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Management Skills for Administrative Professionals

  • 11th June 2020
  • Webex flag Webex
  • ONLINE

Stay inspired, informed, and empowered! Find out what are the big challenges that administrative professionals are facing in this modern world. How to organize yourself when times are overwhelming? How to support executives through this 'new normal' working from home?

Management Skills for Administrative Professionals LIVE event will feature important figures in the administrative professional's world, presenting the latest management trends. Join the event, overcome professional challenges, and become indispensable to your company! The brochure contains key insights.

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About

Lucy Brazier, one of the world's leading authorities in the administrative profession, will have a look at the assistants' unique skillsets, how to step up into leadership and why this could be the best opportunity you will ever have to show why you are indispensable to your company.

Dr. Seeley, one of the world's leading experts on smart email management, will introduce how to save time dealing with Outlook inbox?

Patrick Jephson, previously chief of staff to Diana, Princess of Wales, will be interviewed by Lucy Brazier covering "Real life crisis management: what to do when things go wrong."

Madhumalti Sharma, a project management specialist with more than 22 years of experience, will present the useful features of the Kanban Board to help you manage work projects efficiently.

Who should attend

Executive support professionals, including:

  • Executive Assistants

  • Personal Assistants

  • Executive Support

  • Faculty Support & Administration

  • Executive Coordinators

  • Executive Officers

  • Business Support

  • Administrative Assistants

  • Administrative Managers

  • Virtual Assistants

Key Practical Learning Points

  • Smart email management to save your time
  • Real life crisis management
  • How to step up into leadership
  • Kanban Board and time management tips to organize yourself

Lucy Brazier, UK

CEO, International Speaker, Conference Chair, One of the world’s leading authorities on the administrative profession

Marcham Publishing 

Lucy is one of the world’s leading authorities on the administrative profession.

Her passion is for the assistant role to be truly recognised as a career and not just a job. Her formidable training expertise and speaking style have given her opportunities to train, present and chair in over 45 countries at over 400 events, including chairing the 2015 World Administrator Summit in Papua New Guinea. This has created much needed discussions from encouraging executive assistants in Blue Chip companies to work towards becoming centres of excellence within their companies to explaining why college students should see the assistant role as proper profession with a career path.

Lucy has a unique overview of the role and where it is heading. With access to the most forward thinking, passionate and knowledgeable authorities on the role in the world as well as personally meeting and speaking to literally thousands of assistants over the last seven years, Lucy’s knowledge of the market and what assistants all over the world are facing on a day-to-day basis are second to none.

Lucy’s unique insight into the world of the executive assistants brings a distinct qual­ity and depth to her specialist development programmes. She continuously researches, develops and delivers to bring the most current, innovative and challenging development programmes to support assistants in rapidly changing business environments to meet the increasing skill sets required of senior assistants.

Lucy has been a publisher and events organiser for over 29 years. Lucy previously worked as a publishing director for Wilmington PLC, and has managed a team based in Singapore, New York, Germany and London responsible for 13 magazines, 12 international confer­ences, awards, trade show attendance and marketing for EMAP. Other companies worked for include: The Times, The Independent, Centaur Communications and Glass’s Guide.

Lucy has been a publisher and events organiser for over 29 years. Lucy previously worked as a publishing director for Wilmington PLC, and has managed a team based in Singapore, New York, Germany and London responsible for 13 magazines, 12 international confer- ences, awards, trade show attendance and marketing for EMAP. Other companies worked for include: The Times, The Independent, Centaur Communications and Glass’s Guide.

Patrick Jephson, US

Chief of Staff to Princess Diana/ New York Times Bestselling Author

Founding Partner at JephsonBeaman

 

Patrick Jephson is a consultant, journalist, broadcaster and New York Times bestselling author, based in Washington DC. His byline has appeared in every major UK newspaper and international titles as varied as Time Magazine, People, The Spectator, Paris Match, Frank­furter Allgemeine Zeitung and the National Catholic Reporter. He is a published authority on corporate and personal branding, addressing conferences worldwide as well as events at the US State Department, the American University and the Annenberg School for Communica­tion and Journalism. He also writes, presents and advises on factual and drama programs, appearing on every major US network as well as international platforms. He is currently a technical consultant to the award-winning Netflix series The Crown.

He is a founding partner in JephsonBeaman, a boutique communications consultancy spe­cialising in international high-profile, sensitive and UHNW services. With more than 25 years’ experience in the government, luxury and family office sectors, Patrick’s portfolio has included globally-admired brands as well as national agencies and NGOs. He has also worked on reputation and legacy briefs with European, Middle Eastern and Asian families, including royalty.

Patrick owes much of his practical administrative and communications experience to Prin­cess Diana, who chose him to be her equerry and only private secretary/chief of staff. He served the Princess for eight years (1988-96), responsible for every aspect of her public life, worldwide humanitarian initiatives and private organisation. Under relentless media scrutiny, his tenure covered the period of Princess Diana’s greatest popularity as well as the constitutional controversy of her separation from Prince Charles.

Patrick was born and raised in Ireland and holds a master’s degree in political science from Cambridge University. As an officer in the British Royal Navy he served all over the world before being selected for royal duty. In March 2015 he became a naturalised citizen of the United States.

Madhumalti Sharma, LU

Project Management Professional, Pharma and LifeScience Tech Professional, Tech Educator, Founder and President

Workshop4Me

Madhumalti is EU Robotics Coordinator for Luxembourg, EU Code Week Ambassador for Luxembourg, a mentor with the STEM Scholars program with the New York Academy of Sciences. She has been a speaker at several events, including TEDx India, European Women in Technology, Wonder Woman in Tech, Campus Party Italia. Madhumalti is passionate about bringing girls and women into technology, and mentors girls at Workshop4Me a.s.b.l, a non-profit organization she founded to teach coding skills to 4-16- year olds. Madhumalti, with more than 22 years of experience in the technology industry, has managed complex technology programs and projects for the life science industry and served on the Board of the Project Management Institute, Luxembourg Chapter as Director of Professional Development.

Dr. Monica Seeley, UK

Founder

Mesmo Consultancy

Dr Monica Seeley is one of the world's leading experts on smart email management to improve personal and business performance and well-being. 

She has over thirty years of experience working with a very wide range of organisations enabling their executives, PAs and EAs to regain control of their working day from the inbox rather than letting it drive their day. In doing so, Monica has helped them save up to 45 minutes a day dealing with email.  

Monica is author of four books on email management including 'Brilliant Email' and 'Taking Control of the Inbox' (dedicated to PAs and EAs) and is currently co-authoring a new book about how to be more productive in the digital age.

Lucy Brazier, UK

CEO, International Speaker, Conference Chair, One of the world’s leading authorities on the administrative profession

Marcham Publishing 

Patrick Jephson, US

Chief of Staff to Princess Diana/ New York Times Bestselling Author

Founding Partner at JephsonBeaman

Madhumalti Sharma, LU

Project Management Professional, Pharma and LifeScience Tech Professional, Tech Educator, Founder and President

Workshop4Me

Dr. Monica Seeley, UK

Founder

Mesmo Consultancy

What our
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“Great topics that I haven’t seen covered before, excellent organization, you took good care of us. You believe in what you are doing, and you are doing it with passion.”

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Athina Anagnostopoulou

ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SA

“I am very pleased to attend this conference, I have learned a lot. Very good content, interesting”

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Joanna Cole

Ipsen Pharma

" Really enjoyed roundtable discussions sharing best practices, good tips.”

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Rachel DIJKSTRA

Blizzard Entertainment International