Course Description

This course provides the essential tools, skills, and knowledge needed to perform administrative responsibilities to support executives and other high level professionals. Topics covered in this course include: Format documents - Speak on the phone professionally - Work as a receptionist - Manage your time - Manage an office - Write and communicate in a business environment - Write emails effectively and politely. This course should be the last course in the Administrative Assistant certificate as it require a working knowledge of the previous courses. The course materials is available online on the learning platform Brightspace on the course start date. Your instructors are recognized professionals in the field. 

More Information

  • Learning options: Courses available in class and online starting monthly with up to two months to complete the course.
  • A la carte: Individual courses are available, or earn the certificate by completing all courses within five years.
  • Recommended: English proficiency, basic computer skills and keyboarding and working knowledge of Microsoft Suite Office 2016 Word - Excel - PowerPoint.
  • Materials: A business calculator is recommended for accounting courses and a USB memory stick for all computerized courses.  
  • Time commitment: For each course hours ensure time for study hours and assessments submission.
  • Minimum enrolment: If the minimum enrolment target is not met, a course may be cancelled. Please do not finalize travel arrangements until the course is confirmed.
Registration usually closes 24 – 48 hours before the course starts, or sooner if the course is full.  Register early to secure your seat.

Course Offerings


Any-time Online

A course delivery mode where learning activity takes place at times and locations of the learners own choosing through the use of online communications technologies. Learners are NOT required to participate in any scheduled learning activities, but scheduled exams may be required.

Start/End Date

Oct 2, 2019 - Feb 2, 2020

Hours

21

Price

$325.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Nov 6, 2019 - Mar 6, 2020

Hours

21

Price

$325.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Dec 4, 2019 - Apr 4, 2020

Hours

21

Price

$325.00 CAD

In Class

A course delivery mode where learning activity is scheduled and takes place in a classroom or similar setting at a college facility. May include lecture, laboratory, and seminar components.

Start/End Date

Oct 15, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019

Location

Airdrie

Price

$325.00CAD

Schedule

Tuesday

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Thursday

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Hours

21

Start/End Date

Oct 15, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019

Location

Strathmore

Price

$325.00CAD

Schedule

Tuesday

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Thursday

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Hours

21

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