Bow Valley College

Qualified Administrative Assistant Certificate

Program Information

School:Bow Valley College
Faculty:Administration
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Description:The Association of Administrative Assistants is a chartered, Canadian, non-profit, professional organization founded in 1951 with a threefold purpose: to establish a national standard of qualifications for administrative assistants and senior office personnel; to reach this standard by providing advanced education; and to make management aware of the fully qualified administrative assistants’ value. Seven courses must be completed successfully within six years to qualify for the QAA designation and certificate. Bow Valley College offers the following courses that fulfill the QAA certificate requirements:

Compulsory Courses:
Basic Administrative Skills
Basic Business Communication
Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
Elective courses (students must complete 4 elective courses in addition to the 3 compulsory courses):
Financial Accounting Introduction and Financial Accounting Intermediate (both required to count as one course equivalent)
Introduction to Human Resources Administration
Essential Supervisory Skills
Introduction to Project Management
URL:Qualified Administrative Assistant Certificate at Bow Valley College
Length:1 Year(s)
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Modified on September 10, 2014