Adam Fidler launches Academy in Manchester, UK
Adam Fidler, who specialises in the education and self-development of Executive Assistants, launches his new business school, Adam Fidler Academy, in Manchester.
Adam, a former Executive Assistant of 20 years, who worked in organisations such as The Boots Company PLC, Bank of America and Salford City College, is already one of the most well-known trainers of Executive Assistants (EAs) and business support professionals throughout the world. His clients include: Pitman Training, CBM Training South Africa and Jan Jones International Speaker Bureau. He is a regular speaker on the role of the EA and has been teaching excellence in business support since 2008.
Says Adam: “In the 2016 skills manifesto, the government finally acknowledged there are more people working in administration – in roles such as office manager or admin officer – than in any other sector. With some 3.2 million people in the UK already employed in administrative roles, the requirement for first-class administrative support for businessmen/women, leaders and managers is a paramount to the success of the commercial world. My Academy will address the current skills shortage and ensure that our students are fully prepared for the role of EA or business support manager, by developing high standards and professionalism, making them the best in their field, whose skills and competencies are very much in demand.”
Adam Fidler Academy opens in January 2017, and offers a variety of courses for those who aspire to be world-class PAs, EAs and business support professionals. For more details see: www.executiveassistant.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adam Fidler joins Pitman Training
Pitman Training Group, the UK’s leading provider of training for secretaries, PAs and office professionals, announce that Adam Fidler will be joining them as their in-house Consultant Lecturer. Adam, one of the UK’s most popular secretarial teachers, will be working with Pitman, predominately in the North of England, delivering a range of new and exciting seminars in Leeds and Manchester, to support the training of aspiring and senior PAs. Adam is no stranger to Pitman Training, having delivered and authored a best-selling two-day Executive PA programme in London, through Pitman Holborn, for the last few years. Said Adam: “I am delighted to be joining Pitman Training on a more formal basis – there are so many things I want to bring to secretarial education in the UK, and Pitman provides the ideal platform to do that.” For more information, see Pitman’s website for more details of Adam’s seminars.
‘The CEO’s Secret Weapon’ – New book aimed at bosses
Adam Fidler is delighted to be featured in Jan Jones’ new book aimed at CEOs. After extensive research and input from current EAs and PAs – one of which was Adam Fidler – Jan Jones, owner of an international speaker bureau, and former PA herself to Tony Robbins, has written about the role of the true EA, from the perspective of why organisations and bosses should employ them. A must-read for the boss, and all PAs! See here for more details.
Adam Fidler appears on Channel 4 TV ‘Confessions of a Secretary’
The controversial, yet informative, documentary aired first in December 2014 and again in August 2015 on Channel 4 TV in the UK. Adam appears at the end of the programme, brining the history of the secretary right up-to-date by showing how men entered the profession, and as comments Adam in the programme: “I think the role [of the PA] has got harder.” The programme is still available on Channel 4 on Demand, so catch it while you can! View the programme at Channel 4.