This course is designed to develop the skills needed to be a success in an Executive PA role in a modern organisation. The training course is for people currently working as a PA, Executive PA, Executive Assistant or similar role. .

This course is suitable for:

This course is suitable for a variety of people such as:

  • Existing Secretaries, PAs and EAs looking to upgrade their skills and obtain CPD certification
  • Experienced people from other sectors and job types looking for a career change
  • Company employees looking for job related training

If you have queries about your suitability, please contact us and we will be able to assist you.

Course Objectives

  • To provide the delegate with the practical ability to perform effectively and pro-actively in an Executive PA role.
  • To provide awareness of best practice in communication.
  • To create understanding of management mindset, especially in relation to overriding corporate objectives.
  • To create greater confidence in effective dialogue with senior executives.

Course Format

  • The course is live and tutor led in a classroom workshop environment.
  • The delivery will be a mixture of theory and related practical / interactive sessions.

Date and Location

  • The course has a duration of 2 days. Start dates can be seen in the booking form.
  • The course runs from 10:00 to 16:00 for 2 days

CPD Accredited Executive PA Course in Dublin

Our training is held in a central Dublin location

36 Dame St, Dublin, D02 EF64, Ireland

Course Benefits

  • Tutor led workshop environment
  • Internationally recognised provider
  • Greater technical competence and comprehension of the requirement of an Executive PA
  • Confidence building through development of in depth skills
  • Understand the management process and how to perform at Executive levels
  • Techniques to stay ahead in your field and manage your own development.

What is in the Executive PA course?

On the Job

  • Understand the terms PA, Executive PA or EA
  • What is the role of an Executive PA
  • Career planning for an Executive PA

Management Skills

  • Introduction to Management theory
  • Styles of Management
  • Context in an EA role
  • Relationship with your Executive/s
  • How can you provide effective support.


  • Confidence Building to deal with Executive level environments
  • Synchronising your role with that of your Executive
  • Setting priorities, managing your role / career to meet the Executive’s needs
  • Delegation
  • Multi-tasking effectively, taking initiative.

Developing Relationship throughout the organisation

  • Understanding how to handle Stakeholders and their importance to your role
  • Passive vs. Aggressive vs. Assertive
  • Saying “no” is sometimes necessary

Executive PA

Your Career and the Future

  • Take control of your career with a clear plan
  • Build your map for the future.

Communication Skills

  • Effective communication skills
  • Understanding verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Different questioning styles; how to use questions effectively
  • Office politics – how to handle this.

Business Skills

  • Explanation of the role of social media in the modern executive arena
  • Overview of Project Management and Event Management for EA’s
  • Communicating and negotiating, win-win solutions; this can be internal or external
  • Human resources – EA as interface with this function.

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