A Virtual Assistant (VA) is described as a business owner who provides administrative, creative, and technical support, from their home or remote location, to other business owners, executives, accountants, nonprofit organizations, doctors, lawyers, speakers, coaching professionals, and many more professionals and industries. This course addresses how to successfully launch a Virtual Assistant Business by discussing the skills and equipment needed to start a VA business.

Course Description
BUS-432 Virtual Assistant Business 0.6 CEU

Did you know that a virtual assistant is one of today’s hottest skills according to Success magazine? A virtual assistant is a business owner who provides administrative, creative, and technical support solutions. Attend this course to find out more about this dynamic industry, including finding your niche, marketing your business, finding clients, setting your fees, and much more! Instructor: Monica Bounds 

2 sessions, $75*

Syn# 03500     Tuesday/Thursday    9/26 & 9/28/23    6:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.     Remote/Canvas

1 session, $75*

Syn# 03501     Saturday    11/4/23             9 a.m.–4 p.m.     Remote/Canvas

*Tuition waiver for age 60+. Student pays registration and lab fees.

eLearning Methods at PGCC


Learning on your own time

Students taking an online class can access course content 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and have discussions with their instructors and fellow learners using Canvas. Deadlines and due dates will be set for assignments, test, projects, and the like.


Learning in real time

Students that take a remote class will meet online via the Canvas platform at scheduled times with set deadlines and due dates. Students will access learning materials, assignments, and participate in discussions via Canvas.

How to Register

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Students are encouraged to register for classes on their own through Owl Link, but may also submit a registration form online to the Office of Records and Registration.

Contact Information

Phone: 301-546-0159
Email: wdce@pgcc.edu