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Office Manager Diploma

The Office Manager Diploma training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

This Office Manager Diploma is designed to train you with the skills you need to get the job. With Pitman Training qualifications behind you, you can approach your Office Manager career with confidence.

Course Duration:  215 hours

CPD Points: 215

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Time Management

Techniques to manage time more effectively – looking at work patterns, planning and scheduling.

Understanding Business Accounts

In five lessons, our business accounts training is designed to help you understand balance sheets, profit and loss (P&L) accounts including stock-taking, depreciation, capital and revenue expenditure.

HR Essentials

HR Essentials is an entry-level HR training course. You will you learn essential knowledge on areas such as recruiting new staff, employment contracts, salary processing and maternity rights. Through the use of a case-study, you’ll gain an excellent understanding of the ins and outs of HR in a business.

Effective Business Communication

Learn how to communicate effectively in business by letter, email, telephone and by presentation. This will cover correct use of grammar, punctuation, principles of letter writing and CV writing.

Book-Keeping Transactions and Controls Part 1

You will cover the double entry system, the basics of VAT, checking invoices for accuracy, day books, general ledger, purchase ledger and sales ledger, prompt payment discount, petty cash books, balancing ledger accounts and many other aspects of manual bookkeeping.

Microsoft Excel or Excel Expert

Learn spreadsheet skills to a good business standard. This course will enable you to create a spreadsheet, enter data, formulas and functions; create charts and more.

Learn advanced spreadsheet skills, covering areas such as importing and exporting data, creating and using templates, linking workbooks, data management, using analysis tools and pivot tables.

Microsoft Word or Word Expert

Learn word processing skills to a good business standard. This will enable you to create professional looking documents, produce tables, insert pictures and much more.

Learn advanced word processing skills including mail merge, creating graphs, creating and running macros, creating an index, table of contents and more.

Successful Meetings and Minutes

Gain the skills to ensure every meeting you attend is productive. Build your understanding on logistics, preparation, note-taking, agenda planning and how to clarify actions.

 Microsoft Outlook

Learn how to share, manage and schedule information electronically. Covers the use of email, electronic calendar, scheduling meetings and appointments, creating and assigning tasks; creating address lists.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Gain competency in creating slide presentations. Areas covered include formatting, inserting tables, pictures, sound and hyperlinks; applying transition and timing effects.

Typing or Typing Speed Development

We offer a full range of typing courses whether you’re a beginner or need to reach top speeds with maximum accuracy.

Time Management

Time management training increases your productivity and efficiency – and this is the perfect time management course for anyone who wants to get more done in less time. If you were designing perfect time management training courses, you’d end up with this one.

Health and Safety Essentials

Amongst the many health and safety training courses, this is the one which tells you all you need to know in just six hours. This is a flexible learning programme – unlike many other health and safety training courses – so you’ll have the freedom to self-study whenever it suits you.

Social Media Strategy for Business

This course looks at how to get the best from the social media tools in business. It contains an overview of some of the most popular social media marketing tools.

Different Leadership Attributes and Styles

This course will help you consider various aspects of leadership, including different leadership styles. It will also help you discover what kind of leader you might be. You will also look at what emotional intelligence is and how it can be of assistance to managers.

Project Management Fundamentals

You can also choose 2 elective courses

  • Sage 50 Accounts
  • Sage 50 Payroll
  • Payroll Principles
  • Speed Writing
  • Costing and Pricing
  • Book-Keeping Transactions and Controls Part 1
  • Event Management Essentials

 

This course is designed for those who wish to work as a manager in an office environment.
To provide you with the essential skills to work as a manager.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

 

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:

 

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A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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