EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAL STUDIES (2 YEARS, DIPLOMA)

Programs of study > Diploma > EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAL STUDIES (2 YEARS, DIPLOMA)
  • DEPARTMENToffice Administration & I.C.T
  • CAMPUSNicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, Pafos
  • DURATION2 Years
  • LANGUAGEGreek
  • ECTS Credits120

Final Higher Education Qualification:

Diploma in Executive Secretarial Studies

The Program of Study is Accredited by the CY.Q.A.A. (Foreas) with Government Subsidy.
Overview
Learning Outcomes
Admission Policy
Grading System
Semester Breakdown
Academic Staff

Students enrolled in this vocational 2 Years Program of Studies are expected to earn a Diploma in Executive Secretarial Studies. The program seeks to prepare students to undertake, with efficiency, the duties of a private secretary. Furthermore, the program of Executive Secretarial studies prepares students to progress further in their studies to Higher Diploma level and higher. This program consists of compulsory courses as well as of elective courses and it requires a minimum of 120 ECTS credits to graduate. 

The aim of the Program is to prepare the student to undertake, with efficiency, the duties of a private secretary. In addition to skills training, the curriculum concentrates on providing the student with an awareness of business problems and the means to deal with them effectively.  Furthermore, the programme offers the student an opportunity to develop the capacity to think and plan ahead and the ability to act on his/her own and take decisions both at personal and employee level.

  • To provide students with high quality education regarding the responsibilities and duties of a contemporary secretary
  • To train students in order to respond effectively as secretaries to the high demands of modern enterprises, Banks, semi-government and government institutions.
  • To offer students theoretical as well as practical training in order to be able to respond successfully regarding office administration issues and the high technological demands of a contemporary labour market. 
  • To understand the role of the private secretary within the organization and through a practical approach to his/her education in this field, to have efficient skill, adaptability, initiative and resourcefulness to meet the requirements of employers.
  • To develop the ability to listen to and record accurately material in Greek dictated within a variable speed range, and transcribe it accurately.
  • To produce (using a Greek and English Keyboard) accurate transcription in an acceptable and consistent format.
  • To acquire the ability to cope competently with the changing technologies of the Secretarial profession
  • Recognized Secondary School Certificate (Apolytirion) or equivalent qualification.
  • Graduates and Holders of a Recognized – Accredited 1 Year Certificate in Secretarial Studies.

A system of continuous (course work) which is 40% and final Exams which is 60% and the Passing mark is 50%, as follows:

  • During the semester, the instructor evaluates the students through a) Course Work which consists of: Tests, assignments, individual or group project, mid-term exams and / or other tests. The average of the scores is the continuous assessment score.
  • The final examination is carried out at the end of the semester.

The Passing mark is: 50%

A Semester

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

TYP 101

Typing I

 

5

50

70

5

 

2

COM 101

Computer & Word Processing I

 

4

50

56

4

 

3

ENG 101

English I

4

 

50

56

6

4

4

SEC 101

Secretarial Duties I

3

 

50

42

3

3

5

OFO 101

Office Organization I

2

 

50

28

3

2

6

ACC 101

Elementary Accounting I

4

 

50

56

5

4

7

 

ELECTIVE

3

 

50

42

4

3

 B Semester 

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

TYP 102

Typing II

 

5

50

70

5

 

2

COM 102

Computer & Word Processing II

 

4

50

56

4

 

3

ENG 102

English II

4

 

50

56

4

4

4

SEC 102

Secretarial Duties II

3

 

50

42

3

3

5

OFO 102

Office Organization II

2

 

50

28

3

2

6

ACC 102

Elementary Accounting II

4

 

50

56

5

4

7

 

ELECTIVE

3

 

50

42

4

3

 

 

ELECTIVE

2

 

50

28

2

2

 C Semester

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

TYP 201

Advanced Typing III

 

4

50

56

4

 

2

COM 201

Advanced Computing III

 

6

50

84

6

 

3

ENG 201

English III

3

 

50

42

4

3

4

SEC 201

Advanced Secretarial Duties III

3

 

50

42

4

3

5

PR 201

Public Relations I

2

 

50

28

3

2

6

ACC 201

Intermediate Accounting I

4

 

50

56

4

4

7

 

ELECTIVE

3

 

50

42

3

3

 

 

ELECTIVE

2

 

50

28

2

2

D Semester

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

TYP 202

Advanced Typing IV

 

6

50

14

84

6

2

COM 202

Advanced Computing IV

 

6

50

14

84

6

3

ENG 202

English IV

3

 

50

14

42

4

4

SEC 202

Advanced Secretarial Duties IV

3

 

50

14

42

4

5

PR 202

Public Relations II

2

 

50

14

28

3

6

ACC 202

Intermediate Accounting II

4

 

50

14

56

4

7

 

ELECTIVE

3

 

50

14

42

3

 Electives 1st Year

 

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

GSH 101

Greek Shorthand I

3

 

50

14

42

4

2

GRE 101

Greek Business Correspondence I

3

 

50

14

42

4

3

GSH 102

Greek Shorthand II

3

 

50

14

42

4

4

GRE 102

Greek Business Correspondence II

3

 

50

14

42

4

5

SOM 103

Social Media

2

50

28

2

 

 

6

CUS 104

Customer Service

2

50

28

2

 

 

 Electives 2nd Year

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

GSH 201

Greek Shorthand III

3

 

50

14

42

4

2

GSH 202

Greek Shorthand IV

3

 

50

14

42

4

3

RUS 101

Russian I

3

 

50

14

42

4

4

RUS 102

Russian II

3

 

50

14

42

4

5

PRS 203

Presentation Skills

2

 

50

14

28

2

6

LOG 204

Logistics

2

 

50

14

28

2

 

Academic Staff Nicosia

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Evanthia Papachristoforou

(Head of the Program)

Master of Science (MSc) in Marketing, (Distinction)

Glasgow Caledonian University, U.K.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Public Relations with specialization in Marketing,

The Philips College, Cyprus.

[email protected]

 

Kyriaki Iesou

MA in Applied Linguistics (The Open University), BA English and Educational Studies (Keele University)

[email protected]

 

Demetra Spanou

Master in Management (University of Wolverhampton)

Bachelor in Computer Science (European University)

[email protected]

 

Demetra Anagnostou

Master in Banking and Finance (Open University), Bachelor in Business Administration (TEI Crete)

[email protected]

 

Irene Charalambous

Higher Diploma in Office Administration

Diploma in Executive Secretarial Studies

Certificate in Secretarial Studies

[email protected]

 

Michalis Ioannou

MA in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

Tver State University, faculty of Russian Philology

BA in Russian Language and Literature Erevan State University.

[email protected]

 

 

Academic Staff Limassol

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Dorita Chrisanthou

(Head of the Program)

 

 

Master in Business Administration (C.D.A College) MA in Marketing with HR Management, Middlesex University

Bachelor in Economics – University of Patra

[email protected]

Dr. Savvi Antoniou

PhD in Language Sciences – Universite de Bourgogne – France

Master in Language Sciences (Teaching Languages) – Universite de Bourgogne – France, MA in Modern Enlgish Language – Huddersfield Univeristy, UK

BA In French Language and Literature – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

 [email protected]

Stella Michaelidou

MBA – C.D.A. College, Nicosia

Diploma In Public Relations Course – London Oxford University

[email protected]

Aristos Kartoudes

MBA – CDA College Nicosia

B.A. (Hons) Computer and Business Studies – University of Sunderland

[email protected]

Demetris Konstantinou

Master in Business Administration (C.D.A College) Bachelor in Economics – University of Patra

[email protected]

Natasa Fotiou

Higher Diploma in Office Administration

Diploma in Executive Secretarial Studies

Certificate in Secretarial Studies

[email protected]

 

  Academic Staff Larnaca

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Katerina Ioannou

(Head of the Program)

 

Master in Business Administration (C) – C.D.A College

Bachelor in Economics (National & Kapodistrian University Athens)

[email protected]

Demetra Anagnostou

Master in Banking and Finance (Open University), Bachelor in Business Administration (TEI Crete)

[email protected]

 

Katerina Kyriakides

B.A English Language and Literature

Master in Leader Ship and  Management (University of Cyprus)

[email protected]

Panayiotis Tofi

Master in Business Administration (C) – C.D.A College

Bachelor in Computer Science (TEI Mesolongi)

[email protected]

Despo Kamenou

Pitman’s College London

[email protected]

Michalis Ioannou

MA in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

Tver State University, faculty of Russian Philology

BA in Russian Language and Literature Erevan State University.

[email protected]

 

 

Academic Staff Pafos

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Dorita Chrysanthou

(Head of the Program of Study)

Master in Business Administration (C.D.A College), MA in Marketing with HR Management, Middlesex University Bachelor in Economics (University of Patra)  

[email protected]

 

Niki Christofi

 

BA English Language and TESOL – Northumbria University

MA, Applied Linguistics and TESOL – Newcastle University

Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) – Newcastle IH

[email protected]

 

Aristos Kartoudes

 

 

Master of Business Administration-CDA College Nicosia, B.A. (Hons) Computer and Business Studies – University of Sunderland

[email protected]

 

Theodoros Christodoulides

 

 

MBA Master of Business Administration (Neapolis University Paphos)

ACCA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Degree in Public & Business Administration/Accounting

[email protected]

 

Ioanna Christodoulidou

 

Higher Diploma in Office Administration (CDA College) Diploma in Executive Secretarial Studies (CDA College)

Certificate of Secretarial Studies (CDA College)

[email protected]

 

Georgia Pavlou

 

 

Μεταπτυχιακό στην Τεχνολογικά Υποβοηθούμενη Γλωσσική Εκμάθηση (ΤΕΠΑΚ) Bachelor in Russian Language (Moscow State University)

[email protected]

 

Demetra Konstantinidou

 

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Frederick Institute of Technology

Higher Diploma in Business Studies Frederick Institute of Technology

[email protected]

 

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