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BBO PA Network ONLINE – PAul Pennant ‘Microsoft’ & Louise Webster-20/05/21

20 May @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for: ‘Microsoft Tips’ with PAul Pennant & ‘Making the Connection’ with Louise Webster LIVE from ‘Corazón del Río’ Spanish restaurant

You are invited to attend Bucks, Berks & Oxon (BBO) PA Network’s virtual event hosted LIVE from ‘Corazón del Río’ Spanish cuisine restaurant in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire.

We will be welcoming Founder and Principal Trainer of Today’s PA, PAul Pennant with his keynote ‘Microsoft Top Tips’

An enormous number of us, PAs, use the world’s most popular software Microsoft Office on a daily basis. Yet only a few of us can truly call ourselves masters. We tend to use familiar features and functions and ignore the rest.

Yes, we can send a group email but did you know you can also personalise each message through mail merge.

Did you ever think of re-branding your presentations and documents in the exact colours of your company logo?

And do we simply leave Excel out of the equation because we feel it is really only for accountants?

Microsoft Office Certified Expert Paul promises to make you love Microsoft a little more again. You will learn how to use it effectively to produce amazing professional documents, spreadsheets and presentations, and with the use of our breath-taking shortcuts, it needn’t take you hours! With cool tricks in Teams and OneNote too.

“There is simply no greater trainer out there than Paul Pennant. I brought him to Facebook today & he blew everyone away. Book him now.” E Marshall, FACEBOOK

“It has been great, especially the Word session today – esp. things with regards to the setup and formatting: footers, different formats in same file, quick tools, etc. Already using some of it and made myself a nice template.” TATE & LYLE

We will also welcome Louise Webster from Beyond The School Run with her keynote ‘Making The Connection’

Beyondtheschoolrun is all about inspiring, connecting and engaging all parents with their skills and talents in the hours available to them and a place for business to connect and grow with the community. In her keynote Louise will discuss:

– Connecting with yourself

– Connecting on social media

– Making the connection at the school-gates

– Connecting with your skills

– How to make the connection via creating and being part of communities

OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

ABOUT PAUL PENNANT: Paul is the Founder and Principal Trainer of Today’s PA. Today’s PA focuses on providing highly practical training for PAs, EAs and other office professionals. Our hundreds of testimonials say we have succeeded.

We were named “Best PA Training Provider” in the UK six years running, having been voted for by thousands of Assistants in the PA Voice Awards 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Our courses and workshops are designed to engage and entertain, as well as inform – that’s how we can promise to make what can seem to be the dullest of subjects interesting. Equipped with our knowledge and skills, your working life will become easier and more successful – and enjoyable – than you could ever imagine. With the rapid advances in technology, Today’s PA specialises in helping PAs to increase their productivity, stay organised and save time with a more effective use of that technology. Our courses cover all Microsoft Office products at all levels.

Today’s PA also hosts an annual Conference for PAs. More information www.todaysPAconference.co.uk

ABOUT LOUISE WEBSTER: Louise runs Beyond The School Run, is a parent and PR professional and founder of Rare Communications (www.rarecommunications.co.uk), who has come to realise just how much untapped skill and potential drifts away from the school gate every morning. Louise’s overall vision for BTSR is to show how one social group can work together to make a positive difference to the nation.

“I believe that, collectively, the smallest contributions can make the greatest change and maybe just maybe amongst this hidden pool of talent we might just uncover the next great mind, innovator or creator!” Louise Webster

BBO PA NETWORK EVENING FORMAT

7:20pm – Get ‘Online’ – Log on and get settled ready for a 7:30pm start, make sure you have your drink of choice in your favourite mug/glass!

7:30pm – Welcome and Introduction by Sarah & Marianne, BBO PA Network

7:35pm – Hear from BBO Supplier ‘Corazón del Río’ Spanish cuisine restaurant in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire from Founder & Owner Katrina Turnball

7:40pm – BBO CSR Member of the Month #BBOCSRChampion

7:45pm – First Keynote Speaker – Paul Pennant ‘Microsoft Top Tips’

8:15pm – Second Keynote Speaker – Louise Webster ‘Making the Connection’

8:45pm – Finish / ‘After Show Catch Up’ / Informal Networking – for those who would like to stay on and have a catch up!