October 27-30, 2024 / Gaylord Rockies / Aurora, CO


Executive Assistants as Managers: Is This Path Right for You?

Oct 29 2024

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM MT

Deep Dive Room 1

What are the skills needed to step into a lead role as a team lead or EA manager? More importantly, what do assistants want in a team lead or EA manager?  

This introductory masterclass will focus on those who are interested in stepping into the role of a team lead or administrative manager: what qualities are needed, the scope of the role, and what specific questions to ask to determine readiness for a manager role.  

Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of what specific skills and qualities are needed to succeed as an EA team lead or manager. We will review the elements of a leadership mindset and the importance of critical thinking and empowerment. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • What are the top five qualities assistants want to see in a team lead or manager?
  • Evaluate your personal skill inventory and compare it to the skills needed to be successful.
  • The 10 questions every EA should ask themselves before considering a team lead or manager role.
  • Discover what is driving you to be an administrative manager. 


Lisa Olsen - Professional Development

- Professional Development Specialist

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