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Unformatted text preview: The dynamic change that has evolved and will continue to evolve in today’s technological offices. These changes will result in an expansive role for the office worker. A recommendation to change the current name of the office support major to Administrative Office Management and change the name of the office support person to Administrative Office Professional . Emergence of Administrative Professionals As the use of technology continues to expand in offices in the United States and the world, the role of the Administrative Professional continues to change significantly. Office Skills Needed for Today’s Administrative Professionals Listed are the skills, which asked of today’s Administrative Professionals: • Project management • Integrated computer software applications • Organization and scheduling • Internet/intranet communications and research • Document preparation, storage, and retrieval • Customer services and public relations • Purchasing office equipment and supplies • Planning meetings and special events • Working closely with vendors and suppliers 1 •...
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- Spring '10
- Management, administrative professionals, Administrative Office Management, Administrative Office Professional, Administrative Professionals Listed, office support person