The Role of the PA
Who is it for?
For new or aspiring PAs who wish to gain an understanding of the role and skills of the Executive PA in the modern working environment.
What is it about?
Over the last 30 years, the role of the PA has changed dramatically and the Executive PA is now an important part of the management team, vital to the success of the organisation. The PA is often expected to have all the answers at their fingertips and respond to the demands of their managers in an instant.
What will I get out of it?
Analyse how the Executive PA role has developed
Understanding the difference between the Secretary of 30 years ago and the PA of today
Develop an overview of key skills required in the role
Appreciate the importance of a variety of skills and how they can improve your effectiveness
Understand the key elements of the manager's role
How you can assist and support your manager to reach their objectives
What will I learn?
This 75 minute session will look at how the role has changed and developed over time. It will explore the skills and attributes necessary to do the job successfully, and how best to support your manager in their role.