ONE OF A KIND
Your ‘Event of Distinction’ Creator and Host
Joan Burge is known as the red-lipstick-wearing “Rock Star” of administrative and executive assistant training and a successful entrepreneur who founded a movement in 1990 to help administrators see themselves as professionals so they could excel in business.
Joan is an accomplished author, speaker, consultant and corporate trainer. She created a business in an untapped niche, overcoming monumental obstacles involving corporations’ and managers’ attitudes, prejudices and stereotypes about executive assistants and administrative professionals.
She dedicated herself to inspiring excellence and encouraging administrative professionals to reach for the stars! Her company, Office Dynamics International, is a global industry leader offering a broad range of solutions and providing high-performance, sophisticated executive and administrative assistant training and coaching.
One thing is clear: Executive assistants, their executives, HR business partners, administrators and managers have come to rely on Office Dynamics International, because “only Joan is Joan.” Joan Burge is an original; the foremost expert in the demanding field of management support. She put in the hard work and high investment required to earn the reputational excellence and uncompromising trust of leaders in business. She illuminates and empowers through her teaching, building better work relationships and higher levels of communication between executives and their assistants.
Joan’s never-ending quest to provide premier educational programs and information has earned the respect of elite clients including Cisco Systems, The Boeing Company, Humana Inc., Procter & Gamble, Nationwide Insurance, and Chevron Corporation.
Joan is best known for her highly-acclaimed Star Achievement Series® course. This flagship training program has inspired thousands of administrative professionals to achieve excellence. Through this certification course, administrative professionals can earn a curriculum-based designation, the CEAP (Certified Executive Administrative Professional).
She is the creator and host of the “Event of Distinction” Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence™ (started in 1993); the World Class Assistant™ Certification course; more than 40 customized workshops and seminars for executive and administrative assistants. She has authored 8 books; 4 for administrative and executive assistants.
See Joan’s Extensive Background in Instructional Design, Performance Improvement, and Producing Desired Outcomes.
“Only Joan is Joan. Joan Burge is an original. She revolutionized in-depth training and development programs and opportunities for Administrative Professionals and has been a real game changer since 1990. Office Dynamics is a well established brand.”
Since 1990, Office Dynamics International has been the global industry leader in the development and presentation of sophisticated executive and administrative assistant training, coaching and resources. We offer a broad range of solutions that create behavior change and produce sustainable results.
Office Dynamics’ experience and expertise in the administrative training industry are unparalleled. Office Dynamics has crafted and refined a unique line of premier educational products that boost success for progressive employers and enterprising administrative professionals, secretaries, and support staff.
Office Dynamics’ quest to provide extraordinary life- and career-changing educational programs in keeping with their passionate support of the administrative profession has earned the respect of elite clients including Cisco Systems, The Boeing Company, Humana Inc., Procter & Gamble, Nationwide Insurance, Kindred Healthcare, and AT&T.
Office Dynamics International was the brainchild of Joan Burge, an eager receptionist who worked her way up through the ranks to eventually become a C-level Executive Assistant, expertly supporting mid-size and Fortune 500 company executives. In 1990, Joan launched her company, dedicated to staff development in the profession she loved.