ERIC Number: ED250451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Proffitt, Dorsey & Huff, Inc. An Administrative Assistant Position Simulation. Student Manual. Office Occupations.
Pickens Area Vocational-Technical School, Jasper, GA.
This student manual, part of a series of publications for use in an administrative assistant simulation for students enrolled in a postsecondary-level office applications laboratory, includes 20 jobs or tasks that are likely to be required of an administrative assistant working in an independent insurance agency that is both a sales and a service organization. Addressed in the simulation are such tasks as completing an employment application and interview, establishing a reference file, performing various typing and dictation tasks, composing and editing letters and reports, mailing out correspondence, performing various accounting duties, resolving personnel problems, and composing and typing out assorted employee records and forms. Each job contains instructions to the student and actual forms, tests, reports, letters, or other written materials that would, in all likelihood, be encountered by an administrative assistant working in an insurance agency. Representative forms provided include an employee application test, client personal data and insurance coverage data, premium forms, rough drafts of reports, accident and claim forms, drafts of mailouts, accounting forms, petty cash records and forms, sample follow-up letters, and expense report forms and data. (MN)
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Communication, Business Correspondence, Business English, Business Skills, Insurance Companies, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Letters (Correspondence), Office Management, Office Occupations Education, Office Practice, Personnel Management, Postsecondary Education, Recordkeeping, Records (Forms), Simulation, Technical Writing, Typewriting, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Pickens Area Vocational-Technical School, Jasper, GA.
Identifiers: Administrative Assistants; Georgia
Note: For related documents, see CE 039 856-857.