Most modern EAs and PAs are in essence, ‘managers without a specific portfolio’. Essentially they manage executive operations and the executive’s office including the tasks, projects and activities of the executive they work with, sometimes with their own direct reports. The role now requires much greater management ability than it did previously in business. Moreover, EAs and PAs, because of their constant interaction with the executive and all stakeholders, but also because of the intricacies of the role in itself, act as leaders, making decisions and giving directions to others.
As a result, EAs and PAs need to master basic management skills or the ability to control and regulate people effectively, basic leadership skills and the ability to inspire and get the adhesion of people.
This course will provide EAs and PAs with a sound understanding of management and business awareness, as well as providing a comprehensive understanding of industry knowledge and legal awareness. Mastering these three fields will add immense value to EAs and PAs. These skills will thus help the EA/PA to become self-driven, indispensable and almost impossible to replace.
In this course you will: