Become a Certified Executive Assistant


The Groundbreaking, Globally Recognised, Certification for the Modern-Day Executive Assistant

About ACEA®

Welcome to the home of the Advanced Certificate for the Executive Assistant: ACEA® the highly sought-after certification for those who wish to become true Strategic Partners to their Executives.


The role of the Executive Assistant is on a journey and the responsibilities of this highly demanding and visible role continue to grow exponentially.

This unique executive led program equips current and aspiring Executive Assistants with the skills and knowledge they need to excel.


ACEA® certification is available ONLY via Selected Partners Globally as an intensive 5-day classroom course or virtually, via highly interactive and engaging, instructor led, live online class sessions.

The ACEA® training style and subject matter are the same, whether it be in a classroom or online. We also maintain the benefits of the ‘shared learning experience’ with your class, regardless of if you are in a room or joining virtually.

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Course Content

To become a true ‘Strategic Partner’ to an executive, it is imperative that executive assistants have a deep understanding of the business and their executives’ role & responsibilities.


Organisations are looking for assistants that possess executive level business acumen now more than ever.

Uniquely delivered from an executive led perspective, the ACEA® course focuses on elevating the role of the executive assistant, by delivering a fundamental understanding of business and organisations, as well as practical skills, including:

  • Strategic thinking

  • Corporate visions & missions

  • Understanding the linkages between strategy, projects & operations

  • Project management skills

  • Stakeholder management

  • Risk management

  • Quality management

  • Ethics & corporate social responsibility

  • Communication skills

  • Emotional intelligence / resilience

  • Service orientation

  • Time management

  • Leadership skills

  • Presentation skills

  • Financial awareness

  • Change management

  • Critical thinking and problem solving

  • Negotiation skills and conflict management


and much more ...

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All classroom courses finish at lunchtime on the last day

Dubai 13 - 17 March

London 20 - 24 March

Cape Town: 27-31 March

Washington D.C. 1 - 5 May

Toronto 8 - 12 May

Wellington 15 - 19 May

Singapore 19 - 23 June

Las Vegas 11 - 15 September

Course Calendar
Also available In-House / On-Site
Classroom or Online


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