The World Class Assistant certification and curriculum-based designation program is a time-tested, industry-proven powerhouse of learning. Designed to polish administrative professionals for upward mobility and current-level stellar performance, this course was the first to recognize assistants as “strategic business partners.”
The WCA Challenge is the finishing touch to your 3 day-intensive training. It will test your new-found skills and knowledge and create synergy with your classmates. This is also the finale to receiving your CWCA designation.
Joan Burge carefully developed workshop materials that are relevant, modern, and informative. Packed with action steps, tips, and administrative expert advice, you will be able to immediately implement what you learned in your class.
Classes are limited to 20 attendees.
October 5 – 7, 2020
Facilitator: Joanne Linden
Office Dynamics International Partners with AdminUniverse
Office Dynamics is pleased to announce that we are partnering with AdminUniverse to offer our World Class Assistant™ Certification and Designation course in San Jose. Joanne Linden is the President of AdminUniverse and Joanne will be facilitating the course in San Jose. Joanne Linden and Joan Burge have been long-time business colleagues. AdminUniverse is the only licensed authorized user for Office Dynamics’ World Class Assistant™ course and flagship training program, the Star Achievement Series®. Joanne Linden has been personally certified and trained by Joan Burge.
COURSE REGISTRATION HERE. You will register for the course with Office Dynamics. When you arrive at the training venue, be sure to look for AdminUniverse/World Class Assistant™.
Venue: The Grand Hotel – Silicon Valley
Address: 865 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Website: The Grand Hotel
Joan Burge is well-known as the groundbreaking pioneer of the administrative training industry. After working 20 years as an administrative assistant and C-Suite executive assistant, Joan identified a gap in the level of training and information being provided to administrative professionals.
In 1990, Joan created a business in an untapped niche, overcoming monumental obstacles involving corporations’ and managers’ attitudes, prejudices and stereotypes about executive assistants and administrative professionals. Joan dedicated herself to inspiring excellence and encouraging administrative professionals to reach for the stars! Her company, Office Dynamics International, is a global industry leader that offers a broad range of solutions and provides high-performance, sophisticated executive and administrative assistant training and coaching.
Joanne Linden is President and Master Trainer at AdminUniverse™. She has a background that spans more than 30 years as an executive assistant. With the majority of her career in Silicon Valley, she has worked with and been part of both successful start-ups and billion-dollar corporations. She is President and Master Trainer at AdminUniverse™, which provides consulting and training for administrative professionals. Joanne previously held the title of Chief Executive Assistant at Synopsys for over 19 years.
A true activist for professional administrators, Joanne, along with other CEO assistants, developed the first certificate program for administrative professionals with UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley. Joanne served on the advisory board and has been an instructor for that program. Joanne is a member and past Chairperson of Silicon Valley Catalysts Association (SVCA) and past President of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), San Jose and Crossroads Chapters. She is currently Founder and Chairperson for the Administrative Center of Excellence™ (ACE-EA).
Kathy Tosoian has been with Office Dynamics since 1997. Kathy is certified to teach Office Dynamics’ flagship training programs and more than 30 customized workshops written by Joan Burge, founder and CEO. Kathy repeatedly receives top-ratings from our clients.
Kathy combines her love for people and her passion for excellence to help professionals develop their confidence, people skills, and communication abilities. She inspires, motivates, entertains, and educates her audience. Kathy knows how to create a learning environment with her insight, compassion, and enthusiasm.
Kathy earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Michigan State University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Oakland University.
Office Dynamics can send one of their elite trainers to your organization if you have a minimum of 12 attendees; maximum 20 attendees (per class).
The benefits of bringing WCA onsite are your administrative staff will:
FOR DETAILS, CALL 800-STAR-139
Cancellation Policy: Should you be unable to attend for any reason, a full refund, less a $400 cancellation fee, will be issued if we receive written notice 45 days prior to your registered start date. All refunds will be issued in the form of a check. After that time, all registrations and no-shows are subject to full workshop fee.
Substitution: A company/organization may substitute one attendee for another.
Date Change: Because this is a limited-seating program, if you request a date change, a $300 change fee will be assessed. Date changes are only valid within the same calendar year.
Course Reschedules or Cancellation: Should the course need to be postponed due to acts of nature or national disaster, the course will be rescheduled. Office Dynamics reserves the right to replace a trainer with another Office Dynamics Certified Trainer should an emergency arise. Office Dynamics reserves the right to cancel a city or combine cities if the minimum attendance is not met, without penalty. In such situations no full refunds, or alternative offers shall be made. Registrant further understands and agrees that in the event Office Dynamics should cancel or postpone the scheduled event, Office Dynamics is not responsible for any expenses that the registrant might have incurred, including but not limited to, airfare, hotel, food, or other miscellaneous travel costs.
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