Great news!

The Mini MBA for Senior & Executive Assistants is available on local Australia time

“You have shifted my perspective on so many levels with this Programme! I’m truly grateful for this opportunity and for your dedication in making us, Admin Professionals TRULY EXCEPTIONAL!!! I’m a bit emotional to be honest and also proud of this accomplishment. I can’t wait for the graduation ceremony. Thank you again for sparking a new light inside of me. Thanks to Malcolm and my Cohort.”
Mini MBA Graduate

Here at Your Excellency we’ve had an overwhelming interest in our Mini MBA Programme for Executive Assistants from Australian based professionals.

We know you value high quality, accredited training.

We also know that the time difference, with us being based here in the UK, can be challenging.

That’s why we are delighted to offer:

Virtual Academy Mini MBA

Our original  fully virtual blended-learning Programme with an Australia-time-zone-friendly Cohort starting in November 2022

In-person & virtual Mini MBA

A specially designed in-person and Virtual Programme with two Cohorts starting in March 2023 in Sydney (venue TBC)

About The Mini MBA Programme

Become a truly exceptional EA by combining strategy, finance, marketing and leadership know-how in this accessible and accredited blended-learning Programme. The Mini MBA is for Senior & Executive Assistants who want to master business and leadership skills.

The knowledge and skills you will learn will be equally useful within your professional role and personal lives.

The Mini MBA Programme Modules

Programme Start

Introduction Session

After receiving your welcome box, meet the trainer and your fellow learners on the programme. This session will detail the programme flow, timings and expectations in between modules and outline “case study” requirements upon completion of all 9 modules.

Delivery Format: 60 minute Virtual Instructor Led Live Training

Programme Start

Module 1: Understanding Myself

Gain a clear understanding of how you prefer to learn, your motivational traits and which work style you best fit. This module will set the foundations to allow you to get the most from this Programme by ensuring you learn in your preferred style.

Delivery Format: 60 minute pre-recorded webinar

Module 2: Business Strategy

Understand the purpose and approach to business strategy. Learn what makes a successful strategy through analysis of both the external and internal environments. Understand the importance and process of communicating and implementing the strategy throughout the organisation.

Delivery Format: 3 hour Virtual Instructor Led Live Training

Module 3: Stakeholder Management

Where should you place your time, energy and resources to manage the needs, wants and requirements of both internal and external stakeholders? Learn how to meet strategic outcomes by knowing which of your stakeholders have the greatest influence and impact.

Delivery Format: 60 minute pre-recorded webinar

Module 4: Leadership Development

Why is impactful leadership so important and why do leadership styles require situational flexibility? Learn the difference between leadership and management and how both can be used to good effect. What makes good performance management? Recognise the importance and art of giving and receiving effective feedback.

Delivery Format: 3 hour Virtual Instructor Led Live Training

Module 5: Marketing

Gain an insight into the difference between a marketing strategy and a marketing plan, the power of branding and how to gain and sustain competitive advantage. Understand what makes a successful marketing mix and learn how strategic ideas are realised through marketing actions.

Delivery Format: 3 hour Virtual Instructor Led Live Training

Module 6: Business Plans

Recognise the key elements to a business plan and relate business plans to business strategy. Use business planning methodology to create business cases to justify projects or investments. How can you monitor and measure strategic success using performance based tools?

Delivery Format: 60 minute pre-recorded webinar

Module 7: Financial Reporting

How well can you understand, read and interpret the 3 main financial statements? Gain an understanding of financial terminology and jargon, learn the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of financial success and perform cash management analysis.

Delivery Format: 3 hour Virtual Instructor Led Live Training

Module 8: Budgets & Forecasts

Expand your financial knowledge to create and manage budgets. Learn how to identify costs and use these within budgetary planning. Differentiate between budgets & forecasts and understand their contribution to the business performance process.

Delivery Format: 60 minute pre-recorded webinar

Module 9: Project Management

Expertly prepare, plan, deliver and evaluate successful projects using recognised project management methodology. Draw on your skills from all previous modules to create a project combining all the learning from The Mini MBA Programme.

Delivery Format: 3 hour Virtual Instructor Led Live Training

The Mini MBA 'Graduation'

Programme Completion

The Mini MBA 'Graduation'

Programme completion

To complete the Programme and gain your certificate you will be required to develop a case study to demonstrate your understanding and application of your learning. This can be in the form of a business report or presentation and will be developed throughout the Programme with the support of your trainer.

The case study is useful for employers to recognise how your learning is being embedded into your role and benefitting the organisation.

You will then receive your IAM accredited Programme completion certificate for The Mini MBA for Senior & Executive Assistants.

 

How much more confident do you feel having completed The Mini MBA?

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How do you feel The Mini MBA will improve your career prospects going forwards?

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How likely are you to recommend The Mini MBA Programme to other EAs or PAs?

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Hear from Sydney based EA Lindsay Davies about her Mini MBA learner experience

"Who are you and what do you do?"

"What attracted you to the Mini MBA?

"What challenges did you have in your role?"

"How have you found working alongside other EAs & PAs?"

"How have you found the blended learning approach?"

"How can you sum up your Mini MBA experience?"

Virtual Academy Australia Mini MBA Programme

Starts 10th November 2022

All times are Sydney local time and training is delivered via our Virtual Academy

Introduction session

Module 1 : Understanding myself

Pre-recorded
Study in your own time
60 minute pre-recorded webinar

Module 2 : Business Strategy

Module 3 : Stakeholder Management

Pre-recorded
Study in your own time
60 minute pre-recorded webinar

Module 4 : Leadership Development

Module 5 : Marketing

Module 6 : Business Plans

Pre-recorded
Study in your own time
60 minute pre-recorded webinar

Module 7 : Financial Reporting

Module 8 : Budgets & Forecasts

Pre-recorded
Study in your own time
60 minute pre-recorded webinar

Module 9 : Project Management

Ready to start your journey to excellence with the Virtual Academy Mini MBA Programme?

In-person Australia Mini MBA Programme

Two cohorts available.
Cohort 1 Starts 8th March 2023
Cohort 2 Starts 9th March 2023

All times below are Sydney times

Module 1 (Virtual)

Introductory Session & Understanding Yourself

Cohort 1

Cohort 2

Module 2 : Strategy & Leadership (In person)

In person module in Sydney,
Venue TBA

Cohort 1

Cohort 2

Module 3 : Marketing & Finance (In person)

In person module in Sydney,
Venue TBA

Cohort 1

Cohort 2

Module 4 : Project Management (Virtual)

Cohort 1

Cohort 2

Ready to start your journey to excellence with the in person Mini MBA Programme?

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