- Lead Them to the Future
- See Yourself as a Strategic Partner
- How to Reduce Your CC’d Email
- PROFILE – Alice Scutchey
- Tips for Assistants for Managing Stress
- Ambition is Not a Dirty Word
- Get to Know Alexa – Before She Takes Your Job
- Beware of Those Big Bravery Killers!
- A Gen Z Could Soon Be Your Boss
- 20 Ideas for Social Media Posts
- Countdown: 12 Months to the Next World Administrators Summit
- An Assistant’s Guide to Proactive Disaster Preparedness
- Five Pieces Of Advice I Would Give My Younger (EA) Self
- How to Raise Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn
- The Assistant’s 8-Step Guide to Effective Travel Planning
- How Diverse is Your Strategic Network?
- Seven Habits of Teachable Leaders
- The IAAP Foundation Scholarship
- Collaboration: What Does It Mean?
- Regain Control of Your Workload
Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Computer Tech
Corinne Hoisington is a full-time Professor of Information Systems Technology at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, VA training our future Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants, and Admins. Corinne also travels over 200,000 miles a year providing keynote motivational topics and training to corporations, administrative assistants, and tech conferences in over 70 worldwide cities this year for such customers as the Microsoft Corporation, Executive Secretary Live London & Johannesburg, Cengage Learning, the international South by Southwest event, APC Conference, Capital One World Admins day, and many others. Professor Hoisington is the recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Business and Computing. Corinne presently has authored over thirty textbooks with Cengage Learning/National Geographic such as the Microsoft Outlook 2019, Office 2019, Office 365, Office 2016, Windows 10, SharePoint, Technology Now, and Visual Basic 2017 with App Development.
Outlook 365: The Efficiency Experience
Feel energized and inspired as you regain control of you and your executives’ email, calendar, task list, and more! Future-proof your career by becoming the Outlook organizational guru, go-to person in your office. Come join Corinne Hoisington, the author of the top selling college textbook for Microsoft Outlook 365 for an-depth and hands-on demonstration of how to manage email, tasks, and calendar features together as a system. (Bring your laptops please)
- Develop and maintain an effective approach to meet the persistent demands of one or more executives
- Effectively coordinate and interface with busy executives’ calendars (meetings, events), tasks and projects
- Pull back the curtain to reveal new ways to use panel and schedule views of the calendar; building custom calendar views; using conditional formatting for a clear picture; sharing, opening, delegating and grouping calendars
- Learn the best practices for how to create Outlook rules and calendar events automatically to streamline your incoming email and maximize email success in the shortest time period
- Integrate Microsoft Teams for news ways of direct communication
Embrace Artificial Intelligence in your Admin World
Assistants have nothing to fear when it comes to AI. Instead, we have a tremendous amount to gain from engaging with this new technology – from increasing efficiency to reducing errors and improving productivity. In a world where our wealth is driven by the creation of digital assets, the need for creativity and diversity in that creative process is fueled leveraging AI office tools. Learn to translate the voices of your international meetings into 100s of languages on everyone’s personal devices with AI, connect with Virtual Reality to onboard your new employees, and take a proactive approach to educating yourself on the latest digital tools to schedule meetings and handle expense reports. See automation and AI as opportunities for us — to spend less time on uninteresting tasks, to provide your executive with even better and more strategic support, and to find more fulfillment in your career.
Sneak Peak: The Technology of the Future - What's Coming to an Office Near You
Be ahead of the curve and become highly visible to bring change to your office with the latest technologies! Touch the future and try powerful new mobile apps that connect your team in new ways, check out the latest Microsoft apps such as Microsoft Flow to automate form approvals and other office processes. And wait until you see how to build interactive reports with the Microsoft Sway app. And Windows keeps upgrading twice a year, see the latest updates that keep everything moving smoothly. And the future is filled with new ways to conduct business that include artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and updated privacy measures. Be the first in your office to see the latest technology for conducting holographic virtual meetings using Skype and Mixed Reality too! This is hands-on workshop so bring your laptops and smartphones.
Workflow Automation: OneNote, Evernote, Microsoft Forms, and Flow
Join us for a full in-depth, hands-on tour of the most powerful tools for today’s office: Structure or No Structure…That is the Question! Using real-office scenarios, go from beginner to power user with organizational digital notebook tools such as Microsoft OneNote and Evernote to organize travel, sharing team information, strategic planning, and meetings notes. Incorporate the Office Lens app in your notes to become oh so powerful! And then onward to Microsoft’s latest duo- Microsoft Form and Microsoft Flow. Microsoft Forms is a new part of Office 365 that quickly and easily creates custom forms, surveys, questionnaires, registrations and more and Forms works seamlessly with Microsoft Flow, which automates any workflow. For example, how can you automate a travel form and have it approved automatically by their supervisor. Get ready to find the keys to organizing chaos. This is hands-on workshop so bring your laptops and smartphones.
Best Kept Secrets of Seamless Remote Conferencing
Join us for a full in-depth tour of the new tricks of the trade for conducting a seamless virtual meeting. Whether you work in an office setting and need a supplemental phone call in place of a face-to-face meeting or you work in a remote work environment where conference calls are the norm, conducting them effectively is essential for team collaboration and decision making. From setting up the remote meeting schedule to the audio/video equipment, learn the best practices to troubleshoot any issues that arise. Remember administrative leaders bring solutions to the table; everyone else brings problems, hoping a leader will develop a solution. And be the first in your office to see the latest technology for conducting holographic meetings using Skype and the HoloLens too!
The Future of Technology for Admins – Top Ten Apps
So many apps, so much new technology, so little time! Join us for a high-energy session on augmented reality, Sway and fresh new apps that are game changers for the oh-so-busy professional admin. Why not make your workday more pleasant and productive with powerful business apps? The apps and technology we’ll discuss are so cutting edge, we can’t even list them because they’ll change by the time we get online! Augmented reality is about to become every professional admins reality. Companies are using AR free apps and devices for marketing product lines, for adding more productivity to your day, and for pushing technology to excite their customers. Have you checked out Sway, Flipgrid, and Office Lens? Get ready to see these apps, up front and personal. Become the “Go-To” person in your office when it comes to the latest trends in technology.
Transform your Imagination into Reality
***Warning: This workshop is for participants who can handle extreme excitement and engagement.
Every business is adding more technologies to seamlessly transform imagination into reality by using augmented reality, storyboarding technologies such as Sway and more! From virtual reality conferencing that display holograms that float in front of your eyes to the latest in artificial intelligence apps that change how we travel, be prepared to move your work reality into new realms of possibilities! Envision a world that technology can adapt to the natural ways we communicate and learn. Hands-on with an Oculus Rift too! That world begins now!
Email Triage for Outlook 365 and Beyond
Future-proof your career by becoming the email guru, go-to person in your office. We all deal with a massive amount of email on a daily basis. Come join Corinne Hoisington, the author of Microsoft Outlook 2013 and 2016/365 for a power demonstration of how to manage email, tasks, and calendar features together in a system. Learn the best practices for how to create Outlook rules and calendar events automatically to streamline your incoming email and maximize email success in the shortest time period. Reduce your stress and keep your game on as a power user of Outlook.
Next Generation Microsoft Office 2019 and Windows 10
Windows 10 and Office 365 have added so many business features this year! Microsoft has unveiled multiple creative-minded products including a majCVccor Windows 10 upgrade called “Creators Update.” This session will introduce you to all of the ‘new’ for this year, including: Windows People, the Windows 10 VR headset, Paint 3D, Cortana updates, Microsoft Teams (competitor to Slack), and new Office products like the updates to Sway, Power BI, Delve, and more. See how 3D imagery in PowerPoint helps clients see your next project in depth.
Become the Outlook Authority with Master Training
Go beyond the basics, to become the Outlook Authority! Be your Outlook office guru! Learn how to successfully coordinate and interface with busy executive calendars (including their tasks and projects), and new ways to use panel and schedule views of the calendar. Gain insight on building custom calendars, creating Outlook templates, and custom rules to automatically streamline your communications. Become the master of time zones, meeting madness, and organization.
A Hub of Teamwork: Microsoft OneNote & Microsoft Teams
Let’s dive into everything OneNote! Benjamin Franklin once wrote, “A place for everything and everything in its place.” With that thought in mind, may I introduce you to — Microsoft OneNote. OneNote, the notetaking program works seamlessly with Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams, a new collaborative workspace intended to centralize people, their conversations, their content and tools, into the Office Suite. As with other Microsoft Applications, Teams is available with both a desktop and a web version in Office 365. Communicate in the moment and keep everyone in the know. Stay connected with chat, calls, and meetings within your team and in private or small group conversations. Schedule and join online Skype meetings with HD video, VoIP, and dial-in audio conferencing options. Share your files, apps or desktop in online meetings and review the important moments later with transcriptions of recorded content.
Meet Microsoft Windows 10
Join us for the coming out party of Windows 10, which builds on the bold vision and solid foundation of Windows 7 and 8 and includes many great new features for your staff, allowing them to stay productive and engaged. Windows 10’s real game-changing potential is real: this will be one operating system to rule them all, serving up a device-specific interface that scales from desktops down to smartphones, and everywhere in between, with universal apps that will run everywhere too. So many new features such as Cortana, HoloLens, new gestures, a stronger cloud computing tie-in, and multitasking enhancements change the very mission of what an operating system can do! Find out what’s new with search, apps, personalization, OneDrive, and more!
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