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Introduction to Administrative Professional Jobs | Part 1

Rosamaria Carrillo, Educator, activist, entrepreneur, & YouTuber

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15 Videos (1h 20m)
    • Introduction

    • About the Instructor

    • About the Project

    • Why Consider the Administrative Professionals Field?

    • Role Ambiguity

    • The Administrative Assistant Role

    • The Program Assistant Role

    • The Executive Assistant Role

    • Overview of Administrative Duties

    • The Value of Assistants

    • Communications Skills

    • Time Management Skills

    • Organizational Skills

    • Tech Savviness

    • Closing


About This Class


What is the difference between an Administrative Assistant, Program Assistant, and Executive Assistant? Have you ever wondered if these types of administrative positions are viable career paths? Or, have you just been interested in learning more about the job field?

If so, this course is for you! This class series introduces you to the field of administrative professionals and the skills needed to enter and thrive in the field. You will learn why these jobs are ideal options for high school graduates, recent college and community college graduates, professionals transitioning between careers, and individuals returning to the workplace. We will discuss the subtle differences that distinguish these positions apart and the skills needed for them.

Who should take the course?

Anyone interested in learning about the field should take this course. In addition to the groups of people mentioned above, this course also serves as a tool for anyone wanting to freelance as a virtual assistant. Furthermore, if you run a business and want to hire an assistant, this course will help you decide what type of assistance you may need.

Course Content:

  • Lectures

  • One project

  • Class participation

  • Future course feedback survey

Syllabus Overview:

  • What is the field of administrative professionals?

  • Why consider this field?

  • What is the role of assistants in a business or organization?

  • Understand the different titles and duties of Administrative Assistants, Program Assistants, and Executive Assistants.

  • Understand the skills required for these positions.

It is my hope that by the end of the course, you will have a holistic understanding of the field, and will be fully equipped to apply and navigate the administrative field. As your course instructor, I will be here to lead you through key content, as well as address any questions you may have





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Rosamaria Carrillo

Educator, activist, entrepreneur, & YouTuber

Hi, friend! Welcome to my channel.

My name is Rosamaria. I graduated from the University of California - Berkeley with a Masters in Social Welfare with a focus on management and planning. I am here to share my passion for leadership development, marketing, productivity, and self-help strategies to both motivate and inspire you.

My channel focuses on the creation of courses that let me actively share everything I learn, read, and listen to every single day. I create courses tha...

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