Scheduling and Calendaring
Course Level: College Level
Hybrid Course Format:
TWO DAY INTENSIVE: 10 hours of class time (not including breaks)
VIRTUAL ONLINE DISCUSSIONS: One weeknight per week (1.5 hours)
Being an Executive Assistant is like being a flight controller who coordinates incoming and outgoing planes. It takes conscientious planning in order to manage all the meetings that happen both sequentially and simultaneously. The best executive assistants can manage multiple schedules with accuracy and aplomb. In this course students will develop skills in using e-calendars and apps to coordinate numerous meetings, oversee a variety of different kinds of appointments, and save organizations money by maximizing other people's time.
Key Questions To Be Explored:
What are the tricks of the trade for master-calendaring?
What are the benefits of scheduling "elbow time for God"?
What are the best ways to help leaders pace themselves for maximum effect?
How can an assistant help establish proper boundaries when doing scheduling?