The Role of The Executive Personal Assistant


This Unit will develop the learners’ knowledge and understanding of the role of the executive personal assistant. It covers their role within senior management teams, the principles of communication, project management, working practice and supporting business meetings and events. They will also develop their understanding of personal development for executive personal assistants.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand how the role and responsibilities of an Executive Personal Assistant contributes to the overall success of an organisation
  • Understand different communication styles and how this impacts on working with your team
  • Understand the communication process and how to overcome communication barriers
  • Build a portfolio of effective questions to enhance communication
  • Develop your assertiveness to maintain efficiency
  • Apply and understand the purpose and process of goal setting
  • Utilise the fundamentals of project management methodology
  • Identify and apply best practice time management techniques
  • Understand the characteristics and requirements of different meetings and events
  • Successfully plan, support and contribute at meetings and events
  • Take responsibility for your own personal and professional development

Why train with Your Excellency?

We're PA/EA champions

Your Excellency champions PAs like no other training provider. Working with the Institute of Administration Management, we have designed IAM Level 3 & 4 qualifications that will help to develop your career and profile within your business.

We're part of a big network

We’re well connected in the PA, VA and learning & development communities. We value the power of networking and can give you a personal introduction to PA Networking owners in your area so you can tap into the amazing community around you.

Accredited by the IAM

This course is one of 12 available within the Level 3 Award in Professional and Administration Skills. Complete 5 of your choice and you will achieve your own professional qualification. Because we are accredited by the IAM, you can be absolutely sure that our content is of the highest quality and completely up-to-date. And because PAs often have different responsibilities, our courses cover everything from marketing to finance, event management to business writing.

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If you want to take your career as a PA or EA to another level, there is no better training partner than Your Excellency to ensure you achieve your goals.

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