This introductory course explores the Virtual Assistant industry and is designed to assist those wanting to utilize their administrative assistant skills while working from a home office or an off-site office. Upon completion of this course, the student should be ready to create their home-based virtual assistant business. Some of the topics to be covered include: how to operate a VA business, services to offer, naming and marketing your business, defining your clients, determining rates to charge, writing a contract, establishing a web presence, self-employment considerations, certifications, client relationships, bookkeeping/collections, working efficiently and demonstrating ethical values as a virtual assistant. This course meets General Education Core Goal 13: Ethical Reasoning and Behavior.
Last Updated: 03/01/2016