Office Administration

Oil and Gas Office Administration Extension Certificate

Classroom and Online

This specialized program teaches the fundamentals of today’s most commonly used PC-based operating system (Windows), as well as the most prevalent office software package (MS Office). In addition to technical skills, gain oil and gas industry-specific knowledge that will help you on your path to success.

Prepare for an administrative assistant role in the petroleum industry

Program Format

  • Complete the 15 required courses (234 hours)
  • Complete in a minimum of 1 semester up to a maximum of 5 years.
  • Complete your certificate in 1 semester with our fast track schedule, blending online learning and lecture classes. Available in Spring.
    OIL AND GAS OFFICE ADMINISTRATION SCHEDULE

    Required Courses
    Fall
    (Sept.-Dec.)
    Winter
    (Jan.-Apr.)
    Spring
    (May-Jun.)
    Course delivery method: O = Online, D = Daytime, E = Evening, E/W = Evening/Weekend
    Navigating Corporate CultureOOO
    Making Meetings MoveOOO
    Project Management: An OverviewO, D, EO, D, EO, D, E
    The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach
    OR
    CAPPA Level 1: Introduction to the Oilpatch
    O, EO, EO
    Windows BasicsD, E/WDD
    File Management BasicsD, E/WDD
    MS OutlookD, E/WDD
    MS Word, Level 1D, E/WDD
    MS Word, Level 2D, E/WDD
    MS Excel, Level 1D, E/WDD
    MS Excel, Level 2D, E/WDD
    MS PowerPoint, Level 1D, E/WDD
    MS Access, Level 1D, E/WDD
    Business Project, Level 1D, E/WDD
    Business Project, Level 2D, E/WDD
    The above schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester.
    Fall schedule and registration available in June. Winter schedule and registration available in November. Spring/Summer schedule and registration available in March.

The Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach
Course details


Navigating Corporate Culture
Gain the critical skills and knowledge to not only understand oil and gas corporate culture, but succeed in it. Learn about personality types and generational differences, conflict management and active listening. Understand safety, education and work/life balance in today’s corporate environment.

Subject code: XPLA 10007 21 Hours. Fee: $359  Not offered this semester

 

Project Management: Overview and Integration
Course details


Making Meetings Move
Well-organized meetings with predefined roles and responsibilities save time and resources, and maintain a high level of efficiency and productivity. Through online videos, exercises and group discussion, learn how to prepare in advance for a successful meeting. Take effective meeting minutes and follow up to verify action items and next steps.

Subject code: XPLA 10008 15 Hours. Fee: $359  
CRN 90285OnlineOct. 1 -Nov. 2

 

Windows Basics
Explore computer terminology and become familiar with your computer. Look into various types of software and their uses.
Course materials: approx. $30+GST at the BookStore

Subject code: XWIN 10001 12 Hours. Fee: $279  
CRN 903152 classesSept. 22 -239:00 a.m. -4 p.m.Sat., Sun.

 

File Management Basics
Learn the essentials of good file management including creating, moving, copying, renaming and deleting files and folders.
Recommended: Windows Basics

Subject code: XWIN 10003 6 Hours. Fee: $169  
CRN 903142 classesSept. 24 - 266:30 -9:30 p.m.Mon., Wed.

 

MS Outlook
Use the Internet to search for information, send e-mail using MS Outlook and download files.
Recommended: Windows file management skills
Course materials: approx. $30+GST at the BookStore

Subject code: XCIW 10001 12 Hours. Fee: $279  
CRN 903242 classesSept. 29 -309:00 a.m. -4 p.m.Sat., Sun.

 

MS Word, Level 1
Learn the basics as well as formatting fonts, margins, indents, tabs, line spacing, alignment, tables, find and replace, page numbering and headers/footers.
Recommended: Windows file management skills
Course materials: approx. $35+GST at the BookStore

Subject code: XWOP 10001 18 Hours. Fee: $329  
CRN 903163 classesOct. 14 - 289:00 a.m. -4 p.m.Sat.

 

MS Excel, Level 1

Discover the basics of an electronic spreadsheet. Learn correct terminology, mouse and keyboard movements and be introduced to the MS Excel environment. Learn how to enter data and apply formatting through a variety of methods. Perform calculations by creating formulas and using simple functions.
Recommended: Windows file management skills
Course materials: approx. $35+GST at the BookStore

Subject code: XCSS 10001 12 Hours. Fee: $279  
CRN 90318
2 classesOct. 22 -239 a.m.-4 p.m.Mon., Tue.
CRN 903192 classesNov. 17 -189 a.m. -4 p.m.Sat., Sun.

 

MS PowerPoint, Level 1
Develop dynamic presentations with charts, animations, transitions, wizards and templates. Add/modify slides and use various view options.
Recommended: Windows file management skills
Optional course materials: approx. $62+GST at the BookStore. (Same book used for PowerPoint Level 1 and 2.)

Subject code: XCPS 10001 12 Hours. Fee: $279  
CRN 90322
2 classesNov. 24 -259 a.m. - 4 p.m.Sat., Sun.

 

MS Excel, Level 2
Explore functions and learn to use a spreadsheet to organize, sort and filter data. Use Sparklines, templates, tables and custom cell formats.
Recommended: MS Excel, Level 1 or equivalent
Course materials: approx. $35+GST at the BookStore

Subject code: XCSS 10003 12 Hours. Fee: $279 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 90320
2 classes  Oct. 29 -30 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon., Tues
CRN 90323
2 classes Dec. 1 -2 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Sun.

Business Project, Level 1
Refine your computer skills and gain confidence. Integrate the software packages by completing several workplace simulation projects.
Recommended: MS Word, Level 1, MS Excel, Level 1 and MS PowerPoint, Level 1

Subject code: XCSP 10008 12 Hours. Fee: $279  
CRN 50155
2 classes Jun. 14 - 15 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thu., Fri.
CRN2 classesDec. 3 -49 a.m. -4 p.m.Mon., Tue.

 

 MS Access, Level 1
Familiarize yourself with basic database concepts. Design tables, set field properties, and create and modify tables. Learn to sort and filter records.
Recommended: Windows file management skills
Course materials: approx. $62+GST at the BookStore. (Same book used for Access Level 1 and 2.)

Subject code: XCDB 10001 18 Hours. Fee: $329  
CRN 50342
3 classes Jun. 11 - 13 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon., Tue., Wed.
CRN 903213 classesNov. 26 -289 a.m. -4 p.m.Mon., Tue., Wed.

 

 MS Word, Level 2
Learn advanced features to maximize Word’s capabilities including tables, columns, sections, web page creation, borders, graphics, styles, templates, mail merge and macros.
Recommended: MS Word Level 1 or equivalent
Course materials: approx. $35+GST at the BookStore

Subject code: XWOP 10003 18 Hours. Fee: $329  
CRN 90317
3 classes Nov. 5 -7 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon., Tue., Wed.

 

Business Project, Level 2
Take your computer skills and confidence to the next level with more advanced workplace simulation projects.
Recommended: Proficiency with all MS Office programs and using the Internet

Subject code: XCSP 1001012 Hours. Fee: $279 
CRN 501562 classesJun. 21 -229 a.m. -4 p.m.Thu., Fri.
CRN 903282 classesDec. 15 -169 a.m. -4 p.m.Sat., Sun.

 

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For information about this program:
cebusiness@mtroyal.ca
403.440.6861 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

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