Seminar in English

The Future Assistant

How to become a smart, agile and digital expert

Automation, digital platforms and other innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Modern day management assistants need to position themselves for the future, increase their visibility, act more strategically, network and also have their own career development in mind. Now is the time to proactively advance the change of the profession as the digital transformation brings incredible potential for the job description of office professionals. It is more important than ever to sharpen a profile and define a new portfolio. This requires innovative and agile assistants who not only have the courage but also the openness for the trends of the future. The language during the training is English only.


New Work and industry 4.0: Opportunity or challenge?

Digital transformation affects not only the company leaders but all employees. Right at the top is the management assistant who can provide important motivation and actively participate in shaping the structural and cultural change within the digitization.

Your digital workplace

Productivity tools and apps for modern day management assistants: Learn how to dive into the world of digital gadgets, how to deal with them and how to use this toolbox effectively for your work.

Artificial Intelligence and Digital Assistants: Colleague or competitor?

Alexa, Siri & more: Get to know the digital assistants and how to work with them than rather than against them.

Digital Leadership

Meet the new generation of millennial managers and their new leadership style.

Organizational well-being and digital detoxing

How to work more resilient in times of digitization? Deceleration and resilience make you strong for the tasks in the office of the future. Learn how important organisational wellbeing can be for you and your company and challenge the “always on” culture.

Managing Up: From Management Assistant to Strategic Business Partner

How do you become a recognized voice and influencer within your organisation and a valued and trusted sparring partner to your executive?

Ethics and values

The importance of emotional intelligence and what machines can learn from humans.

Personal Branding and Storytelling

The powerful portfolio and branding of the future assistant.

The art of online networking

You want to become more visible, learn more self-marketing and build your brand? Then it's time for the right marketing skills. Learn how to use selected social media channels as a networking and communication tool.

From Assistant to Feelgood Manager, Virtual Assistant etc?

What new roles are out there and how can they be approached?

Online Learning Platform

Once you have registered, you will be able to access your online learning platform, including extra materials for consolidating what you have learned.


What is in for the Executive?

After this two days’ workshop, your assistant will return to the office with not only an excellent skillset but most importantly the right positive mindset on the future of the role.

This includes:

  • Understand the terms of the digitization and industry 4.0
  • Learn how to become a strategic business partner and support the management in future projects
  • Develop into a digital leader herself/himself and push own job-related missions
  • Become an organizational ambassador and promote the opportunities of digitization within the company
  • Prepare to transform within the role as part of the digitization and learn new competencies and abilities
  • Identify the portfolio and skillset of the future assistant



Interactive training techniques: This involves classroom lecturing, case studies sessions and classroom interaction

Who should attend

Assistants, secretaries and administrative staff who work in an international context. Minimal requirements: good secondary school (”Realschule”) English skills or similar education

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  • Customised for your needs
  • On-site for multiple employees
  • Save time and travelling expenses

Price on request.


Questions about a booking?

0761 898-4455

Booking Number
Training in English
2 days
Dates & locations
Seminar in English
1.-2. day: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Participation fee
€ 1.440,- excl. VAT
€ 1.713,60 incl. 19% VAT

Die angegebene Teilnahmegebühr beinhaltet

  • ein gemeinsames Mittagessen pro vollem Seminartag,
  • Pausenverpflegung und
  • umfangreiche Arbeitsunterlagen.

Die Übernachtungskosten im Hotel werden vom Teilnehmer direkt mit dem Hotel abgerechnet. Für die Hotelbuchung finden Sie in Ihrer Lernumgebung ein Reservierungsformular.

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