One Day Executive PA Course
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Executive PA Training Seminar -1 Day

“I got my perfect job working as a PA”

Execuutive PAHilary Dooley is always a popular figure amongst our delegates, and runs three of our other popular one day seminars. If you’re short of time and need to gain top Executive PA skills, this one day Executive PA course is for you.

Led by the popular Hilary Dooley, and aimed at both experienced PAs looking for a certificate to prove how good they are, as well as aspiring PAs with little or no experience, you’ll learn all the soft skills you’ll need to work with the most demanding, high-level boss.


1 Day Executive PA Training Seminar Content

In this intensive one day PA course, you’ll cover a range of topics including the following:

  • Identifying the key areas for development in the Executive PA job role, increasing the contribution made to the company, laying the foundations, assessing your contribution.
  • Managing your boss successfully, making relationships work, developing your network, communication and the importance of feedback.
  • Increasing your contribution to the management team through basic group dynamics and team work.
  • Developing personal management skills, setting objectives, prioritising tasks, understanding time management, delegating successfully, problem solving.
  • Organising effective systems, travel, informal and formal meetings, minute taking.
  • Effective communication, learning how to be assertive and stay in control, the telephone, dealing with difficult people, developing a personal action plan.

The seminar is designed to help students gain a detailed understanding of the demands, motives and problems of the company executive and to expand and improve their contribution to the management team while learning the art of pro-activity in the job.

For more information, or to book your place on the course, just get in touch today.

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Locations & How To Book

This great value one day PA course is available at Pitman Training in London’s High Holborn, or can be delivered in-house at your premises or ours for groups of 10 or more.

If you want to train more than one member of your team, please visit our corporate booking page for more information on group booking discounts.

The seminar costs just £345.05 per delegate to include lunch, a workbook and Certificate of Attendance. VAT is payable in addition for corporate bookings.

Download booking form and terms and conditions here.


Student Reviews

“Everything in the course you could relate to and understand. Hilary is an excellent presenter who is interesting and makes you feel at ease.”
Diane Kennedy, Norgine Ltd – May 2015

“I really like Hilary, she knows what she’s talking about, it was fun, powerful and I’ve learnt a lot of useful things”
Natalia Turcanova – May 2015

“I feel excited to go back to work and implement my new skills!”
Carly Matthews, Golin – January 2015

“I found the course most enlightening and really helpful. I’m looking forward to implementing a lot of the things we learnt.” 
Shirley Evans, DRS Bond Management Ltd – January 2015

“I enjoyed discussing what makes a good PA and what skills and qualities are needed. I also found the assertiveness part of the course useful.” 
Ciara Scanlan, January 2015

“Hilary, the trainer was thoroughly engaging. The course gave me confidence in that a lot of procedures/things I already do are correct and therefore I have more confidence in myself” 
Karen Smith – City Index Ltd, January 2015

“I found the course really interesting. Hilary kept us really engaged the whole day. I definitely have picked up skills I will use every day in the office to help me manage time/work better and I have a better understanding of how to manage my boss.” 
Robyn Ward, January 2015

“The Executive PA seminar was very useful and I learnt new skills that I will put into practice straight away. I would thoroughly recommend. Thank you!” 
Jazmine Gale, June 2013

“I found the Executive Personal Assistant course really informative, and the trainer was excellent. I particularly enjoyed learning how to improve my CV, how to be more assertive and just how to improve in my role as a PA in general.” 
Francesca Lyne, June 2013

“I found the staff very welcoming and everything in the course was exactly what I was looking for. I was very happy with this Executive PA course, and would definitely recommend to a friend. Thank you so much and you are the best ever!” 
Antionette Costantine, June 2013

“The trainer, Hilary Dooley was great, her knowledge across the board and manner of delivery was excellent. She held the room’s attention throughout and the content was very good. I have learned a number of tricks to help me in my role as a personal assistant, including time management, prioritisation and communicating effectively. Hilary was the most excellent trainer, had great manner and humour and I really enjoyed my day.”
 Nicola Ehrler, June 2013

“I really liked the way Hilary delivered the Executive PA training course, it was highly informative and enjoyable. It has also made me feel very positive about my career as a PA. The layout of the course and the course content is great! Thank you very much, I really enjoyed myself. Very inspiring and encouraging.” 
Fleur O’Dell, June 2013 

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Meet The Trainer

Hilary Dooley SeminarsHilary Dooley is always a popular figure amongst our delegates, and runs three of our other popular one day seminars, SpeedWritingMinutes and Meetings and the Professional Receptionist.

She has worked with Pitman Training for over 14 years, delivering her various seminars to students and corporate clients.

Alongside this, she has an extensive background in business management, in particular training groups of managers who require development of their businesses in a Customer Service environment.

Her love of PA training finally convinced her to start her own training company, and she now works with various clients in the UK, namely Scotland Yard, NHS, Rowntrees, Deutsche Bank, and further afield with Hogan-Lovells in Belgium and Global Investment House in Kuwait.

For more information about larger group seminars and bespoke PA and management training with Hilary, please get in touch.


More Career Building PA Courses

Pitman Training in London and Croydon helps hundreds of students qualify as top Executive PA’s every year.

In addition to this one day Executive PA Course, we also offer the world famous Pitman Training Executive PA Diploma and top EA Adam Fidler’s two day Executive PA course.

And just launched, Adam Fidler’s revolutionary “Positively Improving The PA’s Workflow,” a one-day seminar.

Please visit our courses page for our full list of diplomas, courses and tutor led training.

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