Become an Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants keep organizations running smoothly. Master the skills necessary to thrive in this fast-paced job, from effective communication and business etiquette to the must-have technology skills that are essential for all administrative professionals.
Learn the essentials of efficient and productive administrative work.
Communicate effectively and with confidence.
Master the fundamentals of the Microsoft Office suite.

Course modules include:
  • Business Etiquette: Phone, Email, and Text
  • Typing Fundamentals
  • Time Management Fundamentals
  • Note-Taking for Business Professionals
  • Communication Fundamentals
  • Learning to Be Assertive
  • Learn Word 2016: The Basics
  • Learn Excel 2016: The Basics
  • Learn Outlook 2016: The Basics
  • Learn PowerPoint 2016: The Basics
  • Learn Access 2016: The Basics
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Instructors Suzanna Kaye, Anson Alexander, Paul Nowak, Nick Brazzi, David Rivers, Dave Crenshaw, John Ullmen, Chris Croft, Jess Stratton, Adam Wilbert, Garrick Chow
Length 14 Hours
Availability Current
Price $25/month, Free Trial Available
Language English (English)
Subjects Business

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