Administration Skills for New Professionals
- Level(s) of Study: Professional / Short course
Available at no cost to eligible individuals (see criteria below).*
- Start Date(s): 22 January 2024
- Duration: Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 January 2024, 10am-4pm, three days
- Study Mode(s): Short course
Please note: This course is delivered through the Enterprising Ashfield project, which is funded by the Government's Towns Fund. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is pleased to offer free (fully funded) places on this course to support individuals and employees of businesses that are based in the towns of Kirkby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield.
The standard fee would normally be £435.
On this course, you'll learn the essentials of working productively and efficiently in an office administration environment to become successful in your profession.
You'll learn essential skills suitable for all administrative professionals, from organisation skills to business etiquette, and from effective communication techniques to understanding the latest technology.
It's ideal for anyone who is just starting out or in the early stages of their professional career and looking for a boost in a competitive sector.
It's also suitable for anyone who would like a change in their career and would like to know more about working in an office environment.
With a limited number of places on the course, you'll have the one-to-one attention you need to ensure you leave with the skills to continue developing your skills at home or work.
Here's what our previous attendees said:
"I have gained skills in excel and I feel that I can use it in a more professional manner. I have a new appreciation for communication, especially when language barriers are concerned. The team building exercises were engaging and fun!"
"This course was really good to refresh my knowledge in Administration Skills, even also picked up some new skills to add to my CV! The tutor was great, thank you!"
"I'm looking to start up a new business, so this course has been very useful for me. I have increased knowledge in Excel, Google Forms and PowerPoint."
"I wanted to do this course so that I could increase my chances of future employment. I now have an understanding of different applications which will assist my personal progression
I really liked picking up tips and tricks of different programmes, but the aspect of this course I most enjoyed was the opportunity for team building and presentation"
"This course was great practise for my already existing skills. I now remember how to use programs such as PowerPoint and Excel - the amount of practical work was really good!"
How you’re taught
This course will be based at the Summit Centre in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
Monday 22 to Wednesday24 January 2024, 10am-4pm (three days)
Tutor profile: András Fésüs
András is an accomplished education management professional who has worked at higher education institutions across the Midlands, including Coventry University, De Montfort Univeresity, the University of Nottingham, and Nottingham Trent University.
He originally trained as a language teacher and started his own language school, and also delivers leadership training courses for managers.
András is particularly skilled in giving feedback; his delegates achieve a great deal in a short time, surprising themselves with the level and range of their writing and communication skills.
Fees and funding
This course is available at no cost to people living or working in the Kirkby-in-Ashfield or Sutton-in-Ashfield areas.