This course is designed to enable executive assistants and other office professionals to realize their value and pivotal role in the organisation. By unpacking present demands and requirements from executive leaders of today and top executive assistants, delegates will add relevance to their profession and the emerging roles that are required of the executive secretary in today’s global environment. The role of the Executive Personal Assistant/Secretary, is growing exponentially. From humble beginnings, the Executive Personal Assistant/Secretary is normally university qualified and required to perform demanding roles on behalf of their boss such as preparing executive reports, making presentations, attending and even making contributions during executive board meetings. Executive Personal Assistants/Secretaries now have a highly visible and demanding role in the blue chip corporations and government organisations. This demanding role makes it imperative that the Executive Personal Assistant/Secretary has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the key fundamentals of Strategic Thinking, Project Management, Corporate Finance and Reporting, Leadership, HR, Procurement and Informational Technology. Being a well trained Executive Personal Assistant/Secretary is therefore a source of security, prosperity and power! Upon completion of this five day training course you will receive your certification from the International Academy of Business and Financial Management (IABFM), which is recognized in over 145 countries.