The Tech Savvy PA

All the MS Office skills you need to make your day-to-day jobs easier and quicker – focusing on the features you really need
Full day


You’ve been using MS Office for years, and already have a lot of skill and knowledge of how to get the best out of it. But, MS Office is always developing and there are so many new ways to get the whole suite to work together to make your job more streamlined and make you more productive.

This course is built around simplified example projects and tasks that are typical of a PA’s workload. We’ll look at all the key components MS office suite and how you can get all the different packages to work together. This course will focus on the essential and advanced tools and skills you’ll need mainly in Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint, exploring the most relevant features for your role.

This is not a comprehensive deep dive into MS packages, rather it’s an effective look at the “edited highlights” so you can apply these practical tools immediately to your normal workload.

** This a practical, hands on course - you will need to bring your own laptop with you on the day -
and don't forget your charger too! **

What you'll learn

  • Managing diaries and travel- MS Outlook
  • Meeting organisation – MS Outlook – tips and tools to make invitations and attendance management easier
  • Preparing presentations and documents – using Excel to manage data for presentations
  • Preparing presentations and documents – Powerpoint basics and advanced skills for producing beautiful, onbrand presentations and handouts
  • Preparing reports – using Excel to manipulate data and create graphs, charts and other assets and then getting that into Powerpoint and Word efficiently
  • Producing documents – MS Word, basics to advanced, using the collaboration tools in Word to make editing and version control foolproof
  • Other key short cuts and time savers

Who is it for?

Any PA, EA or Administrator who uses MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint and would like to take fresh look at MS Office and dramatically improve their productivity.

This course is not suitable for complete beginners or those with very limited experience of MS Office. If in doubt, please call us for advice.

Your facilitator

Susan Barret
Susan Barrett

Following her early career as a senior PA, Susan has been an IT Trainer for over 25 years primarily providing one-to-one and classroom based training for businesses who wish to improve company productivity by providing their employees with profession Microsoft training, ensuring they are using their software proficiently. She believes that everyone can benefit from training whether a beginner or in need a refresh.


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The Tech Savvy PA
28/09/21 9:30 - 16:30
05/10/21 9:30 - 4:00