A trio of
Nguyen is representing SAIT on the international stage for the second year in a row and is hopeful for a podium finish this time around.
"The AIM program at SAIT has given me the skills and confidence to use the Microsoft Office (http://office.microsoft.com/en-ca/) software in a pressure situation," says Nguyen. "It's an intense competition, but I'm ready to take on the challenge."
AIM students from SAIT regularly impress at the
"It is astounding that SAIT continues to provide some of the best students in the country when it comes to communication and business technology skills," says Knox. "I'm excited to see Nam, Kimberly and Karlie showcase their skills at the World Championships."
To help industry deal with the demand for high-performing administrative professionals, SAIT Polytechnic is launching a new one-year Office Professional certificate this fall that focuses on important business software skills, offered through full-time and evening studies.
Students in the new program at SAIT can earn up to four Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications and gain well-rounded administration knowledge through courses that include Emerging Technologies, Business Studies, and Communication and Presentation Skills.
Graduates of the Office Professional certificate will be able to enter the second year of SAIT's redesigned Administrative Information Management (AIM) diploma - a program which saw a 96 per cent employment rate from 2012 graduates. Students continuing in the diploma can earn an additional four MOS certifications.
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