Executive and Personal Assistants

Executive and Personal Assistants
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An Executive or Personal Assistant is a person whose work consists of supporting management using a variety of management, communication and organisation skills. They are also referred to as Secretaries and provide support to one, or many employees to help them to stay organised.

Being a Personal Assistant is a unique position that requires a lot of skill, you are essentially the foundation that ensures someone remains organised and stable in their day-to-day routine, making it an essential responsibility to fulfil when someone else depends wholeheartedly on your ability to carry out your tasks.

Our Executive and Personal Assistants course will show you what it takes to be a successful assistant. Learn what it takes to effectively manage a schedule, organize a meeting, and even how to be a successful gatekeeper.


You will learn how to:

  • Adapt to the needs and styles of management
  • Communicate through written, verbal, and non-verbal methods
  • Improve time management skills
  • Manage meetings effectively
  • Act as a gatekeeper
  • Use the tools of the trade effectively


  • Become a master at organising in your professional life
  • Provide support and organisation to your peers
  • Increase your self-worth, and your worth to your employers!
  • Transferable skills that can be taken into any organisation in any industry
  • Implement your knowledge as soon as you’ve finished the course
  • Have a positive influence on your organisation
  • Getting Started
  • Working with Your Manager
  • Administrative Soft Skills
  • Effective Time Management
  • Meeting Management
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Being an Effective Gatekeeper
  • Organisational Skills
  • Confidentiality Guidelines
  • Special Tasks
  • Wrapping Up
Course Code
Online Course
Course Access
1 Year
Exams Included
1 gigahertz (GHz)
Operating Systems
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10
Mac OS
Internet Explorer 8 or above
Google Chrome
Safari 6 or above
Mozilla Firefox
Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android