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Executive Assistant Training
How Long Will the Training Take?
The online Executive Assistant training program includes up to 160 hours of curriculum, depending on whether you're training on Microsoft Office 2010 or 2007 software, and is designed to be completed in 3 months of full-time study. However, the online format allows you to study on your own schedule and your own pace, so your enrollment includes 6 months of program access in case you need extra time.
What Will I Be Learning?Career Step's Online Executive Assistant training program covers:
- Typing skills
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Outlook
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Grammar and writing
- Office procedures
The program includes images, videos, and interactive games and assignments to help you learn the material and develop your skills as an executive assistant. The program's focus is on helping you gain the skills you need to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Master credential and start working as soon as you graduate.
Want more details about exactly what's included in the program? Download the program syllabus to review the learning objectives for each module.
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A certificate program is a quick, affordable way to learn job skills that can make the difference between wishing you could get a new job and starting a rewarding new career.
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