IGNOU’s School of Vocational Education & Training (SOVET) has launched Diploma in Modern Office Practice (DMOP). The DMOP programme has combined conventional practices of Secretaries and Office Assistant’s job with computer aided management techniques. Secretaries and Office Assistants play an important and versatile role in the modern office environment. They are expected to have thorough Knowledge of office management and procedures along with excellent communication and organization skills. The current business environment is demanding multi talented secretaries and office assistants. The programme will generate competent and skilled personnel at the entry level in any sector of employment.