College of DuPage

OFTI 1300:

Keyboard

Virtual Office Assistant - ONLINE
(3 CREDIT HOURS)

NEW TREND

Men and women are now offering administrative support skills and talents over the Internet. Virtual administrative assistance is growing and can save small businesses countless dollars. At a time when many businesses are downsizing, there is a growing inclination toward the home-based businesses for self-employed administrative support professionals. A successful Virtual Office Assistant usually has experience in providing administrative support.

This course explores fundamentals of providing administrative support remotely through technology. Virtual Office Assistant (VOA) topics include: telecommuting, types of virtual offices, setup and management of a virtual office, technologies, effective communication, and job opportunities.

There are no prerequisites for this course, however, a successful candidate for this course must possess:

How do I know if I am qualified to take an Online course?

It is suggested that students access each area in COD Online, prior to registration, to see if online learning is for them. Visit the COD Online home page which includes an on-line assessment to help you determine if you are a good candidate for an online course.

How do I enroll?

Students meeting the requirements can enroll by calling the College of DuPage at (630) 942-2377 or register online using myACCESS. For more information, see http://home.cod.edu/registration. It is suggested that students access each area in COD Online, prior to registration, to see if online learning is for them.

For more information about the Office Technology Information Program and Certificates at College of DuPage, refer to our Office Technology Information Program website.