This program equips you with the skills you need to enhance the efficiency of a busy professional office.
Using your laptop in our Internet-connected classrooms, you'll complete interactive assignments and learn the skills most in demand by today's employers. The first year of study provides you with a foundation in basic office administration skills you need to succeed in any office position. The second year focuses on the higher-level skills required if you wish to work in an executive office.
Things you'll learn
- Advanced administrative functions such as arranging travel and taking minutes.
- Executive support skills such as banking and payroll.
- Advanced Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access).
- Business writing, Internet research and report writing skills.
Administrative Simulation or Field Placement
When you've completed the first three terms and have met a prescribed GPA, you can choose either an Administrative Simulation course or a Field Placement course. Both prepare you for entry-level support positions in a business, government or professional office. This experience can be invaluable when you're ready to look for a professional executive assistant or administrative assistant position.
You’ll also learn:
- Leadership skills needed by office supervisors.
- Webpage design including combining text, graphics, audio and video.
- Oral presentation skills.
- Job search and interview techniques.
Maximize Your Learning With Mobile Computing
Sheridan’s mobile computing teaching environment gives you 24/7 access to the course materials and software applications used in class. Using your personal laptop computer, you can perform class activities, complete assignments, and e-communicate with your professors and classmates. Mobile computing gives you freedom and flexibility that lead to greater learning.
"In my two years in the Office Administration – Executive Program I have gained many skills which I continue to use in my career. I was given an excellent placement, who also hired me after graduating. I am where I am because of my outstanding professors. Thank you." – Nisha Patel, Administrative Assistant, AssessMed, Mississauga
Ontario College Diploma
- 2 yrs (4 semesters)
- Program code: POFAE
Column one has the Start date, second the Locations and third the Availability Start date Locations Availability Sep 2017 Davis Campus (Brampton) Closed Jan 2018 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available