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Making the Transition to Management

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
2 days
2,095 USD
Classroom / Public
Rating: 4.7 (313 Reviews)
Next start date: 2/25/2019 - Arlington
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2,095 USD
San Francisco
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Lake Buena Vista
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Course description

Making the Transition to Management

Making the Transition to Management - a 2-day classroom seminar by AMA

Your former peers are now your direct reports. Do you know how to adopt the mindset of a manager, let go of your previous role and get work done through others? Can you communicate your priorities to your team? Or set mutual goals so you can increase productivity?

This basic management seminar provides you with easy-to-apply tools needed to make a successful transition into your new role. In just two days you will master the practical basic management know-how—and gain the confidence you want—to plan, organize, coach, motivate, delegate, and communicate in order to be an effective new manager.

How you will benefit:

  • Understand your new managerial responsibilities—and make a quick, effective transition to your new role
  • Establish credibility and effective work styles
  • Build alliances with peer managers
  • Master the basic management concepts of coaching, communication, motivation, delegation, and performance management
  • Practice your listening and feedback skills
  • Become an effective member of the management team

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Who should attend?

Newly appointed or prospective managers with less than one year of management experience who are interested in mastering basic management skills.

Training Content

This training course will cover:

  • Adopting a new manager mindset
  • Knowing the expectations of your boss, subordinates, peers, and clients
  • Understanding the business, yourself, and others
  • Building effective relationships
  • Identifying communication approaches to flex with different styles and situations
  • Using a structured approach to plan and organize work
  • Setting SMART goals and initiatives
  • Getting an overview of delegation techniques, knowledge, and attitudes
  • Applying methods for setting priorities
  • Creating solutions to management challenges


The course is priced as follows: $2095 - Non-members
$1895 - AMA members
$1795 - GSA price

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About American Management Association International

For over 90 years, American Management Association International (AMA) has been a world leader in professional development. AMA supports the goals of individuals, organizations, and government agencies with a complete range of corporate talent transformation solutions, including public open-enrollment seminars...

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AMA - American Management Association


Michael K.
It was brief, but a good overview, with a lot of examples. Also, the leader did an excellent job facilitating our progression through the materials as well as relating it to our particular environments and practices. There did seem to be some areas in which the specific guidance is not applicable in my case, as it was a very top-down leadership...
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Alex G.
Training was great, the only thing was not very pleased about was the conf room AC was not working properly it was very hot in the room.
Lauren D.
The training was great!
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