Your preview look at the 2018 office* show seminar programme.

The office* show has provided the IAM with an exclusive first look at the seminar programme taking place at the 2018 show. Office*, the UK’s largest event for the office professional is returning to Olympia, London on 28th February – 1st March 2018. The educational programme covers a choice of over 40 topics, which strive to support attendees with the varied tasks that they’re increasingly responsible for. As job expectations extend beyond the traditional, the show’s CPD accredited sessions will provide applicable knowledge that will benefit the day-to-day workings of its attendees. As always, sessions are aimed at development from a personal, career, and skill perspective. 

The sessions are competitively priced and led by some of industry’s leading PA trainers, providing the opportunity to receive each specialism’s top training, all in one place. 

Here are 5 top picks: 

How do YOU solve problems? This session is led by IAM’s General Manager himself. The session focuses on how our brain solves problems, both intuitively and rationally. Explore the impact of these styles on understanding and creativity, and learn how to use them together to achieve better results, more innovatively. The talk is highly interactive, fast-paced and fun – leaving you with a much better understanding of your problem-solving style and preferences

Wednesday 28th February. Skills Theatre 16:15-17:15. 

Leading from behind. Advance your career with Catherine Arden’s session answering the questions: where should PAs draw the line between assisting, managing – and leading? whether representing your boss at meetings, or organising conferences, the modern PA assumes more responsibility than ever before; however, how do you invite recognition, reward and remuneration for the value you’re bringing to the company? 

Thursday 1st March. Career Development Theatre. 12:00 – 13:00

A report that achieves. Specialist trainer Joanna Gutmann will explain the process of writing a reader-centred report through preparation, planning and presenting the information in a way which informs or persuades successfully. Reports are needed to inform committee decision-making, support requests for change and improvement, provide updates on performance…the list is endless. With report writing no longer a management task; anyone can be asked to “put their thoughts on paper” – this session will prepare you for this. 

Wednesday 28th February. The varied responsibilities of the modern office professional Theatre 13:00-13:45 

Using LinkedIn to further your career. Nevil Tynemouth, Director of New Results Training, will be leading this session to support you in raising your profile, and advancing your career, through using LinkedIn effectively. Position yourself correctly and avoid the common mistakes. 

Thursday 1st March, Skills Theatre 13:15-14:15

Register for office* now to be the first to book your sessions – guarantee attendance on the most popular sessions! 

You can find out more about the office show here

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