26th October: ILM The Strategic Business Support PA Masterclass, De Vere, London W.1.


Thursday 26th October: ILM The Strategic Business Support PA Masterclass at De Vere Venues, 9-10 Portland Place, London W1B 1PR

Join us for a a lively and informative training session which will cover the Executive Assistant & Personal Assistant role in relation to how in the 21st century you are now required to become the 'strategic business support' to your Executive.  This means having commercial and business awareness and an understanding of the challenges that your Executive is dealing with on a daily basis and how you can ease the pressure and take on further responsibility.

Topics covered include: Managing your Manager, Organisational Efficiency, Time Management, Commercial & Business Awareness, Minute Taking & Project Management Skills

Testimonials: "I found the most beneficial part of the Masterclass was being the strategic support and what it means, plus organisational efficiency. As a result of knowing my Manager's working style, pressures and objectives I feel I can now improve my support to him". Fiona, Friends of th Earth

"Being aware of temperament style and how people behave and developing my political intelligence was very helpful. Having attended the Masterclass I am now more aware of my communication style and how to adapt to it to my Manager's style so that we can work together more effectively". Lisa, C.Hoare & Co.

Session Aims:

Learning Outcomes:

7 Key Skills PA Management Programme, ILM accredited (ILM is the Leadership & Management division of City & Guilds, no.1 for Qualifications in the UK and recognised in over 80 countries globally).

The 7 Key Skills PA Management Programme has been devised by the former EA to the Chairman of British Telecom (BT) who is now a CIPD L&D Practitioner, CTI Coach  & Associate Lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London. The programme meets the demand for a comprehensive programme that increases the confidence and abilities of Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants, Senior Secretaries, Admin Support & Team PAs. 

Key Benefits of attending for you and your organisation:

The complete programme will develop your capabilities in time management, project management, organisational skills, PA leadership and management skills, strengths and weaknesses, decision making, minute taking, communicating with teams, understanding temperaments, managing difficult situations, commercial and business awareness, emotional intelligence, assertiveness, communication skills, personal branding and social media.

How to Book: To receive a brochure and reserve your place email Amanda at enquiries@globalpa-association.com or call our office on 0800 043 0258.

Cost: Global PA Members - £425 per session.  For non members: £450. Discounts apply for public sector and not for profit and personal payment.

Venue: De Vere Venues, West One, 9-10 Portland Place, London W1. Each session runs from 0930-1645 and includes all refreshments, 2 course sit down lunch and training materials. 

This session will be delivered by our Founder, Rosemary Parr.  The programme is approved by the ILM, the CPD Standards office and by Birkbeck, University of London for students studying the Certificate in Higher Management for EAs & PAs. 

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Cost is £148 for Members, £175 for non Members.  Email Amanda at enquiries@globalpa-association.com