Office Administration - Executive
Program Code: OAEX (Full-Time) Length of Program: Two-Year Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Diploma Starts: Sep (Open)
Mobile Learning Program
Term 1 CPT-1064 Spreadsheets GED-XXX3 General Education Elective MTH-1002 Business Mathematics OFT-1033 Windows, Records Management and Internet Research Concepts SDV-1001 College Orientation WPA-1105 Introductory Document Processing Term 2 ACC-1013 Small Office Accounting CPT-1073 Database ENG-1244 Business English Skills I GED-XXX3 General Education Elective JSS-1001 Job Search and Success OFP-1024 Administrative Professional Procedures WPA-1204 Intermediate Document Processing Term 3 ACC-2023 Computerized Accounting ENG-2243 Business English Skills II DTP-2104 Desktop Publishing OFT-2104 Presentation Tools WPA-2103 Advanced Document Processing Term 4 CPL-1003 Work Term - Part-Time - OR - ENG-4163 Business Reports -PLUS- CPT-2004 Professional Computer Applications OFP-2104 Integrated Office Simulations WPD-2204 Web Page Design GED-XXX3 General Education Elective

If you are looking for more challenge and responsibility, like structure, and are known for paying close attention to detail, then the Office Administration – Executive diploma program is the right fit for you. This program teaches you advanced administrative professional skills and business applications to achieve highly-skilled office careers.

Today's competitive global businesses require office professionals to be responsible, to manage the administrative tasks that support their fast-paced, dynamic office environments and to provide effective support to all levels of management. Employers need administrative professionals with exceptional computer skills using a wide variety of software programs, the ability to communicate professionally, the ability to provide excellent customer service, and the organizational expertise to keep the office running smoothly.

In this two-year Ontario College Diploma program, students develop their technical, communication, interpersonal, and social media skills. With a wide variety of hands-on practical experience built into the program, and emphasis on business applications, critical thinking, ethical decision-making and problem-solving, graduates of the Office Administration - Executive program are fully trained to meet the demands of today's evolving office environment. Students experience an active learning environment including an optional internship in Term 4 that provides up to 180 hours of practical office experience. Students also produce a professional portfolio and participate in a mock job interview.

The 2016 Key Performance Indicators (KPI) survey, 96% of the students were satisfied or very satisfied that the Office Administration - Executive program provided the knowledge and skills that would be useful in their future career. Furthermore, 100% of students were satisfied or very satisfied that the Office Administration - Executive program developed their computer skills. 

Students entering this program are entering a Mobile Learning - Class+ Experience program. The Class+ Experience is exclusive to Lambton College, where technology inspires learning. Mobile devices allow students to experience learning both inside and outside the classroom, integrating educational apps and tools into class activities. See device requirements.


Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
Grade 12 English C or U

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates have the skills, knowledge and practical experience to pursue rewarding careers in business, industry, government, manufacturing, education, transportation, hospital departments (particularly administration), law and numerous other professional services. Some job titles used for these types of positions are office professional, administrative assistant, executive assistant, office manager, senior administrative support officer, support coordinator, and human resources assistant.

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Tuition Fees
Breakdown of fees for Year 1
Year 1
Ancillary Fee$687.98
Student Government Fee$285.20
Health/Dental Plan$188.69
S D V/App$39.55
Total Fees$4,052.88
Breakdown of fees for Year 2
Year 2
Co-op Fee$237.62
Ancillary Fee$587.44
Student Government Fee$216.80
Health/Dental Plan$188.69
Total Fees$4,082.01

Please Note: These fees apply to the 2016-2017 academic year and are subject to change. Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.

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