You are DONE with not getting the training you need.
Winging it doesn’t work anymore.
You fear falling further and further behind or even losing your job. How do you navigate the new normal? You are not interested in quick fixes because you know they don’t last. Are you ready to do whatever it takes? This is your career. This is your life.
You are the CEO of You, Inc.
Introducing the Be the Ultimate Assistant On Demand Course designed to deliver the essential skills to be fully equipped as a true executive business partner – to any one at any level. You’ve got this.
Be the Ultimate Assistant
The On Demand Training Course For the World’s Assistants
Ultimate Assistants are the right arms to their executives and the backbone of their companies. They are executive business partners who have a respected seat at the table. Ultimate Assistants change their workplaces for the better and BTUA training supports you to do exactly that.
About the Course
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The global workplace has never been more complicated and is only getting more so every day. Assistants are the right arms to their executives, backbones to companies, and the face of the company culture. They are highly resourceful, resilient, creative, empathetic, and super smart. On top of that, they have advanced technology skills and finely tuned EQ, which helps them to read minds, and they are doing those things both in-person and remotely. How do they learn to do that?
BTUA gives you power.
Brenda Rogers, CAP, OM, ACEA Former VP of Administration | Dallas, Texas
“The power of BTUA is strong. I have attended three sessions over the years. The lessons that I have learned and the confidence I have gained have made me the successful assistant I am today. I highly recommend BTUA to a seasoned Executive Assistant or an Administrative Assistant who is just starting her/his career.”
Be the Ultimate Assistant eBook
The best-selling resource for assistants around the world
A best-seller, Be the Ultimate Assistant, A celebrity assistant’s secrets to working with any high-powered employer is a rare, first-hand look at the world of a celebrity assistant and its place in the larger realm of all professional assistants. Enlightening and entertaining, this book pulls the curtain back with solid information and true stories from Bonnie Low-Kramen’s 25 years working with Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis. Every assistant wants to keep a copy within reach.
100 Life-Changing Tips eBook
100 Life-Changing Tips Using Microsoft Office for Windows
This digital download is a guide for the Microsoft Office system designed for busy professionals who want to deliver better results faster! Whether you are an expert or “just getting by”, this will be your go-to-resource that includes the most relevant and practical tips using the software you’re most familiar with. Plus, it introduces you to the latest features that you won’t want to miss.
Featured in a Forbes cover story in 2019, Bonnie is a globally respected teacher, speaker, workplace expert and thought leader who is passionate about inspiring assistants to succeed as true executive business partners. For 25 years, Bonnie worked as the personal assistant to Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis and Louis Zorich and she is the author of the bestselling book “Be the Ultimate Assistant.” Bonnie has been teaching Be the Ultimate Assistant workshops with Vickie Sokol Evans since 2011 in cities all over the world. She has worked with organizations including Starbucks, Amazon, and British Parliament. Envisioning building an ultimate workplace in the post-pandemic world, she teaches leadership, Executive/Assistant partnerships, and communication as a committed bridge-builder between leaders, assistants, HR, and recruiters. She is working to effect positive change in the post-pandemic workplace on issues including, gender discrimination, bullying, sexual harassment, and closing the wage gap. Based in Florida and a Rutgers University graduate, Bonnie is an in-demand speaker at global conferences in her mission to change the workplace (and the world) for the better.
Vickie Sokol Evans, MCT
Literally making the audiences’ jaws drop, Vickie is the author of the bestselling “100 Tips” series for both PC & Mac, and teaches the world’s smartest people how to use their technology better. Vickie is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, specializing in Microsoft productivity platform for both PC & Mac. She travels the globe as a sought-after international speaker delivering live Jerry Maguire-inspired keynote presentations to major brands including Microsoft, Starbucks, MasterCard, The New York Times, eBay, American Airlines, The Gates Foundation, Bill Gates’s Team, and British Parliament. Based in Austin, Texas, Vickie has been teaching Be the Ultimate Assistant workshops all around the world with Bonnie Low-Kramen since 2011, to help assistants work more effectively and execute flawlessly – showcasing an immediate ROI after each workshop.
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FAQs About Be the Ultimate Assistant On Demand
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Who should take the Be the Ultimate Assistant On Demand Course?
BTUA OD is for any person who is serious about working as an ultimate assistant in support of their executives. Our ideal student loves to learn, yearns to be the best, and needs to know the ways to stay being the best. The course is for both seasoned and aspiring assistants, executive assistants, administrative assistants, personal assistants, and private service professionals who want their seat at the table as Executive Business Partners and as Executive Life Managers.
Should I also attend a BTUA Live workshop?
We’d love to have you with us at an in-person workshop. It’s totally up to you and how you prefer to learn. Many BTUA students take the workshop numerous times. One example is Julie Kavanaugh who has taken the class eight times in different cities since 2011, and she is taking the On Demand Course too. BTUA OD students and all alumni receive the lowest prices to all BTUA programs.
What makes BTUA unique and different from other training?
Bonnie and Vickie each has over 20+ years’ experience and are both former assistants. They have trained Bill Gates’s team, the staff at British Parliament in London, and the staffs of the planet’s most powerful and prestigious companies. At BTUA OD, Bonnie and Vickie ensure that Executive Assistants are able to function as empowered business partners and as such, are fully equipped to face whatever challenges come their way from demanding executives and the post-pandemic workplace. Since 2011, BTUA students have become Chiefs of Staff, assistants to CEOs, team leaders, authors, founders of their own companies, and at least in one case, Acting CEO of her company for a six month period. Every student has direct access to Bonnie and Vickie to ask questions. “Bonnie’s focus and relentless determination to encourage others to realize their success is what differentiates her practice. It is imperative to emphasize that she demonstrates and educates others in the skills of forging relationships, inclusion, and realizing their potential. With her tenacity of purpose, Bonnie is educating the next generation of leaders. With Bonnie Low-Kramen in the room, we will be the greater for it.” Melba J. Duncan
Does BTUA On Demand offer group/team discounts?
Yes, we love groups! Email [email protected] for more information.
I will need to make the business case to my executive. Do you have one?
Yes! We are happy to provide a business case letter. Please send your request to [email protected]
Does BTUA On Demand qualify for continuing education credits?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Achievement for BTUA On Demand. This Certificate may be required to submit for credit hours to the appropriate organization.
How will I have access to the Handouts content in the course?
The printable Handouts will be in PDF format accompanying each module.
What is the Refund Policy?
No refunds are available for the Be the Ultimate Assistant On Demand Course. Please contact us with any technical difficulty or any questions at all. Also, if you would like to speak with any prior students, we are happy to put you in touch with them. [email protected]
Will this course help me to find a job?
While Bonnie and Vickie cannot guarantee that you will find a new job after taking BTUA On Demand, the material learned in BTUA On Demand will significantly strengthen a student’s soft and hard skills and build confidence, which are all essential for a job search. The Career Management module and supplemental materials are also of tremendous support for job searches.