Office Administration - Executive
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  • September

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Successful completion of the Office Administration - General with a GPA of 2.0 or better.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Graduates of this program have the skills to be executive level administrative assistants to top level managers in business or government. Skills include a high level of expertise in keyboarding and computer applications with some accounting. They will be able to do presentations and be well rounded in all office duties. With experience, they are also capable of being office managers providing leadership to other staff.

This program targets students with strong computer and keyboarding ability. They should enjoy working in a team environment and have strong social and communication skills.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Cutting edge computer software for office applications
  • Students are required to successfully complete the first year of Office Administration – General prior to starting Office Administration – Executive
  • Internship in business or government offices and educational settings in the community
  • Curriculum includes Desktop Publishing, Web Page Design, Simply Accounting, Human Resource Management and World Cultures
  • Our programs accommodate students that are Deaf. In addition to classroom ASL/English interpretation, the information from Express Scribe machine transcription software, has been formatted to meet the needs of our Deaf population.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
This program provides a solid foundation for employment as an office administrator, administrative assistant or office manager. Opportunities exist in a wide range of workplaces including government offices, corporations, financial institutions, schools/colleges/universities, accounting firms, real estate offices and insurance offices.

DEGREE COMPLETION
Students who have successfully completed the 2-year OAE Diploma Program may continue their education towards a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with Davenport University or Walsh College. This may include an additional 1.5 - 2 years of study, at either of the respective campuses, or online.

FIELD PLACEMENTS
Field Placements are part of this program. Your placement could be in a financial institution, social service agency, legal office, police services, or a school setting (elementary, secondary or post secondary).
Some of our employers who provide our placement settings require a clear POLICE RECORD CHECK for criminal offences with vulnerable sector screening before accepting a student into the field setting. The record check MUST be obtained by the student and at the student's expense. Please check with your Program Coordinator early in your first semester to ensure the proper process is followed.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: B226

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
OAG170
3
Professional Computer Applications I
OAG110
3
Language Fundamentals
OAG125
3
Administrative Procedures
OAG150
3
Administrative Documents I
OAG160
3
Essential Business Calculations
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective

Semester 2
ACC145
3
Accounting for the Office Assistant
BUS108
3
Introduction to Canadian Business
COM103
3
Business Communications I
OAG270
3
Professional Computer Applications II
OAG230
3
Business Computing and the Internet
OAG250
3
Administrative Documents II

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
ACC108
3
Applied Accounting Workshop
ENG100P
3
Oral Presentations
OAE350
3
Administrative Documents III
OAE370
3
Professional Computer Applications III
OAE380
3
Professional Office Simulations
SSC110G
3
Global Human Diversity

Semester 4
MGN105
3
Introduction to Human Resources
OAE435
3
Desktop Publishing
OAE450
3
Administrative Documents IV
OAE455
3
Office Administration Internship
OAE470
3
Professional Computer Applications IV
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective


Note: Semesters 1 and 2 of this program are the Office Administration - General Certificate.