Secretarial Studies

Secretarial Studies

Province:Quebec

1485 hours

Diploma of professional Studies

"his program of study prepares a candidate to be a secretary. As part of their daily tasks, secretaries independantly assume the
administrative tasks necessary to support managers and professionals. Their responsibilities vary according to the type and size of the
company they work for. They are resource persons in their work environment and act as liaisons between different services in their
company.
Secretarial tasks consist of entering texts and data into a computer, editing documents and designing presentations, spreadsheets, visual
design of documents, with or without directions. Furthermore, secretaries can edit, put together documents that are entered by another
person and translate texts. They correct texts, do layouts, collate and distrubute documents. Secretaries must also assure the quality of
documents produced by proofreading for spelling, syntax and grammar.
In addition to producing quality documents, secretaries also perform the following tasks: provide customer service; follow up on business
correspondance; organise meetings and events, large and small; perform document management by opening, filing and keeping files up to
date by traditional means as well as digital; provide technical support on occasion for using equipment and integrating new employees;
keep agendas up to date and making and confirming appointments; contribute to the office supplies; perform accounting tasks such as
bookkeeping, bank deposits as well as follow up on supplier and client accounts and updating the information diffused on Internet sites
and social media. inforoutefpt.org