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The N6 Management Assistant course is the last step you need to take to achieve your National Diploma. Learn the ins and outs of what it takes to be a successful management assistant.
What do Management Assistants do?
The role and job title of Management Assistants may differ depending on the industry and company they work for. However, each of these roles have one thing in common – they offer office support. Their daily duties include performing a range of administrative and clerical responsibilities. They are responsible for setting up meetings, managing office equipment, and sometimes even perform human resources tasks.
Who Will Benefit From This Course?
Looking to make a career switch? Don’t have any industry experience? Management Assistant Courses will be beneficial to you. Our courses are designed to equip you with the skills needed to tackle any administrative or clerical role.
Not only will you gain transferable skills, but having these demonstrated abilities could increase your chances of getting hired.
What you Will Learn
Management Assistant Courses will prepare you for admin jobs in just about any industry. Worried that you might not have what it takes to be considered an all rounder?
Well, this course will do you good. You will learn more about the inner workings of an office and how to handle daily office operations.
Learn how to effectively communicate with clients and colleagues with Communication as a subject. This course will also help you improve your typing skills and teach you how to work with different computer software.
What Jobs can I get With a Management Assistant Course?
You can apply for a role that requires you to do admin duties. The job title may differ, but the responsibilities and functions will serve the same purpose. Here’s some of the jobs you can apply for:
- Administrative Clerks – they are responsible for managing files and documents, answering telephones, performing bookkeeping duties, and more.
- Office Manager – these all rounders make sure the office runs smoothly. They arrange meetings, manage office supplies, and more.
- Executive Assistant – they manage calendars and schedules, as well as offering support to executives.
- Receptionist – they are the first line of communication to a company and provide admin support to the office.
What Skills do Management Assistants Need?
To perform any job, you will need a good combination of soft and technical skills. If you don’t meet the requirements for the job of your dreams, you can always work on gaining the skills needed. The best way to gain skills is to enroll in a course. Here are the soft and technical skills you need for a career as a management assistant.
Soft skills refer to your social and communication skills. It has to do with how well you work or perform with others. These skills will help you succeed in the workplace and increase your overall performance. Make sure you possess the following:
- Excellent listening and communication skills
- Critical thinking
- Problem-solving ability
- Willingness to learn
- Leadership qualities
- Management skills
- Positive attitude
Technical skills refer to your ability to perform your daily responsibilities. For any management assistant related title, you are required to do admin or clerical tasks. You will have to know how to operate different software, hardware, and operate office equipment. Make sure you’re familiar with the following:
- Accessing the internet
- Sending and reading emails
- Operating multi-line telephones
- Microsoft Office
- Database management
Looking to gain practical work experience that will set you apart from all other applicants?
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Last Updated: Sanel Van Staden, 30 July 2021