SmartPhone Tips for Administrative Professionals

Duration 90 Mins
Level Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW19D0453

  • After attending this live webinar you will be able to define the functionality of smartphones, including anticipated future technological advances
  • After attending this live webinar you will be able to discuss how you can integrate smartphones into your workplace routines and policies
  • After attending this live webinar you will be able to identify useful applications to streamline travel, document management and calendar management
  • After attending this live webinar you will be able to recognize the risks inherent in using cell phones for business transactions as well how you can prevent security issues and troubleshoot common technology glitches

Overview of the webinar

Many administrative professionals have been issued smartphones, but not provided any guidance as to how they can be used more effectively on the job. As a result they use them to receive calls but don’t take full advantage of the functionality that integrated smartphones bring to the workplace. This live webinar helps the individuals responsible for administrative work to understand how to coordinate with your IT or telecommunications department to integrate your smartphone, what kind of functionality your smartphone offers that would be useful in supporting your executive and a better understanding of useful software apps that will streamline your workload and increase your effectiveness. This workshop is critical for administrative professionals so they can ensure they are using technology to its full potential.

Who should attend?

  • Executive Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Secretary
  • Office Manager

Why should you attend?

1)   Smartphone Functionality

  • Current and future functionality
  • Security issues to consider with smartphone use and how to prevent or minimize their impact
  • The impact of The Internet of Things on office life

2)  Integrating Smartphones with the office


  • Calendar Management: Troubleshooting common issues
  • Document management using Microsoft OneDrive/Office Lens/OneNote
  • Utilities and useful general apps

3) Travel Apps To Make Your and Your Executive’s Life Easier

  • Getting the cheapest price on travel
  • Organizing your trip
  • Preparing to travel
  • Reducing hassle while traveling
  • After your trip

Faculty - Ms.Marie Herman

Marie Herman CAP, OM, ACS. MOSM is the owner of MRH Enterprises LLC, which provides speaking services, writing, training, consulting, private tutoring, and more. Ms. Herman conducts seminars and workshops around the world. She leads online study groups for a variety of certification programs, including the Certified Administrative Professional exam and the Microsoft Office Specialist Master program. Marie also offers regular webinars on advanced computer topics and professional and career development. Her articles have been published in websites, newsletters and magazines, including a regular feature in Executive Secretary Magazine. Marie worked as an administrative professional for several decades, with past positions including support of the Chief Technology Officer of Fermilab, a Department of Energy (DOE) particle accelerator laboratory and the Chairman Emeritus of ServiceMaster, a Fortune 1000 company. She has been a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals since 1997, serving in a variety of leadership and other roles. In addition to being a Certified Administrative Professional with an Organizational Management specialty, Ms. Herman is also a Microsoft Office Specialist, certified at the Master level in multiple versions of Microsoft Office.

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