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Office Administration - Executive

Office Administration - Executive Ontario College Diploma

What is Office Administration - Executive?

In this program, students focus on business documentation, computer applications, meeting and event coordination, project and financial management as well as social media concepts. Students participate in simulations dealing with realistic problems and solutions while developing teambuilding and leadership, critical-thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

Students in all Office Administration streams enroll in a common first semester. As they gain experience and background, they have course selection options to complement prescribed office administration curriculum and further their interests, skills, and career goals.

Start your office career here! 

If you’re interested in a career in office administration and management, then this program is for you! In addition to developing expertise in those areas, you’ll have the opportunity to select business courses that will further your skills, abilities and interests while expanding your career options.

What our students say

“This program was so useful to me! I feel prepared for my dream career in ways I never thought possible! The faculty were helpful and experienced in the courses they were teaching.” – Robin Weening, Office Administration graduate

 

Program Outline 2016-2017

Major:
OFAE
Length:
2 Years
Effective Dates:
2016-2017
Delivery:
4 Semesters
Credential:
Ontario College Diploma
Location:
Barrie, Owen Sound
Start:

Fall - Barrie, Owen Sound

Winter - Barrie

Contact:
Barrie:

Jacqueline Hingley

705-728-1968 ext. 1439

Owen Sound:

Nathalie Stievenart

705-728-1968 ext. 2337

In this program, students focus on business documentation, computer applications, meeting and event coordination, project and financial management as well as social media concepts. Students participate in simulations dealing with realistic problems and solutions while developing teambuilding and leadership, critical-thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

Students in all Office Administration streams enroll in a common first semester. As they gain experience and background, they have course selection options to complement prescribed office administration curriculum and further their interests, skills, and career goals.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • conduct oneself professionally and adhere to relevant legislation, standards and codes of ethics


  • manage the scheduling, coordination and organization of administrative tasks and workflow within specific deadlines and according to set priorities


  • coordinate the collection, analysis, distribution and response to communications in the workplace to facilitate the flow of information


  • operate and provide support related to the use, maintenance and procurement of office equipment and technologies


  • evaluate, establish and administer a variety of records management systems to ensure confidential, secure, accessible and organized electronic and paper records


  • produce financial documents and reports by identifying and compiling relevant information and using accounting software


  • prepare and produce a variety of business documents using available technologies and applying industry standards


  • use interpersonal, leadership and client service skills to respond to diversity and to support the vision and mission of the organization


  • research, analyze and summarize information on resources and services and prepare summary reports with recommendation


  • select and use information technologies to support communication with internal and external stakeholders and to promote the organization


  • organize and coordinate meetings, conferences, special events and make travel arrangements, including the preparation of related documentation


  • support the implementation of projects by applying basic principles of project management


  • apply basic entrepreneurial strategies, employing critical thinking and ethics within the Office Administration field


  • employ environmentally sustainable practices within the industry.
Fall Intake - Barrie, Owen Sound

Sem 1 | Sem 2 | Sem 3 | Sem 4

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Fall | Winter | Fall | Winter

2016 | 2017 | 2017 | 2018

Winter Intake - Barrie

Sem 1 | Sem 2 | Sem 3 | Sem 4

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Winter | Summer | Fall | Winter

2017 | 2017 | 2017 | 2018

OSSD or equivalent with

- Grade 12 English (C or U)

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

- OSS Curriculum: OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG 4C, ENG 4U)

Also recommended: any Grade 12 College Mathematics (MAP 4C or MCT 4C), or any Grade 12 University Mathematics.

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

- Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College

- College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Business Foundations*

- Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)

- Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications*

- Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*

- Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)

- English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

- Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

17 Mandatory Courses

2 Communications Courses

2 Optional Courses

3 General Education Courses

To graduate from this program, the passing weighted average for promotion through each semester, from year to year, and to graduate is 60%. Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester unless otherwise stated on the course outline.

Mandatory Courses

COMP1012 Introduction to Business Documentation
COMP1013 Advanced Business Documentation
COMP1048 Introduction to Keyboarding
COMP2026 Integrated Office Simulations
COMP2027 Computerized Administrative Simulations
COMP2100 Social Media and Web Management
MATH1034 Office Mathematics Applications
OFAD1001 Office Procedures and Strategies
OFAD1003 Multi-Media Language Processing
OFAD1007 Computer Applications 1 for the Office
OFAD1020 Computer Applications 2 for the Office
OFAD2014 Bookkeeping for the Office Professional
OFAD2015 Administrative Support and Records Management
OFAD2018 Project Management for the Office Professional
OFAD2019 Executive Office Procedures
OFAD2020 Executive Office Management
OFAD2021 Financial Management for the Executive Assistant
Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.
Optional Courses

To be selected from College list
General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

View the Office Administration - Executive articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

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For inquiries please contact the appropriate person below.

Barrie

Contact:
Jacqueline Hingley
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1439

Owen Sound

Contact:
Nathalie Stievenart
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 2337

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