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Advanced ICT Application Workshop for Secretaries and Personal Assistants - ICT 009

By: Centre for Management Development

Lagos State, Nigeria

14 - 18 Nov, 2016  5 days

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NGN 75,000

In a competitive and demanding business environment, all cadres of staff have come to appreciate the computer as an indispensable work tool for enhanced performance. Secretaries and Personal Assistants need the computer for maximum performance. To achieve goals, they need thorough understanding of word processors and desktop publishing applications.

This training workshop holding in Lagos State is designed to equip computer literate Secretaries and Personal Assistants with in-depth knowledge and skills of word processor and desktop publishing applications.


At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Use word-processor and desktop publishing applications with emphasis on MS word, adobe page maker and Corel Draw
  • Apply mail-merge facility in word processing
  • Use desktop publishing applications to develop their organizations’ in-house publications
  • Apply technical and managerial skills in office administration
  • Use Internet facilities effectively.


  • Secretarial and personal assistants functions: an overview
  • ICT essentials and MS - windows skills
  • Advanced features in MS-word with emphasis on:
  • Creating tables
  • Working with columns and graphics
  • Sending group mails
  • Introduction to productivity software using adobe page maker
  • Fundamentals of corel draw
  • Principles of electronic manual (e-manual) production
  • Internet browsing techniques
  • Effective communication and interpersonal relations in the workplace
  • Stress management

Methodology: Lectures, discussion, syndicate work, films and intensive practical exercises.  Audio-visual aids will be used to reinforce these learning methods.

Target Audience

Secretaries and personal assistants, trainers that are computer literate and those that have attended CMD basic computer application workshop for secretaries or similar courses.

Mode of Assessment for Certification: 100 per cent attendance/active participation.

Contact Person: J. O. Kalu

CMD Training Complex, Shangisha, Lagos Nov 14 - 18 Nov, 2016
NGN 75,000.00(Per Participant (Including VAT))
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