Personal Organisation Skills for Secretaries & PAs

1 Day
Edinburgh 25th Jan 2021
14th Apr 2021
5.5 hours

Course Overview

This course is intended to complement People Management Skills for Secretaries and Pas, but can be taken alone. The focus here is on improving the organisational skills needed in changing times, particularly when asked to manage small projects like events, conferences, office moves, web site changes, etc It is a lively course which gives plenty of opportunities for delegates to apply course content to their work.

This Personal Organisation Skills for Secretaries & PA’s training course is available throughout the UK.

CPD Value 5.5 Hours

Course Locations

Personal Organisation Skills for Secretaries & PAs London
Personal Organisation Skills for Secretaries & PAs Manchester
Personal Organisation Skills for Secretaries & PAs Nottingham
Personal Organisation Skills for Secretaries & PAs Birmingham
Personal Organisation Skills for Secretaries & PAs Bristol
Personal Organisation Skills for Secretaries & PAs Edinburgh
Personal Organisation Skills for Secretaries & PAs Leeds

This course is worth 5.5 Continuous Professional Development hours.Learn more about CPD

Timetable

09:30 - 10:00 Coffee, Course Objectives & Personal Objectives

10:00 - 10:30 Syndicate work
(Discussions on What is a project? and Why projects fail?)

10:30 - 11:00 Starting up a project
(Step by step approach to starting up a small project)

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 - 12:00 Prioritising a project & key documents
(Opportunity for delegates to use a powerful prioritisation tool on their own topic).

12:00 - 12:30 Using Gantt charts
(Delegates draw a Gantt chart for an Office Relocation project)

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 - 14:00 Team exercise
(A fun activity which explores two important principles about running small projects)

14:00 -14:30 Time management questionnaire
(Delegates explore how they are currently using time using a questionnaire)

14:30 - 15:00 Minimising lost time
(Delegates identify who/what is “stealing” their time at work and receive ideas on how to stop it)

15.00 - 15:15 Tea

15:15 - 16:00 Making decisions
(Delegates use a Decision Making Matrix to determine the best option from a choice of three venues for an event).

16:00 - 16:30 Surgery questions
(Opportunity to relate course content to actual issues at work)

16:30 Summary & Action Plans Agreed

Testimonials

I would like to say thank you very much for an interesting Course brilliantly delivered by Candy yesterday in Bristol. My first course with PTP and hopefully more to look forward to in the future.

Maria Lindsay, Chemring Countermeasures Ltd

. I thought the course was excellent & I learnt so much in that one day.

Louise Nicholson, Bandvulc Tyres Ltd

Brilliant course!

Lianne Morris, JD Williams
Great day - would recommend to all PAs and secs. Would like to do more
Carol Bark, Brunel University
Another fantastic course. Thank-you.
Rachel Russell, Brunel University
Excellent delivery at a good pace for all. .
Laura Gillett, Weightmans
Course was excellent, very helpful. .
Amy Ashton, Weightmans
Really enjoyed course - well prepared and delivered.
Zoe McAlister, Weightmans

Benefits

  • Knowledge of how to run a small project like events, conferences and office moves.
  • How to prioritise projects and plan using a Gantt chart.
  • Check out how they currently are using their time and identify areas of improvement.
  • How to support the decision making process.
  • Opportunity to discuss real situations.
Face-to-Face Live Virtual Training
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14th Apr 2021
Full Day
£280.00
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10th Aug 2021
Full Day
£280.00
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...or create a training session that suits you using one of the options below.
Private Virtual Training
1-2 delegates £580.00
Each additional £80.00
1-2-1 Virtual Training
Per session£550.00
U-Choose Virtual Training
Per delegate£280.00
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Book your place on one of our scheduled courses...
25th Jan 2021
Edinburgh
£480.00
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5th Feb 2021
Birmingham
£480.00
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24th Feb 2021
London
£480.00
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16th Mar 2021
Bristol (Clifton)
£480.00
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30th Mar 2021
Nottingham
£480.00
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6th May 2021
Manchester
£480.00
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14th Jun 2021
Leeds
£480.00
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30th Jun 2021
Edinburgh
£480.00
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2nd Jul 2021
Birmingham
£480.00
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24th Aug 2021
London
£480.00
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...or create a training session that suits you using one of the options below.
Inhouse Training
1-5 delegates £1,200.00
6-10 delegates £1,650.00
Each additional £100.00
1-2-1 Training
Per session£600.00
U-Choose Training
Per delegate£480.00
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