7th Annual EA/PA in the Public-Sector
Improving productivity and progressing your career as an EA/PA
30 Apr - 1 May 2018Wharewaka, Wellington
Effectively collaborating using the Microsoft Office 365 suite2 May 2018 | 9.00am - 12.30pm
Microsoft Office 365 is a culmination of multiple tools such as Outlook (email application), Word, Excel and so on with the ability to save and collaborate in the cloud.
- Getting hands on with the Office 365 suite and how this can be utilised to improve performance between an admin professional and their manager(s).
- Utilising Yammer and Skype for Business (Lync) to manage communications between teams and departments.
- Understanding the capabilities that are available in the Office 365 suite.
- Learning how to manage and configure Document Libraries and Lists for your organisation.
- Using the Office 365 suite to work remotely.
- Looking at how one can stay connected using the various apps whilst ‘on the road’ or out of the office.
Planning and managing events for EA/PAs2 May 2018 | 9.00am - 12.30pm
Planning and executing events can be a tiring process for any administrative professional. This workshop will look at effective methods of putting an event together.
- Looking into project management tools available to assist with planning and executing an event.
- Learning how to formulate a budget sheet.
- Achieving more with tight budgets.
- Delving into aspects to create fantastic events –venues, entertainment, catering and more.
- Avoiding common pitfalls when delivering an event.
- Getting insight into the dos and don’ts of managing an event.
Jigsaw Professional Development
Conflict resolution and negotiation for administrative professionals2 May 2018 | 1.30pm - 5.00pm
Conflict is a part of any workplace. There are multiple reasons for a conflict to arise be it collaborating on documents in a tight time frame, personality clash or offensive language. David Henton will provide effective solutions to conflict resolution and negotiations.
- Understanding the root of the conflict and why it occurred.
- Understanding the behaviour of different personalities.
- Learning how to provide effective feedback.
- Building resilience.
- Strategies for managing emotions during a stressful time.
- Understanding the difference between negotiation and bargaining.
Managing workplace bullying2 May 2018 | 1.30pm - 5.00pm
Workplace bullying is estimated to cost NZ $1.2 billion per annum through decreased productivity and increased sick leave and staff turnover.
Workplace bullying is especially evident in high stress environments. As administrative professionals commonly work in high stress such environments more often than not, this workshop will shed provide valuable insights and resources for on reducing and managing preventing and eliminating workplace bullying.
- Understanding the 'bully-prone' personality.
- Recognising workplace variables that encourage and discourage workplace bullying.
- Exploring options and resources available for preventing and mitigating workplace bullying.
- Understanding the causal link between bullying, stress, and mental and physical ill health.
- Increasing assertiveness, resilience and health.
- Boost safety, health, and productivity of work environments