12th & 13th November 2015
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Thursday November 12, 2015 at 9:00 AM CET
Friday November 13, 2015 at 5:00 PM CET

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KKR & Co. Partners LLP. 
Stirling Square
7 Carlton Gardens 
London, UK  SW1Y 5AD   


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What Students Say:

"The energy and motivation I get is fantastic. I've taken 3 workshops with Bonnie and I learn something new every time. When is the next one??"
~ Katilin Stern-Varga, Siemens Financial Services, NJ

"The one-on-one interaction was invaluable. I've worked for 20 years and the information I learned was priceless."
~Brenda Rogers, Asst. to CEO, Dalla

"I hung on every click of Vickie's mouse!"
~ Carla A, Executive Assistant, San Francisco

"I can't wait to get home tonight (on a Saturday night) and create a document!"
~Lisa B., Executive Assistant, Chicago

Olympia Dukakis Comments:

Oly&BonnieMilkTrain "For 25 years, I have always been struck by the seriousness with which Bonnie takes her work, her profession, and now her new career choice as a teacher. She is inspiring others to be an 'ultimate assistant' and I have no doubt that is precisely what is happening."                                                ~ Olympia Dukakis 

Click here to hear Olympia Dukakis speak about the value of Assistants

Need on-site training for your team?
Both Bonnie and Vickie are available together
or individually to deliver a custom training program for your team.
Please contact Bonnie or Vickie for a complete list of training options.

Instructors: Bonnie Low-Kramen and Vickie Sokol Evans

Dare to transform.

"Bonnie and Vickie are masters of training and take you on a two-day journey that not only educates but inspires in bucketloads. This is some of the best training for Assistants I have had the good fortune to participate in."
Lucy Brazier, CEO Executive Secretary Magazine

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I am instructor Bonnie Low-Kramen, 25-year former assistant to Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis and author of the best-selling 
"Be the Ultimate Assistant."  It would
be my pleasure to have you join us for a transformational 2-days of learning and networking. This is the workshop that I wish
had existed when I first started in my career.

The 4-hour technology segment of the class is taught by Vickie Sokol Evans who is a former assistant and is now one of the most sought- after technology trainers in America. As a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Vickie is an expert on both PC and Mac and best of all, she "gets" what we do as assistants and the best ways to get it done.

"MUST ATTEND. Bonnie has become a huge hit worldwide alongside
Vickie who is the best and funniest technology trainer in the world. 

~Victoria Darragh, Hays Recruitment, London 

"What an empowering day! Thank you for your honesty, transparency, and professionalism
that gave our team the air under their wings."
~Wendy Blagg, EA to CFO - Starbucks, Seattle 

This highly interactive and content-rich workshop is geared towards:

  • Executive Assistants 
  • Personal Assistants  
  • Private service professionals
  • Concierge staff

The class is designed to develop and fine-tune the mindset, confidence, and tools needed to succeed with the most demanding employer.

 Workshop Topics Include: 
• Computer Technology, Productivity and Social Media Privacy with Vickie Evans (4 hours) 
• Organization, Assistant Handbook & Checklists  
• Advanced Communication: Verbal, Written, Non-Verbal     •  Ethics & Confidentiality
• Creative Problem-Solving  •  Event Planning   • Travel Planning   • Networking and Mentoring  
• DiSC Workplace Personality Assessment   •  Gender, Ethnic & Generational Issues  
• Dealing with Difficult People & Situations   •  Resources for Assistants  • Career Management
• And always some special surprises!  

This is for you if you...

  • Love being an assistant but feel stagnant
  • Want to build a stronger relationship and partnership with your manager and fellow staff
  • Need to be as marketable as possible to earn top dollar
  • Enjoy learning and want more tools for your toolbox
  • Want to expand your network of colleagues and resources
  • Are overwhelmed by technology and need simple ways to keep up 
  • Love London like we do!
Workshop Schedule

Thurs, 12th November      9:00AM-5:00PM
Friday, 13th November     8:00AM-5:00PM 

Interactive Deep-Dive Discussion Topics:

  • Organization & Research Methods
  • Technology & Social Media Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts for Assistants with Vickie Sokol Evans
  • Creative Problem-Solving
  • Ethics, Confidentiality & Security Issues
  • Communication Skills & Public Speaking
  • Handling Difficult People & Situations
  • Career Management - Guest speaker Victoria Darragh from Hays Recruitment
    Bring your resume & business cards.

We discuss the things that are rarely in a job description but are necessary to perform at the highest level.
The results are powerful and instantly useful.


Two-Day Workshop 12/13 November

Day One 9 AM to 5 PM         Day Two 8 AM to 5 PM

Early bird Regular Price:             649 GBP / student  ($987 USD)
 BTUA Alumni              499 GBP / student ( $759 / USD)

          Price for 
 Members of EUMA, UKACA, IAAP, 
                and Attendees of LIVE, BEL, IAAP, APC Conferences                                                                                     549 GBP / student ($833 USD)

Workshop Includes:
  • Pre-Workshop Skype /phone consultation with Bonnie Ultimate Cover
  • Signed copy of "Be the Ultimate Assistant" book 
  • Signed copy of "100 Tips in 100 Minutes" book by Vickie Evans
  • Materials packet containing articles, checklists, and forms
  • PowerPoint slides and document templates to help make you the Ultimate Assistant
  • Online DiSC Assessment
  • Access to the Ultimate Assistant Linkedin Discussion group, open only to workshop alumni
  • Unlimited refreshers: Attend a future workshop as a refresher in the city of your choice as many times as you like 
  • Post-workshop support from both Bonnie & Vickie
  • Discounts on RedCape technology classes for both PC & Mac
  • Certificate of Achievement
Note: This workshop is eligible for submission for recertification points