Office Manager Diploma

This diploma is designed to teach you the fundamental skills you will need to turn you into a highly valued and well-paid office manager who can confidently juggle different tasks. 

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The Pitman Training Office Manager Diploma is your route to gaining the skills and practical experience to become a respected Office Manager.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 215 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

215 hours or 9 weeks full-time study

About this diploma

Gain the confidence and skills to manage a busy office

To be a highly efficient and trusted office manager, you’ll need a broad range of skills across a wide range of disciplines. On one day you could be interviewing new members of staff, the next managing your office book-keeping and payroll. With the Office Manager Diploma you’ll get all the essential skills you need to handle a diverse range of tasks. You’ll learn everything from great IT and software skills right through to employee inductions and the leadership qualities needed to manage and engage with different teams within your organisation

Managing a busy office is a very demanding and challenging role. So our Office Manager Diploma is designed to teach you the fundamental skills you need to turn you into a highly valued and well-paid office manager who can confidently juggle different tasks. You’ll learn computer keyboard skills, how to speak the language of business, the total mastery of most common business software packages, principles of effective HR, book-keeping and leadership attributes. You’ll also be able to choose from two elective subjects to complement your diploma, including numeric data entry, SpeedWriting, Sage 50 Accounts, Costing and Pricing and Payroll Priniciples to name just a few.

What will you get in return?

A Pitman Training Diploma is one of the most prestigious courses you can complete from one of the most highly regarded training organisations across the world. Businesses throughout the UK recognise the Pitman Training name as a sign that you have been trained to the very highest level. So with your Office Manager Diploma, you’ll have world-class skills to get a job as a highly valued, well paid office manager.

Aims and Objectives

Get a great job as an Office Manager

 

You’ll study areas such as the principles of effective HR, book-keeping, leadership attributes alongside becoming expert on some of the most common office software packages. All of which combined mean you can be confident that you have been trained to the highest level. 

Courses Included

Time Management

Time management training increases your productivity and efficiency - and this is the perfect time management course for anyone who wants to get more done in less time. 

Effective Business Communication

This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills, which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers. 

Bookkeeping - Module 1

People with strong bookkeeping skills are always in demand. This course is designed to give you an advantage over others with less experience, teaching you double-entry bookkeeping.

Excel

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level and you can choose which version you'd like to study; 2013 or 2010. Over 10 self-paced lessons you'll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.

alternative Excel Expert

Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet programme to an advanced level. You can choose whether you'd like to study 2013 or 2010 and over a series of self-paced lessons you'll learn how to perform tasks such as conditional formatting, recording and running macros, working with pivot tables and using statistical functions. 

Word

Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment, in as short a time as possible. 

alternative Word Expert

This training course in Microsoft Word will propel your Word skills forward to an advanced level. Over several lessons, you’ll become confident in a range of Word’s more sophisticated features. 

Successful Meetings and Minutes

Taking clear and accurate minutes is a core task for any office admin, secretarial or PA job. This course will teach you all of the skills and techniques you need to take the stress out of minute taking. 

Outlook

This flexible study Outlook course takes you through everything you need to use this popular email system as a work tool, from navigation and views through contacts and appointments, to tasks and folders.

PowerPoint

Our PowerPoint training course will help you get to grips with this comprehensive presentation software. Flexible to study, you can choose the version of Microsoft Office you wish to study on; either 2013 or 2010. 

Typaz

In just 25 hours speeds of 20-40+ words per minute are perfectly achievable, even if you have little prior experience. Comprising 10 lessons, you’ll also receive guidance on ergonomics, technique and accuracy. 

alternative Typaz Speed

With our typaz speed course we'll increase your work-rate and help you learn to touch-type at up to 40-60 words a minute; what a difference that will make to your productivity and daily work!

Health and Safety Essentials

Unlike many other health and safety training courses this is a flexible study course so you have the freedom to study whenever suits you. The interactive e-learning system makes this an extremely simple and useful health and safety course.

HR Essentials in Ireland

HR Essentials is an entry-level HR training course. Through a series of self-paced lessons you'll learn essential knowledge on area such as recruiting new staff, employment contracts, salary processing and maternity rights. 

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses you will also select two elective courses of your own choice. Below are some recommendations but there is a wider list of courses available. Speak to a Course Advisor for more information. 

Sage 50 Accounts Ireland

This Sage 50 Accounts course will help you learn how to process the finances of a business using this globally renowned accounting software.  This is a professional, interactive training course using the very latest version of Sage Accounts, and is designed for those who already have an understanding of manual bookkeeping processes.

Different Leadership Attributes & Skills

If you are new to management, looking for promotion or to broaden your opportunities, this course will give you key insights into successful leadership and how to make the most of your own leadership attributes.

 

Understanding Business Accounts in Ireland

For a business, nothing is more important than its finances. This course will provide you with a good understanding of business accounts – essential knowledge if you run a small business.

SpeedWriting

Our SpeedWriting course is a new way to learn the BakerWrite™ SpeedWriting system in just six hours. It will help you accurately record the spoken word, to speeds over 40 wpm.

Event Management Essentials

Learn some tricks of the trade and really get to grips with event project management to ensure your events are always ones people are talking about for all the right reasons.

Costing and Pricing

Invaluable for anyone responsible for accounts or setting pricing within a business, this short course is something we’re sure you’ll get true value from, in terms of real pound signs!

Introduction to Irish Business Structure and Law

If you have or are thinking about setting up your own business, this course will provide you with an essential grounding in the basics of business structure and law.

Numeric Data Entry

This is a fast, specialist course of 2-3 hours that will teach you how to touch-type using the numeric keypad, essential if you regularly input figures into a computer as part of your role.

Payroll - Manual & Computerised

Pitman Training Ireland is delighted to bring you this comprehensive Payroll training course, which provides a thorough introduction to Payroll Principles in the Manual Section, and in the Computerised Section you create real life payroll scenarios using Sage Micropay software. 

Pre-Requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites required.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

This career is great if you're aiming to become an Office Manager. From here you could look towards other managerial positions or take on some Facilities Management tasks for businesses with multiple business sites. 

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We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

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Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diploma

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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