Looking to expand your skill set and gain more qualifications?

The PA Forum Learning & Development Conference is a fantastic educational day, welcoming PAs, EAs, VAs, Office Managers and Business Support Professionals from across the UK and beyond.

Taking place online on 29th September, this year's conference features a stellar line up of speakers covering a wide range of topics relevant to all PAs, EAs and admin staff.

The Institute of Administrative Management

The IAM is one of the oldest management institutes in the UK having inspired professional business managers and administrators since 1915. Their focus is on developing professional administrators, administrative managers and business leaders. They are able to do this through our membership services and qualification programs to help individuals develop skills, build successful careers and reach their full potential.

Head to our PA Perks page for an exclusive discount on course bookings.

The Hub Events

The Hub Events Ltd has been running fresh practical training for PAs and EAs in central Birmingham and across the UK since 2009.  They love helping people develop the technical skills, people skills and resilience that will enable them to thrive and enjoy the challenge of being a PA in today’s demanding workplace.

Head to our PA Perks page for an exclusive discount on course bookings.

The Adam Fidler Academy

Adam Fidler Academy is based on just one premise: high-quality teaching, training and learning for Executive Assistants, Executive PAs and business support professionals.

With an emphasis on teaching practical skills and strategies to continuously improve business performance and effectiveness, Adam offers an Executive Assistant Diploma or three different levels of courses dependent on the stage of your career.  Courses take place in Manchester and, from time to time, London.

The Executive and Personal Assistants Association

EPAA is a not-for-profit organisation that offers membership and training for business support professionals.

They also provide extensive, high calibre and informative courses – all designed with the modern-day Executive and Personal Assistant in mind. Their trainers/coaches are all highly experienced and some are former EAs/PAs who are passionate about the future of the profession

All courses can be delivered in-house and/or as part of your corporate/company membership.

Executive Secretary Magazine - Lucy Brazier

Executive Secretary Live is the world’s leading international event for senior and aspiring Administrative Professionals and Executive Assistants. Featuring world-class speakers, the event offers inspiration, motivation and essential training that will boost your knowledge, skills and productivity.

The founder of Executive Secretary, Lucy Brazier, also presents a course called 'The Modern Day Assistant as a Strategic Business Partner' which she runs all over the world. 

Baker Thompson Associates

Heather Baker had more than 20 years’ experience as a secretary and PA before setting up Baker Thompson Associates Limited in 2000.

Baker Thompson can provide training tailor made to you or your company's needs and Heather’s training techniques ensure participants reflect on every issue with an open mind and can relate topics to their own situations.

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