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Project Management for Administrative Professionals

Is there an advantage to learning project management for administrative professionals? Yes!

If you’re looking to take on the added pressure and challenges associated with projects, the techniques of project management for administrative professionals will give you the confidence you need to get the job done. Whether you’re an administrative assistant, secretary, executive secretary or another member of the administrative support staff, now you can get the skills that spell project management success—scheduling, budgeting and planning. Learn how project management for administrative professionals will help you take a project from conception to completion.

Seminar Number: 02298

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(300 reviews)
  • In-Person
  • Live Online
  • At Your Company Location

Course Scheduling & Pricing

Who Should Attend

  • Executive secretaries and assistants, administrative assistants and administrative support personnel
  • Office managers, sales assistants and any administrative professional who is responsible for projects

  •   In-Person3 Day(s)
    1.8 CEU
  •   Live Online3 Day(s)
    1.8 CEU
 

If you’re looking to take on the added pressure and challenges associated with projects, the techniques of project management for administrative professionals will give you the confidence you need to get the job done.

Whether you’re an administrative assistant, secretary, executive secretary or another member of the administrative support staff, now you can get the skills that spell project management success—scheduling, budgeting and planning. Learn how project management for administrative professionals will help you take a project from conception to completion.

  • Learn the project management for administrative professionals skills to plan, organize and control projects of any size
  • Organize and track all project resources to maximize productivity
  • Anticipate problems or solve them as they arise
  • Manage time while juggling multiple projects with ongoing daily responsibilities
  • Gain the ability to exert influence without authority
  • Defining project management
  • Planning and controlling projects
  • Meeting project objectives
  • Solving project problems
  • Managing time and priorities
  • Learning from each project
  • Coordinating work done by others
  • Improving communication skills

Learning Objectives

  • Plan and Control Projects of Any Size Using the Proven Techniques of Successful Project Management
  • Focus on Results and Meet Project Objectives and Timetables
  • Organize and Track All Project Resources to Maximize Productivity
  • Report Progress of Plans to the Satisfaction of Management
  • Solve Problems as They Arise and Anticipate Problems Using Simple and Effective Problem-Solving Tools
  • Manage Time While Juggling Multiple Projects and Ongoing Daily Responsibilities
  • Learn to Use Influence and Clear Communication to Get Cooperation and Coordinate the Work of People Who Do Not Report to You
  • Deal with Complexity and Conflicting Demands on Your Time and Talent
  • Gain Confidence and Increase Your Responsibility By Validating Your Experience and Skills

What Is Project Management?

  • Understand the Definition of “Project”
  • Create Problem Statements
  • Understand the Difference Between a Project and Ongoing Work
  • Be Aware of the Variety of Projects Administrative Professionals Are Asked to Complete
  • Understand the Roles and Responsibilities of a Project Manager
  • Understand the Basic Project Life Cycle

How Do We Manage Projects?

  • Plan and Control Projects
  • Meet Project Objectives
  • Organize and Track Resources
  • Use Basic Project Management Tools

How Do We Work with Others Successfully?

  • Use Influence Without Authority
  • Recognize and Use Different Communication Styles
  • Use Active Assertive Communication
  • Communicate Effectively Across Organizational Boundaries
  • Organize Effective Project Team Meetings

How Do We Meet Project Challenges?

  • Solve Project Problems Effectively
  • Avoid Disasters
  • Learn from Every Project

How Do We Apply Project Management Knowledge and Plan for the Future?

  • Apply Your Learning to New Projects
  • Plan Your Progress More Effectively
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View a Sample of Our Reviews

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300 reviews

 
The training was very well taught and I loved that we engaged as a class with exercises. I came for the purpose of learning new tools on how to keep myself and my projects organized. I learned new and effective ways on how to manage my projects. I most definitely came home with many new tool options that I could use with my projects.
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This instructor did a fantastic job of teaching, explaining different methods and breaking down processes to allow for ease of comprehension and application!
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The class size was perfect ! I received a mass of valuable information that's applicable to my job functions that I'm excited and eager to start applying in the field. The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable with great advice and experience to share.
5
   
I like the pace of the training and activities we did. I think the trainer was very strategic on which execrises called for group discussion or breaking up in groups. I felt very comfortable in asking questions and sharing my thoughts The trainer is an excellent communicator. I am very excited to review my notes and implement what I've learned.
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I really liked the virtual setting. It was very engaging and we were able to collaborate well. I loved the examples that the instructor gave. It helped a lot to add real life examples which made the lessons relatable. The tools and templates will be very helpful with my new responsibilities.
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American Management Association is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

In-Person Schedule

3 Sessions Available

Live Online Schedule

4 Sessions Available

  • $2,295.00 Non Members
  • $2,095.00 AMA Members
  • $1,984.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2024-06-03 2024-06-05 Jun 3, 2024 - Jun 5, 2024 3 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2024-09-23 2024-09-25 Sep 23, 2024 - Sep 25, 2024 3 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2024-11-11 2024-11-13 Nov 11, 2024 - Nov 13, 2024 3 Days IL Chicago 60601-5927 Chicago Register Now

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