Introduces the concepts and skills needed to become a successful virtual assistant. Covers time management, business relationships, telephone techniques, telecommuting, ethics, conflicts, stress management, separating home and office life, networking with other virtual assistants, virtual assistant associations, conducting virtual meetings, legal requirements, insurance issues, negotiating contracts, and creating business webpage and electronic portfolio. Prerequisite: OS 250 or instructor permission. Recommended: CAS 111D. Audit available. (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).
Distance Education: Web Course Information
- From the Instructor:
In this course, students will learn the concepts and skills necessary to become a successful virtual assistant. A virtual assistant or VA is a home-based administrative professional who uses technology to remotely support clients.
Virtual Office Concepts covers time management, business relationships, ethics, conflicts, stress management, separating home and office life, networking with other virtual assistants, virtual assistant associations, conducting virtual meetings, legal requirements, insurance issues, and web site development.
- Course Specific Requirements:
To maintain registered status, students must access this online course and complete the required assignment by Wednesday of Week One. This assignment will be available within Desire2Learn (D2L) when course access begins on the first day of the term. Your position in the class can be offered to a student on the wait list if you do not access the online course room.
Textbook information: See the PCC Bookstore link for required materials.
- Web Technical Requirements:
- Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
- Students with Disabilities:
- Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
- Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learners:
- Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learners. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes. To learn more, go to http://www.pcc.edu/osg
- To register, you need the CRNs (ex. 22398) of your selected classes.
- Please note that for many courses, additional fees may apply.
- To find textbooks, you need the CRN, Campus, Term & Course Number (ex. BA101).
|CRN||Campus / Bldg / Rm||Time||Days||Dates|
|34968 WEB »||-||22-Jun-2015 thru 28-Aug-2015|
Instructor: Randi M Barr
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact Extended Learning Campus CLASS