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  
CRN 30755OnlineMarch 12 - April 13  

 

Project Management: An Overview
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 31001OnlineFeb. 5 - March 9  

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 309802 classesJan. 6 - 139 a.m. - 4 p.m.Sat.

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 307042 classesJan. 9 - 116:30 - 9:30.pm.Tues., Thurs.

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 300722 classesJan. 20 - 219 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 30054 6 classes Jan. 15 - 31 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Tues., Thurs

MS Excel, Level 1
Manage data, create formulas, change formats, use references and AutoFill, and create customized charts.
Recommended: Windows file management skills
Course materials: approx. $35+GST at the BookStore

Subject code: XCSS 10001 12 Hours. Fee: $279 Choose 1 of the CRN's below
CRN 300552 classesFeb. 12 - 139 a.m.-4 p.m.Mon., Tues.
CRN 300562 classesMarch 3 - 49 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  Not offered this semester

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 30057 2 classes  Feb. 26 - 27 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon., Tues
CRN 30058
2 classes March 10 - 11 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 30126 2 classes March 17 - 18 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat., Sun.

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 30972 3 classes April 13 - 15 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Fri., Sat., Sun.

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 30153 3 classes March 23 - 25 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Fri., Sat., Sun.

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 10010 12 Hours. Fee: $279  Choose 1 of the CRN's below
CRN 90443 2 classes Dec. 16 - 17 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat., Sun.
CRN 30127 2 classes April 28 - 29 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat., Sun

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Contact us

For information about this program:
cebusiness@mtroyal.ca
403.440.6013 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

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