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High School Diploma With Office Management Training

Earn your high school diploma as you prepare for a career in a high-demand field. This 18-credit high school course will teach you the skills you need to become an office manager, receptionist, data input specialist, or customer service representative. The course is offered entirely online, and you can work at your own pace. 

When you enroll, you are assigned an Academic Coach who will provide you with support and help you stay on track. Should you need additional academic support, you will be assigned to one of our qualified instructors certified in the areas of mathematics, science, language arts, and social studies, who will work directly with you.

18 Months / 750 Course Hrs
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Learning Method

Instructor-led

Self-Paced. Study on your own schedule

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High School Diploma With Office Management Training

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES418

What You Will Learn
  • Earn your advanced/SACS accredited high school diploma
  • Earn a career certificate in office management
  • Complete a career portfolio with cover letter, resume, and more
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 18 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 750 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Exit the course with a portfolio, resume, and cover letter to show to prospective employers
  • Earn your high school diploma, which provides you with eligibility for a broader scope of jobs
  • Learn office management skills, receive an office management certificate upon completion, and jump-start your professional career

Outline

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Introduction and Goal Setting

Work to receive high school credits. Learn how to set goals, understand various learning styles, and how to use technology in an educational and professional capacity.

Time Management, Ethics, and Communication

Cover the fundamentals of time, stress, and anger management. Understand the rules regarding ethical behavior and sexual harassment in a professional setting.

Learning Habits and Keys to Success

Learn helpful tips and tools to help you be successful in an educational or professional environment including note-taking, reading comprehension, study habits, memory techniques, and test-taking skills.

Motivation and Decision Making

Cover how to embrace change in your lifestyle and determine what motivates you to succeed. Work toward setting goals in the short- and long-term to better your professional trajectory.

Stress and How to Handle it

Assess different communication styles and how they do or do not enhance stress. Learn how to productively manage stress levels and emotional intelligence skills to help cope with negativity.

Conflict Resolution

Discuss common causes of conflict and ways to peacefully deescalate these situations. Understand how stress, anxiety, and conflict can create a hectic work environment and how to healthily handle these problems.

Details

18 High School Credits

Office Management 1: Semester 1

Pretest
Understanding Self-Esteem
Setting Goals
Learning Styles
Professional Uses of Technology 
Security in Technology
21st-Century Written Business Communication 
Time Management 
Stress Management 
Anger Management 
Conflict Resolution Strategies
Communication and Diversity 
Communication in the Workplace
Sexual Harassment Awareness 
Ethical Behavior
Office Management 1: Semester 1 End of Semester Exam

Office Management 1: Semester 2

Pretest
Basics of Note-Taking
Reading Comprehension
Understanding and Improving Study Habits
Memory Techniques
Test-Tasking Skills
Effective Environments for Learning
Distractions and Deterrents to Educational Success
What is Motivation?
Self-Motivation
Trust and Motivation
Change as a Motivator
Embracing Change
Critical Thinking Basics
Problem Solving Model
Decision Making
Improving Decision Making
Office Management 1: Semester 2 End of Semester Exam

Office Management 2: Semester 1

Pretest
Communication Overview
Verbal Communication
Verbal Business Communication
Written Communication
Written Business Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Communication Styles and Interpersonal Communication
Effective Communication
Active Listening
Assertive vs. Aggressive Communication
Communicating in Difficult Situations
Difficult Behaviors in the Workplace
Negativity and Power Struggles at Work
Working with Procrastinators and Untrustworthy People
Communicating by Telephone
Networking for Success
Office Management 2: Semester 1 End of Semester Exam

Office Management 2: Semester 2

Pretest
What is Stress?
Signs and Symptoms of Stress
Sources of Stress
Techniques for Managing Stress
Anxiety and Stress
Mindset and Stress 
Stress and Values Clarification 
Stress at Work
Emotional Intelligence (EI)
Emotional Intelligence Skills
Understanding Anger
Anger Cycle
Anger Management
Conflict Basics
Conflict Resolution
Addressing Violent Situations
Office Management 2: Semester 2 End of Semester Exam

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Instructors & Support

Karen Panerali

Karen Panerali has more than 20 years of experience in instruction, curriculum development, and academic support. Her teaching experience includes high school, college, and corporate training settings. She holds a Bachelor of Art in Journalism and a Master of Arts in liberal arts studies.

Kimberly Sher

Kimberly Sher has been an academic coach for more than 13 years. Previously, she was a science instructor at the University of Miami. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in chemistry education.

Yianna Pavlakos

Yianna Pavlakos is an Academic Coach and Social Studies Academic Support Instructor with 14 years of experience. She has a Bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy and a Master’s degree in history.

Shauna Paedae

Shauna Paedae is a Math Academic Support Instructor. She is a National Board Certified Teacher with a Master’s degree in statistics, a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, and 31 years of teaching experience.

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Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

All students entering Career Online High School must be at least 16 years of age prior to the first day of class and have successfully completed the 8th Grade at an accredited institution. Minors will be required to obtain parental consent to enrollment and acknowledgment of responsibility.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
  • Speakers or headphones.

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

More About

Smart Horizons Career Online High School is an AdvancED/SACS/NCA/NWAC-accredited program. We're also approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

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FAQs

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are online, so you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

No.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete a course?

The career component of this course takes an estimate of 120 hours to complete; however, the hours for the High School Diploma general education can vary based on the number of high school credits you have prior to enrollment. All of our courses are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Depending on how many credits you transfer in, you can be on your way to earning your high school diploma in a few months. You will be given up to 18 months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance

How can I get more information about this course?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE CHAT or by calling us at (855) 520-6806. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the Contact Us form.

I dropped out my senior year. Will all of the courses I completed count toward this diploma?

Once you are ready to start the course, our Registrar will analyze your transcripts and apply credits for any coursework you completed that fulfills our credit transfer requirements. Elective credits do not apply since the electives we offer are needed for you to earn your career certification. Click here to download the transcript request form.

What is the career portfolio?

To arm you with the tools you need to find a job, we will teach you to create essential documents such as your resume and a cover letter.

Why shouldn't I just get my GED?

A GED or General Equivalency Diploma requires you to pay for an exam. Preparing for the exam does not always provide you with the learning opportunities you could benefit from by completing coursework. Additionally, this course gives you the benefit of earning a career certificate. We encourage you to make the decision that is right for you, so research all of your options. Also, ask friends, family, and employers what their opinion is!

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