IMA Webinars 2021 and 2022

Did you know?

As a member of IMA, you can watch a replay of the webinars for 30 days after the webinar.

Did you know?

As a member of IMA, you can watch a replay of the webinars for 30 days after the webinar.

IMA offers our members regular webinars for free with high quality content and with excellent speakers/trainers. It is about lifelong learning to ensure that your competence is up-to-date.

Below you will find the list of webinars for 2021, as soon as we open for registration you can click the link and sign up.

Most of our webinars will be for free and only for members - but we might open some of them for non-members for a fee.

The webinars for 2022 will be shown on our new homepage, which is set to launch end of 2021. However, we don't want you to miss out on the dates, so for 2022 the dates are: January 25, 18-19.00 CET February April May June October November December

2021 webinars

  • January 26, 19.00-20.00 CET

    To virtually excel and to excellently support with meeting and presentation

    The screen is the new meeting room. Distractions, tech-set ups and digital fatigue are your boundaries to overcome and to support your management with. That's why we are exclusively offering you this interactive opportunity to increase your communication skills in digital meetings and presentations. Easy tips and tricks for sound, video and slides will be alternated with advise and principles to engage across screens. After this session you'll be empowered to support or drive your next presentation virtually with new tools to rapidly increase your continued digital development.

  • February 23, 19.00-20.00 CET

    Power Up with PowerPoint

    Your executive, manager or client hands you a Word document with the words, please turn this into an all singing all dancing PowerPoint presentation for me, Oh and I need it yesterday…. Sound familiar?

    Your instructor is Shelley Fishel.

  • March 16, 19.00-20.00 CET

    Teams for assistants

    In the current working climate, we have all had to adjust. However Microsoft Teams was around before the pandemic and it is getting better by the day. There are so many things you can do when working in Teams, from chatting with your colleagues to collaborating on documents and using Apps effectively.

    Your instructor is Shelley Fishel.

  • May 19, 19.00-20.00 CEST

    The Playbook of a Post-Pandemic EA (& How the Future of Work is Already Here)

    In this webinar you will learn about;

    • The future job market for EAs

    • Risks & Rewards

    • Future Skills

    • Lifelong learning

    • Skills mapping

    • Let's Be Uniquely Human, & Uniquely Well-Positioned

    Daniel Kjellsson has made it his personal quest to make lifelong learning a human right. He has spent the past decade studying the digitization of jobs, and how to conduct personalized future skills mapping. He is the co-founder of global think tank Future Talent Council and the lead-creator of the Professional Master for Executive Assistants online learning programme.

    Read more.

  • June 19, 9.30-12.30 CEST

    Using Skills to Transform Towards a New Way of Working

    Annual conference teaser event on the theme of Innovation.

    The pandemic has taken over our world for more than a year now. It affected our way of living, our way of working which we always considered as ‘normal’. During the past months, there has been an evolution of the new normal. But what is this? The new normal.

    On our conference 29 October, we will dig into it but in this online event we are very happy to provide you with an interesting lecture on the new ways of working and how the role of the assistant will evolve in the near future.

    Above that, we are extremely proud to provide you with the scoop of a life changing-document: The Skills Matrix, which was developed by the World Administrators Alliance. Lucy Brazier and Helen Monument will talk you through it in what will be a very interactive session. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be first to hear how our new normal will look like!

  • September 23, 18-19.00 CEST

    Tech Toolkit for Today’s Admin

    Let us help you build your administrative toolbox with the essentials from the Big 4 – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

    Katherine Vaillancourt will also share her Top 10 favourite apps and some additional tools and resources available for today's admin professional.

    This webinar is kindly offered to us by our Canadian partner AAP

    Read more about the webinar here. Replay is now available.

  • November 24, 18.00-19.00 CET

    Introduction to Strategic Planning

    This course with Shelagh goes beyond encouraging you to familiarise yourself with your employer’s strategic plan. We’ll look at the processes and stages leading to the approval of a strategic plan, and potential opportunities to have input to the plan while also demonstrating engagement. Shelagh supported a board of directors for a decade, and brings insights from her boardroom days.

    Replay available HERE to members only until 17 December.

  • December 7,18.00-19.00 CET

    Why happiness at work matter and what to do about it!

    An inspiring webinar to develop lasting employee engagement and wellbeing with Annika Månsson, Founder & CEO of Happy At Work. This webinar gives Management Support Professionals tips and tools on how to start creating a healthier and happier workplace, including knowledge about happiness at work based on the latest research, and tools that can be used. Annika will cover the following topics - and more: • What is Happiness at work and why does it matter • Link between happiness and performance..

    Read more about the webinar HERE.

2020 webinars

  • Managing Mental Health in these Challenging Times

    By David Beeney 10 December 2020 at 19.00CET

  • Our mental health has never been so challenged on mass as we struggle to cope with the coronavirus. In this webinar we look at the best ways of maintaining our mental resilience as we attempt to come out of a range of lockdown scenarios. Learning outcomes include: We look at how to spot the signs that a colleague maybe suffering with poor mental health and then how best to start a wellbeing conversation without making them feel awkward. We look at the importance of using the right language to encourage honest and open conversation about wellbeing We look at how you can assess your own mental health and improve your own levels of personal resilience during challenging times. We look at how to inspire our fellow employees to be more open by saying ‘it’s okay not to be okay’ and by sharing our own vulnerabilities

    Read about the trainer here.