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Office Management

Are you organized, efficient, and good with people? Then Office Management might be your dream job.

Office Management

Are you organized, efficient, and good with people? Then Office Management might be your dream job.

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What does an Office Manager do?

Build upon your natural organization and communication skills to excel in the field of Office Management by honing the soft skills needed to maintain employee motivation and production. An office manager oversees the daily operations and efficient management of a company’s office environment ensuring that the office runs smoothly. This requires an effective blend of administrative, communication, and organizational skills. Depending on your role and industry, some of your day-to-day tasks could include:

 Organizing office operations and procedures, preparing payroll, and controlling correspondence. 

 Scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.

 Recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.

 

 Designing filing systems, reviewing and approving supply requisitions, and assigning and monitoring clerical functions.

 Keeping management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports, summarizing information, and identifying trends.

53,712

JOBS AVAILABLE EACH YEAR IN THE US
 
The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics projects this to be a stable career with a good pay scale. According to ziprecruiter.com, “annual salaries can range from as high as $77,500 and as low as $25,500, but the majority of Office Manager salaries currently range between $40,000 (25th percentile) to $59,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $70,000 annually across the United States.”
 

Note: Salaries can vary widely depending on education, experience, employer, and even geographic area. Job and salary information is from ziprecruiter.com and the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics. Data is updated annually to reflect industry changes.

 

JOB OUTLOOK

Potential Career Paths

Every industry has a need for Office Managers who understand how to hire, train, and supervise office personnel, track and maintain budgets, procure necessary supplies, and generally keep their offices running smoothly. This means that you can find work in many job sectors. Most office managers work full-time.

This course will prepare you to take on the role of Office Manager and other similar positions.

Individuals who complete this program and possess the subsequent certifications have the skills to find jobs as:

 Office Manager

 Administrative Services Manager

 Office Administrator

JOB OUTLOOK

Potential Career Paths

Every industry has a need for Office Managers who understand how to hire, train, and supervise office personnel, track and maintain budgets, procure necessary supplies, and generally keep their offices running smoothly. This means that you can find work in many job sectors. Most office managers work full-time.

This course will prepare you to take on the role of Office Manager and other similar positions.

Individuals who complete this program and possess the subsequent certifications have the skills to find jobs as:

 Office Manager

 Administrative Services Manager

 Office Administrator

53,712

JOBS AVAILABLE EACH YEAR IN THE US
The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics projects this to be a stable career with a good pay scale. According to ziprecruiter.com, “annual salaries can range from as high as $77,500 and as low as $25,500, but the majority of Office Manager salaries currently range between $40,000 (25th percentile) to $59,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $70,000 annually across the United States.”

Note: Salaries can vary widely depending on education, experience, employer, and even geographic area. Job and salary information is from ziprecruiter.com and the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics. Data is updated annually to reflect industry changes.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

Office Management

The Supervisors and Managers Soft Skills Bundle will equip managers with the basic skills needed to maintain employee motivation and production. It is never easy to take the lead, as you will need to make decisions and face challenges, but it can become natural and rewarding.

Within these workshops, students will learn Budgets and Financial Reports, Coaching and Mentoring, Conducting Employee Reviews, Employee Motivation, Knowledge Management, Leadership and Influence, Six Sigma, Office Politics, Performance Management, Self-Leadership, Supervising Others, and Team Building. Managers and supervisors will become more efficient and proficient, with information on delegating, managing time, setting goals and expectations (for themselves and others), providing feedback, resolving conflict, and administering discipline.

After completing this 7-14-week online training, students will have a solid understanding of office management and its role in keeping the workplace running smoothly. Upon successful completion of the program, the student is prepared to find employment as an Office Administrator.

Scheduling Details

Schedule: Coursework available 24/7

Total Course Hours: 136

Estimated Completion Time: 

Set your own pace…You decide how quickly you want to get certified.

  • Students who commit 20 hours/week can complete in 7 weeks.
  • Students who commit 10 hours/week can complete in 14 weeks.

Maximum time to complete: Students have access to the online course materials for 12 months.

Instruction & Evaluation Strategies
  • Self-directed study
  • Skills demonstrations, simulations, and online activities to aid learning
  • Quizzes and Exams

The majority of this course will be conducted through drill exercises and related learner-centered practice activities and quizzes based on the knowledge you have gained through completing each chapter. Be prepared for a thorough, and extensive hands-on experience.

Books and Materials Used:

No books necessary for this course. All materials are on-line.  

 

Outline/Lessons

Budgets and Financial Reports Curriculum:

  • Lesson 1: Getting Started
  • Lesson 2: Glossary
  • Lesson 3: Understanding Financial Statement
  • Lesson 4: Analyzing Financial Statements, Part 1 and 2
  • Lesson 6: Understanding Budgets
  • Lesson 7: Budgeting Made Easy
  • Lesson 8: Advanced Forecasting Techniques
  • Lesson 9: Managing the Budget
  • Lesson 10: Making Smart Budgeting Decisions
  • Lesson 11: A Glimpse Into the Legal World

Coaching and Mentoring Curriculum:

  • Lesson 1: Getting Started
  • Lesson 2: Defining Coaching and Mentoring
  • Lesson 3: Setting Goals
  • Lesson 4: Understanding the Reality
  • Lesson 5: Developing Options
  • Lesson 6: Wrapping it All Up
  • Lesson 7: The Importance of Trust
  • Lesson 8: Providing Feedback
  • Lesson 9: Overcoming Roadblocks
  • Lesson 10: Reaching the End
  • Lesson 11: How Mentoring Differs From Coaching

Conducing Annual Employee Reviews Curriculum:

  • Lesson 1: Getting Started
  • Lesson 2: How to Conduct Annual Reviews
  • Lesson 3: Categories for Annual Review (I)
  • Lesson 4: Categories for Annual Review (II)
  • Lesson 5: Common Mistakes (I)
  • Lesson 6: Common Mistakes (II)
  • Lesson 7: Successful Tips for Concept of Pay for Performance
  • Lesson 8: How to Tie Employee Compensation to Firm-Wide Returns
  • Lesson 9: How to Communicate Employee Expectations Effectively
  • Lesson 10: Meaningful Questions to Gauge Employee Happiness (I)
  • Lesson 11: Meaningful Questions to Gauge Employee Happiness (II)
  • Lesson 12: Wrapping Up

Developing New Managers Curriculum

  • Lesson 1: Getting Started
  • Lesson 2: Managers Are Made, Not Born
  • Lesson 3: Create a Management Track
  • Lesson 4: Define and Build Competencies
  • Lewsson 5: Managers Learn By Being Managed Well
  • Lesson 6: Tools for Managers
Upon successful completion students will be able to:
  • Support company operations by maintaining office systems and supervising staff.
  • Maintain office services by organizing office operations and procedures, preparing payroll, controlling correspondence, designing filing systems, reviewing and approving supply requisitions, and assigning and monitoring clerical functions.
  • Provide historical reference by defining procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records.
  • Maintain office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment procurement.
  • Design and implement office policies by establishing standards and procedures, measuring results against standards, and making necessary adjustments.
  • Complete operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees and following up on work results.
  • Keep management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information and identifying trends.
  • Maintain office staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintain office staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees, and planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

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