Souters offers IEAA Courses

We are pleased to announce that the Institute of Executive Assistants (IEAA) has accredited Souters Training. This means that we are now able to offer Virtual Classroom courses for the entire IEAA qualification. This includes Executive Assistant Qualifications and Office Manager Qualifications.

The IEAA is an accrediting body that offers professional qualifications to Executive Assistants, PAs, Office Managers and other related admin professionals. The qualification offers learners the ability to progress their careers from beginner levels through to advanced levels.

There are two qualification frameworks. There is a qualification for Executive Assistants and the other is for Office Management.

Executive Assistant Qualifications

We are able to offer the entire Executive Assistant Qualification. This includes Certificate Courses and Diplomas. You can see the list of qualifications listed below:

Diplomas for Executive Assistants and PAs

  • Level 5 – Executive Assistant Diploma
  • Level 4 – Executive PA Diploma
  • Level 3 – PA Diploma

Certificates for Executive Assistants and PAs

  • Level 5 – A selection of Advanced Business Skills Courses
  • Level 4 – Executive PA Course
  • Level 3 – PA Course

The mix of skills covered and qualification outcome complements the advancement of Executive Assistants, executive PAs and PAs in their respective careers. It enables you

Office Management Qualifications

We are able to offer the entire Office Management Qualification. This includes Certificate Courses and Diplomas. You can see the list of qualifications listed below:

Diplomas for Office Managers and Administrators

  • Level 5 – Advanced Diploma in Office Management
  • Level 4 – Office Manager Diploma
  • Level 3 – Administration Diploma

Certificates for Executive Assistants and PAs

  • Level 5 – A selection of Advanced Business Skills Courses
  • Level 4 – Office Manager Course
  • Level 3 – Administration Course

The mix of skills covered and qualification outcome complements the advanced of Office Manager and Administrator careers.

Executive Assistant Qualifications

Our status working with Microsoft Academies means that we are able to offer all of the IEAA training courses that focus on Microsoft Office training courses. This ensures that we have been able to offer the full range of IEAA qualifications. Anybody interested in finding out more about these courses and qualification, please feel free to contact us.

What is Finance for Non-Finance Training

Many people have been asking what is Finance for non-Finance training. In essence, Finance for Non-Finance training courses is designed to assist the non-finance professional in gaining an understanding of key financial concepts and terminologies. This is because higher-level managers tend to increasingly be exposed to Financial information.

Why are non-Financial Managers keen to learn more about Finance?

  • The higher you are in an organisation or company the more likely that you will have responsibility for a budget and meeting targets. You are most likely to interact with targets (KPIs) or be purely based on Finance.
  • Business and Finance are increasingly integrated. This means that the Financial department of the company is increasingly interacting with different areas of the business. However, this also means non-financial managers are increasingly interacting with Finance and need to enhance their skills and knowledge in this area
  • Technology is improving and it is increasingly the case that more sophisticated financial analyses and reports are available to a wide range of managers. Therefore, there are more requirements for all management to up their financial skills.

What do I need to learn in a Finance for non-Finance Managers Course?

The most important aspects of Finance for non-Finance Managers training courses are to gain the ability to read and understand Financial Reports.

Here is a list of key items the majority of non-financial managers aim to learn:

  • How to understand the Balance Sheet
  • How to understand the P&L
  • How to understand Cash Flow Statement
  • How do we interpret financial health from the Financial Report
  • What is Debt, Equity, Liquidity, CAPEX, Working Capital and other key financial terms
  • What are Budgets and Forecasts – how do we create and interpret them
  • How can I make business decisions with financial information?

The most important of all is the ability to be able to grasp how finance connects to the business reality. This will empower you to make decisions and present the outcome in a manner that will suit Finance.

What is Finance for Non-Finance Training

Gaining Finance skills is vital to the management and it will enable you to confidently make the business decisions that are required to be a success. This is the weakness that many managers complain about and this can impede career progression.

You can find out more about Finance for non-Finance training with Souters via this link: CLICK HERE. All training is accredited by CPD Standards and we have an impressive list of qualifications.