Administrative Assistant Online Course | LaSalle College Montréal

AEC in Executive Assistant (Online)

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AEC | LCE.6S | AEC in Executive Assistant (Online)

With the Executive Assistant online course, you will be able to take part in every stage of document production.

The Executive Assistant is an indespensible human resource for any organization. Make the most of your imagination, creativity and capacity to synthesize. Be a vehicule of clear communication and learn how to create electronic layouts, produce multimedia documents, and manage projects.

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About E-learning

Learn more about this stimulating and interactive training method.

How Does Online Training Work?

Discover the variety of advantages of online courses.

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  • At the Montréal campus

Blended e-learning

  • Distance learning combining self-study at your own pace (asynchronous) and guided sessions with a live tutor (synchronous)
  • High-quality training with rich media content
  • Continuous evaluation of your understanding of the subject at hand
  • A variety of courses available remotely
  • A combination of virtual classes, self-guided training, and homework for a minimum amount of class hours and a maximum amount of freedom
  • Virtual classes offered at night
  • Length of program: 16 months
  • 20 hours/week of work (includes self-guided training, virtual classes and individual study time)

The Executive Assistant online training is a 750-hour program that is accredited by the ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES).

This program leads to an Attestation of College Studies (AEC).

If you have skills in these areas, then a career as an Executive Assistant is for you!

  • Planning, organization and communication
  • Administrative information and micro-edition project management
  • Quality approach
  • Time and stress management
  • Use of information technology
  • Use of office software

Microsoft OfficeSuite, Adobe Suite CS, Microsoft Project, Sage Simply Accounting.

  • Computer with 64 bits 3 GHz processor or Mac Intel
  • Windows 7 or higher; or Mac OS v.10.7 or higher
  • Minimum 4 GB of RAM (8 GB of RAM recommended)
  • Hard drive 500 GB
  • Graphics card compatible AutoCAD and 3D Studio Max
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Screen with minimum resolution of 1080 x 900 (1280 x 1024 recommended)
  • Sound card, headphones and microphones
  • Application software and peripherals required for the course
  • Burner, blank CDs and DVDs
  • Flatbed scanner

Please note that certain software may not be compatible with a Mac computer. Students are responsible for verifying their compatibility.

Software and materials are necessary and may incur fees. Your tutor will supply you with a list of required software and instructions on how and where to download them at the best price.

Have a training deemed sufficient and meet the admission criteria set for college studies.

After completing the Executive Assistant online training, you will gain access to the following sectors of employment:

  • Service sector
  • Business sector
  • Finance sector
  • Administrative work
  • Secretarial work
  • Public or para-public organizations : municipalities, provincial & federal government
  • Educational institutions
  • Telecommunication firms
  • Computer Operating Systems
  • Electronic Messaging & Web-Based Research
  • Word Processing I (Basic & Intermediate)
  • Introduction to Media
  • Image Design and Processing
  • Creating Multimedia Presentations
  • Word Processing II (Advanced)
  • Data Processing & Graphical Representation I (Basic & Intermediate)
  • Data Processing & Graphical Representation II (Advanced)
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Project Management & Event Planning
  • Creating & Using Databases
  • Creating Layouts
  • Web Site Design and Scripting
  • Integration Project

Note: take advantage of preferential rates offered upon purchase for most of these computer programs, as they are used for educational purposes.

The training program is available in English and French.

Consult our self-guided training catalogue if you want to take any of these courses individually (without earning a diploma).