Passionate about supporting administration professionals

3 March, 2023

Last year we welcomed Sherie Pointon on board to deliver our short courses designed for administration professionals.:

Sherie’s passion is very much the professional development of all administrative professionals.


Sherie has been an administrative professional for over 15 years in the public and not-for-profit sector and has held positions such as:

  • President of the Association of Administrative Professionals NZ Inc (AAPNZ) Wellington group
  • Executive Officer at the Institute of Public Administration NZ (IPANZ) and
  • Business Manager at Ako Aotearoa, the National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence

Sherie has also been a finalist two years running in the prestigious Administrative Professional of the Year Award.


As well as facilitating our public training courses Sherie runs Admin Advantage. Admin Advantage delivers mentoring and coaching, assessment and consultancy services to the administration profession. Sherie is a popular speaker at conferences throughout New Zealand. She has an interactive and fun training style that allows participants to expand their skills and knowledge.

The Art of Minute Taking

Learn all the skills to take accurate and effective minutes and action points for a variety of meeting types.

This one-day short course is RIGHT FOR Those new to minute-taking, looking for a refresher, or wanting to improve their technique. You don't need to have a knowledge of shorthand.

Project Coordination Skills for Administrators

Starting your career in project management? Come learn the five stages of project management and how you can implement them on any project.

This interactive one-day short course is uniquely designed for administrators who engaged in coordinating projects. This course will complement your existing practical experience and knowledge with project management theory.