Office Administration

Acquaintance with a company or institution starts with its administrator. Office Administration is a modern study programme, which prepares administrators, capable to manage documents of companies and institutions, communicate with clients, form the image of the company, coordinate its activities, manage information and staff. This study programme is most suitable for people who like to communicate, organize and create.

It is possible to choose a study strand: to develop specific competencies in the management of public relations or human resources management.

Studies at Šiauliai State University of Applied Sciences can be combined with work – both in full-time and part-time modes. Individual solutions are sought on a case-by-case basis.

Why at Šiauliai State University of Applied Sciences?

Students learn to manage documents of companies and institutions, communicate with customers, form the image of the company and coordinate its activities. Elective study subjects strengthen the competences of public relations management or human resource management. This creates an opportunity to work not only as administrators or managers of companies and institutions, but also as public relations and personnel specialists.

Further possible career paths

Access to professional activity Graduate will be able to work as a branch manager, manager’s assistant, manager, human resources or archives specialist and secretary - draftsman in various companies and institutions.
Access to further study Graduates may get their learning outcomes recognized, if they want to take university study programmes of the first cycle. After completion of bridge courses or fulfilling other requirements of the accepting institution, students can continue their studies in the second cycle Master's degree studies of the study fields group of social sciences, business and public management.

Study programme information

Mode and duration Full-time – 3 years, Part-time – 4 years
Study Programme national code 6531LX081
Scope of the study 180 credits (ECTS)
Language of instruction English
Field of education Business and Administration
Group of study fields Business and Public Administration
Study field Management
Qualification degree and (or) qualification to be awarded Professional Bachelor of Business Management
Chairman of the Study Programme Committee The Head of Management and Communication Department dr. Rasa Pocevičienė, email rasa.poceviciene@svako.lt, tel. (+370 41) 52 50 51.
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Objectives of a study programme and intended learning outcomes

Objective of a study programme – to train a qualified specialist, possessing knowledge and skills to plan, organize, coordinate and evaluate activities of a company / institution division, manage information, solve professional problems while adapting to the ever-changing global environment.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and its application 1. Graduate knows and understands basic theories and concepts analyzing key management functions, explaining organizations as a specific socio-economic phenomenon, applies them identifying and solving complex problems of the professional activity field.
Research skills 2. Graduate is able to collect, process, organize, analyze data and information, conduct applied research solving activity problems of the division of the office (enterprise / institution).concrete international business problems.
Special abilities

3. Graduate is able to plan, organize and coordinate the work of the division of the office (enterprise / institution).

4. Graduate is able to manage information and documents using office equipment, information systems and technologies.

5. Graduate is able to administer personnel management activities reasonably selecting human resources management methods and measures.

6. Graduate is able to maintain the image of the office (enterprise / institution) observing the ethics norms and etiquette requirementsIs capable to set up a company, plan, organize, manage, control and analyze business processes in a changing global business environment while seeking performance efficiency and quality.
Social abilities

7. Graduate is able to communicate and convey information to professionals and other persons in the native and foreign languages.

8. Graduate is able to express his/her thoughts responsibly, critically and consistently, raise problems and solve them in collaboration with colleagues.
Personal abilities

9. Graduate is able to independently develop subject knowledge and abilities needed for continuing professional development.

10. Graduate is able to work creatively in a team and carry out project activities in the rapidly changing global environment.

 

Study subjects (modules) and practical training

Full-time study subjects and practices are presented here. Part-time studies last 4 years, the sequence of subjects may vary.

YEAR I 

YEAR II 

YEAR III 

Semester I

Semester III

Semester V

Professional Foreign Language I

Communication Psychology

Economics

Information Technologies

Statistics Applied

Mathematics

Methodology of Applied Research

Physical Education

Professional Foreign Language I

Philosophy / Sociology

Document Management

Document Management practice

Creative Industries

Marketing

Free Elective Subject

Civil Safety

Management and Analysis of Enterprise Performance Data

Personnel Management practice

International and intercultural communication International and Intercultural Communication

Documentation of employees performance / Writing Styles and Techniques

Crisis Communication / Social Media

Free Elective Subject

Semester II

Semester IV

Semester VI

Professional Foreign Language I

Professional Language

Accounting and Finance

Office Communication Equipment

Professional Ethics

Law

Management

 Physical Education

Personnel Management

Organization Communication Management

Organization Environmental Communication Practice

Knowledge Management

Business Administration / Public Relations Management Professional Foreign Language II

Free Elective Subject

Environmental and Human Safety

Innovation Management

Career Management / Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Graduation practice /Pre-graduation Practice

Graduation Thesis