Three New Office Programs for Parkland Campus in Fall 2021
May 3, 2021
Assiniboine to offer Office Management, Office Skills, and Medical Administration
Assiniboine will offer three new programs; Office Management, Office Skills, and Medical Administration starting September 2021 at the Parkland campus in Dauphin. Applications for the programs are now being accepted.
“We are extremely pleased to offer these office administration programs and seats at our Parkland campus, aligning our program offerings with the labour market and in-demand careers,” said Bobbie Robertson, Dean School of Business at Assiniboine. “These three programs all equip learners with the essential skills to succeed in the diverse business industry and medical field. Employers are looking for entry level workers who have experience and knowledge in office management, medical administration, and administrative practices.”
Collectively, the three programs will offer 25 seats, 10 seats available for Office Management, a two-year diploma program, 10 seats for Medical Administration, also a two-year diploma program, and 5 seats for Office Skills certificate, an eight-month program.
“These new programs enable students to gain the skills required to fill in-demand jobs across extremely diverse businesses,” said Gabe Mercier, Director of Parkland Campus at Assiniboine. “The benefits of introducing three different business programs to the Parkland area is great. We’re able to offer learners the option to select the program that is right for them as they build a sound foundation from which to launch their careers.”
The Office Management two year diploma with 10 seats, exposes learners to all matters related to software, bookkeeping, human resources and communication. The program develops students’ skill sets and leadership abilities to support a team focused and productive work culture and provides hands-on experience in office procedures.
The Office Skills program, with 5 seats, is an 8-month certificate program which prepares learners for the constant change in business by emphasizing relevant computer courses, accounting, mathematics and communications, equipping graduates with the confidence and the skills needed to be versatile, responsive and professional in workplaces that never stop.
Medical Administration is a two year diploma program with 10 seats, offering learners the opportunity to enter into the diverse and expansive health care industry. Students undergo advanced administrative training. Students develop a systematic understanding of Canadian health care and the technical knowledge that is fundamental to all medical workplaces. During the two-years of study students develop a comprehensive medical vocabulary and become familiar with legal issues in the health care field to help them succeed as an administrative professional.
For those interested in learning more about the admission requirements and how to apply, details are available at the following locations:
- Office Management assiniboine.net/office
- Office Skills assiniboine.net/officeskills
- Medical Administration assiniboine.net/medical
Assiniboine will also be hosting a free Office Programs at Parkland Campus online information session on the following dates: