Office Administration - Executive

Full-Time

Program Information

Office Administration is a role that involves regular interaction with all levels of an organization. Today's competitive global businesses require office professionals to be responsible, to manage the administrative tasks that support their fast-paced, dynamic office environments and to provide effective support to all levels of management. Employers need administrative professionals with exceptional computer skills using a wide variety of software programs, the ability to communicate professionally, the ability to provide excellent customer service, and the organizational expertise to keep the office running smoothly.

This Executive diploma program is designed for those seeing challenge and responsibility, advanced business technical skills, and are known for having a keen eye for detail. Students will learn to apply advanced administrative professional skills and manage professional business applications to achieve highly-skilled office careers. Administrative professionals often act as a connecting link between the senior management and the employees in an organization.

Students develop their technical skills including computerized accounting, business communications, interpersonal, social media and web management. With a wide variety of hands-on practical experience built into the program, and emphasis on professional business applications, critical thinking, meeting and event management and problem solving, graduates of this program are fully trained to meet the demands of today's evolving office environment. 

Students experience an active learning environment including an optional internship in Term 4 that provides up to 180 hours of practical office experience. Executive students are strongly encouraged to register for the CPL-1003 Internship course. Students also produce a professional portfolio and participate in a professional mock job interview. Students are also provided opportunities to grow their co-curricular record. 

In the 2019 Key Performance Indicator (KPI) survey, 94% of the students were satisfied or very satisfied that the Office Administration - Executive program provided them with the knowledge and skills that were useful for their future career. Likewise, 94% of the students were satisfied or very satisfied witht eh quality of the program and their learning experiences and 97% of the students were satisfied or very satisfied that the program developed their computer skills.

Device Requirements

This program requires a laptop.

See full device requirements.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
Grade 12 English C or U

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates have the professional skills, knowledge and practical experience to pursue rewarding careers in business, industry, government, manufacturing, education, transportation, hospital departments (particularly administration), law and numerous other professional services. Some job titles used for these types of positions are accounting clerk, administrative assistant, executive assistant, office manager, senior administrative support officer, support coordinator, and human resources assistant.

Educational Pathways

Transfer to Programs within Ontario

Want to see more Ontario transfers? Visit ONTransfer.ca.

Transfer to Programs outside of Ontario

Institute of Technology Slingo - Ireland
Bachelor of Business in Business Administration - enter third year of three-year program
Royal Roads University
Bachelor of Business Administration

Accreditations/Certifications

Microsoft Office Specialist - Associate or Expert

The Microsoft Office Specialist - Associate certification is awarded through Microsoft for each test passed. Students are encouraged to practice through self-study and preparation through Certiport.com. Please Note: certificates and costs associated with certification are beyond the scope of the program and are recommendations only.


Business & International Education
519-542-7751 ext 2433

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Program Information
519-541-2403
info@lambtoncollege.ca

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Sherri Veilleux
Office Administration Programs Coordinator
sherri.veilleux@lambtoncollege.ca


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