Classes in this program are offered in a compressed format on three consecutive days each week.
This two-year diploma program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required of an executive office assistant. You will gain extensive practical understanding and knowledge of office concepts; business operations and procedures; current computer software; and how to collaborate on various management activities.
You will develop your skills through various learning methods such as group and individual projects, discussions, lectures, case studies and office simulations.
Emphasis is placed on the practical demands of the job including:
- High-level word processing skills
- Preparing professional documents with accuracy
- Developing presentation, Internet, email, project management, spreadsheet and database skills in a network environment
- Interpersonal and human relations
- Meeting deadlines
- Organizing activities
If you choose to pursue this option, you should enjoy working on computers and interacting with others. In addition, you must be willing to work to develop a professional level of ability in business skills.
Please note: You will be required to achieve a keyboarding speed of 45 net words per minute to graduate.
Upon successful completion of your first year, you may elect to finish your studies and graduate with a one-year Ontario college certificate in Office Administration. Please make arrangements through the Office of the Registrar.
STUDENTS WILL BE PROVIDED VARIOUS MICROSOFT OFFICE USER SPECIALIST (MOS) CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES