please define your role:
    • Module 1 – Reflection
    Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants - Lesson 3
    Your winning style and how best to communicate with your Manager
    • LDP Review – Communication Evolution Tool
      • Understanding the Counselor
      • Understanding the Coach
      • Understanding the Advisor
    • Step 2: Adapt your Approach
      • Do’s and Don’ts when interacting with the Counselor
      • Planning my future Communication strategies with “Counselor’s”
      • Do’s and Don’ts when interacting with the Coach
      • Planning my future Communication strategies with “Coach’s”
      • Planning my future Communication strategies with “Driver’s”
        • Do’s and Don’ts when interacting with the Advisor”
      • Planning my future Communication strategies with “Advisor’s”
      • Module 2 Reflection
    Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants - Lesson 4
    Set up for Success
    • Your Web of Influence
    • Key Personnel in Depth Template
    • Management (PIT) Personal Information Template
    • Module 3 Reflection
    Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants - Lesson 5
    Working in Sync
    • Email Management
      • Email Etiquette
    • Manage your inbox
      • Follow the READ principle and stay on top of your email
      • Manage your inbox with Flags and Rules
    • Module 4 Reflection
    Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants - Lesson 6
    Time Management
    • Block out times for your Manager
    • Organized Review and Preparation Times
    • Module 5 Reflection
    Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants - Lesson 7
    Prioritization to keep you on Track
    • That’s a WRAP – getting it all done on time
      • WRAP Technique
      • Write
      • RANK
      • ANTICIPATING TIME FOR TASKS – USING PERT
    • Beyond Goal Setting
      • The SMARTR Framework
      • SMARTR Goal Template
      • Additional Tips
      • Goals Deconstructed
      • Reconstruct your SMART goal
    • Module 6 Reflection
    Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants - Lesson 8
    Meetings to run without a Hitch!
      • Meeting Checklist
      • Activity
      • Meeting Checklist Template
    • Agenda Creation
      • Activity
      • Meeting Agenda Template
    • Keep the meeting on time - planned time interrupters
      • Activity
    • Minute Taking that you can understand
      • Composing your Minutes
    • Module 7 Reflection
    Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants - Lesson 9
    Reflections
    • Create an Action Plan
    • Accountability = Action
      • Reflections
    Foundation Skills for Elite PA's and Executive Assistants - Lesson 10
    Wrapping Up
    • Words from the Wise
    • Lessons Learned

  • In-House Training

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    In-House training benefits:

    • Flexible length - sessions as short as 1-hour
    • Cost effective - great group pricing
    • Greatest impact in the shortest time
    • Excellent Team Building Opportunity
    • Certificate of Completion (always available in the App)
    • Comprehensive courseware as books (& available in the App)

    Delivery Options for In-house training
    1-hour Motivator
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    3-hour Power Sessions
    3 hour power session
    Full-day training
    full day training
    Conferences
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    You can expect:

    Activities and discussion

    To Be Engaged All Day

    Activities and discussion for engaged learning all day.

    Real world trainer

    An outstanding trainer

    On average PDT trainers have 15 years industry experience 7 years training experience.

    Tailored training

    Focussed on you

    We always tailor activities and scenarios to be relevant to you.

    Refresher course

    Refresher Course $0

    In-House and Public Class participants are welcome to join a public class in the same topic for 12 months.

    Price coaching

    1/2 Price Coaching

    We all know the importance of reinforcement, so we'll come back within 90 days of the original course 1/2 price.

    Confidence of booking

    Acclaimed Provider

    The confidence of booking with an acclaimed multi national training company.

    eLearning and video

    Multi-modal Reinforcement

    Support, reinforcement & extension eLearning and videos in the App.

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