Be the Ultimate Assistant 2-Day Workshops
New York City | May 18-19
Atlanta | June 21-22
Silicon Valley | Sept. 21-22
Amsterdam | Nov. 29-30
“Thank you for your inspiration! You’ve helped provide the much-needed validation for our team and the air under their wings to help take us all to the next challenges. Thank you for your honesty, transparency, and professionalism.”
~ Wendy Blagg Executive Assistant, Office of CFO, Starbucks Coffee, Seattle
“I can’t thank you enough for the class. I now have a renewed vision and plan for my career and I am excited to connect the dots with what I learned.”
~ Dallas student
“This class changed my life.”
~ NYC student
Two-Day Intensive Workshop
(See Calendar page for the full world tour schedule)
This two day, 17-hour highly interactive and jam-packed course is geared towards Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants, and private service professionals who are working at the highest levels. The class is designed to develop and fine-tune the mindset, confidence, and tools needed to succeed with the most demanding employer. It focuses on both the soft and hard skills necessary to excel as an assistant including; communication skills, organization techniques, problem-solving strategies, and career management.
This is the advanced training that Bonnie wished had existed when she was working for Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis. Assistants around the world do not have to wing it anymore.
The 4.5 -hour technology segment of the class is taught by Vickie Sokol Evans who is a former assistant and a Master Microsoft Certified Trainer. She is the trainer to Bill Gates’ support team. Vickie is an expert on both PC and Mac and best of all, she “gets” what assistants do and the most efficient ways to get it done. She covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Social Networks.
“BTUA is an incredible goldmine for assistants. It gave me an energy boost and more self-confidence to succeed in my new role. It was a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills, new tools, to meet so many great professionals. BTUA helped me grow and thrive in my career. I can feel the difference! Thank you so much Bonnie & Vickie for such a great experience!”
Muriel Poncin, EA General Electric & Officer in EUMA Belgium
The registration cost includes a signed copy of “Be the Ultimate Assistant,” “Tips in Minutes,” supplemental resource materials, the DiSC Workplace Personality Assessment and a Certificate of Achievement. The course also includes follow-up coaching with both Bonnie and Vickie.
More about Vickie Sokol Evans…
Topics to be covered:
- Overview of the Profession
- Skills & Qualities Needed for the Work
- Networking & Mentoring
- Ethics & Confidentiality
- Job Descriptions
- Organization, Assistant Handbook & Checklists
- Verbal – Public Speaking
- Written – E-mails, text messaging, reports, etc.
- Unspoken – Body Language
- DiSC Workplace Personality Assessment Discussion
- Gender, Ethnic & Generational Issues in the Workplace
- Handling with Difficult People & Situations
- Event Planning
- Travel Planning
- Creative Problem Solving
- Resources for the Personal Assistant
- Career Management
Many Ultimate Assistant alumni come from these amazing organizations
Virtual Online Training for Assistants & Managers
Are you interested in a customized one-on-one learning experience that addresses your precise needs?
Please contact Bonnie for more details and scheduling.
This workshop is eligible for IAAP re-certification points.
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