Administrative Assistant

Course Information

Program Duration: 3 Months
Tuition: $1,499.99
Mentor Supported: Yes
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Course Overview

As an office professional, you only have to do one thing: everything! And there never seems to be enough time to do it all, much less learn how. But if you really want to ramp up your job performance and add value to your employer you need to take this Administrative Assistant course. This course offers an almost endless supply of savvy advice, great tips, proven tools, and powerful strategies for dealing with both everyday job responsibilities and requirements.

So whether you re brushing up your skills, keeping up with new developments in business, increasing your own marketability, or just starting a challenging and rewarding career, this comprehensive course is just the right thing to move your career forward!

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Course Description

Administrative assistants perform clerical duties in nearly every industry. Some administrative assistants, like those in the legal industry, may be more specialized than others. Most administrative assistant duties revolve around managing and distributing information within an office. This generally includes answering phones, taking memos and maintaining files. Administrative assistants may also be in charge of sending and receiving correspondence, as well as greeting clients and customers.

Program Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Type quickly and effectively
  • Identify the steps to complete general office procedures
  • Define the basics of working within Microsoft® Office
  • Identify the steps for creating business documents using professional language
  • Identify the basic requirements for bookkeeping and accounting in the office
  • Make effective use of human differences to create positive relationships with co-workers and the public.
  • Use current and emerging technologies to solve workplace problems through presentation, research, analysis, and synthesis.
  • Practice the legal and ethical frameworks of business.

Job Outlook

Employment of secretaries and administrative assistants is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Many job openings will result from the need to replace workers who leave the occupation. Those with a combination of work experience and computer skills should have the best job prospects.

FAQs

What are my payment options?

Click the Financing link at the top of this page for financing information.

What is difference between a certificate and a certification?

By successfully completing a course through one of our college or university partners the student is awarded a Certificate of Completion from the institution. If there is a state or national exam that the course is preparing a student for, the proper certifying body will be indicated and that association will proctor and award any type of certification. This is the student’s responsibility, although ECA is here to help guide our students in the right direction.

Does this course translate in to college credit?

Through our college and university partners, ECA offers non-credit certificate programs.

How long do access to my complete my course?

Access will begin on your start date and end on your end date unless otherwise specified. If you are falling behind in your course please contact an Education Consultant to talk about your options.

When are the course start dates?

The course start dates are determined by the student due to open-enrollment.

Is the Certification exam included in the course?

The certification exam is not included in the cost of the course unless otherwise specified in the course education and training plan.

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