Office Administration: Executive

CampusStart Date
Saint JohnSeptember 2018
Saint JohnJanuary 2018

Program Overview

Executive Office Administrators work directly with company leaders. They are organized individuals who use their enhanced communication skills to create a professional work environment. You'll learn skills in word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, and accounting software applications, as well as how to create multimedia presentations and professional-quality publications. Our training and workplace experience will also provide you with expert problem solving, managerial, and interpersonal skills. CEOs are always on the lookout for qualified Office Administrators to assist with executive duties.


The requirements for this certificate may be achieved within one and one-half academic years of full-time study.

Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency

    (NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)

    Career Possibilities

    Our grads are office managers, executive assistants, managerial-level support staff, trainers and receptionists. Hospitals, government, private industry and non-profit organizations are all employers, and companies have described our graduates as professional, multi-tasked individuals able to adapt to a variety of positions within their organizations.

    Find potential employment in hospitals, government, private industry and non-profit organizations. Careers include office manager, executive assistant, managerial-level support staff, trainer or receptionist.

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    NOC Codes

    1222 - Executive assistants
    1241 - Administrative assistants
    1411 - General office support workers
    1422 - Data entry clerks
    1432 - Payroll clerks

    What you will learn

    • Advanced Business Writing
    • Business Mathematics
    • Accounting – manual and computerized
    • Word Processing and advanced document formatting
    • Spreadsheets
    • Intermediate-level Database
    • Records Management
    • Desktop publishing
    • Presentation software
    • Website design
    • Multi-media presentations
    • Keyboarding
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Customer Service

    Specific Considerations

    The Office Administration program is a "Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere" (L.I.V.E) program that requires the use of a notebook computer as part of the learning experience. Your notebook computer should meet minimum technical specifications to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. See here for more information: L.I.V.E. (Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere).

    Please note that some textbook instruction for program courses is written for PC systems and students with MAC devices may not be able to follow this instruction step-by-step.

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