The goal of this qualification is to equip students to work as Management Assistants.The certification allows the student to gain a variety of skills that will enable them to organize the operations of the organization and offer professional administrative and secretarial assistance to managers, either as part of a team or independently. They also organize the operations of assigned people and offer the manager with current and up-to-date necessary information as support for forthcoming meetings.
The Management Assistant can also act as a Senior or Executive secretary, depending on experience, and is the gatekeeper who promotes the manager’s and the organization’s professional image. The management assistant must also be capable of managing special projects using resources provided in accordance with good governance standards.
The qualified student will be actively involved in becoming a well-rounded, multi-skilled individual, ready for additional, more focused study and a variety of different job options in the secretarial or personal assistant area.
The qualification is divided into parts in such a way that when taken in conjunction with related modules (e.g. Knowledge + Practical + Workplace Modules), learners can receive the Occupational Higher Certificate: Management Assistant after completing the required knowledge, practical and workplace modules within 18 months or two years, depending on the individual occupational sector.
Plan, organise and support department meetings and workshops
Apply appropriate personal and interpersonal skills to a range of situations to facilitate the smooth relations between internal and external stakeholders according to organisational standards
Apply basic knowledge of relevant administration governance, policies and procedures to manage resources effectively in the organisation
Plan, administer and provide support services to a special project within an organisation
Promote professional documentation by utilising effective and accurate information processing and research skills to enhance the professional image of the organisation or industry
To be awarded this qualification, All Knowledge, Practical, and Workplace Modules must be completed and also pass an external integrated summative assessment (EISA).
CEMS Education is accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) as a skills development and training provider.
QCTO Accreditation no: (07-QCTO/SDP050821)
Department of Higher Education Examination Centre. No: 899993882
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