How to Smartoutsource Your Virtual Assistant

Delegate, be efficient and achieve more in life by doing less- smartoutsource your virtual assistant in the Philippines
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  • Lectures 26
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2013 English

Course Description

The Global Business Outsource Processing industry is experiencing tremendous growth. Due to global economic conditions,  many companies have chosen to outsource tasks and operations to remain competitive in the global marketplace. For some startup individual entrepreneurs it is still a new challenge- outsourcing overseas. In this course we shall focus on how to smartoutsource your virtual assistant from the Philippines.  

Why the Philippines? The Philippines has become a top outsourcing destination by hundreds of global companies for virtual assistants for many good reasons such as: low labor hourly rates, english proficient workforce with neutral accent, western culture affinitity and the filipino people's dedication to work , flexibility to adapt to other cultures and work conditions- all combine to ideals of a great team collaborator.  

The following were the top 10 Philippine global business outsourcing companies in 2010 that earned millions in dollar revenues : Accenture, Convergys, Teletech Customer Care, JP MOrgan Chase Bank, Stream International Global Services, Aegis People Support, Sykes Asia, Sitel ,Telephilippines, Telus . Also in 2011 , the Philippine BPO industry  earned 11 billion US dollars. 

If you are a startup entrepreneur you too can take advantage of the same opportunities these big companies have chosen through outsourcing .  

 Here are the main course topics we shall be covering to help you.

1.What is outsourcing? what is offshoring?

2. What is a virtual assistant?

3.The five reasons  why you should outsource ?

4. The Factors and events  that led to global outsourcing

5. Rise of Philippine business outsource processing - number one in voice , number two in non-voice-  a 25 US billion dollar industry in the Philippines  by 2016

6. Types of virtual assistants you can hire

7. Where and how to find your virtual assistants fast in the Philippines

8. Guide to interviewing and training your Philippine virtual assistant

9. Do you choose a company, agency or hire direct?

What are the requirements?

  • internet
  • global mindset

What am I going to get from this course?

  • by the end of this course you should be able to find, interview and outsource your virtual assistant in the Philippines
  • take advantage of global outsourcing for your business
  • have a better understanding of the Philippine culture and work ethic
  • outsource repetitive and time consuming tasks so you can free up your productivity time

Who is the target audience?

  • startup entrepreneurs who need to delegate tasks and find a team to work their projects
  • individuals who value team collaboration and respect the talents of global team members who are culturally diverse
  • people who have a win-win attitude and a clear program for newly hired virtual assistants
  • people who have an understanding of globalization effects on the workplace and willing to explore new ways of collaboration
  • for very busy people who want to outsource repetitive tasks or tasks that need more expertise

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Section 1: Introduction
 Target audience: startup entrepreneurs  that need outsourcing assistance . Introduction discusses topics to be covered in this course.
Section 2: Definitions
What is Outsourcing? What is Offshoring? Defining terminology
the reasons why businesses outsource
Define what a virtual assistant does
What tasks to outsource to your virtual assistant- also discussion of IT BPO and KPO - Information technology, Business process outsourcing and Knowledge process outsourcing
Section 3: Factors and events that led to IT Outsourcing
Review historical dates in the information technology timeline
mega events for IT Outsourcing- the factors that pave the way for IT outsourcing
Section 4: Types of Virtual Assistants
What does a genera virtual assistant do?
what does an article and content writer do?
what does an seo and internet marketer do?
what does a va graphic designer do?
what does a video and audio virtual assistant do?
what does a virtual assistant website developer do?
Current Cost of Hiring Philippine Virtual Assistants
freelancers versus fulltimers
Section 5: Rise of Philippine Business Outsource Processing in the Philippines
Philippine History and Demographics
Philippine Business Process Outsourcing companies and statistics
why hire Philippine virtual assistants?
Section 6: How to Smartoutsource your Philippine Virtual Assistant
create a job description
website job boards to find Philippine virtual assistants
company, agency or direct hire
Interviewing your Philippine Virtual assistant
Paying your Philippine virtual assistant
Training your VA
The Filipino Work Culture
Section 7: Why it's more fun in the Philippines- End notes
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Instructor Biography

Arianne Globaltechsource, digital media publisher

Ms. Arianne Symmes is a digital media publisher. She holds a BS Civil Engineering degree from the University of the Philippines and a Master's Degree in Engineering from California State University, Northridge. Her professional career has spanned the construction, real estate and information technology industries. Ms. Symmes has assumed top positions in marketing, engineering design, project management and training roles in various projects.She is a great blend of Asian heritage and  American business management practice. .Presently she is chairing the 1st Philippine BPO Virtual Assistant Conference to be held this July 2013. 

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