- 28 Jul 2019 Dubai
- 14 Oct 2019 Dubai
Learn and develop the essential skills needed to help you to be thebest you can be in your Executive Secretarial role
No matter the organisation, an Executive Secretary is instrumentalto its success.
Often seen as the go-to person for a manager, a team, vendors andclients alike, the Executive Secretary needs to be professional andproficient in all tasks required within the role.
This comprehensive and fast-paced course will equip you with thepractical tools, skills, and increased self-awareness which are keyto equipping you for the demands of your secretarial role. You willalso learn more about self, staff, and office management.
In addition, the tools and techniques that you gain will help youattain your personal development objectives and build yourcredibility, whilst enabling you to successfully support yourorganisation.
Who Should Attend
This programme is designed for Secretarial and AdministrativeProfessionals across all sectors. Attendees may include:
- Personal Assistants (PAs)
- Executive: PAs, Secretaries, Assistants
- Management: PAs, Secretaries, Assistants
- Project Managers and Secretaries
- Office Managers and Administrators
- Senior Office Managers and Administrators
- Department Co-ordinators
Benefits of Attending
- Fully appreciate the role of an Executive Secretary or PA, and your impact on the wider business
- Build and maintain successful relationships with key stakeholders, senior managers, and colleagues
- Increase your productivity using superior time management and delegation skills
- Co-ordinate business tasks to enable others you support to work productively
- Develop the people-skills to succeed in your role – from communication to problem solving
- Improve the effectiveness of management and strategic meetings
Linda Mears is the Managing Director of PositiveDifference Ltd. She is a multi-award-winningLearning and Development Specialist with over25 years’ practical experience in Managementand Leadership Coaching, Training, Mentoringand Career Development.
She began her training career as Senior Sales and BusinessDevelopment Trainer for Thorn EMI, where it was quickly recognisedthat she had a talent for developing people to reach their fullpotential.
Linda has held several senior managerial positions managing teamsfrom 3 – 1,500 staff, and has worked at operational and strategiclevels.
From her own career experiences, Linda fully understands andappreciates the challenges that Managers and Leaders face in the21st century and has developed Learning and Developmentmethodologies to match those needs.
Linda won the Learning & Performance Institute Gold Award for bestPeople Development Programme (2016) and is recognised for herknowledge, experience and innovative approach to developingManagers and Leaders.
Working in the UK and internationally, Linda is in high demand bymany blue-chip companies and has worked across the private andpublic sectors providing consultancy for many high-profile projects,within organisations such as Thorn EMI, Abbey National plc, FirstNational Bank, Santander, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),British Telecom (BT), and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
Linda holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management andFinance, is a Master Practitioner in Neurological Dominance, is aChartered Management Institute (CMI) Qualified Coach (Levels 1 – 5)and is also Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)qualified.
Linda is also passionate about making a difference to people’s livesand is a registered volunteer and Business Mentor for The Prince’sTrust Charity (UK).
Dusit Thani Hotel
Dusit Thani Hotel
Dusit Thani Hotel
133 Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 343 3333
Fax: +971 4 407 2517
Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments.Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Pricing excludes 5% VAT, which will be charged where applicable