Virtual Office Assistant: Certificate of Competence
This certificate will be delivered online to reach students who are unable to travel to campus. It will provide an online (distance education) experience aligned with the Virtual Assistant industry standards in supporting businesses in Hawaii and elsewhere over the Internet. Students completing the Virtual Office Assistant Certificate of Competence will have the required skills and knowledge necessary to support clients in an administrative capacity in a virtual setting.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to do the following:
- Use computer and technology tools effectively to support the business needs of the Virtual Assistant's (VA) clientele by using current and emerging technologies to create and manage documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations.
- Use basic accounting methods to support recordkeeping needs.
- Demonstrate proficiency using and maintaining social media tools, creating business and marketing plans, and sustaining a competitive advantage in the Virtual Assistant industry.
- Demonstrate professionalism in work quality, appearance, attitude, and workplace behavior as required in a diverse business environment by completing an administrative or Virtual Assistant internship.
Certificate of Competence (CO) Info at a Glance
Program: Business Technology
Certificate of Competence (CO)
ACC 124, ACC 201 (Options)
BUSN 193V (2cr)
Total Credits: 2
Cooperative Education provides practical career-related work experience through a program used nationally in colleges and universities to apply classroom knowledge and to develop job competencies. Full-time or part-time work in private and public sectors is utilized for this program. The number of credits earned depends upon the number of hours spent at the job station during the semester.
In order to obtain a Business Technology certificate or degree, students must pass all required business (BUS), business technology (BUSN), management (MGT), accounting (ACC), and law (BLAW) courses with a grade of C or better.
Information on program length, estimated cost of education, completion rates, student loan Indebtedness, and job placement. Certificate of Competence, Virtual Office Assistant: http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/files/gedt/btec_voa_ca/