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Developing Executive Leadership

AMA - American Management Association, Online (+5 locations)
3 days
2,995 USD
Next course start
20 March, 2024 (+10 start dates)
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
3 days
2,995 USD
Next course start
20 March, 2024 (+10 start dates)
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
From 2,995 USD / person

Course description

AMA - American Management Association

Developing Executive Leadership

When you’re focused on your organization's future every day of every workweek, it's vital that you are well equipped to optimize your company's performance—as well as your own career—with executive leadership training.

What does it mean to be an executive leader? It means you’re a visionary, a trailblazer, a strategist, a communicator, a coach, a diplomat and a politician. Pride, commitment and camaraderie. Those are the words you describe your team. You’re able to focus on the big picture and uphold high standards while wearing many hats. We know It takes laser-precise vision to be an executive leader. Join your peers in this course to craft your own leadership style, build an extraordinary team and master the competencies of effective executive leadership.

How You Will Benefit

  • Build an executive leadership style that creates trust, sets a clear vision and guides your entire team toward greater performance and profit
  • Articulate your mission, vision and value statements with authenticity and passion
  • Practice coaching and inspiring your people to deliver outstanding results
  • Channel your “emotional intelligence” for greater achievement and satisfaction
  • Identify the characteristics of effective leadership and the most common saboteur
  • Prioritize time for yourself and your team for strategy implementation
  • Foster a productive environment that drives towards a shared purpose

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 10 start dates

20 March, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

8 April, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

22 April, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Anaheim

29 April, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Philadelphia

7 May, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

14 May, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Houston

5 June, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Arlington

5 June, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

12 June, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

24 June, 2024

  • Classroom
  • New York City

Who should attend?

This seminar is designed to provide executive leadership training for midlevel managers or executives who lead others with managerial responsibility. It will benefit executives who require strong decision-making skills and the ability to lead and motivate others.

Pre-work: Skill Assessment and Strategic Leadership Type Indicator. It is essential that you complete the pre-work and bring your results to class.

Training content

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and Begin to Address Your Leadership Challenges
  • Analyze the Results of Your Self-Assessment Strengths and Development Needs
  • Relate the Components of Strategic Leadership to Your Organization
  • Assess Your Emotional Intelligence and Its Impact on Your Leadership Potential
  • Understand and Apply the Concepts of Strategic Leadership
  • Coach Employees Toward Improved Performance
  • Discover Your Personal Values and Ethics and Their Influence on Your Leadership
  • Identify and Apply Practices That Influence Motivation and Engagement
  • Assess the Culture of Your Organization
  • Apply Techniques of Inspirational Leadership
  • Create a Personal Development Plan to Bolster Your Executive Performance

My Leadership Journey

  • Identify Your Most Important Leadership Challenges and Insights to Address These Challenges
  • Describe AMA’s Total Professional Model and Leader Level Competencies
  • Identify Your Strengths and Development Needs Based on AMA’s Leader Level Competencies
  • Evaluate the Relationships Between Your Leadership Challenges and Your Assessment Results

Strategic Leadership

  • Describe Leadership and Management Behaviors and Their Relationship to Your Role in Your Organization
  • Define the Elements of Strategic Leadership and a Strategic Plan
  • Focus on the Vision, Mission, and Values for the Area You Lead and Draft the Components
  • Apply the Essence of Goal Setting to Set Goals That Will Be Accomplished
  • Focus on the Significance of Prioritization Based on a Sense of Urgency and Importance

Leveraging Professional Effectiveness

  • Define Emotional Intelligence and Its Importance
  • Identify Your EI Strengths and Development Needs
  • Apply Techniques and Practices to Develop Your Emotional Intelligence
  • Refine Your Strategy and Practice Professional Effectiveness, Communication and Leadership/Executive Presence Skills

Developing the Talents of Others

  • Identify the Relationships Between Work Environment and Individual Factors of Performance
  • Recognize the Relationships Among Strategy and Individual Performance
  • Apply Strategic Leadership Skills to Develop Team Members
  • Practice a Coaching Process to Support Self-Reliant Problem Solving and Personal Accountability

Aligning Organizational Culture and Engagement with Strategy

  • Recognize the Importance of Shaping Organizational Culture
  • Assess the Culture of Your Organization or Team
  • Consider the Alignment of Your Personal Values with the Values of Your Organization
  • Identify the Types of Organizational Cultures and Their Influence on Members
  • Describe the Importance of Leading and Trust with Your Team Members

The Art and Science of Inspirational Leadership

  • Create and Share a Personal Crest That Describes Your Authentic Leadership Attributes
  • Describe the Relationship Between Leadership and Employee Engagement
  • Differentiate Between Recognition and Reward Practices Based on the Personal Preferences of Others (Onsite and Virtually)
  • Identify Actions You Will Take to Create a More Motivating Workplace

Leadership Development Plans

  • Prepare and Plan for Your Continued Leadership Development
  • Complete and Receive Feedback on Your Leadership Development Plan


Course price for:

  • Non Members: $2995
  • AMA Members: $2695

Certification / Credits

CEU: 1.8, PDU: 18, CPE: 21


Average rating 4.7

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Lupe D.
14 Nov 2022
Perfectly paced

The content, pace and activities were appropriately aligned for group learning. I could have easily sat through another two days discussing leadership strategies and situations.

Stephanie T.
13 Sep 2022
Ready to use skills

Loved the class and the instructor. The material and the additional insight shared by the instructor made the class very relatable and I'm taking home several action items I can...

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Robert R.
13 Sep 2022
Effective training

I thoroughly enjoyed the training. The skills I developed as part of this course will help to leverage my professional effectiveness and develop the talent of others.

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