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Workshops: Celebrity Assistant Courses ONLINE
Posted on Aug 29th, 2006

Beyond the Red Carpet: Keys to Becoming a Successful Personal Assistant
Fall Workshop Series - October 17, 2006

Often seen as the “supporting-cast” in the lives of high profile celebrities and businessmen; Personal Assistants do more than run mere errands these days. These machines of modern business are a hybrid of secretary, project manager and confidante to their employer. PA’s are demanding more responsibility, autonomy and recognition. And they’re getting it. Our hardcover book, "Beyond the Red Carpet" (order it here) as well as our workshop series, provides those seeking information on how to get into this field wit h the requisite information to be triumphant.

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Showtime Presents: The Personal Assistant
6 min 7 sec

Kathie Lee Gifford stars as a backbiting Hollywood personal assistant whose own personal assistant is trying to push her out!

Attend our original and unique online-workshop to learn key attributes and skills that set today’s PA apart. You will be provided with tips, case studies and specific how-to information. This workshop will provide attendees with a road-map that is sure to lead to success.

OVERVIEW: Celebrities write books, direct movies, star on television shows, and run giant corporations, so they are left with very little time to make dinner reservations, shop for birthday gifts, pick up the dry cleaning, and answer the telephone. That's where a personal assistant comes in. These machines of modern business are a hybrid of secretary, project manager and confidante to their employer. Assistants are demanding more responsibility, autonomy and recognition; and they’re getting it. Let CPAI, the industry's FIRST "Staffing Agency to the Stars," provide you with tips, case studies, specific how-to information; and a road-map that is sure to lead to success!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Corporate professionals seeking a career change, recent college graduates or anyone interested in learning key attributes and skills that set today’s Assistant apart. This workshop will provide attendees with the requisite information to be triumphant.


LOCATION: ONLINE Course .. That's right...
Our new online seminar and workshop series allows you to get the best professional training on Personal Assistants available—with all the convenience and speed of the
Internet. No need to make travel arrangements, No need to find parking ...No need to meet at a pre-determined class time ...No need to get dressed (unless you want to)!Simply turn on your computer, log on to the workshop website, and go!

WHAT YOU GET: In addition to exceptional training and information all participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance (.6 CEU credits), Downloadable workshop manual-book, Complimentary 3 Day Hotel Voucher that is redeemable at over 30+ Great Destinations.....

 

WORKSHOP AGENDA 6:00 - 10:00 PM

PRESENTER: Dionne Mahaffey- Muhammad, CPAI President/CEO

REGISTER: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/1713914

Personal Assistants 101
Types of Assistants
Working Environments (tours, households, offices, television/movie production-sets…)
Assess yourself (take an E/Q test to determine the type of celebrity you should work for)
Job Descriptions

Beyond the Red Carpet
Practical skills needed for lifestyle management
Social skills and protocol
Communications, telephone etiquette and international graces
Public relations in a time of crisis
Event planning
Purchasing for the affluent
Travel coordination

Career Development
Resume requirements for PA positions
The hiring process/ working with recruiters
Where are the jobs? Explore this ‘hidden’ job-market
Current CPAI Job Openings
Mock interviews with CPAI recruiters

Establishing a Partnership with your Employer
Working together: The celebrity/assistant team
How to make yourself an indispensable part of the celebrity’s life
How to eliminate the gray areas of responsibility and authority in your position
Bringing sensitive problems and issues to your boss’s attention
4 steps for saying "No" when necessary, without being offensive or feeling guilty

Time management and stress reduction solutions
The art of “power-naps”
Keeping your life on an even keel through health and exercise
Working smarter, managing crisis and avoiding burnout
A formula for ranking your priorities by importance and urgency
Using Technology to Get Organized
Managing a to-do list

Sign up for our next training class TODAY.

 http://www.eventbrite.com/org/1713914

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