This practical and interactive course covers everything from defining a PA's role to influencing skills to setting objectives. The course is run by industry professionals, including a business psychologist.
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- Defining the PA role
- Administrative issues
- Frustrations with the PA role
- Frustrations of a VC
- Managing your manager
- Setting smart objectives
- Influencing your manager and colleagues
- Understanding body language
This course is eligible for 13 hours CPD accreditation with:
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
PA's /EA's who work within private equity and venture capital
All training courses are available to members and non-members of the BVCA. For a full breakdown of training course prices click here.
2 days non-residential
Interesting, informative, encouraging and confidence boosting. The course has helped me to become more effective in assisting my director and team.
(Jenny Gray, Bridges Ventures)
A good mix of sessions - allowing you to become not only stronger in the work place but also as an individual. It gave me lots of ideas to plan and to acknowledge my bosses and understand where they're coming from.
(Nicola Warrell, Lyceum Capital)
I learned many useful things and will use them on a daily basis. It will help me to become a better PA. John and Sheryl are very professional and some of the most talented people I have ever worked with.
(Martina Nesvadbova, Advent International)
John Handley has 20 years PE industry experience including seven years with LDC where he became a Senior Director. He joined NatWest Ventures (Bridgepoint) in 1990. Having spent five years at NWV, John was appointed ECI Ventures’ first Regional Director for the Midlands. Joining LDC in 1999, John has led a wide range of transactions including the MBO and subsequent flotation of Manchester based IT healthcare specialist iSOFT and has acted as Non-Executive Director on over 30 investee companies. He lectures regularly for the BVCA and other clients in the UK and abroad. John left LDC in 2005 to pursue a pluralistic career and currently sits on seven boards as well as meeting his regular lecturing commitments.
Sheryl Haddow is a Business Psychologist with 15 years industry experience, initially as a recruitment consultant before graduating with a first class honors degree and a masters degree in Occupational Psychology from the University of Nottingham in 2000. She has worked with a number of well known VC houses undertaking coaching and personal development, as well as personality assessment for selection and development purposes. She also undertakes psychometrics on management teams.