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Administrative Assistant


Administrative Assistant training onlineTuition: 1,499.99
Program Duration: 2 Months
Course Contact Hours:160

Administrative Assistant Training Online

As an office professional, you only need to do a single thing: everything! Unfortunately, there never appears to be sufficient time to do all of it, much less learn how. However, if you truly wish to ramp up your work efficiency– as well as provide value to your workplace– you have to take this Administrative Assistant training online. This program supplies an almost unlimited supply of savvy insight, wonderful pointers, and proven tools, along with highly effective strategies when it comes to handling both everyday job duties and demands.

So whether you’re touching up your talents, staying on par with all new developments in business, boosting your own marketability, or simply launching a challenging and fulfilling career, this extensive Administrative Assistant training is precisely the best thing to move your career forward!

Prerequisite: None

Administrative Assistant

Overview

After finishing this course, you will have the ability to:

  • Type swiftly and correctly.
  • Determine the steps to complete general office procedures.
  • Comprehend the fundamentals of working within Microsoft ® Office.
  • Identify the steps for making business documents using professional language.
  • Know the general criteria for bookkeeping as well as accounting in the office.

Certification

Upon successful completion of our Administrative Assistant course, students will be prepared
for an entry-level job as an Administrative Assistant in an office setting and to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Administrative Assistant (CAA).

**Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

Outline

Administrative Assistant Module 1
Typing Practice & Improvement

  • Pre-Test Your Typing Ability
  • Finger Positioning Exercises
  • Typing Practice Games
  • Typing Progress Tracking
  • Improve Your Typing Skills
  • Increase Your Typing Speed
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Administrative Assistant Module 2
General Office Procedures

  •  The New Administrative Assistant
  • The Daily Routine
  • Telephone Usage & Etiquette Tips
  • Mail Services and Shipping
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Transportation Reservations
  • Dealing with Meeting
  • Meeting Agendas and Minutes
  • Time Management
  • Creating Action Plans
  • Keeping Accurate Records
  • Filing Systems and File Cabinets

Administrative Assistant Module 3
Office Equipment and Computers

  • Understanding Office Equipment
  • Using Microsoft Windows
  • Using Apple Macintosh
  • Navigating with Mac OS X
  • Email Accounts & Programs
  • Organizing Your Email
  • Using the Internet
  • Computer Networking
  • Web Conferencing
  • Data Security
  • Troubleshooting Computer Problems
  • Office Ergonomics

Administrative Assistant Module 4
Using Microsoft Office

  •  Common Microsoft Office 2010 Features
  • Using Microsoft Word
  • Using Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Using Microsoft Excel
  • Using Microsoft Publisher
  • Using Microsoft One Note
  • Using Microsoft Outlook
  • Using Microsoft Web Applications

Administrative Assistant Module 5
Business Documents

  •  Creating a Great Business Letter
  • Appearance and Paragraphing
  • Interoffice Memorandums and E-Mails
  • Reports and Report Templates
  • Press Releases
  • Editing and Proofreading
  • Forms of Address
  • Legal Documents and Terms
  • Grammalogues
  • Notary Public Forms
  • Agreements and Contracts
  • Legal and Real Estate Terms

Administrative Assistant Module 6
Language Usage

  • Grammar
  • Using Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Language Usage and Style
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Avoiding Redundancies
  • Phrases and Words to Omit
  • Common English Usage Problems
  • Spelling and Spell Check
  • American English vs. British English
  • Punctuation: Using a Period or Comma
  • Writing Numerals
  • Roman Numerals

Administrative Assistant Module 7
Financial Activities

  •  Bookkeeping and Accounting
  • Business Taxes
  • The Company’s Bank
  • Business and Financial Information for Small Businesses
  • U.S. Weights and Measures
  • International Weights and Measures (Metric)
  • Business Math
  • Career Advancement
  • Growing as the Company Grows
  • Presentation Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Office Management and Supervision

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Materials
Materials Included:

  •  Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 18 Software
  • Administrative Assistant’s and Secretary’s Handbook by James Stroman, Kevin Wilson,
    Jenniver Wauson

System Requirements:

Internet Access

  •  Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.
  • Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience.
  • Moodle pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware

  • Windows hardware configurations and processors are acceptable
  • Mac computers MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (downloadble from Apple).
  • 1 GB RAM minimum recommended
  • Operating Systems
  • Windows XP, Vista or 7 and Mac OS X 10 or higher with Windows
  • Web Browsers
  • Google Chrome is highly recommended
  • Internet Explorer is not recommended as it may not display certain menus and links
  • Cookies MUST be enabled
  • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses.
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Media Plug-ins (These may be required depending on your course media.)
  • Adobe Flash Player (Required for many of our career courses and ALL of our IT courses.)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
  • PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don’t have PowerPoint)