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Hundreds of practical ideas, solutions, and strategies for reaching your peak success level
What does everyone expect from you? What do you expect from yourself?
Today's competitive environment demands more from office support personnel than ever before. Today's secretaries and administrative assistants are professionals who need a sophisticated set of skills to meet their daily challenges.
You are expected to:
Sound challenging? Unquestionably, it is. That's why this conference was designed — to help you do your job better in the face of increased demands and pressure. You won't find workshop leaders rehashing basic job functions; their goal is to help you develop the success and survival skills that make the difference between "just getting the job done" and being truly exceptional at what you do. This administrative assistant training conference was designed with you in mind, offering a unique 2-track format that lets you select from 10 power-packed sessions, making it easy to jump from track to track, choosing the workshops that are most relevant to you. And throughout the day, you'll have the opportunity to meet and network with individuals who really understand what you do ... because they do it, too.
The Conference for Administrative Assistants is for professionals who want to ...
This incredible training event brings together nationally recognized speakers and workshop leaders, creating an unprecedented opportunity for you to learn and grow professionally. You'll return to your job renewed, energized, and brimming with fresh ideas and strategies that will make an immediate difference in your performance, attitude, and productivity.
TRACK ONE: Taking Control of Your Job and Your Life
If you've ever felt that your life was running you — instead of the other way around — this innovative track offers concrete ways to escape the chaos. No matter how hectic your days get, you'll learn how to regain the control and calm that will keep you focused, on-track, and comfortable. Choose from 5 incredible workshops that spotlight proven ways to balance tasks and projects, stress-busting techniques for the overwhelmed, beat-the-clock solutions for the time-crunched professional, and office management innovations that make every day easier.
TRACK TWO: Career and Professional Development
You know you're more experienced, capable, and responsible than when you started your career. You know how far you've come, but the question is ... do you know where you're headed? This remarkable track will help you focus on the strategies and techniques that will take you to the next level. You'll learn essential professional skills that will help you enhance your value to your department ... and ultimately, to your entire organization. These breakout sessions will cover straightforward practices to help you handle and manage conflict, keep your head through change and turmoil, make smart decisions, and solve difficult problems ... all while preparing you to move forward and take on new challenges.
Session 1: Communicating with Confidence and Clarity
Review the basics of good communication and learn how to apply these powerful principles on an everyday basis, in every professional situation. Learn professional tips from the greatest communicators and put them to work for yourself.
Session 2: Managing Multiple Priorities
Sort through all of the priorities you're juggling, and put them into a perspective that's manageable and workable. Discover creative ways to get others to help you and rally the support you need at work … at home … anywhere.
Session 3: High-Impact Business Writing
Learn how to get results from everything you write and make the kind of "written impression" that enhances everyone's image — yours, your boss's, and your organization's.
Session 4: Staying Organized, Focused, and In Control
In your role, you're expected to function as "command central" in your office — keeping track of information and people no matter how hectic things get. This dynamic session will show you dozens of tricks to do it better, in the many situations you deal with — all without missing a beat.
Session 5: Stress-Busters for Pressured People
Protect your health and your relationships by learning how to avoid falling victim to stress.
Session 1: Effectively Working with Others
It's the "secret ingredient" in the most successful careers — the ability to communicate one-on-one, with virtually anyone, at any level. Increase your ability to work more productively with every person you encounter in your job.
Session 2: Practical Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
Learn strategies for resolving problems (big or small) with ease and confidence. Gain the trust and respect of your boss and coworkers as a professional who can handle tough situations and make sound decisions.
Session 3: Dealing with Difficult People
Virtually no workplace is safe from those frustrating and demanding people who make it difficult for you to do your job. You'll discover how to react with skill, composure, and confidence.
Session 4: Managing Time and Multiple Tasks
Harness the power of proven time-management techniques — ideas that will cut the waste from your day, free up time to accomplish more, and help you feel more organized. Learn creative tricks to manage the time of your boss and coworkers — and gain more control over your own!
Session 5: Enhancing Your Professional Image and Potential
Focus on equipping yourself to grow professionally, chart your path, and take solid steps to move ahead in your career.
Attend this training and be ready to take charge of your life with a personal "action plan" — a specific blueprint to guide you in years to come. Enroll today for our training if you are ready to polish up your administrative and secretarial skills and go back to work with fresh ideas and a renewed attitude!
Since Fred Pryor pioneered the one-day seminar in 1970, Pryor has helped more than 11 million people reach their career goals by offering comprehensive, affordable and convenient business, compliance and safety training. What began with Fred's drive to make learning accessible, efficient and economical through the founding of Fred Pryor Seminars, expanded with the acquisition of CareerTrack and has continued to grow Pryor into an industry leader offering competitive training for every industry and sector through Pryor Learning Solutions.
Staying true to Fred's mission to deliver the best and most cost-efficient continuous learning experience across the U.S. and Canada continues with Pryor Learning Solutions' true blended learning approach that includes live and online learning options. With Pryor, attend seminars, schedule on-site training, or gain access to more than 40 years of curated content in a cloud-based learning environment that doesn't obligate special IT requirements, pricey budgets or complicated timelines. You're fully operational in as little as three days and only three clicks away from unlimited learning options for your entire team.
Begin with a single seminar, or seize the opportunity to expand training to your entire team through Pryor's customer-focused Corporate and Government learning programs. Depending upon the educational opportunities you select, learning partnerships with Pryor have the potential to include:
Cancellation Policy: You may cancel your registration up to 10 business days before the seminar. Your registration fee will be refunded less a cancellation fee. If you need to cancel less than 10 business days prior to the seminar you may (1) send a substitute from your organization or (2) transfer your registration fee within 12 months to another seminar or conference of your choice. Please note that if you don't cancel and don't attend, you are still responsible for payment. Substitutions may be made at any time.