Office Administration - Executive


Ontario College Diploma

Area Of Interest



2 years

Program Code



Distance Education


Start Dates & Ontario Colleges Program Codes:

Fall, Winter & Spring start (September, January, May) full-time & part-time, online:  0243

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This two-year Diploma program will develop the administrative and technological skills you will need in order to meet the demands of the current and emerging business environment. Students will acquire a knowledge of business office procedures, document preparation, Microsoft Office applications, basic human resources practices, professionalism and ethics.


Top Highlights

  • Develop advanced skills to give you a competitive edge in diverse business environments.
  • Common semester 1 and 2 with the Office Administration – General program.


Program Learning Outcomes:

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. conduct oneself professionally and adhere to relevant legislation, standards and codes of ethics.
  2. manage the scheduling, coordination and organization of administrative tasks and workflow within specific deadlines and according to set priorities.
  3. coordinate the collection, analysis, distribution and response to communications in the workplace to facilitate the flow of information.
  4. operate and provide support related to the use, maintenance and procurement of office equipment and technologies.
  5. evaluate, establish and administer a variety of records management systems to ensure confidential, secure, accessible and organized electronic and paper records.
  6. produce financial documents and reports by identifying and compiling relevant information and using accounting software.
  7. prepare and produce a variety of business documents using available technologies and applying industry standards.
  8. use interpersonal, leadership and client service skills to respond to diversity and to support the vision and mission of the organization.
  9. research, analyze and summarize information on resources and services and prepare summary reports with recommendations.
  10. select and use information technologies to support communication with internal and external stakeholders and to promote the organization.
  11. organize and coordinate meetings, conferences, special events and make travel arrangements, including the preparation of related documentation.
  12. support the implementation of projects by applying basic principles of project management.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the program can explore the following career options:

  • Executive assistant
  • Administrative assistant
  • Office manager
  • Executive secretary

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Lianne Jackson

Lianne Jackson

Program Officer, Distance Education
(807) 475-6171

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